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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Shannon Blunt

Shannon Blunt

Professor

  • 3034 Eaton Hall
  • 1520 W 15th Street
  • Lawrence, KS 66045-7608


Education

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri, 2002 (advisor: K.C. Ho)
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri, 2000 (advisor: K.C. Ho)
  • B.S. (with honors) in Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri, 1999
 

Industrial Experience

  • Radar Division - US Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, 2002-2005


Teaching

  • EECS 412 Electronic Circuits II
  • EECS 420 Electromagnetics II
  • EECS 644 Digital Signal Processing
  • EECS 844 Adaptive Signal Processing
  • Tutorial on "Spectrum Engineering & Waveform Diversity" at IEEE Radar Conference series in collaboration with Prof. Hugh Griffiths of University College London


Research (Google Scholar page)

  • Adaptive Signal Processing for Radar and Communications
  • Radar Waveform Optimization/Implementation
  • Radar Pulse Compression
  • Space-Time Adaptive Processing
  • Array Processing
  • Radar Spectrum Engineering
  • Radar-Embedded Communications
  • Interference Cancellation
  • Multistatic Radar
  • Biomedical Imaging


Affliliations

  • IEEE AESS Radar Systems Panel (2007-present)
  • MSS Tri-Service Radar Symposium Program Committee (2010-present)
  • Subject Matter Expert for Sensiac Military Sensing Information Analysis Center (2010-present)


Memberships

  • IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society
  • IEEE Signal Processing Society
  • Association of Old Crows
  • Eta Kappa Nu
  • Tau Beta Pi


Honors - Research

  • IEEE Fellow for "contributions to radar waveform diversity and design", 2016
  • 2012 IEEE/AESS Fred Nathanson Memorial Radar Award for "contributions to adaptive radar signal processing and waveform diversity"
  • Air Force Office of Scientific Research - Young Investigator Award, 2008
  • Miller Professional Development Award for Distinguished Research, KU School of Engineering, 2008
  • Naval Research Laboratory Alan Berman Research Publication Award, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009
  • Bellows Scholar, School of Engineering, University of Kansas, 2010, 2011, 2016
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award in Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri, 2001


Honors - Teaching

  • Harry Talley Excellence in Teaching Award, KU EECS Department, 2008, 2013
  • Celebration of Teaching Honoree for EECS, KU Center for Teaching Excellence, 2013
  • Donald K. Anderson Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Award, University of Missouri, 2000


Service

  • Director, KU Radar Systems & Remote Sensing Laboratory (RSL) (2011-present)
  • Contributed to update of IEEE Standard 686 - Standard Radar Definitions (2016)
  • Faculty Advisor, KU IEEE student chapter (2012-2015)
  • General Chair, 2011 IEEE Radar Conference, Kansas City, MO
  • Associate Editor for IEEE Trans. Aerospace and Electronic Systems (2008-present)
  • Editorial Board for IET Radar, Sonar, & Navigation (2008-present)
  • Chair, Conferences Committee, IEEE/AESS Radar Systems Panel (2012-present)
  • Chair, IEEE/AESS Nathanson Memorial Award Committee (2014-present)

 

International Research Engagement

  • Chair, NATO SET-179 research task group on Dynamic Waveform Diversity & Design (2011-2014)
  • Member, NATO SET-182 research task group on Radar Spectrum Engineering & Management (2011-2014)
  • Co-Chair, NATO SET-204 research specialists meeting on Waveform Diversity, Berlin, Germany (2014)
  • Member, NATO SET-227 research task group on Cognitive Radar (2015-2017)


Graduate Students

  • Garrett Zook, currently pursuing MS EE.
  • Dana Hemmingsen, currently pursuing MS EE.
  • Charles Mohr, currently pursuing MS EE.
  • Brandon Ravenscroft, currently pursuing MS EE.
  • Jonathan Owen, currently pursuing MS EE.
  • Lumumba Harnett, currently pursuing PhD EE.
  • Patrick McCormick, currently pursuing PhD EE.
  • John Jakabosky, currently pursuing PhD EE, with the Radar Division of the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington, DC.
  • Shadi Pir Hosseinloo, currently pursuing PhD EE (co-advising, Prof. Kostas Kokkinakis of KU Dept. of Speech, Language, Hearing is lead advisor).
  • Mohanad Al-Ibadi, currently pursuing PhD EE (co-advising, Dr. John Paden is lead advisor).
  • Peng Seng (Isaac) Tan, currently pursuing PhD EE (co-advising, Prof. Jim Stiles is lead advisor).
  • Audrey Seybert, MS EE 2016, with Honeywell FM&T in Kansas City, MO (co-advised, Prof. Chris Allen is lead advisor).
  • Dakota Henke, MS EE 2015, with Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, NM.
  • Erik Hornberger, MS EE 2015, with Sumitomo Heavy Industries in Yokohama, Japan.
  • Lane Ryan, MS EE 2014, with Honeywell FM&T in Kansas City, MO (co-advised, Prof. Chris Allen was lead advisor).
  • Dr. Justin Metcalf, MS EE 2011 and PhD EE 2015, with the Sensors Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
  • Matthew Cook, MS EE 2010, with Garmin in Olathe, KS.
  • Casey Biggs, MS EE 2009, with 13iggs Consulting in Lawrence, KS.
  • Tsz Ping (Charley) Chan, MS EE 2008, with Bloomberg LP in New York, NY.
  • Padmaja Yatham, MS EE 2007, with Ericsson in Richardson, TX.
  • William Dower, MS EE 2007, with Raytheon in Allen, TX and currently pursuing PhD EE at the University of Oklahoma.
  • Dr. Thomas Higgins, MS EE 2007 and PhD EE 2011, with the Radar Division of the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington, DC.


