Engineering School Faculty

Banafa, Ahmed NPU Northwestern Polytechnic University Fremont California CA
  • Ahmed Banafa
  • M.S., Master of Science, Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, PA, 1993
  • Area of Expertise: Internet of Things, cloud computing, big data, robotics
Vidhyacharan Bhaskar NPU Northwestern Polytechnic University Fremont California CA
  • Vidhyacharan Bhaskar
  • Ph.D.: Doctor of Philosophy, Electrical Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, AL, 2002
  • Area of Expertise: Wireless communications systems, digital signal processing, cyber security systems
Henry Chang NPU Northwestern Polytechnic University Fremont California CA
  • Henry Chang
  • D.C,E., Doctor of Computer Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 2008
  • M.B.A., Master of Business Administration, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 2010
  • M.A.: Master of Arts, Computer Science, University of Texas - Austin, TX, 1983
  • B.S.: Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Tatung Institute of Technology, Taiwan, 1974
  • Area of Expertise: Network security, embedded engineering, wireless engineering, image processing, object-oriented design and analysis, and internet software development and applications.
Ken Cheung NPU Northwestern Polytechnic University Fremont California CA
  • Ken Cheung
  • D.C,E., Doctor of Computer Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 2015
  • M.S., Master of Science, Computer Systems Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 1997
  • B.S., Production and Industrial Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 1988
  • Area of Expertise: Algorithms analysis and design, computer systems design and simulations, e-commerce, database design, networking applications, MS Windows system and .NET applications.
Chester He NPU Northwestern Polytechnic University Fremont California CA
  • Chester He
  • D.C.E.: Doctor of Computer Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2014
  • M.S.: Master of Science, Computer Science, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2001
  • B.S.: Bachelor of Science, Northeast University of China, China, 1986
  • Area of Expertise: Computer networks and network security, web technology, database applications, software testing.
Jack Ho NPU Northwestern Polytechnic University Fremont California CA
  • Jack Ho
  • M.B.A.: Master of Business Administration, University of Massachusetts, MA, 2011
  • M.E.: Master of Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Santa Clara University, CA, 1999
  • B.E.: Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, 1996
  • Area of Expertise: ASIC, semiconductors, embedded systems, product management
Thawi Iwagoshi NPU Northwestern Polytechnic University Fremont California CA
  • Thawi Iwagoshi
  • Dean, School of Engineering; Co-Chair, General Studies
  • Ph.D.: Doctor of Philosophy, Material Science & Engineering, Ohio State University, OH, 1996
  • M.S..: Master of Science, Computer Science, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 1999
  • M.S.: Master of Science, Ceramic Engineering, Ohio State University, OH, 1990
  • B.S.: Bachelor of Science, Ceramic Engineering, Ohio State University, OH, 1987
  • Area of Expertise: Web-based applications, structured programming, Java applications.
Loc Lam NPU Northwestern Polytechnic University Fremont California CA
  • Loc Lam
  • M.S.: Master of Science, Computer Engineering, San Jose State University, CA, 2003
  • Area of Expertise: Laser technologies, software development, bio-medical devices, microprocessors.
Tody Lam NPU Northwestern Polytechnic University Fremont California CA
  • Tody Lam
  • M.S.: Master of Science, Computer Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, CA, 2016
  • B.S: Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, San Jose State University, California, 2001
  • Area of Expertise: Database development, networking, digital electronics, system integration
Kevin Lin NPU Northwestern Polytechnic University Fremont California CA
  • Kevin Lin
  • M.S.: Master of Science, Computer Information Systems, University of Phoenix, AZ, 2001
  • B.S: Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, California State University- Fresno, CA, 1999
  • Area of Expertise: Java application projects, enterprise software, database solutions
Charles Mori NPU Northwestern Polytechnic University Fremont California CA
  • Charles Mori
  • M.S.: Master of Science, Computer Science, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2001
  • Area of Expertise: Software design and development, software quality assurance
Yingli Ren NPU Northwestern Polytechnic University Fremont California CA
  • Yingli Ren
  • D.C,E., Doctor of Computer Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 2015
  • M.S.: Master of Science, Electrical Engineering, Santa Clara University, CA, 1995
  • B.S.: Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, CA, 1987
  • Area of Expertise: Logic design and synthesis, CAD tools, Verilog and HDL, ASIC and PLD design techniques, and software design tools development
K. Teng
  • K. Teng
  • D.C.E.: Doctor of Computer Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2014
  • M.S.: Master of Science, Software Engineering, International Technological University, CA, 2002
  • B.S: Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, International Technological University, CA, 2001
  • Area of Expertise: Database system administration, SAP security administration, SOX ITGC and PCI control.
Nels Vander-Zanden NPU Northwestern Polytechnic University Fremont California CA
  • Nels Vander-Zanden
  • Ph.D.: Doctoral of Philosophy, Computer Science, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, IL, 1991

     

  • M.S.: Master of Science, Computer Science, University of Illinois- Urbana-Champaign, IL, 1986
  • B.S.: Bachelor of Science, Computer and Information Science, Ohio State University, OH, 1984
  • Area of Expertise: Software design and development, hardware/software co-design automation, microarchitecture optimization, and VHDL synthesis.
Chris White NPU Northwestern Polytechnic University Fremont California CA
  • Chris White
  • D.C.E.: Doctor of Computer Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2015
  • M.S.: Master of Science, Electrical Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 1999
  • B.S..: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 1997
  • Area of Expertise: Logic design, microprocessor and digital systems, EDA tools, logic synthesis, computer architecture.
Alex Yang NPU Northwestern Polytechnic University Fremont California CA
  • Alex Yang
  • M.B.A.: Master of Business Administration, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2014
  • M.S.: Master of Science, Electrical Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2004
  • B.S.: Bachelor of Science, Mechatronics, Northeastern University, China, 1993
  • Area of Expertise: Digital/Analog IC design, logic design & functional verification in verilog/system verilog, embedded system design, board level design (PCB Design).