Team

Our group’s research focuses on new technologies for distributed antennas and wireless systems, radar, millimeter-wave imaging, arrays, and electromagnetics.

Motivated and outstanding prospective students and postdocs are invited to apply for a research position in the group.

Contact us at: nanzer (at) msu (dot) edu.


Mohammed Rashid

Postdoc

Mohammed received the B.Sc. degree (awarded University Gold Medal for distinction) in electrical engineering from the NWFP University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan, in 2012 and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA, in 2018 and 2021, respectively. His research interests include Bayesian machine learning, Bayesian compressive sensing, algorithms for approximate inference in probabilistic graphical models, distributed phased arrays, radar-based sensing, and statistical information processing in systems.


Amer Abu Arisheh

PhD student

Amer received his BS.c. degree in Electrical Engineering from The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan and his MS.c. degree in Electrical Engineering\Wireless Communications from Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan. His research interests include multiport antennas, dynamic antennas and fundamental electromagnetics.

Ahona Bhattacharyya

PhD student

Ahona received the B. Tech degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, Kolkata, India and the M.S. degree from University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Her research interest includes adaptive beamforming, numerical optimization and adaptive filters. 

Daniel Chen

PhD student

Daniel received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. His research interests include wireless microwave and millimeter-wave systems, radar imaging and signal processing.

Jorge R. Colón Berríos

PhD student

Jorge received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR. His research interests include antenna arrays, millimeter-wave imaging, signal processing, millimeter-wave systems, and microwave wireless systems.

Cory Hilton

PhD student

Cory received the BS degree in electrical and computer engineering from Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. His research interests include antenna design an optimization for high frequency applications. He is the recipient of the second place award in the Student Design Contest at the 2020 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation.

Eric Klinefelter

PhD student

Eric received the B.S. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. His research interests include interferometric radar, multi-object tracking (MOT), machine learning, and autonomous vehicle (AV) perception. He is a recipient of the MSU Graduate Excellence Fellowship.

Jason Merlo

PhD student

Jason received the B.S. degree in computer engineering from Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. His current research interests include distributed interferometric arrays, radar detection and tracking, and radar applied to robotics applications. He is the recipient of the second place award in the Student Design Contest at the 2020 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation.

Serge Mghabghab

PhD student

Serge received the B.E. degree in electrical engineering from Notre Dame University Louaize, Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon and the M.E. degree in electrical and computer engineering from American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon. His research interests include coherent distributed antenna arrays, signal processing, adaptive ranging, and wireless frequency synchronization.

Anton Schlegel

PhD student

Anton received the B.S. degree in computer engineering from Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. His research interests include wireless microwave and millimeter-wave systems, distributed antenna arrays, and signal processing. He is a recipient of the MSU Graduate Excellence Fellowship, and the first-place award in the Student Design Contest at the 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation.

William Torres

PhD student

William received the B.S. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Loyola University of Maryland. His research interests includes coherent distributed antenna arrays, signal processing, and millimeter-wave systems.

Stavros Vakalis

PhD student

Stavros received the Diploma degree in electrical and computer engineering from National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece and the M.S. degree in electrical engineering at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. His research interests include wireless microwave and millimeter-wave systems, millimeter-wave imaging, antenna arrays, radar and signal processing. He is a recipient of the IEEE MTT-S Tom Brazil Graduate Fellowship, the URSI Young Scientist award, and the Gerondelis Foundation Graduate Scholarship. He was the second place winner of the Student Paper Competition and a recipient of the second place award in the Student Design Contest, both at the 2020 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation.


Past Group Members

Neda Nourshamsi

Postdoc 2019-2021

Mu-Del Electronics

Sean Ellison

PhD 2020

Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

Liang Gong

Postdoc 2018-2019

Amazon (Project Kuiper)

Hassna Ouassal

Postdoc 2018-2019

John Doroshewitz

MS 2019

Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory