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Darrin M. Hanna, Ph.D.

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Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
436 EC; (248) 370-2170; Fax: (248) 370-4633
[email protected]


Oakland University, Rochester, MI
Doctor of Philosophy in Systems Engineering
Dissertation: A Novel Method for Generating Microprocessor-less Systems with Applications in Bioengineering

Oakland University, Rochester, MI
Master of Science in Computer Science and Engineering
Thesis: Hardware/Software Codesign using Field Programmable Gate Arrays and Reconfigurable Controllers
G.P.A.: 4.0

Oakland University, Rochester, MI
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering Engineering Major G.P.A.: 4.0
Cumulative G.P.A.: 3.97

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
Major G.P.A.: 3.97


  • Embedded Systems
  • Computer Problem Solving
  • Digital Logic and Microprocessors
  • Information Networks


  • Embedded Systems
  • Embedded Artificial Intelligence
  • Cyberphysical Security Systems
  • Nanoimaging

Selected Publications

Jason Gorski and Darrin Hanna, "The FPOA, a Medium-grained Reconfigurable Architecture for High-level Synthesis," ACM Trans. Reconfigurable Technol. Syst. 12, 4, Article 18, November 2019.

Bryant Jones and Darrin Hanna, “Automatic cache partitioning method for high-level synthesis,” Microprocessors and Microsystems - Embedded Hardware Design, 67, 71-81, 2019.

Darrin Hanna, Michael Lohrer, David Stern, Alexander Postlmayr, Adam Kollin, Shuo Wang, and Gang-yu Liu, “An online Algorithm for Detecting Anomalies using Fuzzy Clustering,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, in Las Vegas, NV, July 30 – August 2, 2018.

Michael F. Lohrer, Darrin M. Hanna, Yang Liu, Kang-Hsin Wang, Fu-Tong Liu, Ted A. Laurence, Gang-Yu Liu, "Applying Pattern Recognition to High-Resolution Images to Determine Cellular Signaling Status", IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience, September 2017, 16(6):438-446.

Ranjeeta Thapa, Jason Gorski, Anthony Bogedin, Michael Maywood, Christopher Clement, Seyedmehdi Hossaini Nasr, Darrin Hanna, Xuefei Huang, Bradley J Roth, Gerard Madlambayan, George D Wilson, "Hyaluronan-mediated ferric oxide nanoparticles causes apoptosis of CD44 expressing head and neck squamous cell carcinoma cells," Intl. Journal of Cancer Therapy and Oncology vol 4(2), April-June 2016.

School of Engineering and Computer Science

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