Electrical and Computer Engineering Research and Facilities

Students in Villanova’s Electrical and Computer Engineering department conduct research in renewable energy.

Ongoing research areas for faculty in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering:

  • Advanced antenna design
  • Advanced Computer and Mobile Networks
  • Advanced dc-dc converters
  • Advanced emission control algorithms for engines
  • Digital hardware and FPGA security
  • Electrical communications
  • Microgrids
  • Nanostructured, high efficiency low cost solar cells
  • Photonic fiber sensors
  • Pin diode modeling
  • Through the wall radar imaging

Visit each lab’s web page for research and facility highlights.


Current Research Grants:

Strategies for Co-existence of Radio Telescope Arrays with Broadcast Stations and Wireless Communication Systems.” National Science Foundation, $650,000, Dr. Moeness Amin

“Mitigation of Undesirable Association Behaviors of Mobile Devices with Public WiFi Networks.” $80,000, Drs. Sarvesh Kulkarni and Vijay Gehlot

“Base-Station Multi-Antenna PIM testing in the AWS and PCS frequency bands.” $6,330, Dr. Ahmad Hoorfar