Project Description

Advanced Signal Processing and Detection Algorithms for Handheld Explosive Hazard Detection


  • Joseph Burns, PI
  • Timothy Havens, Co-PI
  • Brian Thelen, Co-PI
  • Mark Stuff, Co-PI
  • Joel LeBlanc, Co-PI
  • Adam Webb, Co-PI


  • Sponsor: U.S. Army
  • Amount of Support: $1,238,255


The project investigates theory and algorithms for multi sensor buried target detection that achieve high probability of detection and classification with low false-alarm rate. The primary sensors of interest are handheld GPR and electromagnetic induction sensors.