Students were introduced to the principles and techniques fundamental to the operation of the signal processing found in a radar system. Specific course topics included
Fundamentals of radar signals & signal processing
Threshold detection of radar targets
Constant false alarm rate detectors
Radar tracking algorithms
Fundamentals of pulse compression waveforms
Overview of radar imaging
Assoc Prof Amit Mishra graduated from the National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Rourkela, India. After two years of industrial experience at Wipro and at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), an agency of the Republic of India, responsible for the development of technology for use by the military, he did his PhD at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.
Since joining UCT, he has supervised one PhD student, and over 15 Masters students. His areas of interest include radar system design, and machine learning. He has published more than 15 journal papers and has two US, one UK, one South African and three Indian patents (applied) to his credit. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.