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Saibun Tjuatja

Name

[Tjuatja, Saibun]
  • Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Associate Professor
  • Undergraduate Advisor

Professional Preparation

    • 1988 M.S.E.E. in Electrical EngineeringPurdue University
    • 1987 B.S.E.E. (Magna Cum Laude) in Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Texas at Arlington
    • 1992 Ph.D. in Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Texas at Arlington

Publications

      Conference Proceeding 2016
      • Mitchell, J. and Tjuatja, S., “Method for focusing physical scattering phenomenon in subspace-based ISAR imaging,” Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS) 2016, Shanghai, China, August 2016

        {Conference Proceeding }

      Conference Paper 2016
      • Yao, J. and Tjuatja, S., “A compact FMCW interrogator of microstrip antenna for foot pressure sensing,” Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS) 2016, Shanghai, China, August 2016

        {Conference Paper }
      2016
      • Ku, C.S., Chen, K.S., Tjuatja, S., Chang, P.C., and Chang, Y.L., “SAR scattering and imaging with focusing by an extended target model,” IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’16), Beijing, China, July 2016

        {Conference Paper }
      2016
      • Mitchell, J., Tjuatja, S., and Bredow, J., “Focusing and compensation methods for physical scattering in subspace-based imaging,” IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’16), Beijing, China, July 2016

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      2016
      • Jiang, R., Xu, P., Chen, K.S., Tjuatja, S., and Wu, X.B., “A numerical study of microwave emission from ocean foam layer,” IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’16), Beijing, China, July 2016

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      Journal Article 2016
      • Yao, J., Tchafa, F.E.M., Jain, A., Tjuatja, S., and Huang, H., “Far-field Interrogation of Microstrip Patch Antenna for Temperature Sensing without Electronics,” IEEE Sensors Journal, accepted for publication, July 2016

        {Journal Article }

      Conference Paper 2015
      • Yao, J., Xu, C., Mears, A., Jaguan, M., Tjuatja, S., and Huang, H., “Pressure Sensing Using Low-cost Microstrip Antenna Sensor,” SPIE Smart Structures/NDE 2015, San Diego, California, USA, March 8-12, 2015.

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      2015
      • Ermis, S., Orzel, K., Tjuatja, S., and Frasier, S., “A microwave scattering model for ground-based remote sensing of snowfall and freezing rain,” IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’15), Milan, Italy, July 2015.

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      2015
      • Yigit, E., J., Tjuatja, S., Isiker, H., and Toktas, A., “CS-based radar measurement of silos level,” IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’15), Milan, Italy, July 2015.

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      2015
      • Mitchell, J. and Tjuatja, S., “Separation of scattering phenomena in super-resolution ISAR imaging using constraint MUSIC,” IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’15), Milan, Italy, July 2015.

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      Journal Article 2015
      • Yu, X., Zhang, N., Pradhan, A., Thapa, B., and Tjuatja, S., “Design and Evaluation of a Thermo-TDR Probe for Geothermal Applications” Geotechnical Testing Journal, accepted for publication, April 2015

        {Journal Article }
      2015
      • Yao, J., Tjuatja, S., Huang, H., “Real-time Vibratory Strain Sensing Using Passive Wireless Antenna Sensor,” IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 15, No. 8, pp.4338-4345, August 2015

        {Journal Article }

      Conference Paper 2014
      • Ermis, S. and Tjuatja, S., “A microwave backscattering model for hail-rain mixture precipitation,” IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’14), Quebec City, Canada, July 2014

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      2014
      • Hall, J. and Tjuatja, S., “: On the application of complex ica to radar data in the frequency domain,” IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’14), Quebec City, Canada, July 2014.

        {Conference Paper }
      2014
      • Yao, J., Tjuatja, S., Huang, H., and Sanders, J., “Dynamic interrogation of wireless antenna sensor,” Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace Systems 2014, Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 9061, pp. 1-9, San Diego, California, March 09, 2014.

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      Conference Paper 2013
      • Ermis, S. and Tjuatja, S., “A Microwave Scattering Model for Rain Column,” IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’13), Melbourne, Australia, July 2013.

        {Conference Paper }
      2013
      • Mitchell, Jon and Tjuatja, S., “Radar Target Characterization Using Bicoherence,” IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’13), Melbourne, Australia, July 2013.

