Radio Astronomy Systems Research Group

Array Antenna and Signal Processing Systems for Radio Astronomy



Research Areas

  • Development of next-generation phased array feed antennas for radio telescopes
  • Radio frequency interference cancellation systems and algorithms to mitigate man-made interference for sensitive astronomical observations
  • Array signal processing algorithms for phased array feeds, aperture arrays, and synthesis imaging arrays
  • Technology development for the international Square Kilometer Array (SKA) project
  • Ionospheric calibration for low frequency imaging arrays

Personnel

Faculty

Collaborators

Visitors

Sebastian van der Tol (T.U. Delft)




Group Members

Current:

Jonathan Landon (PhD)
Mike Elmer (PhD)
Vikas Asthana (PhD)
David Carter (MS)
Taylor Webb (MS)
Manoj Adhikari (BS)

Alumni

Brett Walkenhorst (MS, 2001) - PhD Georgia Tech
Andrew Poulsen (MS) - PhD MIT, NSF Fellow
Weizhen Dong (MS)
Chad Hansen (MS, 2004) - NGC
Chris Ashworth (MS, 2006)
Jacob Campbell (MS, 2005) - Rincon
James Nagel (MS, 2006) - PhD U. Utah
David Jones (MS, 2008)
Jacob Waldron (MS, 2008)
Micah Lillrose (MS, 2007)
Michael Mendoza (BS)
Jon Leininger (BS)
Jiyoung Son (BS)
Alan Stemmons (MS, 2009)