School of Engineering: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Pasala, K. and J. Malas. 2011. HRR radar signature database validation for ATR; An information theoretic approach. IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems 47, no. 2 (April).
- Malas, J., and J. Cortese. 2010. The radar information channel and system uncertainty. Proceedings of 2010 IEEE Radar Conference, in Washington D.C.
- Malas, J., and J. Cortese. 2010. The radar system and information flow. Proceedings of 2010 IEEE Cognitive Information Processing Conference, in Italy.
- Malas, J., and K. Pasala. 2007. Information theory based signature analysis. Proceedings of 2007 IEEE Aerospace Conference, March.
- Malas, J., and K. Pasala. 2006. Signature exploitation and sensor capability. Proceedings of 2006 SPIE Conference, March.
- Malas, J., and K. Pasala. 2003. Automatic target classification of slow moving targets in clutter. IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems 39, no. 4, (October).
- Malas, J., and K. Pasala. 2002. Wideband radar signal modeling of ground moving targets in clutter. Proceedings of 2002 SPIE Conference.
- Malas, J. 1997. F-22 radar development. Proceedings of 1997 IEEE National Aerospace and Electronics Conference.
- J. Malas, and K. Pasala, U.S. Patent 8350749, Radar Signature Database Validation for ATR, Issued January 2013.
Selected Research and Work
- Air Force Office of Scientific Research Grant 10RY08COR, Uncertainty Propagation and the Fano Based Information Theoretic Method, 2010-2012.
- Ph.D. Dissertation: Automatic Target Classification of Slow Moving Ground Targets Using Space-Time Adaptive Processing, 2002.
Selected Honors and Awards
- AFRL Sensors Directorate Dr. Samuel M. Burka Scientific/Technical Memorial Award 2011
- AFRL Sensors Directorate Sustained Community Service Award, 2006
- AFRL Sensors Directorate Chief Scientists Award Finalist, 2005
- Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC) Engineer of the Year, 2001
- Air force Letter of Commendation, 2001
- Air Force Material Command General James Ferguson Engineering Award, 1995
- Navy Achievement Medal, 1994
- Statistical Signal Processing (ECE-661)
- Information Theory (ECE-535)
- Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Dayton, 2002
- M.S., Electrical Systems Engineering, Wright State University, 1991
- B.S., Electrical Systems Engineering, Wright State University, 1983
- IEEE Senior Member
- IEEE Dayton Section Scholarship Chair, 2009-2013
- Professional Engineering License: State of Ohio
- Radar signature phenomenology studies related to improvement to information sensing systems
- Information theory based applications to radar target scattering and signature processes
- Parametric and non-parametric estimation
- Airborne sensor architecture systems trade study techniques and associated modeling
- Target RF signature and scattering characterization and modeling
- Uncertainty propagation in inference systems
- Systems theory modeling and component decomposition methods