        {Conference Paper }

      Conference Paper 2012
      • Mitchell, J. and Tjuatja, S., “Super-resolution ISAR Imaging Using Polarimetric Techniques For Subspace Dimensionality,” IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’12), Munich, Germany, July 2012.
        {Conference Paper }
      2012
      • Li, J., Tjuatja, S., Dong, X., and Di, Z., “Parameter Analysis of Precipitation Effects on Sea Surface Scattering,” IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’12), Munich, Germany, July 2012.
        {Conference Paper }
      2012
      • Jeffrey, J. and Tjuatja, S., “MUSIC and ICA Algorithms Applied To Full Polarimetric ISAR Imaging,” IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’12), Munich, Germany, July 2012
        {Conference Paper }
      2012
      • Camacho, L.M. and Tjuatja, S., “A Numerical Model for Microwave Emission from Soil with Vegetation Cover,” IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’12), Munich, Germany, July 2012.
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      Journal Article 2012
      • Jiang, L.M., Tjuatja, S., Shi, J.C., Zhang, L., Zhao, S.C., “Evaluation of Emission from Snow-covered Ground for Passive Microwave Remote Sensing,” International Journal of Remote Sensing, vol. 33, issue 3, pp. 872-886, 2012
        {Journal Article }

      Conference Paper 2011
      • Hall, J., and Tjuatja, S., “Analysis of ISAR imaging using combined MUSIC and ICA algorithms,” IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’11), Vancouver, Canada, July 2011.
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      2011
      • Tjuatja, S., Li, J.M., and Dong, X.L., “Backscattering from sea surface with precipitation,” IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’11), Vancouver, Canada, July 2011.
        {Conference Paper }
      2011
      • Li, J.M., Dong, X.L., Tjuatja, S., “Effects of precipitation layer on backscattering from sea surface,” 2011 Cross-Strait Remote Sensing Symposium, Harbin, China, August 2011
        {Conference Paper }
      2011
      • Mitchell, J., and Tjuatja, S., “Subspace Separation Method for ISAR Imaging Using the MUSIC Algorithm,” IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’11), Vancouver, Canada, July 2011.
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      Lecture/Speech 2011
      • Tjuatja, S., "A Scattering Model for Inhomogeneous Layers with Vertical Profile," invited lecture,  the 34th CEODE Colloquium, The Center for Earth Observation and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.
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      Journal Article 2011
      • Jiang, L.M., Shi, J., Tjuatja, S., Chen, K.S., Du, J., and Zhang, L., “Estimation of Snow Water Equivalence Using the Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer From the Cold Land Processes Experiments (CLPX03),” IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Leters, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 359-363, 2011
        {Journal Article }
      2011
      • Gunnala, S., Sha, S., Bredow, J.W., Tjuatja, S., Chen, J., and Lu, M., “Wideband Cavity-Backed Slot Antenna for Ground Penetrating Free of Direct Ground Bounce,” Electromagnetics, Electromagnetics, Vol. 31, issue 3, 2011
        {Journal Article }

      Lecture/Speech 2010
      • “Microwave Remote Sensing and Imaging,” presented at Xian Northwestern University, March 25, 2010, Xian, China.
        {Lecture/Speech }

      Conference Proceeding 2010
      • “Superresolution ISAR Imaging,” presented at the Cross-Strait (Taiwan-China) Remote Sensing Symposium, March 15-19, 2010, Jhongli, Taiwan
        {Conference Proceeding }
      2010
      • Gunnala, S. and Tjuatja, S., “Compressive ISAR Imaging,” Presented at the Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium, Xian, China, March 2010
        {Conference Proceeding }
      2010
      • Camacho, L.M. and Tjuatja, S., “Modeling of Microwave Emission from Soil with Vegetation Cover,” Presented at the Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium, Xian, China, March 2010
        {Conference Proceeding }

