Meet my Collaborators and Students

Professors

Graduate Students

Undergraduate Students

Alumni

Thesis/Dissertations

Group Picts

Professors & Collaborators

 

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Dr. Cynthia Furse

Electromagnetics

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Dr. Behrouz Farhang-Boroujeny

Communication and Signal Processing

 

 

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Dr. Chet Lo

Instructor & Research Assistant Professor, Utah State University

Signal Processing and Communication applied to wire fault location

Bryan Stenquist

Laboratory Design Engineer

ME 2007

 

Dr. Bruce Gale

Microfluidics

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Dr. Rong Rong Chen

Communication and Signal Processing

Dr. Steve Blair

Optics

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Dr. Reyhan Baktur

Electromagnetics

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Neal Patwari

Signal Processing

Dr. Ken Golden

 

Mathematical modeling

Dr. Dennis Parker

Radiology

Dr. Elena Cherkaev

 

Mathematics

 

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Current Graduate Students

 

 

 

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Jeff Spiegel

PhD Student

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Sivakanth Telasula

PhD student

Optimized Signals for Fault location on wiring

Andy Chrysler

 

PhD Student

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Miguel Rodriguez

Phd Student

Jason Carter

PhD student

 

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Dr. Furse Alumni

 

Thesis / Dissertation Titles are listed below.

To get a copy:

ProQuest Information and Learning:

http://wwwlib.umi.com/dissertations/

 

 

Brandon Baker

PhD 2014

 

 

 

 

Luke Thomson

MS 2013

CrossTalk & Coupling in Reflectometry Testing of Wires

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Dr. Tiffany Iskander

 

PhD 2013

 

Gender Disparity in Engineering Fields:  An Analysis of Historic Data, and School Counselors’ Knowledge, Values and Attitudes

 

 

David Lubbers

BSEE 2012

 

Measuring Complex Permittivity of Sea Ice

 

Electrical Properties of Sea Ice  (read more)

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Dr. Bryan Willis

PhD 2011

Compact Form Fitting Small Antennas Using 3D Rapid Prototyping

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Dr. James Nagel

 PhD 2011

(student of Mike Scarpulla)

Advanced Methods for Light Trapping in Optically Thin Silicon Solar Cells

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Dr. Brian Jones

PhD 2011

Modeling and Detection of External Signals from Small Apertures in Wire Shields

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Dr. Eric Lundquist

PhD 2011

 

Soft Fault Diagnosis in Aircraft Wiring Systems

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Dr. Shang Wu

PhD 2011

An Iterative Inversion Method for Transmission Line Fault Location

Quinn Tate

MS 2011

Improving Carotid Imaging Through Coil Design

Dr. Steve Smith

PhD 2011

Stochastic FDTD

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Dr. Peruvemba Ranganathan Sai Ananthanarayanan

PhD 2010

Enabling Multi-Antenna Wireless Communication in Aircraft – Channel Modeling, Interference and Noise Analysis, and Antenna and Detector Optimization

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Dr. Alyssa Magleby Richards

PhD 2010

Measurement and Modeling of Intra-Vehicle Channels for Multi-Antenna Communication

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Dr. James Stephenson

PhD 2010

Portable Micro-scale NMR

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Dr. Sungman Moon

PhD 2010

Methods for Design, Optimization, and Image Correction of Local Insert Gradient Systems for MRI

(co-chair with Dr. Dennis Parker)

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Jason Saberin

MS 2010

Optically Transparent Antennas for Small Satellites

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Robb Merrill

MS 2009

An 28 Channel Coil Array for Improved Optic Nerve Imaging

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Eric Lundquist

MS 2009

Modular Wire Network Simulation Using Inter-Collaborative Finite-Difference and Reflectometry Methods

 

 

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Hemang Dhamija

 

MS 2009

 

Optical Sequence Time Domain Reflectometry for Aircraft Wire Fault Location

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Carl Brewer

MS 2008

Handheld probe for fault location

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Michael Carroll

BS 2008

Applications for wire fault detection using acousto-optical methods
 

 

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Dr. David Landon

PhD 2007

Polarization Misalignment and the Design and Analysis of Handheld Multi-Input Multi-Output Antenna Arrays

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Dr. Chirag Sharma

 

PhD 2007

 

