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  1. 1. Recent Research Areas In Electrical Engineering<br />Prepared by:<br />Eng. Hossam El-Sayed<br />2011<br />
  2. 2. Goal<br />This Presentation gives a simple introduction to the Recent areas of research in the field of Electrical Engineering with the concentration on the Circuits and VLSI branch.<br />The Major topics of Research I interest in will also introduce.<br />
  3. 3. Outlines<br />Areas of Research in Electrical Engineering<br />Major University and its Research Areas<br />Circuits and VLSI Research topics<br />Open Discussion<br />
  4. 4. Areas of Research in Electrical Engineering<br />
  5. 5. Biomedical (Bioelectrical) Engineering<br />Concerned with the development and manufacture of prostheses, medical devices, diagnostic devices, drugs, and other therapies.<br />It includes a mixture of electrical engineering, physics, chemistry and biology, with an emphasis on neurophysiology at the molecular and cellular levels.<br />
  6. 6. Communications and Signal Processing<br />Communications engineering and information theory are interested in the efficient representation and reliable transmission and/or storage of information. <br />Signal processing and systems theory is concerned with theoretical developments that improve our understanding of communication, control, and information processing.<br />
  7. 7. Computer Engineering<br />Research activities in computer systems are explored at various design levels, including VLSI, circuit, logic, microarchitecture, system, and network architectures. <br />The research addresses aspects of high performance, low power, mobility, security, and reliability in computer systems -- including parallel processing, multiprocessing, embedded systems, and distributed network processing architectures. <br />
  8. 8. Dynamics and Controls<br />Control techniques are used whenever some quantity, such as speed, temperature, or force must be made to behave in some desirable way over time. <br />Dynamics and controls group, research opportunities include developing controllers for aircraft, spacecraft, information storage systems, human-machine interfaces, manufacturing processes, and power systems. <br />
  9. 9. Electromagnetics, RF and Microwaves<br />The research program in applied electromagnetics covers a variety of topics that address current commercial, civil, and military needs. <br />Interests include active circuits and antennas for communications and radar, theoretical and numerical techniques for analysis of high-frequency circuits and antennas, RF photonics, artificial electromagnetic materials, electromagnetic remote sensing, etc.<br />
  10. 10. Nanostructures and Devices<br />this field is concerned with design, fabrication and characterization of novel materials and devices with sub-micron feature sizes. <br />The design and fabrication of devices and integrated circuits are inextricably related to device physics, solid-state materials, and sophisticated processing techniques.<br />
  11. 11. Optics and Photonics<br />The research in optics and photonics deals with the design, fabrication, and characterization of materials, devices and systems for the generation, transmission, amplification, detection, and processing of light signals. <br />These are enabling and pervasive technologies applied in fields like communications, sensing, bio-medical instrumentation, consumer electronics, and defense. <br />
  12. 12. VLSI/CAD<br />Research in VLSI/CAD works toward developing new algorithms and design methodologies to efficiently design VLSI ICs. <br />VLSI Design: Circuits to speed up on-chip data transfers, alleviate on-chip cross-talk, extreme low power circuits, circuits for low leakage power.<br />VLSI Design Automation: logic synthesis, layout synthesis, design automation of datapath circuits, hierarchical logic synthesis, fast delay estimation techniques for VLSI ICs. <br />
  13. 13. Major University and its Research Areas<br />
  14. 14. Major University and its Research Areas<br />Harvard University<br />Computer Engineering and Architecture<br />Circuits and VLSI<br />Signal Processing<br />Robotics and Control<br />
  15. 15. Major University and its Research Areas<br />MIT<br />Systems, Communication, Control and Signal Processing<br />Computer Science<br />Electronics, Computers, and Systems<br />Engineering Physics<br />
  16. 16. Major University and its Research Areas<br />Stanford<br />Systems Software: OS, compilers, languages<br />Systems Hardware: architecture, VLSI, embedded systems<br />Network Systems and Science: next gen internet, wireless networks<br />Communication Systems: wireless, optical, wireline<br />Control, Learning, and Optimization<br />Integrated Circuit design: MEMs, sensors, analog, RF<br />For other research areas <br /><br />
  17. 17. Stanford<br />
  18. 18. Major University and its Research Areas<br />Pittsburgh<br />Computer engineering<br />Devices (electronic and optical)<br />Signals and systems (signal processing, image processing, pattern recognition, and control)<br /><br />
  19. 19. Major University and its Research Areas<br />University of Colorado<br />Biomedical Engineering<br />Communications and Signal Processing<br />Computer Engineering<br />Dynamics and Controls<br />Electromagnetics, RF and Microwaves<br />Nanostructures and Devices<br />VLSI/CAD<br />
  20. 20. Major University and its Research Areas<br />University of Ottawa <br />University of Pennsylvania <br />University of Chicago<br />University of Toronto <br />California Institute of Technology<br />University of California, Berkeley<br />University of UCLA<br />
  21. 21. Circuits and VLSI Research topics<br />
  22. 22. Circuits and VLSI Research topics<br />VLSI architectures and algorithms for signal processing and communications, computer arithmetic and reconfigurable architectures.<br />Circuits and Systems for Signal Processing and Communications:<br />This activity involves developing VLSI algorithms, architectures and circuits for digital signal processing, image processing and wireless communications. <br />Examples: ADPLL, reconfigurable radio, low power digital filters, low power video decoding for mobile digital video platforms, etc. <br />
  23. 23. Circuits and VLSI Research topics<br />Reconfigurable Digital Systems:<br />Involves design and development of reconfigurable hardware that is suitable for DSP, multimedia applications, Rapid prototyping of wireless communication systems and sensor network platform .<br />Reprogrammable Logic / FPGAs<br />High Speed Digital Design<br />Interconnect & Packaging<br />
  24. 24. Open Discussion<br />