Curriculum Vitae

Scott E Umbaugh, Ph.D.

Phone: (618) 650-2524

FAX: (618) 650-3374

E-Mail: sumbaug@siue.edu

WWW: http://www.siue.edu/~sumbaug


Current Employer: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE), Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department

Current Position: Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Graduate Program Director ECE Department

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. 1990 University of Missouri-Rolla, Electrical Engineering
  • M.S.E.E. 1987 University of Missouri-Rolla, Electrical Engineering
  • B.S.E. 1982 Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Electrical Engineering, with Honors

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 2006 – present, SIUE ECE Department, Graduate Program Director
  • 2001 - present, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Professor
  • 2003 - present, Southwest Illinois Advanced Manufacturing Institute, Investigator
  • 1995 - 2001, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Associate Professor
  • 1995 - 1996, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Adjunct Associate Prof.
  • 1989 - 1995, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Assistant Professor
  • 1987 - 1989, University of Missouri-Rolla, Research Assistant
  • 1986 - 1987, University of Missouri-Rolla, Teaching Assistant
  • 1983 - 1986, Affinitec Corp., St. Louis, MO, Computer Engineer
  • 1982 - 1983, ITT North Electric, Columbus, OH, Computer Engineer
  • 1981, McDonnell Douglas, St. Louis, MO, EE Intern

CONSULTING

  • 2006 – present, Long Island Veterinary Specialists
  • 2005 – Krewson Reaching Equipment Company
  • 2003 - present, SIUE School of Engineering's Southwest Illinois Advanced Manufacturing (SIAM) Institute, Edwardsville, Illinois
  • 2003, River City Software, Portsmith, NH
  • 2001 - 2002, Westar Corporation, St. Charles MO
  • 1995 - 1997, Stealth Technologies, Inc., Broomfield, CO
  • 1994 - 1997, Camber Corporation, St. Louis, MO
  • 1993 - 1994, System Dynamics International, Inc., St. Louis, MO
  • 1991 - present, Stoecker & Associates, Rolla, MO
  • 1990, Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Production (CAMP), SIUE
  • 1987 - 1991, Stoecker Moss & Co., Rolla, MO

PUBLICATION

Editorial Boards:

  • Proposal reviewer for U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation
  • Reviewer for Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics
  • 2005, Book reviewer for the CRC Press
  • 2005, Book reviewer for Wiley Interscience, John Wiley and Sons, Inc
  • 2005-present, Reviewer for Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics journal, published by Elsevier
  • 2004-present, Reviewer for Image and Vision Computing journal, published by Elsevier
  • 2002, Reviewer for special issue of IEEE Robotics & Automation on "Robotics in Education"
  • 1999-2000, Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging
  • 1999-present, Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
  • 1998 - present, Book reviewer for Prentice Hall Professional-Technical-Reference (PTR) Division
  • 1997 - 1998, Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine
  • 1993 - present, Associate Editor for Pattern Recognition
  • 1992 - 1999, Editorial Board member for IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology

Books:

Book Chapters:

  • "Boundary Detection Techniques in Medical Image Processing", W.V. Stoecker, Z. Zhang, R.H. Moss, S.E. Umbaugh, F. Ercal, Chapter 1, pp. 1-84 in Medical Imaging Systems Techniques and Applications: General Anatomy, ed. by Cornelius T. Leondes, Gordon and Breach, Newark, NJ, 1997, ISBN 90-5699-597-9.
  • "Visible-Light Digital Imaging in Dermatology", W.V. Stoecker, R.H. Moss, D.A. Perednia, S.E. Umbaugh, F. Ercal, Chapter 10, pp. 85-116 in Computer Applications in Dermatology, ed. by W.V. Stoecker, Igaku-Shoin Medical Publishers, Inc, New York NY, 1993, ISBN 978-0896402386.

Papers and Presentations:

·         “Thermographic Image Analysis as a Pre-screening Tool for the Detection of Canine Bone Cancer”, S Subedi, SE Umbaugh, J Fu, DJ Marino, CA Loughin, SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications  Conference: Applications of Digital Signal Processing  XXXVII, August, 2014, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 9217

·         Thermographic Image Analysis Method in Detection of Canine Bone Cancer”, MS Amini, P Liu, SE Umbaugh, DJ Marino, CA Loughin, 5th International Conference on Image and Signal Processing (CISP'12) and 5th International Conference on BioMedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI'12), 16-18 October 2012, Chongqing, China, IEEE Conference Record Number for CISP'12: 20190; IEEE Conference Record Number for BMEI'12: 20189.

