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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

James Stiles

James Stiles

Associate Professor

  • 2001F Eaton Hall
  • 1520 West 15th Street
  • Lawrence, KS 66045-7608
Education
  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1995
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Southern Methodist University, 1987
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri, 1983

Teaching

  • Electromagnetics
  • Electronic Circuits
  • Microwave Engineering
  • Radio and Radar Systems

Research

  • Radar remote sensing
  • Propagation and scattering of electromagnetic waves in random media
  • Polarimetrics, interferometric and super-resolution radar
  • Applications of estimation theory to target parameter retrieval

Affliliations

  • Radar Systems and Remote Sensing Laboratory
  • Information and Telecommunications Technology Center

Memberships

  • IEEE Senior Member

Honors

  • Harry Talley Excellence in Teaching Award, KU EECS department, 2000
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, KU Center for Teaching Excellence, 2000
  • Miller Professional Development Award for Distinguished Research, KU School of Engineering, 2001
  • 2002 Interactive Session Prize Paper Award, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, 2002

Publications

 

BOOK CHAPTERS
 
J. Stiles and V. Sinha, “Optimal Space-Time Transmit Signals for Multi-Mode Radar” in Principles of Waveform Diversity & Design, eds. M. Wicks, E. Mokole, S.D. Blunt, V. Amuso, and R. Schneible, SciTech Publishing, 2010.
 
S.D. Blunt and J.M. Stiles, “Chapter B-I-4: Intra-Pulse Radar-Embedded Communications,” in Principles of Waveform Diversity & Design, eds. M. Wicks, E. Mokole, S.D. Blunt, V. Amuso, and R. Schneible, SciTech Publishing, 2010.
 
 
JOURNAL PAPERS
 
  1. Blunt, Shannon D.; Yatham, Padmaja; Stiles, James; , "Intrapulse Radar-Embedded Communications," Aerospace and Electronic Systems, IEEE Transactions on , vol.46, no.3, pp.1185-1200, July 2010.
  2. F. P. Soto, J.M. Stiles,  and A. Agah. (2009). Application of genetic algorithms to transmit code problem of synthetic aperture radar. Journal of Intelligent Systems, Vol. 18, No. 1-2, 102-122.  
  3. N. A. Goodman and  J. M. Stiles, “On Clutter Rank Observed by Arbitrary Arrays,”  IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 55,  no. 1,  pp. 178 – 186, Jan. 2007.  
  4. Guo, X., K.P. Price and J.M. Stiles. “Grasslands Discriminant Analysis Using Landsat TM Multitemporal Data,” Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, vol. 69, no. 11, pp. 1255-1262, Nov. 2003 .
  5. N. Goodman and J.M. Stiles, “Resolution and Synthetic Aperture Characterization of Sparse Radar Arrays”, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronics Systems, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 921-935, July, 2003.
  6. Price, K.P., X. Guo, and J.M. Stiles,  “Comparison of Landsat TM and ERS-2 SAR data for discriminating among grassland types in eastern Kansas,” Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, vol. 37, pp. 157-171, Dec. 2002.
  7. K.P. Price, X. Guo and J.M. Stiles, “Optimal Landsat TM band combinations and vegetation indices for discrimination of six grassland types in eastern Kansas,” International Journal of Remote Sensing, vol. 23, no. 23, pp. 5031-5042, Dec. 2002.
  8. J.M. Stiles, A. Apte, and B. Beh, “A group theoretic analysis of symmetric target scattering with application to landmine detection,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 40, pp. 1802-1814, Aug. 2002.
  9. N. Goodman, S. C. Lin, D. Rajakrishna, J.M. Stiles, “Processing of multiple receiver, spaceborne arrays for wide-area SAR,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 40, pp. 841-852, Apr. 2002.
  10. S. Gogineni, D. Tammana, D. Braaten, C. Leuschen, T. Akins, J. Legarsky, P. Kanagaratnam, J. M. Stiles, C. Allen, and K. Jezek, “Coherent radar ice thickness measurements over the Greenland ice sheet,” Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 106,  no. D24, pp. 33761-33772, 2001 
  11. Guo, X., K.P. Price, and J.M. Stiles, “Biophysical and spectral characteristics of cool and warm-season grasslands under three land management practices in eastern Kansas,” Natural Resources Research, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 321-331, 2000.
  12. Lohmeier, S. P., J.M. Stiles, C. T. Allen, P. Gogineni, and R. K. Moore, "The Radar Systems and Remote Sensing Laboratory (RSL) at the University of Kansas," IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society Newsletter, Issue #113, pp. 11-16, March 2000  
  13. X. Guo, K.P. Price and J.M. Stiles, “Modeling biophysical factors for grasslands in eastern Kansas using Landsat TM data,”  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, vol. 103, no. 3-4, pp. 122-138, 2000.
  14. J.M. Stiles, and K. Sarabandi, “Electromagnetic scattering from grassland: Part 1, A fully phase coherent scattering model,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 38, pp. 339-348, Jan 2000. 
  15. J.M. Stiles, K. Sarabandi, and F. T. Ulaby, “Electromagnetic scattering from grassland: Part 2, Measured and modeled results,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 38, pp. 349-356, Jan 2000. 
  16. J.M. Stiles and K. Sarabandi, “A scattering model for thin dielectric cylinders of arbitrary cross-section and electrical length,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 4, pp. 260-266, Feb. 1996.
  17. K. Sarabandi, L.E. Pierce, M.C. Dobson, F.T. Ulaby, J.M. Stiles, T.C. Chiu, R. De Roo, R. Hartika, A. Zambetti, and A. Freeman, “Polarimetric calibration of SIR-C using point and distributed targets,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 33, pp. 858-866, July 1995.
  18. J.M. Stiles, K. Sarabandi, and F.T. Ulaby, “Microwave scattering model for grass blade structures,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 31, pp. 1051-1059, Sept. 1993.
CONFERENCE PAPERS
 
