Glenn Prescott

Glenn Prescott
  • Professor Emeritus

Contact Info

3048 Eaton Hall


  • Digital signal applications for Communications and Radar
  • Digital communications
  • Military radio systems
  • Low probability of intercept communications
  • Time-frequency signal analysis

Research interests:

  • Software Radio Systems
  • Spread Spectrum and Military Communication Systems
  • Radio and Radar Signal Processing
  • DSP Applications in Acoustics and Radio Signals
  • Wireless Communication Systems


  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Digital Communications
  • Electronic Design
  • Modulation and Coding
  • Linear system

Selected Publications

  • "Alternative Communication Networking in Polar Regions," Mohammad, A., N. Chalishazar, V. Frost and G. Prescott, International Symposium on Advanced Radio Technologies, March 2-4, Boulder, CO, 2004.
  • "Multi-channel Iridium Communication System for Polar Field Experiments," Mohammad, A., V. Frost, G. Prescott and D. Braaten, IGARSS 2004, Anchorage, Alaska, September 2004.
  • "Collection of Empirical Data for Assessing 800 MHz Coverage Models," E. Meyer, G. Prescott, Final Report for KDOT Project RE-0321-01, KTRAN Project KU-03-7. 19 March 2004.
  • G. Prescott, S. Gogineni, C. Allen, V. Frost, C. Tsatsoulis, A. Agah, "Polar Radar for Ice Sheet Measurements," Proceedings of the 2003 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2003), Paper #03.1739, Toulous, France, 21 – 25 July.
  • A. J. Mohammad, G. Prescott, D. Braaten, "A High-Speed, Long Range Mobile Communications Link for Use in Polar Regions" 2003 American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco, 2003.
  • F. Lansing, L. Lemmermann, A. Walton, G. Bothwell, K. Basin, G. Prescott, "Needs for Communications and Onboard Processing in the Vision Era," International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2002), Toronto, Canada, 8 – 12 July 2002
  • G. Prescott, S. Smith, K, Moe, "Information System Technology Requirements for Future Earth Science Satellite Missions", International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2001), Sydney, Australia, 9 – 13 July 2001
  • G. Prescott, and R. Mills, "Detectability Models for Multiple Access Low Probability of Intercept Networks," IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. AES-June 2000.
  • D. Chatterjee, S. Chakrabarti, K. Shanmugan, G. Prescott, "Performance Simulation Studies for a Class of Smart, Conformal Array Antenna Architectures," IEEE International Conference on Phased Array Systems and Technology, Dana Point, CA, 21 – 25 May 2000.

Awards & Honors

  • University of Kansas Sharp Teaching Professorship (1999 - 2001)
  • NASA Sabbatical Fellowship to Goddard Spaceflight Center, Washington DC. 1999
  • Air Force Office of Scientific Research Summer Fellowship, USAF Rome Laboratory, Griffiss AFB, NY. 1991 and 1996
  • Eta Kappa Nu, Delta Xi Chapter, Outstanding Instructor of the Year, 1987


Associate Director for Technology (Information Systems), NASA Earth Science Enterprise, 1999-2000


  • IEEE (senior member)
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • Armed Forces Comunications Electronics Association
  • American Radio Relay League
  • Air Force Association
  • Air Force Sargents Association