Doug Tougaw, Ph.D., P.E.

Department Chair and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Gellersen Hall, Room 161
219.464.5027
doug.tougaw@valpo.edu

Education

B.S.- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
MBA- Valparaiso University
M.S.- University of Notre Dame
M.S.- North Park University
Ph.D.- University of Notre Dame

Certifications

Licensed Professional Engineer – Indiana

Research Interests
  • Computer programming
  • Control systems
  • Electromagnetic field theory
  • Embedded microcontrollers
  • Quantum electronics
Professional Affiliations
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Eta Kappa Nu
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (senior member)
  • Order of the Engineer
  • Tau Beta Pi
Selected Publications
  • Optimizing a Quantum-dot Cellular Automata Device Design Process”, Proceedings of the International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium, December 2013 (G.L. Miholland, K. Olejniczak, D. Tougaw, and M. Budnick)
  • A Signal Distribution Network for Combinational and Sequential Quantum-dot Cellular Automata Devices, Field Coupled Nanocomputing, 2013 (D. Tougaw)
  • An Improved Eigensolver for Quantum-dot Cellular Automata, IEEEE High-Performance Extreme Computing Conference, 2013 (A.T. Baldwin, J.D. Will, and D. Tougaw)
  • Stray Charge in Quantum-dot Cellular Automata: A Validation fo the Intercellular Hartree Approximation”, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 12, 225-233., 2013 (M. LaRue, D. Tougaw, and J.D. Will)
  • A Scalable Signal Distribution Network for Quantum-dot Cellular Automata”, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 12, 215-224., 2013 (D. Tougaw and M. Khatun)
  • Programmable Logic Implemented Using Quantum-dot Cellular Automata”, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 11, 739-745., 2012 (D. Tougaw, E. Johnson, and D. Egley)
  • Matrix Multiplication Using Quantum-dot Cellular Automata”, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 10, 1036-1042., 2011 (J. Wood and D. Tougaw)