Publications (Books)

  • M. Wicks, E. Mokole, S.D. Blunt, V. Amuso, and R. Schneible, eds., Principles of Waveform Diversity and Design, SciTech Publishing, 2010.


Publications (Book Chapters)

  1. S.D. Blunt, J. Jakabosky, P. McCormick, P.S. Tan, and J.G. Metcalf, "Holistic Radar Waveform Diversity," to appear in Academic Press Library in Signal Processing Volume 7 (SIGP): Array, Radar and Communications Engineering, eds. F. Gini, N.D. Sidiropoulos, M. Pesavento, and P.A. Naylor, Elsevier, 2017.
  2. S.D. Blunt, J. Jakabosky, and C. Allen, "Radar Emission Spectrum Engineering," to appear in Novel Radar Techniques and Applications, ed. R. Klemm, IET, 2016.
  3. S.D. Blunt, "Pulse Compression and High Resolution Radar," Chapter 16 in Introduction to Airborne Radar, 3rd ed., eds. H. Griffiths, C.J. Baker, and D. Adamy, SciTech-IET, 2014.
  4. S.D. Blunt, "Radar Waveforms: Advanced Concepts," Chapter 46 in Introduction to Airborne Radar, 3rd ed., eds. H. Griffiths, C.J. Baker, and D. Adamy, SciTech-IET, 2014.
  5. S.D. Blunt, T. Higgins, A. Shackelford, and K. Gerlach, "Multistatic & Waveform-Diverse Radar Pulse Compression," Chapter 8 in Waveform Design and Diversity for Advanced Radar Systems, eds. F. Gini, A. de Maio, and L. Patton, IET, 2012.
  6. S.D. Blunt and J.M. Stiles, "Intra-Pulse Radar-Embedded Communications," Chapter B-I-4 in Principles of Waveform Diversity & Design, eds. M. Wicks, E. Mokole, S.D. Blunt, V. Amuso, and R. Schneible, SciTech Publishing, 2010.
  7. S.D. Blunt, K. Gerlach, M. Rangaswamy, and A.K. Shackelford, "STAP via Knowledge-Aided Covariance Estimation and the FRACTA Algorithm," Chapter 7 in Knowledge Based Radar Detection, Tracking, and Classification, eds. F. Gini and M. Rangaswamy, John Wiley & Sons, 2008.


Publications (Journal)

