Employment

2016-Present

Associate Engineer

Rand Corporation

2012-2015

Technical Staff

MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Member of the Airborne Radar Systems and Techniques Group

2012

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Carnegie Mellon University

Six-month post-doctoral fellowship with Prof. Jose M.F. Moura, to conduct research into Time Reversal signal processing techniques.

2010

Summer Intern

MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Investigated the use of Compressive Sensing techniques for MIMO (Multiple-Input Multiple-Output) GMTI (Ground Moving-Target Indicator) Radar.

2008

Signal Processing Engineer

The MITRE Corp

Studied the use of Incoherent ISAR Processing on High-Resolution Radar records to assist in feature-aided tracking algorithms for confusion events in GMTI Radar.

2005,2006

CREST Trainee

US Army RDECOM - CERDEC

Developed a testbed for evaluation of wireless sensor network technologies generated through SBIR (Small Business Innovative Research) grants.

Education

PhD, Electrical Engineering, December 2011

Carnegie Mellon University

Stochastic Time Reversal for Radar Detection

MS, Electrical Engineering, May 2008

Carnegie Mellon University

BS, Computer Engineering, May 2006

Villanova University

Summa Cum Laude

Skills

Radar Systems

Electronic Warfare, Systems Analysis, GMTI, SAR, MIMO Radar

Signal Processing

Statistical Signal Processing, Optimization, Performance Analysis, Array Signal Processing

MATLAB

Proficient in prototyping and analysis tools with MATLAB and Simulink

Communication

Confident and capable with presentation of complex ideas in challenging environments.

Awards & Honors

Best Student Paper

Structural Acoustics and Vibrations Track, 157th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (2009)

Single-Antenna Time Reversal of Guided Waves in Pipes

Best Student Paper

42nd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers (2008)

Signal-Domain REgistration for Change Detection in Time Reversal SAR

NDSEG (National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate) Fellow (2007-2010)

2006 Dean Robert D. Lynch Award

Awarded by the Villanova Engineering Alumni Society

2006 Falvey Scholars Award

Awarded by the Falvey Memorial Library at Villanova University

2006 Computer Engineering Medallion

Top Graduate of the Computer Engineering program at Villanova University

2006 Dean's Award for Outstanding Scholarship

Awarded by the Villanova University College of Engineering

2006 Dean's Award for Meritorious Service

Awarded by the Villanova University College of Engineering

Brian McCarthy Senior Project Award

Awarded by the Villanova University Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

An Intelligent Patient Monitoring System for Hospital ICUs