Darrin M. Hanna, Ph.D.

Darrin M. Hanna, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
436 EC; (248) 370-2170; Fax: (248) 370-4633


Oakland University, Rochester, MI
Doctor of Philosophy in Systems Engineering
Dissertation: A Novel Method for Generating Microprocessor-less Systems with Applications in Bioengineering

Oakland University, Rochester, MI
Master of Science in Computer Science and Engineering
Thesis: Hardware/Software Codesign using Field Programmable Gate Arrays and Reconfigurable Controllers
G.P.A.: 4.0

Oakland University, Rochester, MI
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering Engineering Major G.P.A.: 4.0
Cumulative G.P.A.: 3.97

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
Major G.P.A.: 3.97


Using mixed-mode microprocessorless systems such as FPGAs, ASICs, and MEMS with Artificial Intelligence for BioMEMS and other embedded systems.  This research includes mixed-mode systems design, artificial intelligence and signal processing, biosensors and nano-imaging.  Of particular interest are researching techniques for developing high-speed, precision scan probe microscopy (SPM) and atomic force microscope (AFM) processing systems using FPGAs.

For more information, please visit:  http://www.cse.secs.oakland.edu/hanna