Lori Mann Bruce, Ph.D.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Associate Director for Research, GeoResources Institute
Department of Electrical &
State, MS 39762
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Sensing: Hyperspectral Imaging
Imaging: Digital Mammography
Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)
of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - Senior Member
Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society
Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
of the Engineer
of Women Engineers
Science Foundation - Graduate Research Fellowship (1992-1995)
Faculty Award for Academic Excellence and Student Focus (1998)
Faculty Award from UNLV Alumni Association (2000)
Faculty Award from Tau Beta Pi - Nevada Beta Chapter (2000)
Nominee for the National Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Junior Faculty Award
Appreciation Award from MSU National Society of Black Engineers Chapter
Nominee for MSU Alumni Award for Outstanding Graduate Educator (2005)
into Engineering Alumni Academy at University of Alabama in Huntsville
Current Classes (Spring
3163 Signals and Systems (Spring 2003)
3183 Electrical Engineering Systems (Spring 2001, Spring 2002)
4413/6413 Intro to Digital Signal Processing (Fall 2000,Fall 2001,
Fall 2002, Fall 2003, Fall 2004)
4423/6423 PSS 4483/6483
Introduction to Remote Sensing (Fall 2006)
8473 Intro to Digital Image Processing (Spring 2001, Spring
2002, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006)
8990 Automated Target Recognition (Spring 2004)
SECON Hardware Design Team (Advisor) (Fall 2001, Spring
2002, Fall 2003, Spring 2004
754 Random Processes in Engineering Problems (Spring 1997,
Fall 1998, Spring 2000)
456/656 Introduction to Biomedical Signals & Systems (Fall
1997, Fall 1999)
450/650 Discrete-Time Signal Processing (Spring 1999, Spring
450L/650L Discrete-Time Signal Processing Laboratory (Spring
1999, Spring 2000)
428 Analog and Digital Communications (1998)
114 Introduction to Digital Logic (Fall 1997, Spring 1998, Spring
1999, Fall 1999)
Recent Extramural Support:
- Co-PI, USGS, “Integrated Management Systems
Of Invasive Aquatic Plants and Terrestrial Grasses,” $1,813,000
- PI, NASA, “Rapid Prototyping of
Hyperspectral Image Analysis Algorithms for Improved Invasive Species
Decision Support Tools,” $135,325, (2006-2007)
- PI, NASA/MSCI, “Near-Real Time Processing
of Digital Multispectral Data Acquired Using Unmanned Aerial
Vehicles,” $99,964 (2004-2005)
- PI, NASA, “Enabling Federal Noxious Weeds
Detection for the National Invasive Species Decision Support
Systems,” $400,000 (2004-2005)
- Co-PI, NASA, “Enabling Technologies for
Exploiting EOS Data for Decision Support,” $550,000 (2004-2005)
- Co-PI, NASA SBIR Phase I, “Data Reduction
and Rapid Analysis of Hyperspectral Datasets,” $70,000 (2004)
- Co-PI, Western Michigan University, “High
Speed Wavelet-Based Compression and Transmission of Mammograms over
Internet2,” $30,000 (2003-2004)
- Co-PI, NASA-RSTC, "Computational Modeling
Support to the Remote Sensing Technology Center," $1,170,012 (2001-2003)
- Co-PI, Mississippi Department of Transportation,
“Digital Acoustic Signal Processing for Automated Detection of
Accidents in Intersections,” $95,386 (2001-2003)
- PI, General Dynamics, Electronic Systems - "
Multiresolution Feature Decomposition and Noise Filtering of Hyperspectral
Image Data," $25,000 (2001)
- PI, DOE/Bechtel Nevada - "Classification of
Hyperspectral Signatures using Wavelet-Based Feature Extraction,"
- PI, DOE/Bechtel Nevada/ARI, "Wavelet-based
Radiance Fingerprints for Computationally Efficient Analysis of
Hyperspectral Data," $105,000 (1998-1999)
- PI, NSF, "Wavelet-Based Shape Features for
Mammographic Analysis," $65,383 (1998-1999)
Selected Refereed Journal Publications:
Bruce, A. Mathur, J.D. Byrd, "Denoising and Wavelet-Based Feature
Extraction of MODIS Multi-Temporal Vegetation Signatures," GIScience
& Remote Sensing, vol. 43, pp. 170-180, 2006.
