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Faculty

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Kai Wu

Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

E-mail: Kai.Wu@ttu.edu | Office: ECE 234 | Phone: 806.834.0778

Education:

PhD, University of Minnesota (2013 - 2017)

BS, Northwestern Polytechnical University (2009 - 2013)

Associate EditorIEEE Sensors Journal

Editorial Board: ACS Applied Nano MaterialsSensors | Nanotechnology

Awards & Honors:

World's Top 2% Scientists in Applied Physics (2022, 2023)

Senior Member, IEEE (2023 - Present)

Outstanding Faculty Mentor, TTU (2023)

Group Members

PhD Students

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Electrical Engineering (Enrolled 2023 Fall)

E-mail: barezaei@ttu.edu 

Research Topics:

Synthesis, Characterization & Functionalization of Magnetic Nanoparticles; Magnetic Hyperthermia.

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Awards:

Russel H. Seacat Scholarship (2023)

TTU Distinguished Graduate Student Assistantship (DGSA, 2023)

BioMed Journal Club Best Student Presentation Award 2nd Place (2023)

ECE Journal Publication Award (2024)

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Electrical Engineering (Enrolled 2023 Fall)

E-mail: smostufa@ttu.edu

Research Topics:

Modeling of Plasmonic and Magnetic Biosensors; Magnetic Particle Imaging; Wearable Biosensors.

Google Scholar

Awards:

Russel H. Seacat Scholarship (2023)

ECE Journal Publication Award (2024)

Seacat Endowment Scholarship (2024)

BioMed Journal Club Best Student Presentation Award 3rd Place (2024)

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Electrical Engineering (Enrolled 2024 Fall)

E-mail: eazizi@ttu.edu

Research Topics:

Machine Learning for Medical Image and Signal Processing; Magnetic Particle Imaging; Magnetic Particle Spectroscopy.

Google Scholar

Awards:

MS Students

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Electrical Engineering (Expt 2025)

E-mail: serroju@ttu.edu

Research Topics:

Magnetic Particle Spectroscopy.
 

Undergraduate Students

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Chemical Engineering (Expt 2025)

E-mail: haotowan@ttu.edu

Research Topics:

Synthesis of Magnetic Nanoparticles.

Awards:
TTU Honors College (2022)

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Computer Science (Expt 2026)

E-mail: Thaop.Nguyen@ttu.edu

Research Topics: 

Machine Learning in Healthcare.

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Computer Science (Expt 2025)

E-mail: kanglin.xu@ttu.edu

Research Topics: 

Machine Learning in Healthcare; Magnetic Nanoparticles.

Google Scholar

Awards:

TTU Honors College (2022)

TrUE Undergraduate Project Funding Award (2023)

Grace Lasater Allensworth Scholarship (2023)

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Computer Science (Expt 2025)

E-mail: shregand@ttu.edu

Research Topics: 

Machine Learning in Healthcare.

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Computer Engineering (Expt 2025)

E-mail: Robert.Sherrick@ttu.edu

Research Topics: 

Magnetic Particle Spectroscopy.

High School Students

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Heritage High School

Research Topics:

Machine Learning in Healthcare.

External Collaborators

Dr. Jian-Ping Wang group, University of Minnesota

Dr. Maxim C. Cheeran group, University of Minnesota

Dr. Alena Talkachova group, University of Minnesota

Dr. Jenifer Gomez Pastora group, Texas Tech University

Dr. Jiajia Sun group, Xi'an Jiaotong University

Dr. Zongqian Shi group, Xi'an Jiaotong University

Dr. Jeffrey J Chalmers group, Ohio State University

Group Alumni

M.S. Students:

Naga V.R.K. Veerla, EE, 09/2022-05/2023 (first job: DST Engineers)

Parsa Yari, EE, 09/2022 - 05/2024

Undergraduate Students:

Sean Sanders, ChemE, 09/2022-05/2023 (first job: Southwest Research Institute)

Nana Mprah, ChemE, 09/2022-12/2022

Helene Deng, CE, Tech Intrapreneurship Program, 09/2022-12/2022

High School Students:

Sahil Hora, 06/2023 - 08/2023 (joined Georgia Institute of Technology)

Kaitlyn Villarreal, 06/2023 - 08/2023

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