James J. Sluss, Jr.
Director and Professor
Jim Sluss is the Morris R. Pitman Professor and Director of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He received the B.S in Physics in 1984 from Marshall University, and the M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 1986 and 1989, respectively, from the University of Virginia.
His current research and teaching interests are in the areas of optical communications, photonics, and intelligent transportation systems. He has been awarded seven U.S. patents, has authored/co-authored numerous journal and conference publications, and has been principal/co-principal investigator on over $11 million in sponsored research grants and contracts.
He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), IEEE Education Society, IEEE Communications Society, Optical Society of America (OSA), International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), and American Society of Engineering Educators (ASEE). He presently serves as Treasurer of the IEEE Education Society.
- Optical Communications
- Intelligent Transportation Systems