Fundamentals of Radar Signal and Data Processing: Class Photograph 2014
Dates: 5-9 May 2014
Course code: EEE5105Z
Venue: Menzies Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Menzies Building (Upper Campus), University of Cape Town
This course presents the principles and techniques fundamental to the operation of the signal processing found in a radar system. The course follows the recommended textbook (Principles of Modern Radar, Scitech Publishers) very closely.
Specific course topics include:
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
Download Course Handout: Radar Signal Processing 2014
Professor Amit K Mishra graduated from the National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Rourkela, India. Amit is the acting convener for the Radar Master's.
After two years of industrial experience at Wipro, an Indian multinational information technology, consulting and outsourcing service company, 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.
After being employed as a faculty member at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Guwahati, India, for 4-and-a-half years, he joined the University of Cape Town. He has supervised one PhD student, and more than fifteen 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.
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