  1. A. Martone, K. Ranney, K. Sherbondy, K. Gallagher, and S. Blunt, "Fast Spectrum Sensing for Radar Coexistence," submitted to IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems.
  2. S.D. Blunt, J. Metcalf, J. Jakabosky, J. Stiles, and B. Himed, "Multi-Waveform Space-Time Adaptive Processing," IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems, vol. 53, no. 1, Feb. 2017, DOI: 10.1109/TAES.2017.2650639.
  3. P.M. McCormick, S.D. Blunt, and J.G. Metcalf, "Wideband MIMO Frequency-Modulated Emission Design with Space-Frequency Nulling," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 363-378, Mar. 2017, DOI: 10.1109/JSTSP.2016.2627180. (special issue on Advances in Time/Frequency Modulated Array Signal Processing)
  4. J. Jakabosky, P. McCormick, and S.D. Blunt, "Implementation & Design of Physical Radar Waveform Diversity," IEEE AESS Systems Magazine, vol. 31, no. 12, pp. 26-33, Dec. 2016, DOI: 0.1109/MAES.2016.150230. (special issue on Waveform Diversity)
  5. S.D. Blunt and E.L. Mokole, "An Overview of Radar Waveform Diversity," IEEE AESS Systems Magazine, vol. 31, no. 11, pp. 2-42, Nov. 2016, DOI: 10.1109/MAES.2016.160071.
  6. P. McCormick, T. Higgins, S.D. Blunt, and M. Rangaswamy, "Adaptive Receive Processing of Spatially-Modulated Physical Radar Emissions," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, vol. 9, no. 8, pp. 1415-1426, Dec. 2015, DOI: 10.1109/JSTSP.2015.2467360. (special issue on Advanced Signal Processing Techniques for Radar Applications)
  7. J.G. Metcalf, C. Sahin, S.D. Blunt, and M. Rangaswamy, "Analysis of Symbol Design Strategies for Intrapulse Radar-Embedded Communications," IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems, vol. 51, no. 4, pp. 2914-2931, Oct. 2015, DOI: 10.1109/TAES.2015.140675.
  8. H. Griffiths, L. Cohen, S. Watts, E. Mokole, C. Baker, M. Wicks, and S. Blunt, "Radar Spectrum Engineering and Management: Technical and Regulatory Issues," Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 103, no. 1, pp. 85-102, Jan. 2015, DOI: 10.1109/JPROC.2014.2365517.
  9. S.D. Blunt, P. McCormick, T. Higgins, and M. Rangaswamy, "Physical Emission of Spatially-Modulated Radar," IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, vol. 8, no. 12, pp. 1234-1246, Dec. 2014.
  10. S.D. Blunt, M. Cook, J. Jakabosky, J. de Graaf, and E. Perrins, "Polyphase-Coded FM (PCFM) Radar Waveforms, Part I: Implementation," IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems, vol. 50, no. 3, pp. 2218-2229, July 2014, DOI: 10.1109/TAES.2014.130361.
  11. S.D. Blunt, J. Jakabosky, M. Cook, J. Stiles, S. Seguin, and E.L. Mokole, "Polyphase-Coded FM (PCFM) Radar Waveforms, Part II: Optimization," IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems, vol. 50, no. 3, pp. 2230-2241, July 2014, DOI: 10.1109/TAES.2014.130362.
  12. S.D. Blunt, J.G. Metcalf, C.R. Biggs, and E. Perrins, "Performance Characteristics and Metrics for Intra-Pulse Radar-Embedded Communications," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (special issue on Advances in Military Networking and Communications), vol. 29, no. 10, pp. 2057-2066, Dec. 2011, DOI: 10.1109/JSAC.2011.111215.
  13. S.D. Blunt, T. Chan, and K. Gerlach, "Robust DOA Estimation: the Re-Iterative Super Resolution (RISR) Algorithm," IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 332-346, Jan. 2011, DOI: 10.1109/TAES.2011.5705679.
  14. S.D. Blunt, P. Yatham, and J. Stiles, "Intrapulse Radar-Embedded Communications," IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 1185-1200, July 2010, DOI: 10.1109/TAES.2010.5545182.
  15. M. Popescu, S.D. Blunt, and T. Chan, "Magnetoencephalography Source Localization using the Source Affine Image Reconstruction (SAFFIRE) Algorithm," IEEE Trans. Biomedical Engineering, vol. 57, no. 7, pp. 1652-1662, July 2010, DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2010.2047858.
  16. S.D. Blunt and T. Higgins, "Dimensionality Reduction Techniques for Efficient Adaptive Radar Pulse Compression," IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems, vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 349-362, Jan. 2010.
  17. S.D. Blunt, A. Shackelford, K. Gerlach, and K.J. Smith, "Doppler Compensation & Single Pulse Imaging via Adaptive Pulse compression," IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 647-659, Apr. 2009.
  18. A.K. Shackelford, K. Gerlach, and S.D. Blunt, "Partially Adaptive STAP using the FRACTA Algorithm," IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 58-69, Jan. 2009.
  19. S.D. Blunt, W. Dower, and K. Gerlach, "Hybrid Interference Suppression for Multistatic Radar," IET Radar, Sonar, & Navigation, vol. 2, no. 5, pp. 323-333, Oct. 2008.
  20. M. Popescu, E.-A. Popescu, T.-P. Chan, S.D. Blunt, and J. Lewine, "Spatio-Temporal Reconstruction of Bilateral Auditory Steady State Responses using MEG Beamformers," IEEE Trans. Biomedical Engineering, vol. 55, no. 3, pp. 1092-1102, Mar. 2008.
  21. S.D. Blunt,K. Gerlach, and J. Heyer, "A New HRR Detector for Slow-Moving Targets in Sea-Clutter," IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 965-974, July 2007.
  22. K. Gerlach and S.D. Blunt, "Radar Pulse Compression Repair," IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 1188-1195, July 2007.
  23. K. Gerlach, A.K. Shackelford, and S.D. Blunt, "Combined Multistatic Adaptive Pulse Compression and Adaptive Beamforming for Shared-Spectrum Radar," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 137-146, June 2007.
  24. K. Gerlach and S.D. Blunt, "The Factored-SVD Formulation and an application example," Digital Signal Processing, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 199-208, January 2007.
  25. S.D. Blunt, K. Gerlach, and M. Rangaswamy, "STAP using Knowledge-Aided Covariance Estimation and the FRACTA Algorithm," IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 891-903, July 2006.
  26. S.D. Blunt and K. Gerlach, "Multistatic Adaptive Pulse Compression," IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 1043-1057, July 2006.
  27. S.D. Blunt and K. Gerlach, "Adaptive Pulse Compression via MMSE Estimation," IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems, vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 572-584, April 2006.
  28. S.D. Blunt and K.C. Ho, "An Iterative Approximate MAP Symbol Estimator for Uncoded Synchronous CDMA," IEEE Trans. Wireless Communications, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 1663-1673, July 2005.
  29. S.D. Blunt and K. Gerlach, "Efficient Robust AMF using the FRACTA Algorithm," IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 537-548, April 2005.
  30. K.R. Gerlach, S.D. Blunt, and M.L. Picciolo, "Robust Adaptive Matched Filtering using the FRACTA Algorithm," IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 929-945, July 2004.
  31. K.C. Ho and S.D. Blunt, "Rapid Identification of a Sparse Impulse Response Using an Adaptive Algorithm in the Haar Domain," IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, vol. 51, no. 3, pp. 628-638, March 2003.
  32. K.C. Ho and S.D. Blunt, "Adaptive Sparse System Identification using Wavelets," IEEE Trans. Circuits & Systems II, vol. 49, no. 10, pp. 656-667, October 2002.


