Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

An overview of the AI graduate program at Oregon State University

The faculty in the artificial intelligence research group specialize in various aspects of the field, including machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing, and robotics.
Front row: V John Mathews, Fuxin Li, Bechir Hamdaoui, Rebecca Hutchinson, Maude David, David Hendrix, Huazheng Wang, Xiao Fu
Back row: Patrick Donnelly, Julie A. Adams, Prasad Tadepalli, Sandhya Saisubramanian, Karthika Mohan, Stefan Lee, Lizhong Chen, Weng-Keen Wong


Electrical and computer engineering researcher earns best paper award

Zahir Alsulaimawi, a postdoctoral researcher in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University, received a best paper and presentation award at the Sixth International Conference on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence.

Alsulaimawi, who earned master’s and doctoral degrees in electrical and computer engineering at Oregon State, researches ways to make machine learning models smarter without compromising people’s privacy.

Xiangqi Zhu

Xiangqi Zhu received her B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Shandong University, Jinan, China, in 2013 and her Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA, in 2017. Since 2017, she has been working as a researcher with the Power Systems Engineering Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, USA. She is joining EECS as an assistant professor in December 2023.

Zane Ma

Zane Ma is an assistant professor in the School of EECS. He has a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Illinois and a B.A. in chemistry from Princeton University. Prior to joining Oregon State in 2023, he was a research scientist at the Georgia Institute of Technology working on network security for web servers and 5G technologies. Ma’s research interests are in applied network security, with a focus on web authentication, naming, and emerging internet technologies (e.g., 5G, blockchain, IoT).

Sieun Chae

Sieun Chae is an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at OSU. She received her B.S. in materials science and engineering from Yonsei University in South Korea in 2015 and worked as a research fellow at Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (2015-2017). She then received a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering in 2022 from the University of Michigan and moved to Cornell University to complete her postdoctoral research.

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