Publications

Journal Publications (Refereed)

  • A. Pedross-Engel, C. M. Watts, and M. S. Reynolds, "A Two-Sided, Reflection-Based K-Band 3-D Millimeter-Wave Imaging System With Image Beat Pattern Mitigation," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, to be published.
  • A. Pedross-Engel, D. Arnitz, J. N. Gollub, O. Yurduseven, K. P. Trofatter, M. F. Imani, T. Sleasman, M. Boyarsky, X. Fu, D. L. Marks, D. R. Smith, and M. S. Reynolds, "Orthogonal Coded Active Illumination for Millimeter Wave, Massive-MIMO Computational Imaging with Metasurface Antennas," IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 184 - 193, June 2018.
  • X. Fu, A. Pedross-Engel, D. Arnitz, C. M. Watts, A. Sharma, and M. S. Reynolds, "Simultaneous Imaging, Sensor Tag Localization, and Backscatter Uplink Via Synthetic Aperture Radar," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 66, no. 3, pp. 1570 - 1578, March 2018.
  • A. Sharma, A. Pedross-Engel, D. Arnitz, C. M. Watts, D. R. Smith, and M. S. Reynolds, "A K-Band Backscatter Fiducial for Continuous Calibration in Coherent mmW Imaging," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 431 - 438, Jan. 2018.
  • A. Pedross-Engel, H. Schumacher, and K. Witrisal, "Modeling and Identification of Ultra-Wideband Analog Multipliers," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 283 - 292, Jan. 2018.
  • S. Devadithya*, A. Pedross-Engel*, C. M. Watts, N. I. Landy, T. Driscoll, and M. S. Reynolds, "GPU-Accelerated Enhanced Resolution 3-D SAR Imaging with Dynamic Metamaterial Antennas," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 65, no. 12, pp. 5096 - 5103, Dec. 2017, special issue(*co-first authors).
  • A. Pedross-Engel, C. M. Watts, D. R. Smith, and M. S. Reynolds, "Enhanced Resolution Stripmap Mode using Dynamic Metasurface Antennas," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 55, no. 7, pp. 3764 - 3772, July 2017.
  • A. Pedross-Engel, D. Arnitz, and M. S. Reynolds, "Self-Jamming Mitigation via Coding for Millimeter Wave Imaging with Direct Conversion Receivers," IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 410 - 412, April 2017.
  • M. Boyarsky, T. Sleasman, L. M. Pulido-Mancera, T. Fromenteze, A. Pedross-Engel, C. M. Watts, M. Imani, M. S. Reynolds, and D. R. Smith, "Synthetic Aperture Radar with Dynamic Metasurfaces: A Conceptual Development," Journal of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 34, no. 5, pp. A22 - A36, March 2017, (one of the 15 most highly cited JOSA-A articles published since 2016, Clarivate Analytics' Web of Science).
  • J. N. Gollub, O. Yurduseven, K. P. Trofatter, D. Arnitz, M. F. Imani, T. Sleasman, M. Boyarsky, A. Rose, A. Pedross-Engel, H. Odabasi, G. Lipworth, D. Brady, D. L. Marks, M. S. Reynolds, and D. R. Smith, "Large Metasurface Aperture for Millimeter Wave Computational Imaging at the Human-Scale," Scientific Reports, vol. 7, pp. 42650, Feb. 2017.
  • C. M. Watts, A. Pedross-Engel, D. R. Smith, and M. S. Reynolds, "X-Band SAR Imaging with a Liquid-Crystal Based Dynamic Metasurface Antenna," Journal of the Optical Society of America B, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 300 - 306, Feb. 2017.
  • A. Melzer, A. Pedross, and M. Mücke, "Holistic Biquadratic IIR Filter Design for Communication Systems using Differential Evolution," Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Special Issue on Hardware Implementation of Digital Signal Processing Algorithms, vol. 2013, March 2013.

Conference Publication (Refereed)