·         Frequency Domain Pseudo-Color to Enhance Ultrasound Images”, Afruz, J., Wilson, V., Umbaugh, SE, Computer and Information Science, Vol. 3, No. 4, Nov. 2010, pp.24-34,  ISSN 1913-8989, E-ISSN 1913-8997

·          “Automatic Mask Creation and Feature Analysis for Detection of IVDD in Canines”,  J Afruz, J Phelps, SE Umbaugh, DJ Marino, CA Loughin, Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Computer Sciences and Convergence Information Technology , Nov 30-Dec 2, 2010, Seoul, Korea

·         “Development of a New Algorithm for Blood Vessel Segmentation in Retinal Images Using the CVIP Algorithm Test and Analysis Tool,” RW LeAnder, P Guvenc, M Das, SE Umbaugh, Proceedings of The International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics: IMCIC/ICEME 2010, April 6 – 9, 2010, Orlando, Florida

·         “Thermal Imaging of Normal and Cranial Cruciate Ligament-Deficient Stifles in Dogs”, T Infernuso, CA Loughin, DJ Marino, SE Umbaugh, PS Solt, Veterinary Surgery 2010, Vol. 39, pp. 410-417

·         “Differentiation of Melanoma from Benign Mimics Using the Relative-Color Method”, RW LeAnder, P Chindam, M Das, SE Umbaugh, Skin Research and Technology, Volume 16: Issue 3: 297–304, August 2010

·         "A new algorithm for detecting smaller retinal blood vessels in fundus images." RW LeAnder, PI Bidari,  TA Mohammad, M Das, SE Umbaugh, Proceedings of the SPIE Medical Imaging 2010 Conference, Vol. 7624, 7624-3B, pp. 1-7, February 13-18, 2010, San Diego, CA

·         “Detection of Atypical Texture Features in Early Malignant Melanoma”, B. Shrestha,  J. Bishop,  K. Keong,  X. Chen,  R. H. Moss, W. V. Stoecker, S. E Umbaugh,, R. J. Stanley, M. E. Celebi, A. A. Marghoob, G. Argenziano, H. P.Soyer, Skin Research and Technology, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp: 60-65, February 2010

·         Comparison of two algorithms in the automatic segmentation of blood vessels in fundus images, Proceedings of the SPIE Medical Imaging 2008 Conference, Vol. 6915, 69153H (2008); Feb 16-21, 2008, San Diego, CA, RW LeAnder, S Myneni,  S Mokkapati, SE Umbaugh

·         "Skin Lesion Classification Using Relative Color Features", Y. Cheng, R. Swamisai, S.E Umbaugh, R.H. Moss, W.V. Stoecker, S. Teegala, S.K. Srinivasan, Skin Research and Technology, Volume 14, Issue 1, February, 2008, pp.53-64 http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1600-0846.2007.00261.x

·         ”Computer Imaging: A Project for Pattern Classification of Range Images”, SE Umbaugh, RW LeAnder, P Solt, A Kharbanda, P Deokar, Computer Applications in Engineering Education, Volume 17, Issue 2, June 2009, pp. 225-231, Online ISSN: 1099-0542, Print ISSN: 1061-3773, Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

·          Automatic Differentiation of Melanoma and Clark  Nevus Skin Lesions, in  Medical Imaging 2007: Computer-Aided Diagnosis, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 6514, CID No. 65142V, R. W LeAnder, A. Kasture, A. Pandey, SE Umbaugh

