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Zhaoran (Rena) Huang
Assistant Professor


Department Affiliation:
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology

B.S., Beijing Institute of Technology

Professional Background:

Zhaoran (Rena) Huang joined the faculty of the department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering as an Assistant Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in October 2004. She earned her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Georgia Institute of Technology in December 2003. During her Ph.D., she focused on integration of high speed optical interconnection using thin film semiconductor devices. She has worked for Microsystem Packaging Research Center from January 2004 to September 2004 where she explored the design and integration of end-to-end Optical Interconnection on SOP.


  • Complex microsystem integration and packaging
  • Functional integration (SOC, SOP)
  • Hybrid RF/photonic devices
  • Microchannel fluidic cooling

Contact Information:

Zhaoran Huang
Assistant Professor
Department of ECSE
Jonsson Engineering Center
Room 6007
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 8th Street
Troy, N.Y. 12180 USA
Phone: (518) 276-6086
Fax: (518) 276-6261
abouzeid at ecse dot rpi dot edu


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