Alan V. Sahakian

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Professor of Biomedical Engineering (by courtesy), and Associate Dean of the Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science of Northwestern University. Academic Affiliate staff, Department of Cardiology, NorthShore University HealthSystem.

From this page you can view my curriculum vitae, and a short biographical sketch.

You can also view my Northwestern Scholars and ResearchGate pages.

For students in my courses: In my lectures I generally code in Python, currently version 3.9. You can download the installation package for your own machine here. Mark Pilgrim's Dive into Python 3 tutorial is an excellent learning resource.
For courses involving circuit design and analysis, I'm currently using Analog Devices/Linear Technology LTspice. You can download the package here.

Voice Phone Number: (847)-491-7007 (faculty office) or (847)-491-3641 (EECS chair's office)
Fax Phone Number: (847)-491-4455
Home Phone Number: (224)-392-2082

Email address:

  • Note: I receive about 200 emails per day at this address. I apologize if I happen to miss yours.
    Postal Address: Where I can usually be found: When I can usually be found: This page was created in September 1994 and last updated on August 3, 2022.