Dr. Julie A. Jackson
Associate Professor

 

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Education

2009 Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus OH

2004 M.S., Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus OH

2002 B.S., Electrical Engineering, Wright State University, Dayton OH

Awards

 

 

  • 2018    Air University and AFIT Winner Civilian Category 3 Quarterly Award (1st Qtr CY18)
  • 2017    Eta Kappa Nu Delta Xi Chapter Nominee for National C. Holmes MacDonald Outstanding Teaching Award

  • 2016    Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) 2016 Faculty Excellence Award

  • 2012 Air Force level Winner: 2012 Air Force Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Awards, Outstanding Engineer Award, Junior Civilian Category.
  • 2012 EN Annual Award winner, Civilian Category 3

Publications

Journal Publications:

[12] J. A. Jackson and F. Lee-Elkin, “Exploiting Channel Crosstalk for Polarimetric SAR Compressive Sensing,” submitted to IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, June 2018.

[11] A. Evers and J. A. Jackson, “A Generalized Phase Gradient Autofocus Algorithm,” submitted to IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging, May 2018, revised Aug 2018.

[10] A. Evers and J. A. Jackson, “SAR Scene Size Limits for Spatially Invariant Defocus with Near- and Far-Field Geometries,” submitted to IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging, Mar 2018, revised June 2018.

[9] A. Evers and J. A. Jackson, “Cross-Ambiguity Characterization of Communicaion Waveform Features for Passive Radar” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 51, no. 4, pp. 3440-3455, Oct 2015.

[8] D. Reising, M. Temple, and J. A. Jackson, “Discriminating Authorized and Rogue Devices in an OFDM-based Network Using Dimensionally Reduced RF-DNA Fingerprints,” IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 1180-1192, June 2015.

[7] S. R. Stevens and J. A. Jackson, “Emitter Selection Criteria for Passive Multistatic Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging” IET Radar Sonar and Navigation, special topics section on Waveform Diversity and Spectrum Engineering, vol. 8, no. 9, pp. 1267-1279, Dec. 2014, available online 3 September 2014.

[6] M. Saville, J. A. Jackson, and D. F. Fuller, " Rethinking Vehicle Classification with Wide-Angle Polarimetric SAR" , IEEE Aerospace and Electrinic Systems Magazine, Special Issue on Wide-Area and Staring Synthetic Aperture Radar,  vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 41-49, January 2014.

[5] J. Gutierrez del Arroyo and J. A. Jackson, &ldquo WiMAX OFDM for Active and Passive SAR Ground Imaging" IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 945-959, April 2013, doi: 10.1109/TAES.2013.6494391

[4] Jackson, J.A.,and R.L. Moses, "Synthetic Aperture Radar 3D Feature Extraction for Arbitrary Flight Paths,"  IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems,Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 2065-2084,July 2012, doi:10.1109/TAES.2012.6237579.

[3] Jackson, J.A., "Analytic Physical Optics Solution for Bistatic, 3D Scattering from a Dihedral Corner Reflector," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 60, No. 3, pp. 1486-1495, March 2012, doi:10.1109/TAP.2011.2180316.

[2] Jackson, J.A., Rigling, B.D., and Moses, R.L., "Canonical Scattering Feature Models for 3D and Bistatic SAR," to appear in IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems,Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 525-541, April 2010, doi:10.1109/TAES.2010.5461639.

[1] Jackson, J.A., and Moses, R.L., "A Model for Generating Synthetic VHF SAR Forest Clutter Images," IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 1138-1152, July 2009, doi:10.1109/TAES.2009.5259189.

Selected Conference Publications:
 

[36] J. Becker and J. A. Jackson, “Expansion of Dropped-Channel PolSAR CS to include a Spatial Dictionary,” 5th International Workshop on Compressed Sensing applied to Radar, Multimodal Sensing, and Imaging (CoSeRa), Sep 2018.

[35] D. Nguyen and J. A. Jackson, “Effects of Position Uncertainty on Multistatic SAR Resolution Measures” IEEE Radar Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, Apr 2018.

[34] J. A. Jackson and F. Lee-Elkin, “Polarimetric SAR Compressive Sensing Examples,” IEEE Radar Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, Apr 2018.

