Doctoral
Degrees in DSPG
Ronald W. Schafer, Nonlinear Filtering of Convolved Signals
(PhD 1968)
Joseph Siegel, Analytical Equiripple Nonrecursive
Approximations to Ideal LowPass Digital Filters (PhD 1972)
Russell M. Mersereau, Digital Reconstruction of Multidimensional
Signals from their Projections (ScD 1973)
Ronald Crochiere, Digital Network Theory and its Applications
to the Analysis and Design of Digital Filters (PhD 1974)
Dan E. Dudgeon, TwoDimensional Recursive Filtering
(ScD 1974)
Jose M. Tribolet, Seismic Applications of Homomorphic
Signal Processing (ScD 1977)
David Chan, Theory and Implementation of Multidimensional
Discrete Systems for Signal Processing (PhD 1978)
Michael R. Portnoff, TimeScale Modification of Speech Based
on ShortTime Fourier Analysis (ScD 1978)
Jae S. Lim, Enhancement and Bandwidth Compression
of Noisy Speech by Estimation of Speech and its Model Parameters
(ScD 1978)
Thomas L. Marzetta, A Linear Prediction Approach to TwoDimensional
Spectral Factorization and Spectral Estimation (PhD 1978)
David B. Harris, Design and Implementation of Rational
2D Digital Filters (PhD 1979)
Thomas F. Quatieri, Jr., Phase Estimation with Application to
Speech AnalysisSynthesis (ScD 1979)
Monson H. Hayes, III, Signal Reconstruction from Phase or
Magnitude (ScD 1981)
Stephen Lang, Spectral Estimation for Sensor Arrays
(PhD 1981)
Naveed A. Malik, One and Two Dimensional Maximum Entropy
Spectral Estimation (ScD 1981)
Bruce R. Musicus, Iterative Algorithms for Optimal Signal
Reconstruction and Parameter Identification Given Noisy and Incomplete
Data (PhD 1982)
Hamid Nawab, Signal Estimation from ShortTime Spectral
Magnitude (PhD 1982)
Andrew L. Kurkjian, The Estimation of the Cylindrical Wave
Reflection Coefficient (PhD 1982)
Gregory Duckworth, Processing and Inversion of Arctic
Ocean Refraction Data (ScD 1983)
Douglas R. Mook, The Numerical Synthesis and Inversion
of Acoustic Fields Using the Hankel Transform with Application to
the Estimation of the Plane Wave Reflection Coefficient of the Ocean
Bottom (ScD 1983)
Farid U. Dowla, Bearing Estimation of Wideband Signals
by Multidimensional Spectral Analysis (PhD 1984)
Thomas Bordley, Improved Paraxial Methods for Modeling
Underwater Acoustic Propagation (ScD 1985)
Susan R. Curtis, Reconstruction of Multidimensional
Signals from Zero Crossings (PhD 1985)
David Izraelevitz, Reconstruction of TwoDimensional Signals
from the Fourier Transform Magnitude (ScD 1986)
Dennis Martinez, ModelBased Motion Estimation and its
Application to Restoration and Interpolation of Motion Pictures
(PhD 1986)
Evangelos E. Milios, Signal Processing and Interpretation
using Multilevel Signal Abstractions (SM, PhD 1986)
Michael S. Wengrovitz, The HilbertHankel Transform and its
Application to Shallow Water Ocean Acoustics (ScD 1986)
Webster P. Dove, KnowledgeBased Pitch Detection (SM, PhD 1986)
Cory S. Myers, Signal Representation for Symbolic
and Numeric Processing (PhD 1986)
Patrick L. Van Hove, SilhouetteSlice Theorems (PhD 1986)
Thrasyvoulos N. Pappas, Estimation of Coronary Artery Dimensions
from Angiograms (PhD 1987)
Daniel W. Griffin, MultiBand Excitation Vocoder (PhD 1987)
Meir Feder, Statistical Signal Processing Using
a Class of Iterative Estimation Algorithms (ScD 1987)
Avideh Zakhor, Reconstruction of Multidimensional
Signals from Multiple Level Threshold Crossings (SM, PhD 1987)
Michele Mae Covell, An Algorithm Design Environment for
Signal Processing (PhD 1989)
Tae H. Joo, Detection Statistics for Multichannel
Data (PhD 1989)
Daniel T. Cobra, Estimation and Correction of Geometric
Distortions in SideScan Sonar Images (PhD 1990)
Gregory W. Wornell, Synthesis, Analysis, and Processing
of Fractal Signals (PhD 1991)
Paul Beckmann, FaultTolerant Computation Using Algebraic
Homomorphisms (PhD 1992)
James C. Preisig, Adaptive Matched Field Processing in