Li and L.M. Bruce, "Wavelet-Based Feature Extraction for Improved
Endmember Abundance Estimation in Linear Unmixing of Hyperspectral
Signals," IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 42, no. 3,
pp. 644-649, March 2004. (See Correction to "Wavelet-Based Feature
Extraction for Improved Endmember Abundance Estimation in Linear Unmixing
of Hyperspectral Signals", IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing,
vol. 42, no. 5, pp. 1122, May 2004.)
Henry, D. Shaw, L.M. Bruce, "Spectral reflectance curves to
distinguish soybean from common cocklebur (Xanthium stumarium) and
sicklepod (Cassia obtusifolia) grown with varying soil moisture,"
Weed Science, vol. 52, no. 5, pp.78-796, 2004.
B. Henry, D. Shaw, L.M. Bruce, "Remote Sensing to Distinguish Soybean
(Glycine max) from Weeds Following Herbicide Application," Weed
Technology, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 594-604, 2004.
Henry, D.R. Shaw, K.R. Reddy, L.M. Bruce, H.D. Tamhankar, "Remote
Sensing to Detect Herbicide Drift on Crops," Weed Technology, vol.
18, pp. 358-368, 2004.
Koger, L.M. Bruce, D.R. Shaw, K.N. Reddy, "Wavelet Analysis of
Hyperspectral Reflectance Data for Detecting Pitted Morningglory (Ipomoea
lacunosa) in Soybean (Glycine max), Remote Sensing of Environment, vol.
86, no. 1, pp. 108-119, June 2003.
H. Koger, D. R. Shaw, K. N. Reddy, L.M. Bruce, "Detection of pitted
morningglory with hyperspectral remote sensing. I. Effects of tillage and
cover crop residue," Weed Science, vol. 52, no. 2, pp. 222-229, 2003.
H. Koger, D. R. Shaw, K. N. Reddy, L.M. Bruce, "Detection of pitted
morningglory with hyperspectral remote sensing. II. Effects of vegetation
ground cover and reflectance properties," Weed Science. vol. 52, no.
2, pp. 230-235, 2003.
Bruce, N. Balraj, Y. Zhang, Q. Yu, "Automated Accident Detection in
Intersections via Digital Audio Signal Processing," Transportation
Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, vol. 1840,
pp. 186-192, 2003.
Leon, D.R. Shaw, L.M. Bruce, C. Watson, "Effect of purple (Cyperus
rotundus) and yellow nutsedge (C. esculentus) on growth and reflectance
characteristics of cotton and soybean," Weed Science, vol. 51, no. 4,
pp. 557-564, 2003.
Bruce, A. Cheriyadat, M. Burns, "Wavelets: Getting Perspective,"
IEEE Potentials, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 24-27, 2003.
Bruce, C.H. Koger, J. Li, "Dimensionality Reduction of Hyperspectral
Data Using Discrete Wavelet Transform Feature Extraction," IEEE
Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 40, no. 10, pp. 2331-2338,
Bruce, J. Li, Y. Huang, "Automated Detection of Subpixel
Hyperspectral Targets with Adaptive Multichannel Discrete Wavelet
Transform," IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 40, no.
4, pp. 977-979, 2002.
Bruce, C. Morgan, S. Larsen, "Automated detection of subpixel targets
with continuous and discrete wavelet transforms," IEEE Trans.
Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 39, no. 10, pp. 2217-2226, 2001.
Bruce, J. Li, "Wavelets for computationally efficient hyperspectral
derivative analysis," IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol.
39, no. 7, pp. 1540-1546, 2001.
Bruce, R.R. Adhami, "Classifying Mammographic Mass Shapes Using the
Wavelet Transform Modulus-Maxima Method," IEEE Trans. Medical
Imaging, vol. 18, no. 12, pp. 1-8, December 1999.
Bruce, "Isolation Criteria for the Wavelet Transform Mod-Max
Method", IEEE Trans Circuits and Systems II: Analog and Digital
Signal Processing, vol. 45, no. 8, pp. 1084-1087, 1998.
Bruce, "Bioelectric Potentials: Regulating Reactions from the
Heart," IEEE Potentials, pp. 5-9, Dec 1998.