About Us

Program Educational Objectives

The program educational objectives of the BSEE and BSCmpE programs are to provide each graduate with:

  • Engineering Competence – Graduates are competent and engaged professionals in their field.
  • Continuous Learning – Graduates continue developing professionally.
  • Professional Skills – Graduates demonstrate teamwork and leadership skills and are contributors in their profession.
  • Societal Awareness – Graduates recognize societal, ethical, and global impacts of their work.

Student Outcomes

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Vijay Devabhaktuni

Vijay Devabhaktuni, Ph.D.

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Department Chair


vjdev@pnw.edu

(219) 989-4190

Hammond Campus, POTT 323

Khair Al Shamaileh

Khair Al Shamaileh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering


kalshama@pnw.edu

(219) 989-8374

Hammond Campus, POTT 231

Constantin Apostoaia

Constantin Apostoaia, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering


apostoai@pnw.edu

(219) 989-2268

Hammond Campus, POTT 300

Colin Elkin

Colin Elkin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering


cpe@pnw.edu

(219) 785-5422

Hammond Campus, POTT 315C
Westville Campus, TECH 068

Ahmed Hassebo

Ahmed Hassebo, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor


ahassebo@pnw.edu

(219) 785-5477

Hammond Campus, POTT 315C
Westville Campus, TECH 039

Nasser Houshangi

Nasser Houshangi, Ph.D.

Professor of Electrical Engineering


nhousha@pnw.edu

(219) 989-2461

Hammond Campus, POTT 329

David Kozel

David Kozel, Ph.D.

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering


dkozel@pnw.edu

(219) 989-2680

Hammond Campus, POTT 333

Quamar Niyaz

Quamar Niyaz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


qniyaz@pnw.edu

(219) 989-2685

Hammond Campus, POTT 225

Sidike Paheding

Sidike Paheding, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer & Electrical Engineering


spahedin@pnw.edu

(219) 989-2681

Hammond Campus, POTT 302

Lizhe Tan

Lizhe Tan, Ph.D.

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering


lizhetan@pnw.edu

(219) 989-2486

Hammond Campus, POTT 325

Xiaoli (Lucy) Yang

Xiaoli (Lucy) Yang, Ph.D.

Professor of Computer Engineering


yangx@pnw.edu

(219) 989-2763

Hammond Campus, POTT 331

Staff

Sean Albano

Sean Albano

Lab Technician


salbano@pnw.edu

(219) 989-2047

Hammond Campus, POTT 304

Rose Benoit

Rose Benoit

Administrative Assistant


benoitr@pnw.edu

(219) 989-3106

Hammond Campus, POTT 321

Research Ready

Our expert faculty receive a number of prestigious grant awards and collaborate with students on research projects.


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Research Ready

Our expert faculty receive a number of prestigious grant awards and collaborate with students on research projects.


Explore Our Research