Dr. Ikhlas Abdel-Qader, P.E.
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering


ABET/EAC Program Evaluator

Founder & Director, CEAS-WEMN Program, Funded by NSF


Founder & Director, Digital Image and Signal Processing Laboratory (DISPLAY)

(Formerly the Information Technology & Image Analysis (ITIA) Center, Funded by NSF)

Founder & Director, Expanding Your Horizons @ WMU Engineering, Funded by the President Innovation Fund



Biographical Information (Projects and Publications)


Current and Past PhD Students






Research Interests and Expertise

         Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, and Feature Extraction

         Medical Signal Processing; Medical imaging Systems, and Diagnostic Feature Extraction

         Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics

         V2X Communications and Positioning Algorithms

         Power Systems Fault Analysis

         V2G and Smart Grid Integration, Reliability, Efficiency, and Resilience

         Cyber-Physical Security

         Non-Destructive Testing and Evaluation

         Sensor Networks for Health Monitoring of Bridges

         Time-Varying Image Analysis

         Real-Time Signal Processing

         Engineering Education (Diversity and Inclusion, STEM Outreach for K-12 Students)


Contact Information


(269) 276-3146


(269) 276-3151





B-234 Parkview Campus
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
College of Engineering & Applied Sciences
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5134




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