Patents

  1. S.D. Blunt, M. Popescu, and T. Chan, "Source Affine Reconstruction for Medical Imaging," US Patent #8,433,388, issued April 30, 2013.
  2. S.D. Blunt and T. Higgins, "Computationally Efficient Adaptive Radar Pulse Compression System," US Patent #7,602,331, issued October 13, 2009.
  3. S.D. Blunt, A. Shackelford, and K. Gerlach, "Single Pulse Imaging Radar System and Method," US Patent #7,535,412, issued May 19, 2009.
  4. S.D. Blunt and K. Gerlach, "Multistatic Adaptive Pulse Compression Method and System," US Patent #7,474,257, issued January 6, 2009.
  5. S.D. Blunt, K. Gerlach, and K.J. Smith, "Doppler Compensated Adaptive Pulse Compressor for Doppler-Tolerant Waveforms," US Patent #7,439,906, issued October 21, 2008.
  6. K. Gerlach and S.D. Blunt, "Radar Pulse Compression Repair," US Patent #7,298,315, issued November 20, 2007.
  7. S.D. Blunt and K. Gerlach, "Method and Apparatus for Detecting Slow-Moving Targets in High-Resolution Sea Clutter," US Patent #7,286,079, issued October 23, 2007.
  8. S.D. Blunt and K. Gerlach, "Doppler-Sensitive Adaptive Coherence Estimate Detector Methods," US Patent #7,212,150, issued May 1, 2007.
  9. K. Gerlach and S.D. Blunt, "Radar Processor System and Method," US Patent #7,193,558, issued March 20, 2007.
  10. S.D. Blunt and K. Gerlach, "Robust Predictive Deconvolution System and Method," US Patent #7,106,250, issued September 12, 2006.
  11. S.D. Blunt and K. Gerlach, "Robust Predictive Deconvolution System and Method," US Patent #6,940,450, issued September 6, 2005.


Publications (Conference)