  •  “Automatic Recognition and Classification of Land Cover Types from Satellite Images Using Quadratic Discriminant Analysis and Multilayer Perceptron”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering and Mathematics, Bilbao, Spain, July 10-11, 2006, HK Choge and SE Umbaugh
  • “A Watershed-based Approach to Skin Lesion Border Segmentation”, X Chen, RH Moss, WV Stoecker, SE Umbaugh, RJ Stanley, BJ Threstha, presented at the 6th World Congress on Melanoma, Vancouver BC, Canada, September 6-10, 2005
  • “Color-based Diagnosis: Clinical Images”, I. Y. Cheng, S. E Umbaugh, presented at the Symposium on Automatic Detection of Malignant Melanoma Using Image Processing, University of Missouri Rolla, July 6-13, 2005
  • "Melanoma and Seborrheic Keratosis Differentiation Using Texture Features", S.V. Deshabhoina, S.E Umbaugh, W.V. Stoecker, R.H. Moss, S.K. Srinivasan, Skin Research and Technology, November 2003, No. 9, pp. 348-356.
  • "Faint Line Defect Detection in Gray Scale Images" , I.Y. Cheng, M. Wilson, S.Umbaugh, T. Ceylan, Society for Information Display (SID) 2002 Microdisplay Conference Digest, pp. 74-77, Westminster, Colorado, September 18-20, 2002.
  • "Compression of Color Skin Tumor Images with Vector Quantization", L. Guo, S.Umbaugh, Y. Cheng, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, Vol. 20, No.6, Nov/Dec 2001, pp. 152-164.
  • "Web Site for Computer Imaging Education", A. Mani, R. Swamisai, S. E Umbaugh, Computer Applications in Engineering Education , John Wiley & Sons, NY, Volume 8,No. 2, September 2000, pp. 61-71.
  • "Compression of Skin Tumor Images", A. Kjoelen, S.E Umbaugh, M.Zuke, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, Vol. 17, No. 3, May/June 1998, pp. 73-80.
  • "CVIPtools: A Software Package for Computer Imaging Education", M. Zuke, S. E Umbaugh, Computer Applications in Engineering Education, John Wiley & Sons, NY, Vol. 5, No. 3, 1997, pp. 213-220.
  • "Feature Extraction in Image Analysis", S. E Umbaugh, Y. Wei, M. Zuke, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, Vol.16, No. 4, July/August 1997, pp. 62-73.
  • "Which Computer-Detected Features of Pigmented Lesions Best Predict a Diagnosis of Malignant Melanoma?", Stoecker WV, Moss RH, Madsen RW, Lee HC, Ercal F and Umbaugh SE: Melanoma Research 7 suppl 1: S13-14, June 1997.
  • "Unsupervised Color Image Segmentation with Application to Skin Tumor Borders", G.A.Hance, S.E. Umbaugh, R.H. Moss, W.V. Stoecker, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Vol. 15, No. 1, 1996, pp. 104-111.
  • "Performance of Artificial Intelligence Methods In Automated Detection of Melanoma", A. Kjoelen, M. Thompson, S. Umbaugh, R. Moss, W. Stoecker, IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology, Vol.14, No.4 July/August 1995, pp. 411-416.
  • "A Dynamic Window Based Runlength Coding Algorithm Applied to Gray Level Images", M. Kumar, S.E. Umbaugh, Graphical Models and Image Processing, Vol. 57, No. 4, July 1995, pp. 267-282.
  • "Color Analysis in Diagnosis of Pigmented Lesions", Stoecker WV, Moss RH, Ercal F, Umbaugh SE, Presentation at 2nd Annual Meeting, International Society for Digital Imaging of the Skin (ISDIS), New Orleans LA, February, 1995.
  • "Overview: Visible-Light Digital Imaging of the Skin", Stoecker WV, Moss RH, Ercal F, Umbaugh SE, Presentation at 2nd Annual Meeting, International Society for Digital Imaging of the Skin (ISDIS), New Orleans LA, February, 1995.
  • "Nondermatoscopic Digital Imaging of Pigmented Lesions", W.V. Stoecker, R.H. Moss F. Ercal, S.E. Umbaugh, Skin Research and Technology, Volume 1, Number 1, February 1995, pp. 7-16.
  • "Artificial Intelligence Applied to Detection of Melanoma", A. Kjoelen, S.E. Umbaugh, R.H. Moss, W.V. Stoecker, Proceedings of the 15th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, San Diego CA, October 28-31, 1993.
  • "Store Separation Flight Test Image Enhancement Tools", M.L. Johnson, S.E. Umbaugh, presented at the Joint Aircraft-Stores Compatibility Subgroup of the Joint Ordinance Commanders Group Aircraft-Stores Compatibility Seminar, September 29, 1993, Fort Walton Beach, Florida.
  • "Automatic Color Segmentation Algorithms: With Application to Skin Tumor Feature Identification", S.E. Umbaugh, R.H. Moss, W.V. Stoecker, G.A. Hance, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Volume 12, Number 3, September 1993, pp. 75-82.
  • "Identification of Variegated Coloring in Skin Tumors: Neural Network vs. Rule-Based Induction Methods", A. Durg, W.V. Stoecker, J.P. Cookson, S.E. Umbaugh, R.H. Moss, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Volume 12, Number 3, September 1993, pp. 71-74.
  • "An Automatic Color Segmentation Algorithm with Application to Identification of Skin Tumor Borders", S.E. Umbaugh, R.H. Moss, W.V. Stoecker, Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, Volume 16, Number 3, May/June 1992, pp. 227-235.
  • "Capstone Design Courses as Preparation for Industry", S.E. Umbaugh, R.R. Romick-Allen, Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, March 13-14 1992, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, 46556.
  • "Motivating Effective Design Teams in a Classroom Environment", R.K. Romick-Allen, S.E. Umbaugh, Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, March 13-14 1992, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, 46556.
  • "Applying Artificial Intelligence to the Identification of Variegated Coloring in Skin Tumors", S.E. Umbaugh, R.H. Moss, W.V. Stoecker, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Volume 10, Number 4, December 1991, pp. 57-62.
  • "Computer Vision in Medicine: Color Metrics and Image Segmentation Methods for Skin Cancer Diagnosis", S.E. Umbaugh, Electrical Engineering Department, PhD Dissertation, U of MO-Rolla, UMI Dissertation Services, Ann Arbor MI, 1990.
  • "Computer Vision in Medicine: Color Metrics and Image Segmentation Methods for Skin Cancer Diagnosis", S.E. Umbaugh, Ph.D. dissertation abstract, IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence Newsletter, September, 1990, p.33.
  • "Automatic Color Segmentation of Images with Application to Detection of Variegated Coloring in Skin Tumors", S.E. Umbaugh, R.H. Moss, W.V. Stoecker, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, December, 1989, Volume 8, Number 4, pp. 43-52.
  • "Computer Vision in Dermatology: Automatic Recognition of Melanoma Features", W.V. Stoecker, I.E. Dhillon, R.H. Moss, S.E. Umbaugh, et al, presented at the American Academy of Dermatology Congress on Technology, Nov. 11, 1988.
  • "Computer Vision in Medicine: Identification of Variegated Coloring in Digitized Skin Tumor Images", S.E. Umbaugh, MSEE thesis, Electrical Engineering Department, U of MO-Rolla, 1987.

