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Dr. Kenneth Sartor

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Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Office: CH 209-B
Phone: 256-372-8290


Florida Institute of Technology, Applied Mathematics, Ph.D. 2007.
North Carolina A&T State University, Electrical Engineering, M.S. 1996.
Georgia Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering, B.S. 1993.


Assistant Professor, Alabama A & M University, Huntsville, AL, 2012 – Present.
Senior Systems Engineer, Northrop Grumman Corporation, 2010 – 2011.
Chief Scientist of Image Processing, Northrop Grumman Corporation, 2008-2010.
Software Engineer, Harris Corporation, 2000-2008.

Conference and Journal Publications

K. Sartor, J.D. Allen, E. Ganthier, B. Tenali, “Pre-processing of SAR Interferometric Data Using Anisotropic Diffusion Filter”, Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar, SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, Vol. 6568, 2007, no. 1.

K. Sartor, B. Tenali, S. Kozaitis, “Variational Phase Unwrapping and Wavelet Denoising of Interferometric SAR Data Using Mumford-Shah Framework”, Int. Journal of Signal and Imaging Systems Engineering, Vol. 1, 2008, no. 2, pages 145-152.

K. Sartor, J.D. Allen, E. Ganthier, M. Rahmes, B. Tenali, S. Kozaitis, “Subsidence Measurement and DSM Extraction of IFSAR Data Using Anisotropic Diffusion and Wavelet Denoising”, Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar, SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, Vol. 6970, 2008.

M. Bikdash, A. Homaifar, K. Sartor, “Shuttle Reentry Guidance Using Sugeno Approximation”, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. 2, 1997, pages 1011 – 1016.


Method and apparatus for processing complex interferometric SAR data

US  Patent # 7,450,054;    Assignee:  Harris Corporation

Image registration on repeated scans using fiducial marks
US Patent # 6,278,483;    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company

Funded Research

Harris Corporation/Canadian Space Agency/NASA/USGS, “Nonlinear Processing of RadarSat Interferometric Data for Subsidence Measurement”, 2007.

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar Internal Research and Development, 2008-2010.