      Conference Paper 2010
      • Gunnala, S.K., Camacho, L.M., and Tjuatja, S., “Target Detection above Rough Surfaces in Microwave Imaging Using Compressive Sampling”. IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’10), Honolulu, HI, July 2010
        {Conference Paper }
      2010
      • Gunnala, S.K. and Tjuatja, S., “Superresolution Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar (ISAR) Imaging using Compressive Sampling”. Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XVII, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7699, 76990A, 2010
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      Journal Article 2010
      • Zhai, H., Tjuatja, S., Bredow, J.W., and Lu, M., “A Quasi-Planar Conical Antenna With Broad Bandwidth and Omnidirectional Pattern for Ultrawideband Radar Sensor Network Applications,” IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 58, No. 11, pp. 3480-3489, 2010
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      Lecture/Speech 2009
      • “Compressive Radar Imaging,” presented at Advanced Radar Imaging and Applications Seminar, Chinese Academy of Sciences, December 16-18, 2009, Beijing, China
        {Lecture/Speech }
      2009
      • “Localization of Scattering Centers in Radar Imaging,” presented at the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute for Remote Sensing Applications, March 24, 2009, Beijing, China.
        {Lecture/Speech }

      Conference Paper 2009
      • Gunnala, S.K., Hall, J.B., Bredow, J., and Tjuatja, S., “Localization of scattering centers in radar imaging based on sparsity constraints,” Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XVI, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7337, 73370J , 2009
        {Conference Paper }
      2009
      • Jiang, L., Tjuatja, S., Shi, J.C., and Du, J., “Modeling of emission from snow-covered ground for passive microwave remote sensing,” IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’09), Cape Town, Sourth Africa, July 2009
        {Conference Paper }
      2009
      • Hall, J.B., Gunnala, S.K., and Tjuatja, S., "Independent source extraction applied to radar imaging," Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XVI, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7337, 73370K, 2009.
        {Conference Paper }

      Conference Proceeding 2009
      • Hall, J.B., Gunnala, S.K., and Tjuatja, S., “Independent source scattering model for radar imaging,” Presented at the Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium, Beijing, China, March 2009.
        {Conference Proceeding }
      2009
      • Gunnala, S.K., Hall, J.B., and Tjuatja, S., “Radar target modeling based on energy content of scattering centers,” Presented at the Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium, Beijing, China, March 2009
        {Conference Proceeding }
      2009
      • Camacho, L.M., Lu, M., and Tjuatja, S., “Numerical study of emissivity from finite-size cylindrical-shape objects,” Presented at the Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium, Beijing, China, March 2009
        {Conference Proceeding }

      Journal Article 2009
      • Lu, M., Bredow, J., Jung, S., and Tjuatja, S., “Evaluation of Green’s functions of rectangular cavities around resonant frequencies in the method of moments”, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol.8, pp. 204-208, 2009.
        {Journal Article }

      Conference Paper 2008
      • Gunnala, S.K., Lu, M., Bredow, J.W., and Tjuatja, S., “Subsurface sensing of near surface object using cavity backed slot (CBS) antenna,” IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’08), Boston, MA, July 2008.
        {Conference Paper }
      2008
      • S. K. Gunnala, M. Lu, J. W. Bredow, and S. Tjuatja. "A novel wide-band slot antenna for ground penetrating radar," presented at IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, San Diego, CA, July 2008.
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      2008
      • M. Lu, J. W. Bredow, S. Jung, and S. Tjuatja. "On the well-posedness of integral equations associated with cavity Green’s functions around resonant frequencies," presented at IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, San Diego, CA, July 2008.
        {Conference Paper }
      2008
      • L. M. Camacho, M. Lu, and S. Tjuatja. "Study of Emission from Finite-Size Objects using FDTD," presented at IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Boston, MA, July 2008.
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      Conference Proceeding 2008
      • Gunnala, S.K., Lu, M., Bredow, J.W., and Tjuatja, S., "A broadband proximity antenna for subsurface sensing," Presented at the Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium, Hangzhou, China, March 2008.
        {Conference Proceeding }
      2008
      • Camacho, L.M., Lu, M., and Tjuatja, S., "FDTD modeling of emission from finite-size object," Presented at the Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium, Hangzhou, China, March 2008.
        {Conference Proceeding }
      2008
      • Wu, T., Lu, M., Trasi, K., and Tjuatja, S., "Localization of passive targets based on a radar sensor network," Presented at the Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium, Hangzhou, China, March 2008.
        {Conference Proceeding }

