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Richard E. Haskell, Ph.D.
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
751 SEB; (248) 370-2861; Fax: (248) 370-4633
E-mail: haskell@oakland.edu
Webpage: www.cse.secs.oakland.edu/haskell

EDUCATION

  • B.E.E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1960
  • M.E.E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1961
  • Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1963

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Pattern Recognition
  • Soft Computing
  • Embedded Systems
  • Computer Learning
  • Microprocessor Applications

CURRENT RESEARCH

  • Wireless Biometric Authentication
  • High-Level Synthesis of Reconfigurable Systems

PREVIOUS RESEARCH

  • Plasma Physics
  • Holography and Coherent Optics
  • Image Processing

PUBLICATIONS

  • Author of 15 books
  • Published more than 70 journal and conference papers
  • Written over 40 technical reports
  • Awarded 6 patents

INDUSTRY AND GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE

  • Electrical Engineer. General Engineering Laboratory, General Electric Co., Schenectady, New York; worked in the development and testing of tunnel diode and parametric amplifiers. 1960.
  • Plasma Physicist. Microwave Physics Laboratory, Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories, Bedford, Mass.; conducted research in wave-plasma interactions. Monitored government contracts in the field of plasma physics. 1963- 1966.
  • Optical Engineer. KMS Industries, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan; development work in the area of coherent optics and optical data processing. 1968.
  • Research Associate. NASA Johnson Spacecraft Center, Houston, Texas; developed optical and digital methods of processing multispectral data. 1972-1973.
  • Director of Research and Development. Industrial Holographics, Inc., Auburn Heights, Michigan. 1977-1978.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Society of Engineering Education
  • Tau Beta Pi
  • Eta Kappa Nu
  • Sigma Xi

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Developed and taught numerous new courses and laboratories at Oakland University including courses in computer programming, circuits and systems, computer organization and assembly language programming, wave phenomena, electromagnetic theory, numerical methods, microprocessors, coherent optics, pattern recognition, image processing, soft computing, digital logic using VHDL and Verilog, embedded systems, and introduction to electrical and computer engineering.