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Loren W. Nolte

Professor Emeritus in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Box 90291, Durham, NC 27708-0291
3471 Ciemas, Durham, NC 27708

Research Interests


Bayesian approach to signal detection, classification, estimation, tracking and decision and sensor fusion. Applications in ocean acoustics, and in medical imaging for cancer research.

Selected Grants


3-D Microwave Imaging System for Breast Cancer Detection

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2004 - 2007

Networked Control Systems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2000 - 2004

Networked Cooperative Robotics

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2002 - 2004

Mathematical Analysis of Biomedical Fluctuations

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2002 - 2003

3-D Microwave Imaging System for Breast Cancer Detection

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2004 - 2007

Networked Control Systems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2000 - 2004

Networked Cooperative Robotics

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2002 - 2004

Mathematical Analysis of Biomedical Fluctuations

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2002 - 2003

Signal Detection Theory Based Microwave Imaging Algorithms and ROC Performance Analysis for Computer-aided Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Lord Foundation of North Carolina · 2001 - 2002

Mathematical Analysis of Fluctuations in Human Gait Data

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2000 - 2002

Signal Detection and Estimation Based on Ocean Acoustics: Very Long Range Tracking

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 1998 - 1999

Support for Writing on "Signal Detection/Estimation Theory for Engineers and Applied Scientists"

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Lord Foundation of North Carolina · 1998 - 1999

Signal Detection and Estimation Based on Ocean Acoustics: Ocean Acoustic Thermometry

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 1989 - 1996

Ocean Acoustics Signal Processing in an Uncertain Environment: Assert

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 1993 - 1996

Signal Detection and Estimation Based on Ocean Acoustics: Ocean Acoustic Thermometry

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 1991 - 1996

Optimal Physics-based Detection and Classification of Objects in the Vicinity of an Uneven Seafloor

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 1994 - 1995

Signal Detection and Estimation Based on Ocean Acoustics

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 1992 - 1994

Adaptive Acoustic Signal Detection

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 1991 - 1992

Adaptive Acoustic Signal Detection

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 1989 - 1990