  1. Anglin, J.P.; Stiles, J.M.; , "Radar transmit waveform design for lossy propagation channels," Waveform Diversity and Design Conference (WDD), 2010 International , pp.121-125,  Aug. 2010.
  2. Blunt, S.D.; Cook, M.R.; Stiles, J.; , "Embedding information into radar emissions via waveform implementation," Waveform Diversity and Design Conference (WDD), 2010 International , pp.195-199, Aug. 2010.
  3. Akers, G.A.; Stiles, J.M.; , "Multilook SAR from measurements partitioned based on synthetic sensor parameters," Radar Conference, 2010 IEEE , pp.1100-1105, May 2010.
  4. J.M. Stiles and J. Jenshak,  Sparse Array Construction of using Marginal Fisher’s Information” Proc. of the Intl. Waveform Diversity and Design Conference, pp. 202-207, Kissimmee, Florida, Feb. 8-13, 2009.
  5. J. Jenshak and J.M. Stiles, “Transmit coding with a range ambiguity” Proc. of the Intl. Waveform Diversity and Design Conference, pp. 98-102, Kissimmee, Florida, Feb. 8-13, 2009. 
  6. J. Jenshak and J.M. Stiles, “Computation of QAM radar transmit signals with low autocorrelation side lobes” Proc. of the IEEE Radar Conference, Pasadena, California, May 4-8, 2009.
  7. G.A. Akers and  J.M. Stiles, An approach to ground moving target indication (GMTI) using multiple resolutions of the clutter covariance matrix” Proc. of the IEEE Radar Conference, Pasadena, California, May 4-8, 2009.
  8. J. Jenshak, J.M. Stiles, “A fast method for designing optimal transmit codes for radar” Proc. of the IEEE Radar Conference, Rome, Italy, May 2008.
  9. S.D. Blunt, J. M. Stiles, C. Allen, D. Deavours, and E. Perrins, “Diversity  Aspects of Radar-Embedded Communications,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, Turino, Italy,  pp. 439-442, Sept. 17-21, 2007.
  10. J.M. Stiles, V. Sinha; A. P. Nanda, “Space-time transmit signal construction for multi-mode radar,” in Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE Radar Conference, April 2006.
  11. J.M. Stiles, V. Sinha, and A.T. Deekonda, “Optimal space-time transit signal for multi-mode radar,” in Proceedings of the 2006 Waveform Diversity and Design Conference, Lihue, Hawaii, January, 2006.
  12. N.A. Goodman and J.M. Stiles, “Radar satellite constellations: SAR characterization and analysis,” in Proc. of the 2003 Advanced SAR Workshop, Montreal, Canada, June, 2003. (INVITED)
  13. J. Stiles and N.A. Goodman, “Wide area, fine resolution SAR from Multi-Aperture Radar Arrays,” in Proc. of the 2003 Advanced SAR Workshop, Montreal, Canada, June, 2003.
  14. N. Goodman and J.M. Stiles, “ Synthetic Aperture Characterization of Radar Satellite Constellations,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, vol. 1, pp.665-667, June 2002.
  15. N. Goodman and J.M. Stiles, “The information content of multiple receive aperture SAR systems,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, July 2001. 
  16. J.M Stiles and N. Goodman, “Processing of multi-aperture SAR to produce fine-resolution images of arbitrarily large extent,” in Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE Radar Conference, pp. 451-456, May 2001. 
  17. N. Goodman and J.M. Stiles, “A general signal processing algorithm for MTI with multiple receive apertures,” in Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE Radar Conference, pp. 315-320, May 2001.               
  18. J.M Stiles, N. Goodman, and Guruvayurappan, “ Minimum mean-squared error GPR processor for resolving shallow objects,” in the Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Detection and Remediation of Mines and Minelike Targets,  SPIE vol. 4394, pp. 461-469, April 2001.  
  19. J.M Stiles, and Beng Beh, “ A group theoretic description of bistatic scattering from symmetric subsurface objects,” accepted for Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Detection and Remediation of Mines and Minelike Targets, SPIE vol. 4394, pp.797-805, April 2001.  