  • A. A. Ganse, C. Madden, C. M. Watts, A. Pedross-Engel, and M. S. Reynolds, "High-throughput anomaly detection in document envelopes with 3-D millimeter wave imaging," in Proceedings of SPIE 11745, Passive and Active Millimeter-Wave Imaging XXIV, Orlando, FL, USA, April 2021, pp. 117450G-1 - 117450G-6.
  • E. B. Richards, D. Arnitz, C. M. Watts, A. Pedross-Engel, and M. S. Reynolds, "Motion estimation from video for high-throughput lens-less 3-D millimeter-wave imaging," in Proceedings of SPIE 11745, Passive and Active Millimeter-Wave Imaging XXIV, Orlando, FL, USA, April 2021, pp. 117450A-1 - 117450A-9.
  • A. Pedross-Engel, C. M. Watts, and M. S. Reynolds, "High-Throughput 3-D Millimeter-Wave Imaging of Packaged Goods,'" in 2020 IEEE Radar Conference, Florence, Italy, Sept. 2020, pp. 1 - 6, invited paper.
  • C. M. Watts, A. Pedross-Engel, and M. S. Reynolds, "K-band and V-band synthetic aperture radar imaging of building structures,'" in Proceedings of SPIE 10994, Passive and Active Millimeter-Wave Imaging XXII, Baltimore, MD, USA, April 2019, pp. 1099408-1 - 1099408-10.
  • S. Devadithya, A. Pedross-Engel, C. M. Watts, and M. S. Reynolds, "GPU Accelerated Partitioned Reconstruction Algorithm for Millimeter-Wave 3D Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Images," in 2017 IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS 2017), Honololu, HI, USA, June 2017, pp. 1983-1986.
  • D. R. Smith, M. S. Reynolds, J. N. Gollub, D.L. Marks, M. F. Imani, O. Yurduseven, D. Arnitz, A. Pedross-Engel, T. Sleasman, P. Trofatter, M. Boyarsky, A. Rose, H. Odabasi, and G. Lipworth, "Security screening via computational imaging using frequency-diverse metasurface apertures," in Proceedings of SPIE 10189, Passive and Active Millimeter-Wave Imaging XX, Anaheim, CA, USA, April 2017, pp. 101890B-1 - 101890B-7.
  • S. Devadithya, A. Pedross-Engel, C. M. Watts, and M. S. Reynolds, "Partitioned Inverse Image Reconstruction for Millimeter-Wave SAR Imaging," in 2017 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2017), New Orleans, LA, USA, March 2017, pp. 6060 - 6064.
  • C. M. Watts, P. Lancaster, A. Pedross-Engel, J. R. Smith, and M. S. Reynolds, "2D and 3D Millimeter-Wave Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging on a PR2 Platform," in 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2016), Daejeon, South Korea, Oct. 2016, pp. 4304 - 4310.
  • X. Fu, A. Pedross-Engel, D. Arnitz, and M. S. Reynolds, "Simultaneous Sensor Localization via Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Imaging," in 2016 IEEE SENSORS, Orlando, FL, USA, Sept. 2016, pp. 1 - 3.
  • X. Fu, A. Sharma, E. Kampianakis, A. Pedross-Engel, D. Arnitz, and M. S. Reynolds, "A Low Cost 10.0 - 11.1 GHz X-Band Microwave Backscatter Communication Testbed with Integrated Planar Wideband Antennas," in 2016 IEEE International Conference on RFID (RFID 2016), Orlando, FL, May 2016, pp. 1 - 4.
  • A. Pedross and K. Witrisal, "Analysis of Nonideal Multipliers for Multichannel Autocorrelation UWB Receivers," in 2012 IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB 2012), Syracuse, NY, USA, Sept. 2012, pp. 140 - 144.
  • A. Pedross and K. Witrisal, "Sliding Window Integrator Approximations for Multichannel Autocorrelation UWB Receivers," in 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2012), Seoul, Republic of Korea, May 2012, pp. 2537 - 2540.

Theses

  • A. Pedroß-Engel, "Generalized Noncoherent Ultra-Wideband Receivers," Ph.D. thesis, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria, June 2014. Thesis can be found here.
  • A. Pedroß, "Modeling and Simulation of an LF-Receiver," Diploma thesis, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria, June 2009, (conducted in cooperation with Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Austria). Thesis can be found here.

Talks

  • A. Pedross-Engel, "Millimeter-Wave Computational Imaging," Invited Guest Lecture, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA, March 2019.
  • A. Pedross-Engel, "Coherent Millimeter-Wave Computational Imaging," Invited Guest Lecture, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA, April 2018.
  • A. Pedross-Engel, "Generalized Noncoherent Ulta-Wideband Receivers," Invited Guest Lecture, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, June 2014.
  • A. Pedross and K. Witrisal, "Modeling and Identification of Nonideal Ultra-Wideband Multiplication Devices," IEEE Forum on Signal Processing for Radio Frequency Systems 2013, Linz, Austria, June 2013.
  • A. Pedross and K. Witrisal, "Analysis of Nonideal Multipliers for Multichannel Autocorrelation UWB Receivers," 2012 IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB 2012), Syracuse, NY, USA, Sept. 2012.
  • A. Pedross and K. Witrisal, "Sliding Window Integrator Approximations for Multichannel Autocorrelation UWB Receivers," 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2012), Seoul, Republic of Korea, May 2012.
  • A. Pedross and K. Witrisal, "Introduction to a Multichannel Noncoherent Autocorrelation UWB Receiver using OFDM," 6th IEEE UWB Forum on Sensing and Communications, Graz, Austria, May 2011.

Patents

  • "Millimeter Wave and/or Microwave Imaging Systems and Methods Including Examples of Partitioned Inverse and Enhanced Resolution Modes and Imaging Devices," U.S. Patent Application US/2017/65435, filed Dec. 2017, patent pending.
  • "Millimeter Wave Imaging Systems and Methods Using Direct Conversion Receivers and/or Modulation Techniques," U.S. Patent Application US/2017/46337, filed Aug. 2017, patent pending.
  • "Accelerated millimeter wave image reconstruction," U.S. Provisional Patent Application 62/432,307, filed Dec. 2016, patent pending.
  • "Microwave and millimeter wave imaging with dynamic metasurface antennas," U.S. Provisional Patent Application 62/432,375, filed Dec. 2016, patent pending.
  • "Microwave and millimeter wave imaging with dynamic metasurface antennas," U.S. Provisional Patent Application 62/431,754, filed Dec. 2016, patent pending.
  • "Self-Jamming and DC Offset Mitigation for Millimeter-Wave Imaging and Channel Estimation with Direct Conversion Receivers," U.S. Provisional Patent Application 62/374,285, filed Aug. 2016.