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Alan V. Sahakian

John A. Dever Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Chair and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech L352
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

847-491-3641Email Alan Sahakian

Website

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Departments

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Biomedical Engineering


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Education

Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering with minor in Computer Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconisin-Madison, Madison, WI

B.S. Applied Science and Physics, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Madison, WI


Research Interests

Cardiac electrophysiology, in particular the mechanisms, monitoring and automatic diagnosis and treatment of the atrial cardiac arrhythmias. Irreversible electroporation methods for ablating cancerous tumors including non-resectable liver and pancreatic cancer.  RF ablation for establishing cancer-free post-lumpectomy margins.  Non-contact vital signs monitoring using millimeter-wave and other remote sensing methods.  Beond-CMOS logic realizations including spintronics, magneto-resistive devices and circuits and all-carbon logic.

 


Selected Publications

  • Sahakian, Alan V.; Memik, Gokhan; Wessels, Bruce W.; Friedman, Joseph S., “Emitter-coupled spin-transistor logic: Cascaded spintronic computing beyond 10 GHz”, IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems, (2015)
  • Sahakian, Alan V.; Friedman, Joseph S., “Complementary magnetic tunnel junction logic”, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, (2014)
  • Sahakian, Alan V.; Wessels, Bruce W.; Friedman, Joseph S.; Peters, John A.; Memik, Gokhan, “Emitter-coupled spin-transistor logic”, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, (2014)
  • Katsaggelos, Aggelos K.; Mikhelson, Ilya V.; Lee, Philip G.; Sahakian, Alan V.; Wu, Ying, “Automatic, fast, online calibration between depth and color cameras”, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, (2014)
  • Sahakian, Alan V.; Friedman, Joseph S.; Martins, Mayler G.A.; Marranghello, Felipe S.; Ribas, Renato P., “Spin diode network synthesis using functional composition”, Chip in Curitiba 2013 - SBCCI 2013: 26th Symposium on Integrated Circuits and Systems Design, (2013)
  • Katsaggelos, Aggelos K.; Mikhelson, Ilya V.; Lee, Philip G.; Sahakian, Alan V.; Wu, Ying, “Automatic, fast, online calibration between depth and color cameras”, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, (2013)
  • Mikhelson, Ilya V.; Sahakian, Alan V.; Bakhtiari, Sasan; Elmer II, Thomas W., “Remote sensing of patterns of cardiac activity on an ambulatory subject using millimeter-wave interferometry and statistical methods”, Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, (2013)
  • Mikhelson, Ilya V.; Sahakian, Alan V.; Elmer, Thomas W.; Bakhtiari, Sasan; Liao, Shaolin, “Remote sensing of heart rate using millimeter-wave interferometry and probabilistic interpolation”, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, (2013)