Recent publication titles

GRANTS

  • Long Island Veterinary Specialists, “Veterinary Thermographic Image Analysis: Canine Stifle/Cranial Cruciate Ligament Gait Analysis, Feline Hyperthyroidism, Canine Bone Cancer”, $87,878, August 2013-August 2014
  • Long Island Veterinary Specialists, “Veterinary Thermographic Image Analysis: Feline Hyperthyroidism-Post Treatment, Canine Bone Cancer-Short/Long Hair”, $79,937, August 2012-August 2013
  • Long Island Veterinary Specialists, “Veterinary Thermographic Image Analysis: Feline Hyperthyroidism, Canine Bone Cancer”, $77,590, August 2011-August 2012
  • Long Island Veterinary Specialists, “Veterinary Thermographic Image Analysis: Intervertebral Disc Disease, Chiari-Like Malformation(CLM)”, $68,486, August 2010-August 2011
  • Long Island Veterinary Specialists, “Veterinary Thermographic Image Analysis: Temperature Normalization, Chiari Malformation (COMS)”, $66,464, August 2009-August 2010

·         Basler Electric, “SIUE Wind Farm Project:”, $16,556, April 2009

·         NovaTech, “OrionLX Communications Processor hardware and DDIO Modules”, $19,896, Spring 2009

