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Lav R Varshney

Lav R Varshney
Lav R Varshney

Lav R Varshney

Assistant Professor
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
(217) 244-8042
314 Coordinated Science Lab

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Research Statement

My research focuses on the science and engineering of informational systems involving humans and machines. It is driven by a desire to improve individual and collective intelligence in modern environments.

Research Areas

  • Coding theory and applications
  • Communications
  • Fault tolerance and reliability
  • Image, video, and multimedia processing and compression
  • Information theory
  • Machine learning and pattern recognition
  • Nanotechnology
  • Signal detection and estimation
  • Signal Processing
  • VLSI in communications

Research Topics

  • Autonomous Systems and Artificial Intelligence
  • Cognitive computing
  • Cyberphysical systems and internet of things
  • Data science and analytics
  • Data/Information Science and Systems
  • Decision science
  • Distributed computing and storage systems
  • Electric transportation
  • Human computer interactions
  • Machine learning
  • Network science and engineering
  • Neuro-engineering
  • Sensing systems
  • Smart infrastructures
  • Socio-technical systems and networking
  • Speech, language, and audio processing

Courses Taught

  • ECE 313 - Probability with Engrg Applic
  • ECE 398 - Making Sense of Big Data
  • ECE 498 - Network Sci.: Dynamics & Flow
  • ECE 563 - Information Theory
  • MATH 362 - Probability with Engrg Applic
  • TE 100 - Intro to ILEE