[33] J. A. Jackson, “Parametric Models for Signature Prediction and Feature Extraction,” (invited paper), Applied Computational Electromagnetics Symposium, Denver, CO, Mar 2018.

[32] A. Evers, N. Zimmerman, and J. A. Jackson, “Semidefinite Relaxation Autofocus for Bistatic Backprojection SAR” IEEE Radar Conference, Seattle, WA, May 2017.

[31] J. A. Jackson and F. Lee-Elkin, “Channel Crosstalk Model for Fully-Polarimetric SAR Compressive Sensing,” IEEE Radar Conference, Seattle, WA, May 2017.

[30] J. A. Jackson and F. Lee-Elkin, “Polarimetric Radar Crosstalk Removal During Sparse Imaging,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), New Orleans, LA, USA, 2017.

[29] S. Gabert, J. A. Jackson, and R. Kappedal, “Estimating PDFs in Heterogeneous Radar Clutter,” 2016 USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, 2016, pp. 97-98.

[28] R. Rademacher, J. A. Jackson, A. Rexford, and C. Schubert Kabban, “Credible Set Estimation for SAR Feature Extraction”, IEEE International Radar Conference, Washington DC, May 11-15, 2015, pp. 1-6.

[27] A. Evers and J. A. Jackson, “Analysis of an LTE Waveform for Radar Applications,” IEEE Radar Conference, May 19-23, 2014, Cincinnati, OH, pp. 0200-0205.

[26] A. Evers and J. A. Jackson, “Experimental Passive SAR Imaging Exploiting LTE, DVB, and DAB Signals,” IEEE Radar Conference, May 19-23, 2014, Cincinnati, OH, pp. 0680-0685.

[25] S. Stevens and J. A. Jackson, “Emitter Subset Selection for Passive Multistatic Synthetic Aperture Radar,” IEEE Radar Conference, May 19-23, 2014, Cincinnati, OH, pp. 0686-0691.

[24] Gutierrez del Arroyo, J. R., J. A. Jackson, and M. Temple, "Receive Signal Processing For OFDM-Based Radar Imaging," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Vancouver, Canada, 26-31 May, 2013.

[23] Gutierrez del Arroyo, J. R.and J. A. Jackson, "Collecting and Processing WiMAX Ground Returns for SAR Imaging" IEEE Radar Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 29 Apr - 3 May, 2013, paper ID 5007, pp. 1-6 (Finalist-top 10/95- student paper competition).

[22] Hammond, G. B.and J. A. Jackson, "Canonical Feature Extraction Using Molecule Dictionaries," IEEE Radar Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 29 Apr-3 May, 2013, paper ID 5092, pp. 1-6.

[21] Saville, M., D. Fuller, and J. A. Jackson, "Advances in Polarimetric Synthetic Aperture Radar," 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting in Chicago, IL, USA, July 8-13, 2012.

[20] Rapson, M., J. A. Jackson, and J. Gutierrez del Arroyo, "Passive Multi-Static SAR using OFDM Signals of Opportunity", MSS Tri-Service Radar Conference, Boulder, CO, June 18-22, 2012.

[19] Gutierrez del Arroyo, J. R.and J. A. Jackson, "Range Profiles from an Experimental OFDM Passive Radar," 2012 International Waveform Diversity and Design Conference, Kauai, Hawaii, January 2012.(Third Place, Student Paper Competition).

[18] Fuller, D. F., D. E. Hack, S. Sutara, A. Tempelis, M. Jussaume, M. A. Saville, and J. A. Jackson, "Integrating electromagnetics and signal processing into new radar algorithms," International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), Sept 2011, pp. 1330-1333.

[17] Gutierrez del Arroyo, J. R. and J. A. Jackson, "Passive SAR Imaging Using Commercial OFDM Networks," MSS Tri-Service Radar Conference, Monterey, CA, June 2011.

[16] Gutierrez del Arroyo, J. R., and J. A.Jackson, "SAR Imaging Using WiMAX OFDM PHY," IEEE Radar Conference 2011, Kansas City, MO, 23-27 May 2011, pp. 129-134.