Low Power CMOS Sensor for Locating Faults in Aging Aircraft Wiring

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Don Dowdle

MS 2007

Polarization Agile Antenna for MIMO

Steve Smith

MS 2007

Iterative Inversion for Topology Mapping of Branched Networks using Time Domain Reflectometry

 

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Dr. Pichitpong Soontornpipit

 

PhD 2005

 

Information Gathering and Use in Constrained Genetic Algorithm for Antenna Design

 

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Jeff Johnson

MS 2007

Statistical Analysis of Detuning Effects for Implantable Microstrip Antennas

 

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Dr. You Chung Chung

 

Post Doc / Research Assistant Professor 1999-2003

 

Genetic Algorithms

 

Website:

antenna.daegu.ac.kr      

 

 

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Bryan Lin

 

MS 2005

 

Comparison of Low-Mid-High Frequency Sensors for Soil Moisture Measurement

 

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Peijung Tsai

 

MS 2005

 

Mixed Signal Reflectometry for Locating Aging Aircraft Wiring Faults

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Suketu Naik

 

MS 2005

 

Fault Location in Wires using Multicarrier Spread Spectrum

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Shang Wu

 

MS 2005

 

Wire Fault Location with NonContact Probes and Reflectometry

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Rohit Parakh

 

MS 2005

 

The Invisible Fray: A Formal Assessment of the Ability of Reflectometry to Locate Frays on Aircraft Wiring

 

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Dr. Rock Hadley

 

PhD 2005

 

Design of Radio Frequency Coil Arrays for Optimal Signal to Noise Ratio for Magnetic Resonance Angiography

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Dr.Lance Griffiths

 

PhD 2005

 

Creating and Optimizing Microstrip Antennas using the Genetic Algorithm and the Finite Difference Time Domain Method

 

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Kedarnath Nagoti

 

MS 2004

 

Mapping of the Network Topology from Reflectometry Data

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Nilay Jani

 

MS 2004

 

System Design for Fault Location in Live Wire Networks

 

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Vasudev Srinivasan

 

MS 2004

 

Multiplexing Aircraft Wiring for Non-Destructive Testing

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Praveen Pendayala

MS 2004

 

Development of Algorithms for Accurate Wire Fault Location Using Spread Spectrum Reflectometry

 

We will not forget you, our friend.  2010

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Nirmal Nath Amarnath

 

MS 2004

 

Capacitance and Inductance Sensors for the Location of Faults in Wires

 

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Anitha Jayasingh

 

MS 2004

 

Fault Detection in Aging Aircraft Systems Using Digital Matched Filters

 

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Alyssa Magleby

 

MS 2004 -- USU

 

Parametric Study of Spread Spectrum for Live Wire Fault Location

 

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Ravi Gopal

 

MS 2004 -- USU

 

Analysis of Signals on Wires Using Current Sensors

 

Ryan Hanks

 

MS 2003

Analysis of Algorithms for Detecting Short Lengths of Aircraft Wiring

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Anit Kuruvilla

 

MS 2003

Design and Analysis of a Microstrip Patch Antenna for Smart Connectors

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Alok Jani

 

MS 2003 USU

 

Location of Small Frays using TDR

 

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Ramadevi Devi Bylapudi

 

MS 2003 USU

 

Analysis of helical antennas imbedded in lossy dielectric material

 

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Kamal Vasagiri

MS 2003 USU

Antennas Imbedded in Soil for Sensing and Communication

 

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Dr. Paul Smith

 

PhD USU 2003

 

Spread Spectrum Time Domain Reflectometry

 

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John Schwartz

MS 2003 – USU

Comparison of Low-Cost Wireless Communication Systems for Low Data Rate Applications

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Deekshit Dosibhatla

MS 2003 – USU

DIGITAL SPREAD SPECTRUM TECHNIQUES FOR TESTING AGING AIRCRAFT WIRING

 

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Santi Bhushana Reddy Basava

MS 2003 USU

Detection and location of cable faults using Reflectometry methods

 

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Jeremy Pruitt

MS 2003 -- USU

Simulation and Analysis of Four Navy Aircraft Wiring Harnesses Using Frequency Domain Reflectometry

 

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Rod Draney

MS 2003 USU

Two-Dimensional Inversion of Conductors in the Time Domain

 

