Leadership Team

Shrikanth (Shri) S. Narayanan
Director, Ming Hsieh Institute
Andrew Viterbi Professor of Engineering; Professor of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Linguistics and Psychology; Ph.D., UCLA, 1995. Signals and systems modeling with an interdisciplinary emphasis on speech, audio, language, multimodal and biomedical signal and information processing and applications. EEB 430, (213) 740-6432

Hossein Hashemi
Co-Director, Ming Hsieh Institute
Professor; Ming Hsieh Faculty Fellow in Electrical Engineering; Ph.D., Caltech, 2003. High-speed and RF integrated circuits. PHE 616, (213) 740-3596


Bhaskar Krishnamachari
Co-Director, Ming Hsieh Institute
Associate Professor, Ming Hsieh Faculty Fellow in Electrical Engineering; Ph.D., Cornell University, 2002. Design and analysis of next-generation wireless networks.
RTH 410, (213) 821-2528
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Elise Herrera-Green
Business Administrator, Ming Hsieh Institute
Office: EEB 131
Phone: (213) 740-2694

2013-14 Advisory Council

Murali Annavaram
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2001.
Computer architecture, 3D stacking, mobiquitous computing.
EEB 232, (213) 740-3299


Giuseppe Caire
Professor of Electrical Engineering; Professor; Ph.D., Politencnico di Torino, 1994.
Information theory, Coding theory.
EEB 540, (213) 740-4683


Stephen Cronin
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering; Ph.D., MIT, 2002
Optics and electronics of carbon nanotubes, nanowires and other nm-scale systems.
PHE 624, (213) 740-8787
Mahta Moghaddam
Professor of Electrical Engineering; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991, Champaign, IL.
Radar systems, remote sensing, environmental sensing, medical imaging, focused microwave therapy systems, inverse scattering, subsurface sensing.
PHE 634, (213) 740-4712
Krishna Nayak
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Radiology, and Medicine; Ph.D., Stanford University, 2001.
Medical Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Image Reconstruction.
EEB 406, (213) 740-3494
Antonio Ortega
Professor; Ph.D., Columbia, 1994.
Multimedia compression, communications and signal analysis.
EEB 436, (213) 740-2320


Massoud Pedram
Professor; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1991. Low power electronics; Power-aware computing and communication; Smart battery systems; Noise analysis and control; Integrated logical and physical design.
EEB 344, (213) 740-4458
Past Advisory Council Members