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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Graduate and undergraduate courses in operations research methods, probability, mathematical statistics, multivariate statistics, regression, time series analysis, statistical methods for image processing, and remote sensing (team taught). Professional educational activities include service as Education Director for the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, which includes responsibility for K-12, undergraduate, graduate, and professional educational outreach programs.