      Lecture/Speech 2007
      • “Estimation of Lunar Regolith Thickness using Microwave Radiometer,” presented at the Chinese Academy of Sciences Center for Space Science and Applied Research, March 28, 2007, Beijing, China
        {Lecture/Speech }

      Book Chapter 2007
      • Lu, M., Bredow, J. W., Jung, S., and Tjuatja, S., “A quasi-planar wide band conical antenna,” Ultra Wideband, Short Pulse Electromagnetics, C. Baum, A. Stone, and S. Tyo, Ed., Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., 2007
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      Conference Paper 2007
      • M. Lu, J. W. Bredow, S. Jung, and S. Tjuatja. "Theoretical and experimental study of a quasi-planar conical antenna," presented at IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, Honolulu, HI, June 2007.
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      2007
      • M. Lu, J. W. Bredow, S. Jung, and S. Tjuatja. "On the resonant singularities associated with the green’s functions of metallic rectangular cavities in the context of the method of moments," presented at IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, Honolulu, HI, June 2007.
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      2007
      • J. Du, J. Shi, S. Tjuatja, and K. S. Chen. "A multi-scattering and multi-layer snow model and its validation," presented at IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Barcelona, Spain, July 2007.
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      Journal Article 2007
      • L. M. Jiang, J. Shi, S. Tjuatja, J. Dozier, K. S. Chen, and L. X. Zhang. "Parameterized multiple-scattering model for microwave emission from dry snow," Remote Sensing of Environment, vol. 111, no. 2-3, pp. 357-366, November 2007.
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      Conference Paper 2006
      • M. Lu, J. W. Bredow, and S. Tjuatja. "A Quasi-Planar Wide Band Conical Antenna," presented at IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, Albuquerque, NM, July 2006.
        {Conference Paper }
      2006
      • N. Lanett, S. Tjuatja, S. Gunnala, and A. Kollipara. "A Physics Based Multi-Resolution Technique for Extraction of Finite Duration Time Responses in ISAR," presented at IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Denver, CO, July 2006.
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      2006
      • T. B. Merkin, S. Jung, S. Tjuatja, Y. Joo, D. S. Park, and J. B. Lee. "An Ultra-Wideband Low Noise Amplifier with Air-suspended RF MEMS Inductors," presented at IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband, Waltham, MA, September 2006.
        {Conference Paper }
      2006
      • S. Chang, S. Jung, S. Tjuatja, J. Gao, and Y. Joo. "A CMOS 5th Derivative Impulse Generator for an IR-UWB," presented at IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 2006.
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      Journal Article 2006
      • J. Y. Du, J. C. Shi, S. Tjuatja, and K. S. Chen. "A Combined Method to Model Microwave Scattering from a Forest Medium," IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 815-824, April 2006.
        {Journal Article }

Courses

      • EE 5334-001 Fundamentals of Radar Remote Sensing

        Active and passive remote sensing systems, platforms for remote sensing, radar equation, interaction of electromagnetic wave with matter, radar cross section, scattering from area extensive targets, surface scattering, volume scattering, radiative transfer theory, radar data collection and analysis, retrieval of target parameters.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • EE 4328-009 Fundamentals of Radar Remote Sensing

        Active and passive remote sensing systems, platforms for remote sensing, radar equation, interaction of electromagnetic wave with matter, radar cross section, scattering from area extensive targets, surface scattering, volume scattering, radiative transfer theory, radar data collection and analysis, retrieval of target parameters.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • EE 2347-001 MATHEMATICAL FOUNDATIONS OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

        Introduction and application of mathematical and algorithmic thinking to solve electrical engineering problems and interpret the results. Analytical, numerical, and graphical analysis, utilization of complex numbers, vectors, matrices, and arrays to represent EE variables and special functions. Transform methods to solve differential and integral equations, linear and nonlinear equations, advanced vector and 3D integral and differential calculus applied to EE problems. Sources of error when using arithmetic operations, data structures, sorting and searching. Problems and numerical examples using MATLAB will be covered during recitation and computer laboratory sessions.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours

Service to the Profession

Service to the University

  • Appointed
    • June 2012 to  Present Undergraduate Program Advisor

      UTA Department of Electrical Engineering

  • Elected
    • Sept 2015 to  Present Member of Undergraduate Assembly

      The University of Texas at Arlington