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Electrical and Computer Engineering|College of Engineering and Applied Science

Robert F. Kubichek

Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Room 5015, Engineering Building
University of Wyoming
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
kubichek@uwyo.edu
Phone: 307.766.3182
Fax: 307.766.2248

Education:

  • B.S. Computer Science, University of Wyoming
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Wyoming
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Wyoming
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Wyoming


Areas of Expertise:
Signal processing and communications.

Dr. Kubichek has done research in speech signal processing, electromagnetic compatibility (RFI from highly efficient variable speed drives), communications (software radio), and remote sensing. Current research interests are focused on adaptive antennas and radio propagation with application to wireless sensor networks and wireless ad-hoc networks.


Related Experience

  • Applied Research Labs, University of Texas, Austin, TX. Sabbatical Research Fellow. Sonar array signal processing and digital acoustical communication. 2010
  • Institute for Telecommunication Sciences (ITS), National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Dept. of Commerce - Electronics Engineer. Research in assessment of speech communication systems performance; national and international standards development, 1987 to 1991
  • Adjunct Faculty, University of Colorado, 1989 to 1991
  • The BDM Corp - Electrical Engineer. Research in communications and pattern recognition,1985 to 1987
  • Boeing Computer Services - Engineer. CAD/CAM support, 1977 to 1979


Recent Publications

Refereed Journal Papers: Research Related

S. Y. S Bhamidipati and R. F. Kubichek, “Convex Optimization for Low-Complexity Spatial Antenna Arrays,” Global Science and Technology Forum: Journal on Computing, Vol.2 No.3, Oct. 2012.

S. Holbrook, I. Fer, R. W. Schmitt, D. Lizarralde, J. M. Klymak, L. C. Helfrich, and R. F. Kubichek, “Estimating Oceanic Turbulence Dissipation from Seismic Images,” J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 30, 1767–1788, Jan. 2013.

J. Miles, G. Kamath, S. Muknahallipatna, M. Stefanovic and R. F. Kubichek, “Optimal Trajectory Determination of a Single Moving Beacon for Efficient Localization in a Mobile Ad-Hoc Network,” Ad Hoc Networks, Vol. 11, Issue 1, pp238-256, Jan. 2013.

Refereed Journal Papers: Education-Related

S.F. Barrett, J. Anderson, J. Pierre, S. Muknahallipatna, D. Whitman, C.H.G. Wright, and R. Kubichek, “Embedded Systems Design: Responding to the Challenge,”  Computers in Education Journal,  Vol. XVIIII No. 3 Jul – Sep 2009, pp. 80-98.

J. W. Pierre, F. K. Tuffner, J. R. Anderson, D. L. Whitman, A. H. M. Sadrul Ula, R. F. Kubichek, C. H. G. Wright, S. F. Barrett, J. J. Cupal, and J. C. Hamann, “A One-Credit Hour Hands-On Introductory Course In Electrical And Computer Engineering Using A Variety Of Topic Modules,” IEEE Transactions on Education, vol. 52, no., 2, May 2009.

F.K. Tuffner, R.F. Kubichek, and J.W. Pierre, “Low-Cost Vector Signal Analyzer for Communication Experiments,” Computers in Education Journal, April 2008.

Conference papers: Research-related

R. F. Kubichek, S.Y.S. Bhamidipati, and S. Muknahallipatna, “Antenna Array Design Using Generalized Fitness Functions,” International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications. (ICNC 2014). Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. February 3-6, 2014

R. F. Kubichek, S.Y.S. Bhamidipati, and S. Muknahallipatna, “Antenna Array Geometry for Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks,” International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications. (ICNC 2014). Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. February 3-6, 2014

S. Y. S Bhamidipati and R. F. Kubichek, “Low Complexity Hybrid Analog/Digital Phased Array for Ad-Hoc Networks,” 2012 IEEE International Workshop on Antenna Technology: Small Antennas and Unconventional Applications, March 2012.

S. Y. S Bhamidipati and R. F. Kubichek, “Convex Optimization for Low-Complexity Spatial Antenna Arrays,” 2nd Annual Int’l Conference on Mobile Communications, Networking, and Applications, June 2012.

A. J. DeMino, R. F. Kubichek, K. Caves, “Assessing Dysarthria Severity using Global Statistics and Boosting,” IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, 2011.

H. Muralidhara and R. F. Kubichek, “MANET Localization Using Non-Circular Overlapping Range Maps,” International Conference on Wireless Networks, July 2011.

M. V. Mujumdar and R. F. Kubichek, “A Speech Rate Estimator Using Hidden Markov Models,” Proceedings of 2010 Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium, April 9-11, 2010.

M. V. Mujumdar and R. F. Kubichek, “Design Of A Dysarthria Classifier Using Global Statistics Of Speech Features,” IEEE Int'l Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, March 2010.

F. K. Tuffner, J.W. Pierre, and R.F. Kubichek, "Computationally Efficient Updating of a Weighted Welch Periodogram for Nonstationary Signals," 2008 IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, August 10-13, 2008.

Conference Publications: Education-related

S. F. Barrett, D. Whitman, R. Kubichek, J. Pierre, S. Muknahallipatna, and C. H. G. Wright, “Embedded Systems Design: Responding To The Challenge,” in Proceedings of the 2009 ASEE Annual Conference, Austin, TX, Jun. 2009.

J. W. Pierre, F. K. Tuffner, R. F. Kubichek, and C. H. G. Wright, “Real-Time DSP In A Freshman ECE Course,” in Proceedings of the 13th IEEE Digital Signal Processing Workshop, Marco Island, FL, pp. 430–434, Jan. 2009

R. F. Kubichek and C. H. G. Wright, “Considerations For Planning A DSP Hardware Class,” in Proceedings of the 13th IEEE Digital Signal Processing Workshop, Marco Island, FL, pp. 753–756, Jan. 2009.

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