  • Senior Assignment Fund Award, "Electrical and Computer Engineering Design Support", SIUE, July 2008 - June 2009, $1175
  • Long Island Veterinary Specialists, “Veterinary Thermographic Image Analysis: Chiari Malformation, Elbow Dysplasia, Cranial Cruciate Ligament Tears ”, $75,084, September 2007-August 2009
  • Senior Assignment Fund Award, "Electrical and Computer Engineering Design Support", SIUE, July 2007 - June 2008, $7480
  • Long Island Veterinary Specialists, “Veterinary Thermographic Image Analysis”, $13.411, May-August 2007
  • Senior Assignment Fund Award, "Electrical and Computer Engineering Design Support" , SIUE, July 2006 - June 2007, $7560
  • Long Island Veterinary Specialists, “Veterinary Thermographic Image Analysis”, $7,563, September-December 2006
  • Krewson Reaching Equipment Company, “Krewson Reaching Equipment Company Software Development”, $3000, May-June 2006
  • Southwest Illlinois Advanced Manufacturing (SIAM) Center, SIUE School of Engineering, “Krewson Reaching Equipment Company Software Development”, $1823, May-June 2006
  • Summer Research Fellowship (SRF), SIUE, “Computer Vision Algorithm Automation Tool Development and Testing”, $4,000, May-August 2006
  • Excellence in Undergraduate Education Grant,: SIUE, “Real-time Single-chip 3-D Imaging”, with Robert LeAnder, $12,425, August 2005-May 2006.
  • Funded University Research Grant, SIUE, “Image Processing Algorithm Automation Tool Development”, $4,050, August 2005-May 2006
  • Senior Assignment Fund Award, "Electrical and Computer Engineering Design Support" , SIUE, August 2005 - August 2006, $7410
  • Krewson Reaching Equipment Company, “Computer Vision Research and Development for Automatic Kitchen”, $4450, Jan-May 2005
  • Senior Assignment Fund Award, "Electrical and Computer Engineering Design Support" , SIUE, August 2004 - August 2005, $6700
  • SIUE Research Equipment and Tools Competition, "Multiprocessing Computers for Computer Vision and Image Processing Laboratory", $12,857, March 2004.
  • Senior Assignment Fund Award, "Electrical and Computer Engineering Design Support" , SIUE, August 2003 - August 2004, $8950
  • River City Software, Portsmith NH, "Lumber Bundle Analysis - Computer Vision Research", $1100, April - May 2003, Grant #6-24809.
  • Research Equipment and Tools Award, "CVIP Research Lab Enhancement", SIUE, $3,905, April 2003.
  • Senior Assignment Fund Award, "Electrical and Computer Engineering Design Support" , SIUE, August 2002 - August 2003, $9600.
  • Westar Corporation, "Computer Vision for Quality Control of Microdisplay Chips", 1/01-12/02, $46,214.
  • Senior Assignment Fund Award, "Electrical and Computer Engineering Design Support", SIUE, August 2001 - May 2002, $6100.
  • SIUE Research Tools Competition, funded $1725 for Halcon Software, April 2002.
  • Senior Assignment Fund Award, "Enhancement of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Design Process", SIUE, November 2000 - August 2001, $8460.
  • State Matching Grant, SIUE, "Wavelet and DCT in Conjunction with Vector Quantization for Image Compression", $7,122, 8/00-8/01.
  • Southwestern Illinois Higher Education Consortium Regional Center For Distance Learning Mini Grant, "Integration of Laboratory with Lectures and Web Site for Computer Imaging, Phase II", $1000, February 2000.
  • National Institutes of Health, SBIR Phase II, through Stoecker and Associates, Rolla, MO, "Algorithms for Pigmented Lesions Screening and Detection" (Co-investigator), $104,820, August 1999 - August 2001.
  • Senior Assignment Fund Award, "Enhancement of the Electrical Engineering Design Process", SIUE, September 1999 - August 2000, $8275 (with Engel).
  • Funded University Research (FUR) Award, SIUE, July 1999 - May 2000, "Color and Texture Analysis of Skin Tumor Images", $3038.
  • Excellence in Undergraduate Education grant, SIUE, FY 2000, "Enhancement of Computer Imaging Lab and Web Site", $10,613, #00-65.
  • Southwestern Illinois Higher Education Consortium Regional Center For Distance Learning Mini Grant, "Inte gration of Laboratory with Lectures and Web Site for Computer Imaging", $900, March 1999.
  • Senior Assignment Fund Award, "Enhancement of the Electrical Engineering Design Process", SIUE, October 1 998, $7520 (with Engel, Bollini, Bengtson).
  • Faculty Development Fund (FDF) Grant, SIUE, "Best Assessment Processes in Engineering Education II", Octo ber 15-17, 1998, Rose-Hulman, $600.
  • Excellence in Undergraduate Education grant, SIUE, FY 1999, "Integration of Laboratory with Lectures and Web Site for Computer Imaging", $14,950, #99-57.
  • Funded University Research Award, SIUE, July 1998 - May 1999, "Vector Quantization Compression for Image P rocessing", $1,000.
  • Summer Research Fellowship (SRF), SIUE, Summer 1998 (FY 1999), "Frequency Domain Filters for Digital Image Restoration", $3,000.
  • Funded University Research (FUR) Award, SIUE, July 1997 - May 1998, "Deformable Template Image Segmentation for Skin Tumor Borders", $3425.
  • Program-Initiated Learning Assessment Fund (PILAF) Award, SIUE, February 1997, $1500, "Guided Design in Electrical Engineering: Implementation and Assessment" (with Bollini).
  • Summer Research Fellowship (SRF), SIUE, Summer 1997 (FY 1998), "Deformable Template Segmentation for Skin Tumor Borders", $6,000.
  • Faculty Development Fund grant, SIUE School of Engineering, "Professional Development in Computer Imaging", $3,000, Spring 1997.
  • Senior Assignment Fund Award, SIUE, October 1996, $6490, "Enhancement of the Electrical Engineering Design Process" (with Engel, Bollini, Bengtson).
  • Funded University Research (FUR) Award, SIUE, FY 1997, "Visualization for Computer Imaging Research and Development", $500.
  • Excellence in Undergraduate Education grant, SIUE, FY 1997, "Active Learning for Color Imaging", $11,550, #97-106.
  • Senior Assignment Fund Award, SIUE, October 1995, $1590, "Enhancement of the Printed Circuit Board Layout Process" (with Engel, Bollini, Bengtson).
  • United States Army, subcontract from Camber Corporation,"Army Stores Certification Information/Rotary Wing Stores Integration", $10,200, October 1995.
  • United States Air Force, subcontract from Stealth Technologies, Inc., "Research and Development for RWSI Images", $19,800, October 1995.
  • Senior Assignment Fund Award, SIUE, March 1995, $1708, "Senior Assignment Enhancement by Modernizing the EE Design Library with Computers" (with Engel, Bollini, Bengtson).
  • Summer Research Fellowship (SRF), SIUE, FY 1995, "Color Image Compression Algorithm Development", $5,000.
  • Grant Development Competition Award, SIUE, "Multi-Band Image Compression Algorithm Development", September 20, 1994, for FY 1995, $3,000.
  • United States Army, subcontract from Camber Corporation,"Army Stores Certification Information/Rotary Wing Stores Integration", $7800, October 1994.
  • United States Air Force, subcontract from Stealth Technologies, Inc., "CVIPtools Development for CASSAS", $23,320, September 1994.
  • Senior Assignment Fund Award, SIUE, FY 1995, $13,069, "Senior Assignment Enhancement by Modernizing the EE Design Library with Computers" (with Bollini, Bengtson).
  • Excellence in Undergraduate Education grant, SIUE, FY 1995, "Computer Vision Lab for Active Learning", $18,828, #95-101 (with Foster).
  • Senior Assignment Fund Award, SIUE, FY 1994, $500, "Senior Assignment Enhancement by Modernizing the EE Design Library with Computers" (with Bollini, Bengtson).
  • Excellence in Graduate Education grant, SIUE, FY 1994, "SPORT Project", funded for $5,500 (with Bollini, Foster, Smith).
  • Summer Research Fellowship (SRF), SIUE, FY 1994, "Transforms and Filtering for CVIP Software Tool", $2,000.
  • United States Army, subcontract from Systems Dynamics International, Inc., "Army Stores Certification Information/Rotary Wing Stores Integration", $31,668, September 1993.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH), subcontract from Stoecker and Associates (Co-investigator), "Early Detection of Pigmented Lesions by Computer Vision", $7,560, June 1993.
  • Research Equipment/Tools Competition Award, SIUE, for $1,345.00 for AIM Problem Solver, April 1993.
  • Funded University Research Award, SIUE, FY 1994, "Neural Networks Applied to Computer Image Analysis", Total $4,700, $2,700 for Research Assistant, $2,000 for Contractual Services (Software), FUR Award F-EN411.
  • Pixar, Inc., "Pixar IceMan Educational Software Grant", May 1992, $2,000.
  • Excellence in Undergraduate Education grant, SIUE, FY 1993, "Completion of Interactive Engineering Workstation", funded for $30,410 (with Alkin, Bollini, Foster, Pashea, S. Smith), #93-001.
  • Research Equipment/Tools Competition Award, SIUE, for $1,746.00, April 1992.
  • Funded University Research award (FUR), SIUE, FY 1993, "Development of Image Analysis and Computer Vision Software Tool". $5,400 for research assistant, $1,500 for software, total $6,900. Award number F-EN310.
  • Faculty Development Fund Grant, FY 1992, "Integrating Design into the Engineering Curriculum", SIUE, $1301.00, ID# 92E009.
  • Excellence in Education grant, SIUE, FY 1992, "Interactive EE Tutorial Work Station", $42,400, (with Alkin, Bollini, S. Smith, K. Smith, Pashea, Foster).
  • Fourth Quarter Research Fellowship (FQRF), SIUE, FY 1992, "Color Image Processing Algorithms for Skin Cancer Diagnosis" $2,000.
  • University Recognized Research (URR) proposal approved for 2 years, SIUE, FY 1992-93, "Color Image Processing Algorithms for Skin Cancer Diagnosis", ID #902EN09.
  • Funded University Research (FUR) grant, SIUE, FY 1991, "Development of Color Image Processing Algorithms for Skin Cancer Diagnosis", $1,550, ID #FEN136.
  • Excellence in Education grant, FY 1991, SIUE, "Standardized Integrated Lab Work Station", $32,957, (with Bollini, Smith, Foster).

SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • IEEE Education Society
  • IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • Pattern Recognition Society
  • SPIE - Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • “Outstanding Teacher Award” for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Engineering, SIUE, 2010
  • Awarded certificates "In Recognition and Appreciation of Valued Contributions to IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine" from IEEE EMBS 1992-1999
  • Elected to Senior Member in IEEE 1994
  • Who's Who in the World, American Education, Science and Engineering, Medicine and Healthcare
  • Awarded a Certificate "In Grateful Appreciation for Outstanding Leadership and Service as a Student Organization Advisor 1991-1992" from the Kimmel Leadership Center at SIUE
  • Plaque "IEEE Region 5 Award, 1992, Scott Umbaugh, in Recognition of Valued Services as the IEEE Student Branch Counselor, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville"
  • Plaque "In Recognition of Outstanding Service as a Mentor" from the Second Undergraduate Research Academy, SIUE, 1990-1991
  • Sigma XI, University of Missouri-Rolla (UMR) 1989
  • Chancellor's Fellowship, UMR 1986 - 1989
  • Dean's Letter of Commendation for Excellence in Teaching, UMR 1987
  • B.S.E. Degree with Honors, SIUE 1982
  • Rite Electric Company Award, SIUE 1982
  • Eta Kapppa Nu, SIUE 1982
  • Basler Electric Award in Electronic Engineering, SIUE 1981