  20. N. Goodman, and J.M. Stiles, “A MMSE filter for range sidelobe reduction,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, pp. 2365-2367, July 2000.
  21. J. M. Stiles, N. Goodman, and S. Lin, “Performance and processing of SAR satellite clusters,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, pp. 883-885, July 2000. 
  22. X. Guo,  K.P. Price and J.M. Stiles, “Multitemporal spectral characteristics of three land management practices on cool and warm season grasslands in eastern Kansas,” American Society of Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing Convention (ASPRS), May 2000.  
  23. B. Beh, T. Malik, J. Kreycik, and J.M. Stiles, “Detection of symmetrical objects using the bistatic, multipolarimetric, reverse-time migration technique,” Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Detection and Remediation of Mines and Minelike Targets, SPIE vol. 4038, pp. 1019-1027, April 2000.  
  24. Price, K.P., X. Guo and J.M. Stiles,  “Comparison of Landsat TM and ERS-2 SAR data for discriminating among six grassland types in eastern Kansas,” Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Geospatial Information in Agriculture and Forestry, vol. 1, pp. 265-272, Jan. 2000. 
  25. Guo, X., K.P. Price and J.M. Stiles, “ Modeling biophysical factors for grasslands using Landsat TM data in eastern Kansas,” Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Geospatial Information in Agriculture and Forestry,” Vol. 2, pp. 291-298, Jan. 2000. 
  26. Price, K.P., X. Guo and J.M. Stiles, “Optimal Landsat TM band combinations and vegetation indices for discrimination of six grassland types in eastern Kansas,” Pecora14/Land Satellite Information III, pp. 347-357, Dec. 1999. 
  27. N. Goodman, D. Rajakrishna and J.M. Stiles, “Wide Swath, High Resolution SAR using Multiple Receive Apertures,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium,  pp. 1767-1769, June 1999.   
  28. Price, K.P., X. Guo and J.M. Stiles, “ Discriminant analysis of Landsat TM multi-temporal data for six grassland management practices in eastern Kansas,” Proceedings of the American Society of Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), pp. 498-508, May 1999.
  29. J.M. Stiles, P. Parra-Bocaranda, and A. Apte, “Detection of object symmetry using bistatic and polarimetric GPR observations,” Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Detection and Remediation of Mines and Minelike Targets, SPIE Vol. 3710, pp. 992-1002, Orlando, FL, April 1999.  
  30. B. Beh, T. Malik and J.M. Stiles, “Symmetric observation of a buried target using multipolarimetric reverse-time migration,” Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Detection and Remediation of Mines and Minelike Targets, SPIE Vol. 3710, pp. 1118-1127, Orlando, FL, April 1999.
  31. J.M. Stiles and K. Sarabandi, “Modeling microwave propagation in a grass vegetation layer,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, pp. 1571-1573, July 1998. 
  32. A. Martinez,  D. S. Beaty,  J.M. Stiles, and T. R. Carr, “Comparison of ground-penetrating radar reflectivity and rock properties in a sandstone-dominated incised valley-fill deposit,” Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Ground-Penetrating Radar, pp. 693-698, May 1998. 
  33. J.M. Stiles and K. Sarabandi, “Scattering from cultural grass canopies: A phase coherent model,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, pp. 720-722, May 1996. 
  34. J.M. Stiles and K. Sarabandi, and F.T. Ulaby, “Scattering from cultural grass canopies: Measured and modeled data,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, pp. 723-725, May 1996.   
  35. J.M. Stiles and K. Sarabandi, “A rigorous analysis of the generalized Rayleigh-Gans approximation,” Proceedings of the IEEE  Antenna and Propagation Society International Symposium, pp. 802-805, June 1995. 
  36. J.M. Stiles and K. Sarabandi, “Microwave scattering model for grassland and short vegetation canopies,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, pp. 1841-1843, Aug. 1994.