  1. G. Zook, P.M. McCormick, S.D. Blunt, C. Allen, and J. Jakabosky, "Dual-Polarized FM Noise Radar," submitted to IET International Radar Conference, Belfast, UK, 23-26 Oct. 2017.
  2. P.M. McCormick and S.D. Blunt, "Gradient-based Coded-FM Waveform Design using Legendre Polynomials," submitted to IET International Radar Conference, Belfast, UK, 23-26 Oct. 2017.
  3. B. Ravenscroft, S.D. Blunt, C. Allen, A. Martone, and K. Sherbondy, "Analysis of Spectral Notching in FM Noise Radar using Measured Interference," submitted to IET International Radar Conference, Belfast, UK, 23-26 Oct. 2017.
  4. C. Sahin, J. Metcalf, and S. Blunt, "Mathematical Characterization of Range Sidelobe Modulation," submitted to IET International Radar Conference, Belfast, UK, 23-26 Oct. 2017.
  5. P.M. McCormick and S.D. Blunt, "Nonlinear Conjugate Gradient Optimization of Polyphase-Coded FM Radar Waveforms," IEEE Radar Conference, Seattle, WA, 8-12 May 2017.
  6. B. Ravenscroft, P.M. McCormick, S.D. Blunt, J. Jakabosky, and J.G. Metcalf, "Tandem-Hopped OFDM Communications in Spectral Gaps of FM Noise Radar," IEEE Radar Conference, Seattle, WA, 8-12 May 2017.
  7. P.M. McCormick, S.D. Blunt, and J. Metcalf, "Simultaneous Radar and Communication Emissions from a Common Aperture, Part I: Theory," IEEE Radar Conference, Seattle, WA, 8-12 May 2017.
  8. P.M. McCormick, B. Ravenscroft, A. Duly, S.D. Blunt, and J. Metcalf, "Simultaneous Radar and Communication Emissions from a Common Aperture, Part II: Experimentation," IEEE Radar Conference, Seattle, WA, 8-12 May 2017.
  9. C. Sahin, J. Jakabosky, P. McCormick, J. Metcalf, and S. Blunt, "A Novel Approach for Embedding Communication Symbols into Physical Radar Waveforms," IEEE Radar Conference, Seattle, WA, 8-12 May 2017.
  10. C. Sahin, J. Metcalf, and S. Blunt, "Filter Design to Address Range Sidelobe Modulation in Transmit-Encoded Radar-Embedded Communications," IEEE Radar Conference, Seattle, WA, 8-12 May 2017.
  11. B.H. Kirk, J. Owen, R.M. Narayanan, S.D. Blunt, A.F. Martone, and K.D. Sherbondy, "Cognitive Software Defined Radar: Waveform Design for Clutter and Interference Suppression," SPIE Defense + Security Symposium, Anaheim, CA, 9-13 Apr. 2017.
  12. S.D. Blunt, C. Allen, E. Arnold, R. Hale, R. Hui, S. Keshmiri, C. Leuschen, J. Li, J. Paden, F. Rodriguez-Morales, A. Salandrino, and J. Stiles, "Radar Research at the University of Kansas," SPIE Defense + Security Symposium, Anaheim, CA, 9-13 Apr. 2017.
  13. A. Salandrino, P.M. McCormick, M.D. Balcazar, and S.D. Blunt, "Spatially Modulated Metamaterial Array for Transmit (SMMArT) and Slow-Leaky-Wave Antennas," IEEE Intl. Symp. Phased Array Systems & Technology, Waltham, MA, 18-21 Oct. 2016, DOI: 10.1109/ARRAY.2016.7832580. (INVITED)
  14. J. Jakabosky, B. Ravenscroft, S.D. Blunt, and A. Martone, "Gapped Spectrum Shaping for Tandem-Hopped Radar/Communications & Cognitive Sensing," IEEE Radar Conf., Philadelphia, PA, 2-6 May 2016, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2016.7485067. (INVITED)
  15. P.M. McCormick, S.D. Blunt, and J. Metcalf, "Joint Spectrum/Beampattern Design of Wideband MIMO Radar Emissions," IEEE Radar Conf., Philadelphia, PA, 2-6 May 2016, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2016.7485240. (INVITED)
  16. A. Salandrino, D.J. Chachayma Farfan, P. McCormick, E.D. Symm, and S.D. Blunt, "Spatially Modulated Metamaterial Array for Transmit (SMMArT)," IEEE Radar Conf., Philadelphia, PA, 2-6 May 2016, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2016.7485276.
  17. L. Harnett, P.M. McCormick, S.D. Blunt, and J. Metcalf, "Multi-Window Post-Doppler Dimensionality Reduction for Multi-Waveform STAP," IEEE Radar Conf., Philadelphia, PA, 2-6 May 2016, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2016.7485080.
  18. J.G. Metcalf, K.J. Sangston, M. Rangaswamy, S.D. Blunt, and B. Himed, "A New Method of Generating Multivariate Weibull Distributed Data," IEEE Radar Conf., Philadelphia, PA, 2-6 May 2016, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2016.7485287.
  19. P.S. Tan, J.M. Stiles, and S.D. Blunt, "Optimizing Sparse Allocation for Radar Spectrum Sharing," IEEE Radar Conf., Philadelphia, PA, 2-6 May 2016, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2016.7485150.
  20. J. Jakabosky, S.D. Blunt, and B. Himed, "Spectral-Shape Optimized FM Noise Radar for Pulse Agility," IEEE Radar Conf., Philadelphia, PA, 2-6 May 2016, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2016.7485298.
  21. P.M. McCormick, S.D. Blunt, and T. Higgins, "A Gradient Descent Implementation of Adaptive Pulse Compression," IEEE Radar Conf., Philadelphia, PA, 2-6 May 2016, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2016.7485140.
  22. J. Jakabosky, S.D. Blunt, and A. Martone, "Incorporating Hopped Spectral Gaps into Nonrecurrent Nonlinear FMCW Radar Emissions," IEEE Intl. Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing, Cancun, Mexico, 13-16 Dec. 2015, DOI: 10.1109/CAMSAP.2015.7383791. (INVITED)
  23. E. Hornberger, S.D. Blunt, and T. Higgins, "Partially Constrained Adaptive Beamforming for Super-Resolution at Low SNR," IEEE Intl. Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing, Cancun, Mexico, 13-16 Dec. 2015, DOI: 10.1109/CAMSAP.2015.7383753.
  24. P. McCormick and S.D. Blunt, "Fast-Time 2-D Spatial Modulation of Physical Radar Emissions," Intl. Radar Symp, Dresden, Germany, 24-26 June 2015, DOI: 10.1109/IRS.2015.7226302. (INVITED)
  25. J. Metcalf, S.D. Blunt, and B. Himed, "A Machine Learning Approach to Cognitive Radar Detection," IEEE Intl. Radar Conf., Washington, DC, 11-15 May 2015, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2015.7131215.
  26. P.S. Tan, J. Jakabosky, J.M. Stiles, and S.D. Blunt, "On Higher-Order Representations of Polyphase-Coded FM Radar Waveforms," IEEE Intl. Radar Conf., Washington, DC, 11-15 May 2015, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2015.7131044.
  27. D. Henke, P. McCormick, S.D. Blunt, and T. Higgins, "Practical Aspects of Optimal Mismatch Filtering and Adaptive Pulse Compression for FM Waveforms," IEEE Intl. Radar Conf., Washington, DC, 11-15 May 2015, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2015.7131167.
  28. P. McCormick, J. Jakabosky, S.D. Blunt, C. Allen, and B. Himed, "Joint Polarization/Waveform Design and Adaptive Receive Processing," IEEE Intl. Radar Conf., Washington, DC, 11-15 May 2015, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2015.7131211. (INVITED)
  29. J. Jakabosky, S.D. Blunt, and B. Himed, "Waveform Design and Receive Processing for Nonrecurrent Nonlinear FMCW Radar," IEEE Intl. Radar Conf., Washington, DC, 11-15 May 2015, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2015.7131210.
  30. J. Jakabosky, S.D. Blunt, and T. Higgins, "Ultra-Low Sidelobe Waveform Design via Spectral Shaping and LINC Transmit Architecture," IEEE Intl. Radar Conf., Washington, DC, 11-15 May 2015, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2015.7131144. (INVITED)
  31. S.D. Blunt, J. Metcalf, J. Jakabosky, and B. Himed, "SINR Analysis of Multi-Waveform STAP," IEEE International Radar Conference, Lille, France, 13-17 October 2014, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2014.7060341. (INVITED)
  32. J. Jakabosky, S.D. Blunt, and B. Himed, "Optimization of "Over-Coded" Radar Waveforms," IEEE Radar Conference, Cincinnati, OH, 19-23 May 2014, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2014.6875831.
  33. S.D. Blunt, P. McCormick, T. Higgins, and M. Rangaswamy, "Spatially-Modulated Radar Waveforms Inspired by Fixational Eye Movement," IEEE Radar Conference, Cincinnati, OH, 19-23 May 2014, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2014.6875719.
  34. L. Ryan, J. Jakabosky, S.D. Blunt, C. Allen, and L. Cohen, "Optimizing Polyphase-Coded FM Waveforms within a LINC Transmit Architecture," IEEE Radar Conference, Cincinnati, OH, 19-23 May 2014, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2014.6875706.
  35. J. Metcalf, S.D. Blunt, and B. Himed, "A Machine Learning Approach to Distribution Identification of Non-Gaussian Clutter," IEEE Radar Conference, Cincinnati, OH, 19-23 May 2014, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2014.6875688.
  36. B.D. Cordill, S.A. Seguin, and S.D. Blunt, "Mutual Coupling Calibration using the Reiterative Superresolution (RISR) Algorithm," IEEE Radar Conference, Cincinnati, OH, 19-23 May 2014.
  37. S.A. Seguin, J. Jakabosky, B.D. Cordill, and S. Blunt, "Phased Array Antenna Model-in-the-Loop Radar Waveform Optimization," IEEE Intl. Conf. on Microwaves, Communications, Antennas and Electronic Systems, Tel Aviv, Isreal, 21-23 Oct. 2013. (INVITED)
  38. S.A. Seguin, J. Jakabosky, and S.D. Blunt, "Hardware-in-the-Loop Radar Waveform Optimization using Radiated Emissions," IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Conf., Denver, CO, 5-9 August 2013. (INVITED)
  39. H. Griffiths, S. Blunt, L. Cohen, L. Savy, “Challenge Problems in Spectrum Engineering and Waveform Diversity,” IEEE Radar Conference, Ottawa, Canada, 29 April - 3 May, 2013, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2013.6586140. (INVITED)
  40. J. Jakabosky, L. Ryan, and S.D. Blunt, “Transmitter-in-the-Loop Optimization of Distorted OFDM Radar Emissions,” IEEE Radar Conference, Ottawa, Canada, 29 April - 3 May, 2013, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2013.6586121.

