Department of Electrical Engineering
B.S.E.E., Purdue University, 1978; M.S.E.E., Purdue University, 1980; Ph.D., Purdue University, 1983
Intelligent systems; Pattern recognition; Neural networks; Image processing and analysis; Forecasting; Fuzzy logic
Research Accomplishments and Activities
IEEE Third Millennium Medal, 2000; IEEE Engineer of the Year, Dallas Section, 1998; Author of technical articles in IEEE publications on neural networking, process control of integrated circuit wire bonding, and multispectral random field models for synthesis and analysis of color images
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Chris Pilcher, Thesis: “Maritime Automatic Target Recognition Using High Range Resolution Radar Profiles and Classifier Combination,” May 2009
Mark Smith, Thesis; “Unsupervised Object-Based Video Segmentation Using Color, Texture and Motion,” May 2008.
Enwang Zhou – Thesis: “Evolutionary Intelligent Systems for Pattern Classification and Price Based Electric Load Forecasting Applications,” May 2007.
Nayera Mahmoud Sadek Mohamed – Thesis: “High-Speed Network Traffic Prediction and Its Applications Using Neural Networks and Self-Similar Models,” August 2004.
Orlando J. Hernandez, Sr. – Thesis: “Color Image Retrieval Using Multispectral Random Field Texture Models and Color Content Features,” May 2002.
Hassan Mahmoud Elragal – Thesis: “Forecasting with Combination of Artificial Neural Networks,” May 2001.
Cheng I (Chris) Chung – Thesis: “Handwritten Digit Recognition Using Combination of Neural Network Classifiers,” August 2000.
Clark Douglas Kinnaird - Thesis: “Adaptive Fuzzy Process Control of Integrated Circuit Wire Bonding,” May 1999.
Tsun-Liang Lu - Thesis: “Forecasting with Artificial Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms,” August 1998.
Reza Afkhami-Rohani - Thesis: “DANNLF - Dual Artificial Neural Network Load Forecaster,” May 1998.
Edmund Zink - Thesis: “Image Analysis Techniques for Three-Dimensional Visualization of Topographic Paper Maps,” May 1998.