Dr. Joan Carletta
Title: Associate Professor
Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Office: ASEC 261
Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 1995.
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1998.
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Akron, 2005 - present.
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Akron, 1999 - 2005.
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Engineering and Science, Case Western Reserve University, 1995 - 1999.
Association for Computing Machinery, 1998 to present.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1995 to present.
Honors and Awards
Chosen for NASA/ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship Program at NASA Glenn Research Center, 1998 and 1999.
Named a Glennan Fellow for outstanding new teachers/scholars (one of five CWRU faculty so named), 1998 - 1999.
Recipient of Best Paper Award, 1994 IEEE VLSI Test Symposium.
Member, IEEE Women in Engineering committee, 2007.
Co-initiative Leader, IEEE Educational Activity Board Initiative: Increasing the Representation of Women in IEEE's Fields of Interest, 2007.
Technical review work for the following journals and conferences:
IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems -- II: Analog and Digital Signal Processing
IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits
IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems
Measurement, Journal of the International Measurement Confederation IMEKO
Journal of Electronic Testing: Theory and Applications
IEE Proceedings - Circuits, Devices and Systems
IEEE International Test Conference
IEEE VLSI Test Symposium
IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference
Session Chair, IEEE International Test Conference, 2000.
Real-time computing for digital signal processing applications
VLSI and VLSI design automation
Field programmable gate arrays
With J. Zhe and J. Hu of the University of Akron, IDBR: Development of a Multiplexed Microfluidic Coulter Counting Instrument, National Science Foundation's Instrumentation Development for Biological Research Program, $583,106 over three years, September 2007 to August 2010.
With Masters student C. Bakula, Investigating Pulse-Shaping Filters for Lunar Surface Networks, Ohio Aerospace Institute's Program for Stipend-Supported Student Residencies at NASA Glenn Research Center for Studies in Lunar Exploration, $27,000, January 2007 to June 2007.
Analysis of Optimal Bit-Depth for Image and Signal Processing Implementation in Field Programmable Gate Arrays, University of Akron Research Foundation (for Lockheed Martin), $25,000, March 2004 to December 2004.
With A. Bell of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, ITR/Collaborative Research: FPGA Wavelet Image Compression Systems for Mobile Wireless Networks, National Science Foundation Information Technology Research Program, $300,000, September 2002 to August 2005.
With R. Veillette, ITR/AP: Reconfigurable Computing for Real-Time Control Systems, National Science Foundation Information Technology Research Program, $201,901, September 2001 to August 2003.
Real-Time Control of a Magnetic Bearing Using Field Programmable Gate Arrays, UA Faculty Research Grant, $3500, September 2000.
Real-Time Control of a Magnetic Bearing Using Field Programmable Gate Arrays, UA College of Engineering's Firestone Research Initiative, $5,000, September 2000.
An Experimental Evaluation of Methods for VLSI Partitioning, Computing Research Association: Computing Research Experience for Women, $6,500, 1998.
Recent Journal Publications
J. Zhe, A. Jagtiani, P. Dutta, J. Hu, and J. Carletta, A Micromachined High-Throughput Resistive Pulse Sensor for Bioparticle Detection and Counting, Journal on Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 17, no. 2, February 2007, pp. 304-313.
A.V. Jagtiani, J. Zhe, J. Hu, and J.E. Carletta, Detection and Counting of Micro-Scale Particles and Pollen Using a Multi-Aperture Coulter Counter, Measurement Science and Technology, vol. 17, no. 7, July 2006, pp. 1706-1714.
K.A. Kotteri, A.E. Bell, and J.E. Carletta, Multiplierless Filter Bank Design: Methods that Improve Both Hardware and Image Compression Performance, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 16, no. 6, June 2006, pp. 776-780.
Z. Fang, J.E. Carletta, and R. Veillette, A Methodology for FPGA-based Control Implementation, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 13, no. 6, November 2005, pp. 977-987.
K.A. Kotteri, S. Barua, A.E. Bell, and J.E. Carletta, A Comparison of Hardware Implementations of the Biorthogonal 9/7 DWT: Convolution vs. Lifting, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, vol. 52, no. 5, May 2005, pp. 256-260.
S. Barua, J.E. Carletta, K. Kotteri, and A.E. Bell, An Efficient Architecture for Lifting-based Two-Dimensional Discrete Wavelet Transforms, Integration - the VLSI Journal, vol. 38, no. 3, January 2005, pp. 341-352.
K.A. Kotteri, A.E. Bell, and J.E. Carletta, Design of Multiplierless, High-Performance, Wavelet Filter Banks with Image Compression Applications, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, vol. 51, no. 3, March 2004, pp. 483-494.
J. Carletta, G. Giakos, N. Patnekar, L. Fraiwan and F. Krach, Design of a Field Programmable Gate Array-based Platform for Real-Time De-noising of Optical Imaging Signals Using Wavelet Transforms, Measurement, vol. 36, no. 3-4, October-December 2004, pp. 289-296.
K.A. Kotteri, A.E. Bell, and J. Carletta, Quantized FIR Filter Design Using Compensating Zeros, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, vol. 20, no. 6, November 2003, pp. 60-67.
M. Nourani, J.E. Carletta, and C.A. Papachristou, Integrated Test of Interacting Controllers and Datapaths, ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, vol. 6, no. 3, July 2001, pp. 401-422.
J.E. Carletta and C.A. Papachristou, Behavioral Testability Insertion for Datapath / Controller Pairs, Journal of Electronic Testing: Theory and Applications, vol. 11, no. 1, August 1997, pp. 9-28.
Ph.D. Computer Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 1995; B.S. Electrical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1988