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George Cheney

George Cheney
George P CheneyProfessor Emeritus
  • CollegeFrancis College of Engineering
  • DepartmentElectrical & Computer Eng
  • Phone(978) 934-3331
  • Emailgeorge_cheney@uml.edu

Research Interests

Embedded Systems, Analog/Digital Design

Digital and analog design, embedded real-time systems

Education

  • MS: Electrical Engineering, (1973), Lowell Tech. Inst. - Lowell
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: MSEE, Lowell Tech. Inst. June 1973, Electrical Engineering
  • BS: Electrical Engineering, (1968), Lowell Tech. Inst. - Lowell
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: BSEE, Lowell Tech. Inst., June 1968, Magna Cum Laude, Electrical Engineering

Awards and Honors

  • ECE Department Teaching Award, Academic Year - ECE Department
  • ECE Department Teaching Award, Academic Year - ECE Department
  • NASA (IMAGE) Mission Group Achievement Award, Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration Team - NASA
  • Senior Lecturer,Member, HKN Honor Society
  • 2008 NASA Group Achievement Award, Radio Plasma Imager. (2008) - NASA
  • ECE Department Teaching Award (2008), Teaching - UMass Lowell
  • NASA Group Achievement Award (2008) - NASA
  • ECE Department Teaching Award (2006), Teaching - UMass Lowell
  • College of Engineering Distinguished Service Award (1985) - College of Engineering

Publications

  • Bibl, K., Cheney, G.P. () "ITERATIVE SPECTRUM ANALYSIS: NEW METHOD FOR DATA PROCESSING AND ANALYSIS,"
  • Haines, D.M., Reinisch, B.W., Cheney, G.P. (1997) "Simultaneous oblique sounding with Doppler analysis and low-probability-of-intercept communications using digital ionosondes," Radio Science 32:5 pp. 2065-2073

Presentations

  • DPS-4D Preprocessor Card at the 2007 International Digisonde Forum., May 2007
  • PIDDP Preprocessor Card, August 2006
  • DPS Waveforms and Signal Processing at the Annual Digisonde, 2004
  • Interference excision by iterative spectral analysis. New pulse codes for improving signal to noise ratios of received radar signals., 2001
  • Digital signal processing scheme to excise interfering signals from radar receivers - 2001 IEEE Antennas & Propagation Society International Symposium, July 2001 - Boston, MA
  • DPS Waveforms and Signal Processing, including simulations to compare tradeoffs for two different transmit pulse codes vs. two different receiver bandwidths. - The Annual Digisonde, 2000
  • The use of multiplexed frequencies on the DPS ionospheric sounder - Annual Digisonde Training Seminar, 1998
  • Updates to digital signal processing algorithms at the Annual Digisonde. Critical Design Review for Radio Plasma Imager (RPI), a magnetospheric radio sounder to be flown on the NASA satellite "Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration" (IMAGE)., 1997
  • Software design review at the Preliminary Design Review for Radio Plasma Imager (RPI), a magnetospheric radio sounder to be flown on the NASA satellite "Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration" (IMAGE)., January 1997
  • The digital signal processing algorithms used in the Digital Portable Sounder., 1996
  • Digital signal processing algorithms used in the Digital Portable Sounder., 1995

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • (), - Altera Corp
    Chaney, G.
  • (), Contract - Analog Devices, Corp.
    Chaney, G.
  • Embedded Real Time Systems ñLabî (), -
    Chaney, G.
  • Analog Devices Electronics Lab (), Grant - Analog Devices, Inc.
  • Embedded Real Time Systems "Lab" (), Grant -
  • PADS Software Donation (), Grant -
    Chaney, G.
  • PADS Software Donation (), Grant - PADS Software, Inc.
  • Analog Devices Advanced Electronics Lab (), Sponsored Research - Analog Devices
    Chaney, G.
  • (), - Wind River Systems
    Chaney, G.