an Uncertain Propagation Environment (PhD 1992)
Kambiz C. Zangi, Active Noise Cancellation (PhD 1994)
Michael D. Richard, State and Parameter Estimation with
Chaotic Systems (PhD 1994)
Jacek Jachner, HighResolution Direction Finding for
MultiDimensional Scenarios (PhD 1994)
Keven M. Cuomo, Applications of Synchronization in
Chaotic Systems (PhD 1994)
Steven H. Isabelle, A Signal Processing Framework for the
Analysis and Application of Chaotic Systems (PhD 1995)
Andrew C. Singer, Signal Processing and Communication
with Solitons (SM, PhD 1996)
John R. Buck, Single Mode Excitation in the Shallow
Water Acoustic Channel Using Feedback Control (SM, PhD 1996)
Warren M. Lam, Multiscale Methods for the Analysis
and Application of Fractal Point Processes and Queues (SM, PhD 1997)
Jeffrey T. Ludwig, Low Power Digital Filtering Using Adaptive
Approximate Processing (PhD 1998)
James M. Ooi, A Framework for LowComplexity Communication
Over Channels with Feedback (PhD 1998)
Haralabos C. Papadopoulos, Efficient Digital Encoding and Estimation
of Noisy Signals (with Application to Wireless Sensor Networks)
(SM, PhD 1998)
Shawn M. Verbout, A Framework for NonGaussian Signal
Modeling and Estimation (SM, PhD 1999)
Christoforos N. Hadjicostis, Coding Approaches to Fault Tolerance
in Dynamic Systems (M.Eng., PhD 1999)
Kathleen E. Wage, Broadband Modal Coherence and Beamforming
at Megameter Ranges (SM, PhD 1999)
Brian Chen, Design and Analysis of Digital Watermarking,
Information Embedding, and Data Hiding Systems (SM, PhD 2000)
Li Lee, Distributed Signal Processing (M.Eng., PhD 2000)
Richard Barron, Systematic Hybrid Analog/Digital Signal
Coding (S.M., PhD 2000)
Matthew J. Secor, Geometric Modeling
and Analysis of Dynamic Resource Allocation Mechanisms (PhD
2001)
Wade Torres, Generalized Frequency Modulation (PhD 2001)
Yonina Eldar, Quantum Signal Processing (PhD 2001)
Stark C. Draper, Successive Structuring of Source Coding
Algorithms for Data Fusion, Buffering, and Distribution in Networks
(PhD 2002)
J. Nicholas Laneman, Cooperative Diversity in Wireless Networks:
Algorithms and Architectures (PhD 2002)
Andrew Russell, Regular and Irregular Signal Resampling
(PhD 2002)
Michael J. Lopez, Multiplexing, Scheduling, and Multicasting
Strategies for Antenna Arrays in Wireless Networks (PhD
2002)
Huan Yao, Efficient Signal,
Code and Receiver Designs for MIMO Communication Systems (PhD 2003)
Charles K. Sestok, Data Selection in Signal Detection(PhD 2003)
Albert M. Chan, A Framework for LowComplexity Iterative Interference Cancellation
in Communication Systems (PhD 2004)
Emin Martinian, Dynamic Information and Constraints in Source and Channel Coding (PhD 2004)
Maya R. Said, Signal Processing
in Biological Cells: Proteins, Networks, and Models (ScD 2005)
Petros T. Boufounos, Quantization and Erasures
In Frame Representations (ScD
2006)
Sourav R. Dey, Randomized Sampling and MultiplierLess Filtering (PhD 2008)
Melanie B. Rudoy, Multistage MeanVariance Portfolio Selection in Cointegrated Vector Autoregressive Systems (PhD 2009)
Joseph J. Sikora III, Sound Propagation around Underwater Seamounts (PhD 2009)
Jonathan Paul Kitchens, Acoustic VectorSensor Array Processing (PhD 2010)
Zahi N. Karam, Subspace and Graph Methods to Leverage Auxiliary Data for Limited Target Data MultiClass Classification, Applied to Speaker Verification (PhD 2011)
Shay Maymon , Sampling and Quantization for Optimal Reconstruction (PhD 2011)
Dennis Wei , Design of DiscreteTime Filters for Efficient Implementation (PhD 2011)
Thomas A. Baran, Conservation in Signal Processing Systems (PhD 2012)
Sefa Demirtas, Functional Composition and Decomposition for Signal Processing (2014)
Tarek A. Lahlou, Decentralized Signal Processing Systems with Conservation Principles (PhD 2016)
Other DSPG Alumni
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