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Sumeeth Nagaraj

MS 2003 -- USU

Medium Access Control for Symmetric link structure Code Domain Multiple Access-based Wireless sensor networks

 

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Grandhi Nagendra Prasad

MS 2003 USU

Inductive Coupling for Reflectometry Devices

 

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Krishna Konda

MS 2003 -- USU

Hardware Connectivity Methods For Live Wires

 

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Jeff Ward

MS 2002 -- USU MSEE

A Model of Plasma Frequency Probes using Plasma Fluid Equations and FDTD Theory

 

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Pichitpong Soontornpipit

MS 2002 -- USU

Design of Implantable antennas for Communication with Medical Implants

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Lance Griffiths

Ms 2002 --

Analysis of Wire Antennas for Implantation in the Body

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Chad Pendley

MS 2002 -- USU

Far Field Effects of a Buried Transmitter in Anisotropic Materials

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Mark Schmidt

MS 2002 -- USU

Use of TDR for Cable Testing

 

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Derek Bates

MS 2002 -- USU

Wireless Communication and Signal Processing for Aging Aircraft Wiring

 

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Sriram Kharidehal

MS 2002 USU

Design and Measurement of Implantable Antennas

Brent Waddoups

MS 2001 USU

Analysis of reflectometry for detection of chafed aircraft wiring insulation

 

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Arvind Jakayar

MS 2001 -- USU

Use of Frequency Domain Reflectometry forAnalysis of Cable Trees

 

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Raymond Woodward

MS 2001 USU

Using Frequency Domain Reflectometry for Water Level Measurement

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Ruby Shamila Mohan

MS 2001 USU

Design of Wireless Communication System for Medical Implants

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Nitin Madan

MS 2001-- USU

Imbedded Antennas for the Measurement of Electrical Properties of Materials

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Rakesh Dangol

MS 2000 USU

FDR for Aircraft Cables

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Joseph Francis Olakangil

MS 2000 -- USU

FDTD Model of Plasma

 

 

Nitin Rajmohan

MS 1999 -- USU

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Nilesh Kamdar

MS 1999 -- USU

Application of a Distance Measuring System for Location of Robotic Vehicles

 

 

 

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Undergraduate Projects

 

1998-99

Greg Cantwell Feasibility Study for Medical Imaging

Osama Alborno Design of Electromagnetic Pain Control Devices for the Knee

Raymond Woodward Wireless Local Area Network

Hock Kwong Lai Design of an Implantable Patch Antenna for Cardiac Pacemaker L

Candace Deffendol Design of Patch Antennas for Measuring Moisture Content of Corn

 Russell Dummer Design of a System for Geophysical Prospecting

 

1999-00

Rick Fairbourn Doppler Radar

Lance GriffithsPC Board for Hard-drive Testing 

Celene HarbaughPC Board for Hard-drive Testing 

Jeremy LarsenWireless Digital Camera

Michael LinderWireless Digital Camera

Sam EichelbergerDevelopment of Tissue-Simulant Materials

 

2000-01

Chad PendleyGeophysical Crossborehole Tomography

Bill Hansen, Randall Reeves, Karl LundellBluetooth Communication System

Cherilyn CunninghamImplantable Antennas for Cardiac Pacemakers L

Dallas CoxMeasurement of soil and snow moisture

Brad McCleodImplantable Antennas for Cardiac Pacemakers L

Shawn GoingImplantable Antennas for Cardiac Pacemakers L

Daniel FlammImplantable Antennas for Cardiac Pacemakers L

Scott AdamsonHelmet-mounted antenna

 

2001-02

 Mark Hullinger Implantable Antennas for Cardiac Pacemakers L

 Eric CannonHandheld for querying wireless sensors

Clark Landeen Aircraft wiring signatures L

Jeremy PruittAircraft wiring system L

Suketu Naik  Wireless Communication system

Jeff SmithCDMA Communication System

John BridgeCDMA Communication System

Chris GriffinAircraft Wiring

Rory Buchanan Live Connectivity for FDR

 

2002-3

John MahoneyTimer Circuits for Testing Aging Aircraft Wiring (he has)