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • EE 201 EE Junior Laboratory
  • EE 301a EE Junior Electronic Lab
  • EE 301c EE Junior Electronic Lab
  • EE 310 Circuit Analysis, Jr. level
  • EE 382 Digital Design and Microprocessors, Jr. level
  • EE 383 Digital Design and Microprocessors Lab, Jr. level
  • ECE 404 Senior EE Design, Senior level
  • ECE 438 Image Analysis and Computer Vision, Senior/Graduate
  • ECE 439 Digital Image Processing, Senior/Graduate
  • ECE 483 Computer Design, Senior/Graduate
  • ECE 427 Knowledge Based Systems (ECE Project Consultant)
  • EE 492 Neural Network Applications to Image Processing
  • EE 492 Software Development for Skin Tumor Diagnosis
  • ECE 538 Image Analysis and Computer Vision II
  • ECE 539  Digital Image Processing II
  • ECE 587 Intelligent Engineering Systems (ECE Project Consultant)
  • ECE 591 Independent Study
  • EE 592 X-Windows for Image Processing
  • EE 592 Software Development for Image Processing for Sun SPARC
  • EE 592 Applications of Artificial Intelligence to Image Processing
  • EE 592 Computer Vision Software Development
  • EE 592 Advanced Topics in Pattern Recognition
  • EE 592 Image Processing Software Development
  • EE 592 Computer Vision and Image Processing Software Development
  • EE 592 Development of Image Processing Package on a PC
  • EE 592 Medical Image Processing
  • EE 592 Radar Data Analysis Using Neural Networks
  • EE 592 CVIP Documentation Development
  • EE 592 Computer Imaging Graphical User Interface Software Development
  • ECE 595 Master’s Project
  • ECE 599 Research

