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Research Activities

SDSU boasts many research opportunities within the EECS department and throughout the university. Many of our faculty perform exciting research in various areas of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Software Engineering. Listed below are some of our faculty's interests and recent projects. To learn more, please contact the respective faculty member. See the Our People page for contact information.

Electrical Engineering Research Groups

Materials and Device Group


Dr. Yue Zhou

"Precision Ag Image"


Precision Agriculture Sensor Probes, Sensor Networks and Systems


"Solar Cell Image"


Cost Effective Solar Cells


"Combined Energy Image"



Combined Energy Generation and Storage Devices



"Nanoscale System Image"


Nanoscale System for Materials and Devices Characterization



"High Energy Storage Image"


High Performance Energy Storage - PI: Zhou


"Solar Cells Image"


Next Generation Batteries



"Clean Room"


Clean Room Facilities - Lab Manager:  Jason Sternhagen



"Zinc Oxide Nanorods"


Nanoscale Topology and Material Composition


Power Group


Dr. Reinaldo Tonkoski
Dr. Tim Hansen
Dr. Robert Fourney

"Microgrid Image"


Microgrid Lab- PI: Tonkoski
Virtual Inertia Emulation

"Power System Markets Image"


Power System Markets - PI: Hansen
Scalable Sustainability-Based Approaches to Electric Power



Image Processing Group


Larry Leigh
Dr. Songxin Tan

"Satellite Image"


Satellite Image Processing - PI: Leigh
SDSU Image Processing Lab


"LIDAR Image"




Computer Science Research

"Applied Image Processing Image"


Biomedical and Precision Agriculture - Dr. Sung Shin