Research Experience

Research Supervision as Major Advisor


Summary Numbers

Ph.D. Theses:  23
Post Doctoral Fellows:  7
M.S. Theses:  17


Ph.D. Theses

Janghoon Yang, “Blind Multi-user Detection from Single-Sensor based on Higher-Order Statistics,” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Southern California. (Supervised since September 1998.)

John Bodenshaz, “Adaptive Signal Processing with a-Stable Methods for Communication Receivers,” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Southern California. October 1998 (Supervised since September 1994.)

Ece Saygun, “Adaptive Signal Processing with the Gradually Increasing Filter Length (GRINFIL) Method,” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Southern California. October 1998 (Supervised since September 1994.)

Xinyu Ma, “Array Processing,” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Southern California. November 1998 (Supervised since September 1993.)

Russell H. Lambert, “Robust Deconvolution,” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Southern California, continuing. October 1997 (Supervised since September 1993.)

Mehmet I. Gurelli, “Adaptive Blind Deconvolution,” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Southern California.  April 1997 (Supervised since January 1992.)

Sam Heidari, “Wavelets in Signal Processing,” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Southern California. October 1996 (Supervised since January 1993.)

Jun Shen, “Impulsive Interference Cancellation,” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Southern California, April 1995. (Supervised since January 1993.)

Panagiotis Tsakalides, “Robust Beamforming,” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Southern California, September 1995. (Supervised since September 1992.)

Dae C. Shin, “Interference Cancellation with Higher-Order Spectra,” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Southern California, April 1995. (Supervised since January 1992.)

Elisa Sayrol, “Image Object Classification,” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Barcelona, February 1994. (Supervised since June 1991.)

Min Shao, “Signal Processing with Alpha-Stable Processes,” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Southern California, September 1993. (Supervised since September 1991.)

Yuanjie Chen, “Blind Deconvolution with Memory Nonlinearity,” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Southern California, September 1993. (Supervised since September 1990.)

Anthony Bessios, “Blind Equalization and Adaptive Noise Cancellation with Higher-Order Spectra,” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Southern California, December 1992. (Supervised since 1989.)

Javier R. Fonollosa, “Wigner Polyspectra,” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Southern California, September 1992. (Supervised since 1990.)

Dana H. Brooks, “The Complex Cepstrum of Higher-Order Cross-Spectra: Definition, Properties, and Applications,” Ph.D. Thesis, Northeastern University, June 1991. (Supervised since June 1987.)

Athina Petropulu, “Signal Image Reconstruction from the Phase of the Bispectrum,” Ph.D. Thesis, Northeastern University, December 1990. (Supervised since June 1988.)

Christos K. Papadopoulos, “Detection and Estimation of Transient Signals with Higher-Order Spectra,” Ph.D. Thesis, Northeastern University, September 1990. (Supervised since June 1987.)

Dimitris Hatzinakos, “Blind Equalization Based on Polyspectra,” Ph.D. Thesis, Northeastern University, December 1989. (Supervised since July 1986.)

Hsing-Hsing Chiang, “Adaptive Nonminimum Phase Signal Reconstruction and Time Delay Estimation via Cumulants,” Ph.D. Thesis, Northeastern University, June 1989. (Supervised since October 1985.)

Renlong Pan, “Nonminimum Phase System Identification and Time Delay Estimation via Higher-Order Cumulants,” Ph.D. Thesis, Northeastern University, September 1988. (Supervised since October 1985.)

Taikang Ning, “Optimal Multichannel AR Power Spectrum Estimation (PSE) and PSE with Uncertainty in Sample Location of Correlation Measurements,” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Connecticut, June 1986.  (Supervised since September 1983.)

Mysore R. Raghuveer, “Bispectrum and Multidimensional Power Spectrum Estimation Algorithms Based on Parametric Models with Applications to the Analysis of ECG Data,” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Connecticut, December 1984. (Supervised since January 1982.)


Post Doctoral Fellows

Marilli Rupi, “Array Signal Processing,” 1997 – 1998.

Nahiro Toda, “Biomedical Signal Processing,” 1995 – 1996.

Panos Tsakalides, “Nonlinear Signal Processing,” 1995 – 1998.

Dae Shin, “Adaptive Signal Processing,”  1994 – 1996.

Javier R. Fonollosa, “Time-Frequency Distributors,” 1992 – 1994.

Michel Gaeta, “Array Signal Processing,” 1992 – 1993.

George Tsihrintzis, “Nonlinear Signal Processing with Applications,” 1992 – 1995.


M.S. Theses

Ji Chen, “Face Recognition,” M.S. Project, University of Southern California, December 1997.

Panayotis Georgiou, “Audio Array Processing,” M.S. Project, University of Southern California, December 1997.

Panayotis Reveliotis, “Computer Interfaces,” M.S. Project, University of Southern California, December 1997.

Shan Gao, “Inverse Problem of Electrocardiography,” M.S. Thesis, Northeastern University, September 1991.

Timoleon Vaidis, “Time Delay Estimation with Higher-Order Spectra,” M.S. Thesis, Northeastern University, June 1991.

Antonis Bessios, “Blind Equalization with Higher-Order Spectra,” M.S. Thesis, Northeastern University, August 1990.

Fang Liu, “The Cepstrum of the Bicoherence and Cross-Bispectrum for Time Delay Estimation and Nonminimum Phase System Identification,” M.S. Thesis, Northeastern University, June 1989.

Jue Zheung, “Efficient VLSI Implementation of Spectrum Estimation Algorithms,” M.S. Thesis, Northeastern University, August 1988.

Athina Petropulu, “High-Resolution Time Delay Estimation,” M.S. Thesis, NortheasternUniversity, June 1988.

Dana Brooks, “Time and Frequency Domain Inverse Models for Electrocardiography,” M.S. Thesis, Northeastern University, June 1988.

Sylvia Rubin, “A New Family of Advanced Statistical Signal Processing Methodologies for the Detection, Localization, and Quantification of Acute Myocardial Ischemia,” M.S. Thesis, Northeastern University, May 1987.

Mary Girard, “A New Filter Structure for Efficient Implementation of Two-Dimensional VLSI FIR Filters Using a Massively Parallel Architecture,” M.S. Thesis, University of Connecticut, April 1987.

Tung-Yun Shen, “The Power Spectrum Approach to the Inverse Problem of Electrocardiography,” M.S. Thesis, University of Connecticut, December 1986.

Bina Paramasivaiah, “Geophysical Signal Processing and Deconvolution of Non-Gaussian Processes,” M.S. Thesis, University of Connecticut, June 1986.

Hsing-Hsing Chiang, “Efficient VLSI Implementations of Nonlinear Digital Filters,” M.S. Thesis, University of Connecticut, May 1985.

Benjamin Helme, Jr., “Improved Spectrum Performance via a Data-Adaptive Burg Technique,” M.S. Thesis, University of Connecticut, May 1984.

Andreas P. Chrysafis, “Modular and Regular Realizations of Multidimensional Filters via LU Decomposition Theorem,” M.S. Thesis, University of Connecticut, May 1984.