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David Frakes

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Associate Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 9709
Biography

David Frakes joined Arizona State University in spring 2008. He is the director of the Image Processing Applications Laboratory. 

He received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and master’s degrees in electrical engineering and mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he also earned a doctorate in bioengineering and performed postdoctoral work. 

Frakes is currently on leave from ASU serving as a technical program lead in the Advanced Technologies and Projects (ATAP) Group at Google.

Education
  • Ph.D. Bioengineering, Georgia Institute of Technology 2003
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology 2002
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology 2002
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology 1998
Research Activity
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
MAE 792Research
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
MAE 799Dissertation
EEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
MAE 792Research
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
MAE 799Dissertation
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
MAE 792Research
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
MAE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
BME 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
BME 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
BME 792Research
EEE 792Research
MAE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
MAE 799Dissertation
EEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
MAE 792Research
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
MAE 799Dissertation
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
MAE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
MAE 792Research
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
BME 493Honors Thesis
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
BME 592Research
EEE 592Research
BME 593Applied Project
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
MAE 792Research
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
MAE 799Dissertation
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
MAE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
BME 394Special Topics
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
BME 492Honors Directed Study
BME 493Honors Thesis
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
BME 593Applied Project
MAE 593Applied Project
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 680Practicum
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
MAE 792Research
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
BME 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
BME 493Honors Thesis
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
BME 593Applied Project
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 680Practicum
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
MAE 792Research
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
MAE 799Dissertation
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 680Practicum
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
MAE 792Research
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
BME 394Special Topics
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
BME 492Honors Directed Study
BME 493Honors Thesis
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
BME 593Applied Project
MAE 593Applied Project
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 680Practicum
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
MAE 792Research
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 101-BMEThe ASU Experience
ASU 101-EEEThe ASU Experience
BME 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 493Honors Thesis
BME 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
BME 593Applied Project
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 680Practicum
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
MAE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 680Practicum
EEE 684Internship
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Honors / Awards
  • World Technology Network Award – Health and Medicine Category (2014)
  • State of Arizona Innovator of the Year Award – Academia Category (2014)
  • Mimics Innovation Award – 1st Place Poster Competition (2014)
  • ASU SBHSE Outstanding Graduate Faculty Member of the Year Award (2014)
  • ASU Faculty Achievement Award – Best Innovation (2013)
  • ASU SBHSE Outstanding Graduate Faculty Member of the Year Award (2013)
  • ASU School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering Professor of the Year Award (2012)
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2012)
  • ASU Faculty Women’s Association Outstanding Mentor Award (2012)
  • Arizona State University Top 5% Excellence in Instruction Award (2011)
  • IEEE Phoenix Section Outstanding Faculty Award (2011)