Melba M. Crawford

Professor of Agronomy and Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of Laboratory for Applications of Remote Sensing (LARS)

Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering
701 W Stadium Avenue
West Lafayette, IN
Phone (765) 496-3224
Fax (765) 496-1466
Office ARMS 2031
Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1981
MSCE, University of Illinois, 1973
BSCE, University of Illinois, 1970
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Research Interests
Methods in statistical pattern recognition for high dimensional data analysis, data fusion techniques for multisensor problems, multiresolution methods in image analysis, and knowledge transfer in data mining.
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Honors and Awards
UT Engineering Foundation Faculty Excellence Award, 1987, 1990
UT Engineering Foundation Faculty Fellowship #3, 1988-1991
General Dynamics Departmental Teaching Excellence Award, 1990
Halliburton Education Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1991
Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award, Graduate School, University of Texas, 1993
Faculty Research Assignment, 1997 (U. of Arizona and U. of Wollongong)
Charlotte Maer Patton Centennial Fellow in Engineering, 1991-1998
Engineering Foundation Endowed Professorship #1, 1999-present
NASA Outstanding Service Award, EO-1 Science Team, 2002
Outstanding Paper Award, IICAI-2003, Hyderabad, India, Dec. 18-20, 2003
Jefferson Senior Science Fellow, U.S. State Department, 2004-2005