  41. S.D. Blunt, J. Jakabosky, J. Metcalf, J. Stiles, and B. Himed, “Multi-Waveform STAP,” IEEE Radar Conference, Ottawa, Canada, 29 April - 3 May, 2013, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2013.6586089.

  42. J. Jakabosky, S.D. Blunt, M.R. Cook, J. Stiles, and S.A. Seguin, “Transmitter-in-the-Loop Optimization of Physical Radar Emissions,” IEEE Radar Conference, Atlanta, GA, 7-11 May 2012.

  43. J. Metcalf, S. Blunt, and E. Perrins, “Detector Design and Intercept Metrics for Intra-Pulse Radar-Embedded Communications,” IEEE Military Communications Conference, Baltimore, MD, 7-10 Nov. 2011.

  44. B. Cordill, J. Metcalf, S.A. Seguin, D. Chatterjee, and S.D. Blunt, “The Impact of Mutual Coupling on MIMO Radar Emissions,” IEEE International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, Turino, Italy, 12-17 Sept. 2011. (INVITED)

  45. T. Higgins, K. Gerlach, A.K. Shackelford, and S.D. Blunt, “Non-Identical Multiple Pulse Compression and Clutter Cancellation," IEEE Radar Conference, Kansas City, MO, 23-27 May 2011.
  46. J. Jakabosky, P. Anglin, M. Cook, S.D. Blunt, and J. Stiles, “Non-Linear FM Waveform Design using Marginal Fisher’s Information within the CPM Framework,” IEEE Radar Conference, Kansas City, MO, 23-27 May 2011.
  47. M. Cook, S.D. Blunt, and J. Jakabosky, “Optimization of Waveform Diversity and Performance for Pulse-Agile Radar,” IEEE Radar Conference, Kansas City, MO, 23-27 May 2011.

