Geoffrey Williamson, Ph.D.Interim Chair
Office: Siegel Hall 103
- B.S., EE, (with distinction), Cornell University, 1983
- M.S., EE, Cornell University, 1988
- Ph.D., EE, Cornell University, 1989
Dr. Williamson joined IIT in August 1989 and is currently Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Dr. Williamson's research interests include system identification and parameter estimation as applied in the areas of signal processing, control, and biomedical applications. He is also active working in the area of control of power electronic systems.
Dr. Williamson has previously served as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in IIT's Graduate College and as the Graduate Program Director for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He was an Associate Editor in digital signal processing for the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems Part II. He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and he is a member of Eta Kappa Nu and Tau Beta Pi.
A.K. Bidani, M. Picken, R. Hacioglu, G.A. Williamson, and K.A. Griffin, “Spontaneously reduced BP load and the slow development of overt nephropathy in the rat streptozotocin-induced diabetes model, ” Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol., vol. 292, pp. F647-F654, February 2007.
R. Hacioglu, G.A. Williamson, I. Abu-Amarah, K.A. Griffin, and A.K. Bidani, “Characterization of dynamics in renal autoregulation using Volterra models,” IEEE Trans. on Biomed. Engr., vol. 53, no. 11, pp. 2166-2176, November 2006.
A. Emadi, A. Khaligh, C. Rivetta, and G.A. Williamson, “Constant power loads and negative impedance instability in automotive systems: definition, modeling, stability, and control of power electronic converters and motor drives,” IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology, vol. 55, no. 4, pp. 1112-1125, July 2006.
R. Loutzenhiser, K.A. Griffin, G.A. Williamson, and A.K. Bidani, “Renal autoregulation: new perspectives regarding the protective and regulatory roles of the underlying mechanisms,” Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol., vol. 290, pp. R1153-R1167, 2006.
C. Rivetta, A. Emadi, G.A. Williamson, R. Jayabalan, and B. Fahimi, “Analysis and control of a buck DC-DC converter operating with constant power load in sea and undersea vehicles,” IEEE Trans. on Industry Applications, vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 559-572, March/April 2006.
I. Abu-Amarah, A.K. Bidani, R. Hacioglu, G.A. Williamson, and K.A. Griffin, “Differential effects of salt on renal hemodynamics and potential pressure transmission in stroke-prone and stroke-resistant spontaneously hypertensive rats,” Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol., vol. 289, pp. F305-F313, 2005.
B.E. Dunne and G.A. Williamson, “Analysis of gradient algorithms for TLS-based adaptive IIR filters,” IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, vol. 52, no. 12, pp. 3345-3356, December 2004.
K.A. Griffin, R. Hacioglu, I. Abu-Amarah, R. Loutzenhiser, G.A. Williamson, and A.K. Bidani, “ Effects of calcium channel blockers on ‘dynamic’ and ‘steady-state step’ renal autoregulation,” Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol., vol. 286, pp. F1136-F1143, June 2004.
A.K. Bidani, R. Hacioglu, I. Abu-Amarah, G.A. Williamson, R. Loutzenhiser, K.A. Griffin, “‘Step’ vs. ‘dynamic’ autoregulation: implications for susceptibility to hypertensive injury,” Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol., vol. 285, pp. F113-F120, July 2003.
B.E. Dunne and G.A. Williamson, “QR based TLS and mixed LS-TLS algorithms with applications to adaptive IIR filtering,” IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 386-394, February 2003.