Primary teaching topics:

  • Image Analysis & Computer Vision
  • Image Processing
  • Computer System Design
  • ECE Design

New course development:

  • ECE 438 Image Analysis and Computer Vision (with laboratory exercises)
  • ECE 439 Digital Image Processing (new laboratory development, original course developed by R. Bollini, Electrical Engineering Department)
  • ECE 487 Knowledge Based Systems (ECE project consultant, primary course developed by E. Eneyo, Industrial Engineering Department)
  • ECE 510 Engineering Research Methods
  • ECE 538 Image Analysis and Computer Vision II
  • ECE 539 Image Processing II
  • ECE 587 Intelligent Engineering Systems (ECE project consultant, primary course developed by E. Eneyo, Industrial Engineering Department)

INDUSTRY WORK EXPERIENCE OVERVIEW +

Long Island Veterinary Specialists, Long Island, New York, 2006-present

·          Research and development for the analysis of veterinary thermographic (infrared) images. Algorithm development to classify canine thermographs and establish a methodology and norm for the imaging modality as applied to canines.

River City Software, Portsmith, NH, 2003

  • Consulting and research for a computer vision system to automatically count and evaluate lumber contained in large stacks (bundles). Investigation of algorithm development, including segmentation and edge detection methods, as well as consulting for overall system design.

Westar Corporation, St. Charles, MO, 2001-2002

  • Research and development for a computer vision system for the automatic inspection of microdisplay chips. Algorithm development for defect detection. Determination of hardware parameters based on human visual response characteristics.

Stoecker and Associates, Rolla, Missouri, 1999-2001

  • Development of color image processing algorithms and software to aid in the teaching of dermatology, as well as for the automatic diagnosis of skin tumors. Funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Stoecker & Associates, Rolla, Missouri, 1997-1999

  • Consulting for the development of computer imaging algorithms and software for pigmented lesion screening and detection.

U.S. Army, and Stealth Technologies, Broomfield, Colorado, 1995-1997

  • Development of software to aid in the development of a helicopter simulation system .
  • Research and development (R&D) of Computer Vision and Image Processing software to be utilized in the image acquisition, enhancement, restoration and analysis process.

U.S. Army, and Camber Corporation, St. Louis, Missouri, 1994-1997

  • Development of software to aid in the development of a helicopter simulation system.
  • Research and development (R&D) of Computer Vision and Image Processing software to be utilized in the image acquisition, enhancement, restoration and analysis process.
  • R&D for visual acuity and night vision simulation software.
  • R&D for automatic segmentation software for helicopters and associated stores.
  • R&D for automatic detection of store separation event.

U.S. Army, and System Dynamics International, St. Louis, Missouri, 1993-1994

  • Development of utility software to aid in the development of a helicopter simulation system. R&D of Computer Vision and Image Processing software tools that are utilized in the image acquisition and enhancement process.
  • R&D for high-speed film image enhancement and deblurring.

Stoecker and Associates, Rolla, Missouri, 1991-1995

  • Development of color image processing algorithms and software to aid in the teaching of dermatology, as well as for the automatic diagnosis of skin tumors. Partially funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Center for the Advanced Manufacturing and Production, SIUE, 1990

  • Research for a feasibility study to investigate the uses of computer vision systems to automatically control the cruise control on automobiles by reading speed limit signs. Investigation of laser ranging methods, as well as standard video methods.

Stoecker Moss and Co., Rolla, Missouri, 1987-1991

  • A major contributor to the development of color image processing software for a computer system that is to be used for skin tumor evaluation, partially funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Affinitec Corporation, St. Louis, Missouri, 1983-1986

  • Design and development of application software, device drivers, operating systems software, utility software, and quality control software. Designed output control system hardware for system that monitored from 24 to 240 telephone operators.
  • Automation of quality control testing by redesign of hardware for testability. Software to test and troubleshoot the computer systems. Testing automated at board and system level.
  • Held progressively more responsible positions in computer engineering, in both hardware and software design, but with a primary focus on software design and development.

ITT North, Columbus, Ohio, 1982-1983

  • Design and development for software for the test frame of a new digital telephone switch.
  • Designed a microprocessor-based (8086) board for the test frame.

McDonnell-Douglas, St Louis, Missouri, 1981

  • Designed digital electronics and test software for the proto-type of the AV-8B Harrier (vertical take-off jet).