  48. T. Higgins, S.D. Blunt, and A.K. Shackelford, “Time-Range Adaptive Processing for Pulse Agile Radar,” International Waveform Diversity & Design Conference, Niagara Falls, Canada, 8-13 Aug. 2010.

  49. S.D. Blunt, M.R. Cook, and J. Stiles, “Embedding Information into Radar Emissions via Waveform Implementation,” International Waveform Diversity & Design Conference, Niagara Falls, Canada, 8-13 Aug., 2010. (INVITED)

  50. S.D. Blunt and J.G. Metcalf, “Using Time Reversal of Multipath for Intra-Pulse Radar-Embedded Communications,” International Waveform Diversity & Design Conference, Niagara Falls, Canada, 8-13 Aug., 2010.

  51. T. Higgins, S.D. Blunt, and A.K. Shackelford, “Space-Range Adaptive Processing for Waveform-Diverse Radar Imaging,” IEEE International Radar Conference, Washington, DC, 10-14 May 2010.

  52. S.D. Blunt and J.G. Metcalf, “Estimating Temporal Multipath via Spatial Selectivity: Building Environmental Knowledge into Waveform Design for Radar-Embedded Communications,” IEEE International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, Turino, Italy, 14-18 Sept. 2009. (INVITED)

  53. S.D. Blunt, M. Cook, E. Perrins, and J. de Graaf, “CPM-Based Radar Waveforms for Efficiently Bandlimiting a Transmitted Spectrum,” IEEE Radar Conference, Pasadena, CA, 4-8 May 2009.

  54. T. Higgins, S.D. Blunt, and K. Gerlach, “Gain-Constrained Adaptive Pulse Compression via an MVDR Framework,” IEEE Radar Conference, Pasadena, CA, 4-8 May 2009.

  55. S.D. Blunt and C. Biggs, “Practical Considerations for Intra-Pulse Radar-Embedded Communications,” International Waveform Diversity & Design Conference, Orlando, FL, 8-13 Feb. 2009, pp. 244-248.

  56. T. Higgins and S.D. Blunt, “Analysis of Range-Angle Coupled Beamforming with Frequency-Diverse Chirps,” International Waveform Diversity & Design Conference, Orlando, FL, 8-13 Feb. 2009, pp. 140-144.

  57. S.D. Blunt, T. Chan, and K. Gerlach, “A New Framework for Direction-of-Arrival Estimation,” IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Processing Workshop, Darmstadt, Germany, 21-23 July 2008.

  58. S.D. Blunt, K. Gerlach, and E. Mokole, “Pulse Compression Eclipsing Repair,” IEEE Radar Conference, Rome, Italy, 26-30 May 2008, DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2008.4720725.

  59. S.D. Blunt, W. Dower, and K. Gerlach, “Hybrid Adaptive Receive Processing for Multistatic Radar,” Intl. Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, 12-14 Dec. 2007, pp. 5-8. (INVITED)

  60. S.D. Blunt, J. Stiles, C. Allen, D. Deavours, and E. Perrins, “Diversity Aspects of Radar-Embedded Communications,” IEEE International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, Turino, Italy, 17-21 Sept. 2007, pp. 439-442. (INVITED)

  61. S.D. Blunt and P. Yatham, “Waveform Design for Radar-Embedded Communications,” International Waveform Diversity & Design Conference, Pisa, Italy, 4-8 June 2007, pp. 214-218. (INVITED)

  62. A.K. Shackelford, J. de Graaf, S. Talapatra, K. Gerlach, and S.D Blunt, “Shared-Spectrum Multistatic Radar: Preliminary Experimental Results,” International Waveform Diversity & Design Conference, Pisa, Italy, 4-8 June 2007, pp. 443-447.

  63. S.D. Blunt and T. Higgins, “Achieving Real-Time Efficiency for Adaptive Radar Pulse Compression,” 2007 IEEE Radar Conference, Waltham, MA, 17-20 April 2007, pp. 116-121.

  64. S.D. Blunt, K. Gerlach, and T. Higgins, “Aspects of Radar Range Super-Resolution,” IEEE Radar Conference, Waltham, MA, 17-20 April 2007, pp. 683-687.

  65. A.K. Shackelford, J. de Graaf, S. Talapatra, S.D. Blunt, and K. Gerlach, “Adaptive Pulse Compression: Preliminary Experimental Results”, IEEE Radar Conference, Waltham, MA, 17-20 April 2007, pp. 234-237.

  66. S.D. Blunt and K. Gerlach, “A Generalized Formulation for Adaptive Pulse Compression of Multistatic Radar,” Fourth IEEE Workshop on Sensor Array and Multi-Channel Processing (SAM), Waltham, MA, 12-14 July 2006, pp. 349-353.

  67. S.D. Blunt, K.J. Smith, and K. Gerlach, “Doppler-Compensated Adaptive Pulse Compression,” IEEE Radar Conference, Verona, NY, 24-27 April 2006.