Jill Anderson COTS for Testing Aging Aircraft Wiring

Irwan HadiImplantable Antennas for Cardiac Pacemakers

High School

Brittany BakerFault Location on Electrical Wiring   

Sydney ChamberlainFault Location on Electrical Wiring

Danny RepkoFault Location on Electrical Wiring

 

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2003-4

GE ClinicWireless Systems for Medical Devices

Jared Cherry

Junyi Hu

Andy Laraway

Sheng Mei

John Minuth

Agilent ClinicEffects of CDMA2000 on Talk Time for Wireless Cellular Systems

Dylan Higganbotham

Debra Lines

Shelbie Merrill

Seung Hoon Yoo

USAF Clinic  -- Electrical Fault Location

Brittany Baker (high school)

Korey Curtis

Greg Hill

Pei Jung Tsai

Michael Lawrence

Zach McKean

Micron Science Center Project  -- Electrical Demonstrations for the Leonardo Science Center

Aaron Jorgensen

Chris Condrat

Junyi Hu

Mimi Huang

High School  Fault Location on Electrical Wiring

Brittany Baker (Brighton)

Richard Morrill (Park City)

Arthur Mahoney (Logan)

 

2004-5

Agilent Technologies

Ryan Anthon

Tarina Freimann

Karl Royston

Jacob Wilde

Ryan Yoshida

GE Medical Systems

Kyle Moore

Mustafa Sameric     

Mohammad Usman

Timothy Wachob     

Shea Whitaker

Aircraft Wiring

Anthony Archibald

Tom Evans

David

Ali Jabini

Jared Poffenberger

High School

Stephanie Baker

 

2005-6

Aircraft Wiring

Brian Herrscher

Mike Diamond

Afshin Edrissi

Tom Evans

High School

Pedro Ferreira

 

2006-2007

Antenna Design (Moog)

Dan Pitts

James Quebbeman

Merrill Scott

Andrew Thomas

Zeb Fisk

Software Evaluation and Design

Brian Randall          

Seme Anoka

Chung Him Yuen

Dan Chilinski

 

2007-8

Wiring Design

Michael Carroll  (Acousto Optic Reflectometry)  -- 2nd Place IEEE Student Paper Contest

Camron Call

Richard Morrill

 

2008-9

Wiring Design for Automobiles  (Short Solutions)

Chad Mann

Chase Thompson

Jordan Nichols

Justin Fergusen

 

2009-2010

NASA Clinic: Fabric Antenna Design and Optimization for Post-Surgery Patient Monitoring

Jason Carter

Joseph Walter

Tejal Shah

Graduate student assistant:  Jason Saberin

Electrical Properties of Sea Ice

Bryan Scharman

HS: Ryan Baker

 

2010-2011

Electrical Properties of Sea Ice  (read more)

Erik Gamez

Jake Hansen

David Lubbers

L3 Clinic: Body Worn Antennas (see page 4)

Ben Buckley

Cameron Parker

Keith Burrell

Nick Jensen

Susan Smith

Graduate student assistant: Jason Carter

Post doc assistant: Sai Ananathanarayanan

 

2011-2012

Electrical Properties of Sea Ice

Sam Preston

Graduate Student Assistant:  David Lubbers

L3 Clinic:  Body Worn Antennas

Dadre Mitchell

Jim Dixon

Andrew Wasden

Chris Miller

Brandon Christensen

 

2012-2013

An Exploration of the Feasibility of Tattooed Antennas for Use in Cardiac Pacemakers 

Yara Abawi History and Simulations of Skin Implanted Cardiac Pacemaker Transceiver System

Alex Moore Conductive Ink Antennas as a Proxy for Tattooed Antennas

 Brock Waters Textile Antennas as a Proxy for Tattooed Antennas

Brad Bunnell Passive Feed for Cardiac Pacemaker Transceiver System.

Mitch Anderson

Justin Luke

Steven Castleton

David Fonnesbeck

Group Pictures for Fun

 

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Skiing Park City 2004

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Diwali 2001

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Diwali 2002

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Innovation Showcase 2003, Best of Show

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Research Group 2002

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National Science Fair Winner – Tom Stock 2001

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National Science Fair Winner – Brittany Baker and Sydney Chamberlain, 2003

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Tom Evans Taking it All Very Seriously

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Group Photo at Charlie Chow’s 2004

 

 

 

 

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Last revised: Jan 2014