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Computer Engineering

Northwestern University’s Computer Engineering program is a joint program between the Department of Computer Science (CS) and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), and offers programs leading to the MS and PhD degrees in Computer Engineering (CE). Computer Engineering covers a diverse set of research areas in which our faculty are actively pursuing. These areas include, but are not limited to, computer architecture, computer systems, operating systems, compilers, parallel systems, distributed systems, high-performance and parallel computing, distributed computing, data mining, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data science and applications, integrated circuits/VLSI, mixed-signal circuit design, design automation, formal methods, embedded and real-time systems, mobile and wearable computing, internet of things, cyber-physical systems, database systems, and reconfigurable systems. For more details please browse the web pages of individual faculty members.

Core Computer Engineering Faculty

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Simone Campanoni

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Email Simone Campanoni

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Alok Choudhary

Henry and Isabelle Dever Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and (by courtesy) Computer Science

Email Alok Choudhary

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Peter Dinda

Professor of Computer Science

Email Peter Dinda

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Jie Gu

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Email Jie Gu

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Nikos Hardavellas

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Email Nikos Hardavellas

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Josiah Hester

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Email Josiah Hester

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Russell Joseph

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Email Russell Joseph

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Gokhan Memik

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor of Computer Science

Email Gokhan Memik

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Seda Memik

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor of Computer Science

Email Seda Memik

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Stephen Tarzia

Assistant Professor of Instruction

Director of TGS MS Programs for CS, CE, and EE

Email Stephen Tarzia

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Chi-Haur Wu

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Email Chi-Haur Wu

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Hai Zhou

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Email Hai Zhou

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Qi Zhu

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and (by courtesy) Computer Science

Email Qi Zhu

Affiliated Computer Engineering Faculty

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Nabil Alshurafa

Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine and (by courtesy) Computer Science

Email Nabil Alshurafa

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Yan Chen

Professor of Computer Science

Email Yan Chen

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Alan Sahakian

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Associate Dean

Email Alan Sahakian

Computer Engineering Research Faculty

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Ankit Agrawal

Research Associate Professor

Email Ankit Agrawal