  68. K. Gerlach, A. Shackelford, and S.D. Blunt, “A Novel Approach to Shared-Spectrum Multistatic Radar,” IEEE Radar Conference, Verona, NY, 24-27 April 2006.

  69. K. Gerlach, A. Shackelford, and S.D. Blunt, “Performance Enhancement of the FRACTA Algorithm via Dimensionality Reduction: Results from KASSPER I,” IEEE Radar Conference, Verona, NY, 24-27 April 2006.

  70. S.D. Blunt, A. Shackelford, and K. Gerlach, “Single Pulse Imaging,” International Waveform Diversity and Design Conference, Lihue, Hawaii, 22-27 January 2006.

  71. K. Gerlach, A. Shackelford, and S.D. Blunt, “Combined Adaptive Pulse Compression and Adaptive Beamforming for Multistatic Shared-Spectrum Radar,” International Waveform Diversity and Design Conference, Lihue, Hawaii, 22-27 January 2006.

  72. S.D. Blunt and K. Gerlach, “Aspects of Multistatic Adaptive Pulse Compression,” IEEE International Radar Conf., Arlington, VA, 9-12 May 2005, pp. 104-108.

  73. S.D. Blunt and K. Gerlach, “Adaptive Pulse Compression Repair Processing,” IEEE International Radar Conf., Arlington, VA, 9-12 May 2005, pp. 519-523.

  74. S.D. Blunt and K. Gerlach, “Joint Adaptive Pulse Compression to Enable Multi-Static Radar,” International Waveform Diversity and Design Conf., Edinburgh, Scotland, 8-10 Nov. 2004.

  75. S.D. Blunt and K. Gerlach, “Adaptive Repair of Pulse-Compressed Radar Waveforms: Seeing the Trees Despite the Forest,” International Waveform Diversity and Design Conf., Edinburgh, Scotland, 8-10 Nov. 2004.

  76. S.D. Blunt, K. Gerlach, and M. Rangaswamy, “The Enhanced FRACTA Algorithm with Knowledge-Aided Covariance Estimation,” Third IEEE Workshop on Sensor Array & Multichannel Processing (SAM), Barcelona, Spain, 18-21 July 2004, pp. 638-642.

  77. S.D. Blunt and K.C. Ho, “Iterative MAP Multiuser Detection of Synchronous CDMA with Channel Distortion,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits & Systems, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 23-26 May 2004, vol. 3, pp. 441-444.

  78. S.D. Blunt and K.C. Ho, “Iterative MAP Symbol Estimation for Constant Modulus Constellations in Synchronous CDMA,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, & Signal Processing, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 17-21 May 2004, pp. 893-896.

  79. S.D. Blunt and K. Gerlach, “Efficient Robust AMF Using the Enhanced FRACTA Algorithm: Results from KASSPER I & II,” IEEE Radar Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 26-29 Apr. 2004, pp. 372-377.

  80. S.D. Blunt and K. Gerlach, “Adaptive Pulse Compression,” IEEE Radar Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 26-29 Apr. 2004, pp. 271-276.

  81. S.D. Blunt and K. Gerlach, “Non-Coherent Detection of Slow-Moving Targets in High-Resolution Sea Clutter,” IEEE Radar Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 26-29 Apr. 2004, pp. 345-348.

  82. K.R. Gerlach and S.D. Blunt, “Efficient Reiterative Censoring of Robust STAP using the FRACTA Algorithm,” IEEE International Conference on Radar, Adelaide, Australia, 3-5 Sept. 2003, pp. 57-61. (INVITED)

  83. S. D. Blunt and K. Gerlach, “A Novel Pulse Compression Scheme Based on Minimum Mean-Square Error Reiteration,” IEEE International Conference on Radar, Adelaide, Australia, 3-5 Sept. 2003, pp. 349-353.

  84. K.C. Ho and S.D. Blunt, “Enhanced Adaptive Sparse Algorithms Using the Haar Wavelet,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits & Systems, Phoenix, AZ, 26-29 May 2002, vol. 3, pp. 45-48.

  85. S.D. Blunt and K.C. Ho, “A Novel Sparse Adaptive Algorithm Using Wavelets,” IEEE Intl. Symp. on Circuits & Systems, Phoenix, AZ, 26-29 May 2002, vol. 3, pp. 37-40.

  86. S.D. Blunt and K.C. Ho, “An Iterative Maximum A Posteriori (MAP) Estimator for Multiuser Detection in Synchronous CDMA Systems,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, & Signal Processing, Orlando, FL, 13-17 May 2002, pp. 2313-2316.

  87. K.C. Ho and S.D. Blunt, “Novel Sparse Adaptive Algorithm in the Haar Transform Domain,” IEEE International. Conference on Acoustics, Speech, & Signal Processing, Istanbul, Turkey, 5-9 June 2000, vol. 1, pp. 452-455.
  88. K.C. Ho and S.D. Blunt, “Convergence Behavior of Two Adaptive Filters in Tandem,” IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Las Cruces, NM, 8-11 Aug. 1999, vol. 2, pp. 630-633.

 

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