ECE faculty are currently engaged in research in a number of areas of technology critical to advancement of knowledge and commerce in the US and the State of Oklahoma.
Bioengineering - Instrumentation, medical imaging, biomedical optics, digital hearing aids, physiological modeling. bio-computing: interactions of electromagnetic fields and biological tissue.
Communications - Adaptive antenna arrays, fixed wireless access, wideband CDMA, wireless telemetry systems, equalization and coding for storage.
Computer Systems - Advanced computer systems and architecture, fault tolerant systems, networking, embedded systems, programmable logic, hardware design languages.
Electric Power Systems - Power systems planning and operation; electric power network economics; regulation, privatization and competition in network.
Electric Vehicle Research - High efficiency motor control systems, battery systems, ergonomic subsystems, solar power and formula racing vehicles.
Electromagnetics - Computational electromagnetics, phased array antennas, RF medical applications.
Image Processing - Digital image processing, computer vision, robotics vision, pattern recognition, image interpretation.
Intelligent Systems - Soft computing, neural networks, fuzzy logic modeling, solution programming, optimization, artificial intelligence, genetic algorithms.
Instrumentation and Control Systems - Multivariable controls design and analysis, robust and fuzzy logic controls, GPS flight control and location systems.
Sensor Electronics - Integration of state-of-the-art optoelectronic components with high performance embedded processors, design and fabrication of analog/digital mixed-signal circuits, and development of chemical and biological sensors based on fluorescence, laser absorption and Raman scattering spectroscopies - all of which are integrated around a common platform for low-cost, low-power consumption deployment.
Signal Processing - Speech and image representations for enhancement, compression, synthesis and recognition systems. Adaptive systems for telecommunications, multimedia, and other systems. Digital filter methods and implementations.
Solid State Devices and Materials - Molecular beam epitaxy growth of IV-VI semiconductors and group II-A fluoride insulators, liquid phase epitaxy, tunable diode laser fabrication, interface chemistry and heteroepitaxial growth mechanisms, optical device integration on silicon substrates, UV solar blind detectors, Bragg reflector-based devices for solid state lasers.
Telecommunications Engineering - Wireless and fiber optic networking technology, systems interoperability, security.
Weather Radar - Radar detection and signal processing, adaptive processing, phased arrays, weather detecting waveforms and filtering.