Dr. Robert A. Schowengerdt

Tucson, Arizona 85721
Email: schowengerdt@ece.arizona.edu
Work phone: 520/621-2706, fax: 520/621-8076

EDUCATION:

1975 Ph.D. Optical Sciences, University of Arizona
1968 B.S. Physics, University of Missouri - Rolla

EMPLOYMENT:

8/84 - date
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Arid Lands Studies, and Optical Sciences; Director, Digital Image Analysis Lab, University of Arizona

 
7/77 - 7/84
Assistant Professor of Remote Sensing, Arid Lands Studies and Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Arizona.

 
8/77 - 9/80
Research Physical Scientist (half - time), U. S. Geological Survey, EROS Program.

 
7/75 - 7/77
Research Associate (half - time), Optical Sciences Center, University of Arizona.

 
8/75 - 8/77
Research Physical Scientist (full - time), U. S. Geological Survey, EROS Program.

 
10/72 - 7/75
Research Associate (full - time), Optical Sciences Center, University of Arizona.

 
6/69 - 10/72
Graduate Research Assistant, Optical Sciences Center, University of Arizona.

 
10/68 - 6/69
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Physics, University of Arizona.

 
Summer, 1968
Laboratory Assistant, Chicago Aerial Industries.

 

VISITING POSITIONS:

Summer, 1983
NASA Langley Research Center

 
6/89 - 12/89
Department of Electrical Engineering, Australian Defence Force Academy

 
June, 1994
Research Institute for Advanced Computer Science, NASA Ames Research Center

 


PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES, ACTIVITIES, AND HONORS:

Member:
American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
IEEE (Senior Member)
Optical Society of America
SPIE
Reviewer:
Editorial Review Board, J. of Appl. Photo. Eng., 1978 - 79
Editorial Review Board, J. of Imaging Technology, 1989 - 91
Applied Optics
Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing
J. of the Opt. Soc. of Am.
Optical Engineering
Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing
Remote Sensing of Environment
IEEE Trans. on Geoscience and Remote Sensing
IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics
Int. J. of Geographical Information Systems
Canadian J. of Remote Sensing
National Science Foundation
Cornell National Supercomputer Facility
California Space Institute, U. of California
The Aerospace Corporation, Aerospace Sponsored Research Program
Addison - Wesley Publishing Co., Inc.
Australian Research Council
Editor:
Special issue on Image Processing, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, September, 1989
Associate Editor - Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 1992 - date
Associate Editor, IS&T Journal of Imaging Science and Technology, 1992 - date
Other:
April, 1978
Participant, Purdue U./LARS short course, "Advanced Topics in the Analysis of Remote Sensing Data"
June, 1978
Invited participant, Data Reduction by Computer Processing Panel, NASA Conference of Remote Sensing Educators
January, 1980
 Invited Lecturer, NASA Wester Regional Applications Program short course, "Extraction of Information from Remotely Sensed Data," Colorado State University
October, 1981
 Participant, Gordon Research Conference on Remote Sensing, New London, New Hampshire
1985
 International Who's Who in Optical Science and Engineering
1986
 American Men and Women of Science, 16th ed.

SESSION CHAIRMAN:

November, 1985
 Image Processing, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Tucson, Arizona
May, 1987
 Remote Sensing, Society of Photographic Scientists and Engineers Annual Symposium, Rochester, New York
April, 1988
 Data Compression and Artificial Intelligence in Remote Sensing, SPIE, Orlando, Florida
December, 1989
 Radar Imaging and Image Reconstruction Image Restoration and Reconstruction Image Processing and the Impact of New Technologies, IREE and University of New South Wales, Canberra, Australia
April, 1993
 Remote Sensing - Scene and Sensor Simulation Image Processing - Systems and Techniques SPIE International Symposium on Aerospace and Remote Sensing, Orlando, Florida
April, 1994
 Multispectral Image Sharpening SPIE International Symposium on Aerospace and Remote Sensing, Orlando, Florida
September, 1994
 Recent Advances in Remote Sensing - Simulation and Modeling The European Symposium on Satellite Remote Sensing, Rome, Italy

CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN:

April, 1993
 Recent Advances in Sensors, Radiometric Calibration, and Processing of Remotely Sensed Data, SPIE International Symposium on Aerospace and Remote Sensing, Orlando, Florida (w/P. Chavez and J. Schott)
September, 1994
 Recent Advances in Remote Sensing, The European Symposium on Satellite Remote Sensing, Rome, Italy (w/P. Chavez)

AWARDS:

Summer, 1983
 NASA - ASEE Summer Faculty Fellow, NASA Langley Research Center
1983
 H. J. E. Reid Award for Outstanding Scientific Paper, NASA Langley Research Center, co - recipient with S. K. Park
Fall, 1989
 Fulbright Senior Scholar Award for research in image processing at the University of New South Wales - Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, Australia
1990
 Presidential Citation for Meritorious Service, American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

INVITED SEMINARS:

October, 1988
 Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, Ottawa, Canada
August, 1989
 University of New South Wales - Australian Defence Force Academy, Department of Electrical Engineering, Canberra, Australia
October, 1989
 Monash University, Department of Computer Science, Melbourne, Australia Victorian Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (Inc), Melbourne, Australia BHP Melbourne Research Labs, Melbourne, Australia Defence Science and Technology Organization (DSTO), Surveillance Research Labs, Adelaide, Australia
November, 1989
 University of New South Wales - Kensington, Remote Sensing Centre, Sydney, Australia
August, 1993
 Pecora 12 Symposium on Land Information from Space-Based Systems, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
February, 1994
 Hughes Santa Barbara Research Center, Santa Barbara, California
September, 1994
 Institute for Remote Sensing Applications, Joint Research Centre - European Commission, Milan, Italy

COURSES TAUGHT:

ECE 340                         Engineering Systems Analysis
ECE 425/525                     Image Science and Engineering
ECE/Optical Sciences 531        Image Processing Lab for Remote Sensing
ECE/Optical Sciences 532        Computer Vision