Kevin Donohue, Ph.D.

Data Beam Professor

Research Areas: biomedical signals, detection and estimation theory, distributed sensors systems, music, pattern recognition, psychophysics, Signal Processing, speech, ultrasound

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments
201 DMB
Lexington, KY 40506-0633
Phone: 859-257-4004
Fax: 859-257-1505
Email: donohue@engr.uky.edu


Professional Preparation:

Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois, Mathematics, B.A., April 1981

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, Electrical Engineering, B.S., May 1984

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, Electrical Engineering, M.S., May 1985

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., December 1987

 

Appointments:

2006-Present Databeam Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

2007  Interim Department Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

2000-2005 Director of Undergraduate Studies, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

1997 to 2000  Interim Department Chair, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

1994 to 1997 Director of Undergraduate Studies, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

1994 to 2006 Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

1991 to 1994 Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

1988 to 1991 Visiting Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1988 to 1988 Senior Research Associate, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois

1985 to 1986 Instructor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois

1985 to 1985 Engineer, Zenith Electronics Corporation, Glenview, Illinois

 

Related Publications:

  • “Stability Analysis for the Generalized Sidelobe Canceller,” J. P. Townsend and K.D. Donohue, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 17, No. 6, pp. 603-606, June 2010.
  • “A Comparative Study of Perceptional Quality between Wavefield Synthesis And Multipole–Matched Rendering For Spatial Audio,”  J. Hannemann, C.A. Leedy, K.D. Donohue, S. Spors, and A. Raake, Proc.  2008 IEEE International Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing,  pp. 397- 400, April 2008.
  • “Sound Source Detection Threshold Estimation using Negative Coherent Power,” K.D. Donohue, K.S. McReynolds, A. Ramamurthy, Proceeding of the IEEE, Southeastcon 2008, pp. 575-580, April 2008.
  • “Hierarchical Image Segmentation by Structural Content,” N. A. Rawashdeh, S.T. Love, and K.D. Donohue, Journal of Software, Vol. 3, no 2, pp 41-51, Feb. 2008.
  • “Performance for Phase Transform for Detecting Sound Sources in Reverberant and Noisy Environments,” K.D. Donohue, J. Hannemann, and H.G. Dietz, Signal Processing, Vol. 87, no. 7, pp. 1677-1691, July 2007.
  • “A Comparative Study of Transforms for Use in Digital Audio Data Compression,” by B.E. Rulon, M.F. Shaw, and K.D. Donohue,  Journal of Acoustic Society of America, Vol. 108(1), pp. 449452, July 2000.

Other Publications:

  • Book Chapter (22): “Split-Spectrum Processing and Automatic Flaw Detection,” by K.D. Donohue in Ultrasonic and Advanced Methods for Nondestructive Testing and Material Characterization, Edited by C.H. Chen, pp. 517-546, World Scientific Publishing, Hackensack, NJ, May 2007
  • “Detection of breast lesion regions in ultrasound images using wavelets and order statistics,”  K.V. Mogatadakala, K.D. Donohue, C.W. Piccoli, and F. Forsberg,  Medical Physics, 23, (4), pp. 840-849,  Apr. 2006.
  • “ROC Analysis Of Classifiers Based On Ultrasonic Tissue Characterization Features,” S. Gefen, O.J. Tretiak, , C.W. Piccoli, K.D. Donohue, A.P. Petropulu, P.M. Shankar,  V.A. Dumane, L. Huang, M.A. Kutay, V. Genis, F. Forsberg, J.M. Reid, B.B. Goldberg, IEEE Trans. on Medical Imaging, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 170-177, Feb. 2003.
  • “Tissue Classification with Generalized Spectrum Parameters,” K.D. Donohue, L. Huang, T. Burks, F. Forsberg, and C.W. Piccoli, Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, Vol. 27, No. 11, pp. 1505-1514, 2001.
  • “Estimating Mean Scatterer Spacing with Frequency-Smoothed Spectral Autocorrelation Function,” T. Varghese, and K.D. Donohue, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonic, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 451-463, May 1995.