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Douglas Cochran

cochran@asu.edu

Assoc Professor
Sch Elect Comptr & Energy Engr
Faculty
Mail Code: 5706

GWC 664 (Map)
(480)965-7409

Bio

Assistant Dean for Research
Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering

Douglas Cochran joined the the ASU faculty in 1989. Before coming to ASU, he was a senior scientist at BBN Laboratories. Professor Cochran has served as program manager for mathematics in the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, as a consultant for the Australian Defense Science and Technology Organisation, as associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, and as general co-chair of the 1999 IEEE International Conference for Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing and the 1997 U.S.-Australia Workshop on Defense Signal Processing.

Expertise

Statistical signal processing: Estimation and decision theory, Information geometry

Applied harmonic analysis: Frame theory, Signal sampling and reconstruction

Education

1990, Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, Harvard University
1986, S.M. Applied Mathematics, Harvard University
1980, M.A. Mathematics, University of California - San Diego
1979, S.B. Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Courses

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 203 Signals and Systems I
EEE 350 Random Signal Analysis
EEE 590 Reading and Conference
EEE 592 Research
EEE 595 Continuing Registration
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 680 Practicum
EEE 690 Reading and Conference
EEE 790 Reading and Conference
EEE 792 Research
EEE 795 Continuing Registration
EEE 799 Dissertation
MAT 792 Research

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 550 Transform Theory/Applications
EEE 590 Reading and Conference
EEE 592 Research
EEE 595 Continuing Registration
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 680 Practicum
EEE 690 Reading and Conference
EEE 790 Reading and Conference
EEE 792 Research
EEE 795 Continuing Registration
EEE 799 Dissertation
MAT 493 Honors Thesis
MAT 494 Special Topics
MAT 792 Research

Summer 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 590 Reading and Conference
EEE 592 Research
EEE 595 Continuing Registration
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 680 Practicum
EEE 690 Reading and Conference
EEE 790 Reading and Conference
EEE 792 Research
EEE 795 Continuing Registration
EEE 799 Dissertation
MAT 799 Dissertation

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 556 Detection/Estimation Theory
EEE 590 Reading and Conference
EEE 592 Research
EEE 595 Continuing Registration
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 792 Research
EEE 795 Continuing Registration
EEE 799 Dissertation
MAT 492 Honors Directed Study
MAT 792 Research

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 350 Random Signal Analysis
EEE 590 Reading and Conference
EEE 592 Research
EEE 595 Continuing Registration
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 680 Practicum
EEE 690 Reading and Conference
EEE 790 Reading and Conference
EEE 792 Research
EEE 795 Continuing Registration
EEE 799 Dissertation
MAT 494 Special Topics

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 590 Reading and Conference
EEE 592 Research
EEE 595 Continuing Registration
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 680 Practicum
EEE 690 Reading and Conference
EEE 790 Reading and Conference
EEE 792 Research
EEE 795 Continuing Registration
EEE 799 Dissertation

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 592 Research
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 792 Research
EEE 799 Dissertation

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 590 Reading and Conference
EEE 592 Research
EEE 595 Continuing Registration
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 680 Practicum
EEE 792 Research
EEE 795 Continuing Registration
EEE 799 Dissertation

Summer 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 590 Reading and Conference
EEE 592 Research
EEE 595 Continuing Registration
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 680 Practicum
EEE 690 Reading and Conference
EEE 790 Reading and Conference
EEE 792 Research
EEE 795 Continuing Registration
EEE 799 Dissertation

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 350 Random Signal Analysis
EEE 592 Research
EEE 598 Special Topics
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 792 Research
EEE 799 Dissertation

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 550 Transform Theory/Applications
EEE 592 Research
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 792 Research
EEE 799 Dissertation

Summer 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 592 Research
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 792 Research
EEE 799 Dissertation

Spring 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 592 Research
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 792 Research
EEE 799 Dissertation

Fall 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 592 Research
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 792 Research
EEE 799 Dissertation

Summer 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 592 Research
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 792 Research
EEE 799 Dissertation

Presentations

  1. Taylor, Thomas, Mahanti, Prasun, Cochran, Douglas, Hayes, Mark Enhanced Biochemical Signal Extraction from Rotating Paramagnetic Chains. AzANS Conference.