[15] Tempelis, A., M. Jussaume, and J. Jackson, "Comparison of Measured and Predicted Bistatic Scattering from a Right-Angle Dihedral," IEEE Radar Conference 2011, Kansas City, MO,23-27 May 2011, pp. 135-140.

[14] Jackson, J. A., and P. Brady, "Radar Target Classification Using Morphological Image Processing," SPIE Defense Security and Sensing Symposium: Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar XVIII,25-29 April2011,Vol. 8051, 805114-1.

[13] Jackson, J. A., "Closed-form, Bistatic, 3D Scattering Solution for a Dihedral Corner Reflector," Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium, PIERS 2010 in Cambridge, MA,5-8 July2010, pp. 621-625.

[12] Jackson, J. A., "Automated Image Segmentation for Synthetic Aperture Radar Feature Extraction," National Aerospace and Electronics Conference, NAECON 2010 in Dayton, OH,14-16July2010, pp. 45-49.

[11] Gutierrez del Arroyo, J. R., and J. A. Jackson, &ldquo Bistatic Ambiguity Function Evaluation of the WiMAX Waveform for PCL Systems,&rdquo National Aerospace and Electronics Conference, NAECON 2010 in Dayton, OH,14-16 July2010, pp. 54-59.

[10] Jackson, J. A., and R. L. Moses, &ldquo 3D Feature Estimation for Sparse, Nonlinear Bistatic SAR Apertures,&rdquo IEEE Radar Conference, Washington, D.C.,11-14 May2010.

[9] McGowan, J. E., S. C. Gustafson, J. A. Jackson, and A. J. Terzuoli, Jr., &ldquo The Effect of Synthetic Aperture Radar Image Resolution on Target Discrimination,&rdquo Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XVII, E.G. Zelnio and F.D. Garber, eds., Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 7699, 76990X, Orlando, Florida, 5-9 April 2010.

[8] Jackson, J. A., and Moses, R. L., " An Algorithm for 3D Target Scatterer Feature Estimation from Sparse SAR Apertures," Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XVI, E.G. Zelnio and F.D. Garber, eds.,Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 7337, No. 15, 2009.

[7] Ferrara, M., Jackson, J. A., and Austin, C. D., " Enhancement of Multi-pass 3D Circular SAR Images Using Sparse Reconstruction Techniques," Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XVI, E.G. Zelnio and F.D. Garber, eds.,Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 7337, No. 1, 2009.

[6] Jackson, J. A., and Moses, R. L., " Estimation Performance for Canonical Shape Features," IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) 2008, Vol. 3,pp. III-1111-III-1114, 7-11 July 2008.

[5] Jackson, J. A., Rigling, B. D., and Moses, R. L., " Parametric Scattering Models for Bistatic Synthetic Aperture Radar,&rdquo IEEE Radar Conference, Rome, Italy, 26-30 May2008.

[4] Ferrara, M., Jackson, J. A., and Stuff, M., " Three-dimensional Sparse-Aperture Moving-Target Imaging," Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XV, E.G. Zelnio and F.D. Garber, eds., Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 6970,2008.

[3] Jackson, J. A., and Moses, R. L, " Identifiability of 3D Attributed Scattering Features from Sparse Nonlinear Apertures," Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XIV, E.G. Zelnio and F.D. Garber, eds., Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 7568, 2007.

[2] Jackson, J. A., and Moses, R. L., " Feature Extraction Algorithm for 3D Scene Modeling and Visualization Using Monostatic SAR," Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XIII, E.G. Zelnio and F.D. Garber, eds., Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 6237, 2006.

[1] Jackson, J. A., and Moses, R. L., " Clutter Model for VHF SAR Imagery," Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XI, E.G. Zelnio and F.D. Garber, eds., Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 5427, 2004.

Other Publications:

Jackson, J.A., " Three-Dimensional Feature Models for Synthetic Aperture Radar and Experiments in Feature Extraction," Ph.D. Dissertation, The Ohio State University, 2009.

Jackson, J.A., " A Physically-based Model for the Generation of Synthetic VHF SAR Clutter Images," Master's Thesis, The Ohio State University, 2004.

 

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