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Cochran,Douglas * . Information-Geometric and Information-Theoretic Foundations of Information Collection and Fusion. DOD-AFOSR (8/1/2012 - 7/31/2017).
  2. Cochran,Douglas * . Estimation and Registration in Distributed Sensing Systems. DOD-AFOSR (5/15/2012 - 5/14/2017).
  3. Cochran,Douglas * . MURI: Value-centered Information Theory for Adaptive Learning Inference Tracking and Exploitation (VITALITE). UNIV OF MICHIGAN (8/22/2011 - 8/21/2014).
  4. Cochran,Douglas * . Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Assignment - Dr. Douglas Cochran. DOD-Wright-Patterson AFB (10/20/2008 - 7/13/2010).
  5. Cochran,Douglas * . Reed-Muller Sampling Matrices, Fast Reconstruction, and Null Space Properties in Compressive Sensing. PRINCETON UNIV (7/7/2008 - 6/30/2009).
  6. Gelb,Anne * Cochran,Douglas Eubank,Randall Renaut,Rosemary Anne Roudenko,Svetlana . FRG: Collaborative Research: Integrated Mathematical Methods in Medical imaging. NSF-MPS-DMS (8/15/2007 - 7/31/2012).
  7. Wang,Joseph * Wang,Joseph * Cochran,Douglas Tao,Nongjian . Sensor System for Explosive Detection Based on Multiple Orthogonal Detection Schemes. MOTOROLA LABS (7/20/2007 - 6/28/2008).
  8. Cochran,Douglas * . Sensor Topology for Minimalist Planning. UNIV OF ILLINOIS - CHAMP/URBAN (10/5/2006 - 3/20/2012).
  9. Chattopadhyay,Aditi * Cochran,Douglas Papandreou-Suppappola,Antonia Peralta,Pedro D . MURI: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Health Monitoring and Materials Damage Prognosis for Metallic Aerospace Systems. DOD-AFOSR (5/1/2006 - 9/30/2012).
  10. Cochran,Douglas * . Statement of Work Dated March 7, 2006. Raytheon Missile Sys. (4/15/2006 - 12/31/2006).
  11. Cochran,Douglas * . Program Management Services. DOD-DARPA (11/22/2004 - 7/15/2005).
  12. Cochran,Douglas * . PROGRAM MANAGEMENT SERVICES. DOD-DARPA (10/16/2000 - 10/15/2004).
  13. Cochran,Douglas . ATTENTIVE SENSING. DOD-AFOSR (1/1/2000 - 11/30/2002).
  14. Cochran,Douglas * . STTR: CHANNEL MODELING AND SOURCE CODING IN HOLOGRAPHIC DATA STORAGE. OPTITEK INC (8/29/1997 - 8/28/1998).
  15. Sadowsky,John S * Cochran,Douglas . IMPLEMENTATION OF DEMODULATION & SYNCHRONIZATION USING DIGIT. ORBITAL SCIENCE CORPORATION (8/15/1994 - 5/15/1995).
  16. Cochran,Douglas * . COUNTERMEASURES TO WAVELET-BASED SPREAD SPECTRUM TECHNIQUES. MOTOROLA, INC (7/1/1993 - 6/30/1994).
  17. Cochran,Douglas * . SCALE-BASED TECHNIQUES IN SECURE & RESISTANT & RES COMM SY. DOD-AIR FORCE (11/15/1992 - 1/14/1996).
  18. Cochran,Douglas * . APPLICATION OF WAVELET TRANSFORM TECHNIQUES TO SPREAD SPECTR. DOD-AIR FORCE (11/1/1990 - 12/31/1992).

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