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Emre Ertin

  • Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engr.
  • 512 Dreese Laboratories
    2015 Neil Ave
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-688-3928



PhD, 1999, The Ohio State University

Areas of interest

Statistical signal processing, distributed and sequential detection, wireless communication with applications to sensor networks and radar systems.


512 Dreese Laboratories


  • May, 2009

    OSU Lumley Research Award.

  • June, 2006

    OSU Electroscience Laboratory Outstanding Technical Report.

  • September, 2002

    Battelle Technical Council 2002 Science & Technology Challenges Winner.

  • September, 1999

    ARL excellence in Research Award.



  • 2011. "Through the Wall SAR for Characterization of Building Interior Structure using Attributed Scattering Center Features." In Through-the-Wall Radar Imaging, edited by Amin, Moeness,

Journal Articles


  • Kwon,Taewoo; Ertin,Emre; Arora,Anish, 2012, "Reproducing consistent wireless protocol performance across environments." AD HOC NETWORKS 10, no. 4, 696-708 - 696-708.


  • Ertin,E; Moses,R,L; Potter,L,C, 2010, "Interferometric methods for three-dimensional target reconstruction with multipass circular SAR." IET RADAR SONAR AND NAVIGATION 4, no. 3, 464-473 - 464-473.
  • Frankford,Mark,T; Johnson,Joel,T; Ertin,Emre, 2010, "Including Spatial Correlations in the Statistical MIMO Radar Target Model." IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING LETTERS 17, no. 6, 575-578 - 575-578.
  • Potter,Lee,C; Ertin,Emre; Parker,Jason,T; Cetin,Muejdat, 2010, "Sparsity and Compressed Sensing in Radar Imaging." PROCEEDINGS OF THE IEEE 98, no. 6, 1006-1020 - 1006-1020.


  • Ertin,Emre; Moses,Randolph,L, 2009, "Through-the-Wall SAR Attributed Scattering Center Feature Estimation." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 47, no. 5, 1338-1348 - 1338-1348.


  • Ertin,E; Potter,L,C, 2000, "Polarimetric classification of scattering centers using M-ary Bayesian decision rules." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AEROSPACE AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS 36, no. 3, 738-749 - 738-749.

Papers in Proceedings


  • E. Ertin, L. C. Potter, R. L. Moses "Sparse Target Recovery Performance of Multi-frequency Chirp Waveforms." in 9th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO). (8 2011).
  • C. Bryant, E. Ertin and L. Potter "Combining synthetic aperture radar and space-time adaptive processing using a single receive channel." in SPIE 8051. (5 2011).


  • T. Kwon, E. Ertin and A. Arora "Reproducing Consistent Wireless Protocol Performance." in Second International Conference on Ad Hoc Networks. (8 2010).


  • C. Austin, E. Ertin and R. L. Moses "Sparse multipass 3D SAR imaging." in SPIE Conference 7337. (4 2009).


  • Ertin,Emre; Moses,Randolph,L; Potter,Lee,C "Multibaseline IFSAR for 3D target reconstruction." in Conference on Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XV. (1 2008).
  • Cao,Hui; Arora,Anish; Ertin,Emre; Parker,Kenneth,W "Feature Calibration in Sensor Networks." in IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications. (1 2008).


  • E. Ertin, R. Moses, J. Volakis, B. Burkholder, and R. Marhefka "Characterization of building interior structure using scattering primitives." in fifteenth annual adaptive sensor array processing workshop (ASAP 2007). (6 2007).
  • Ertin,Emre; Austin,Christian,D; Sharma,Samir; Moses,Randolph,L; Potter,Lee,C "GOTCHA experience report: Three-dimensional SAR imaging with complete circular apertures." in Conference on Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XIV. (1 2007).
  • E. Ertin and R. L. Moses "3D target reconstruction from multi-pass circular SAR." in fifteenth annual adaptive sensor array processing workshop (ASAP 2007). (6 2007).
  • Ramakrishnan,Naveen; Ertin,Emre; Moses,Randolph,L "Joint enhancement of multichannel SAR data." in Conference on Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XIV. (1 2007).


  • Naik,Vinayak; Ertin,Emre; Zhang,Hongwei; Arora,Anish "Wireless testbed bonsai." in 4th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc and Wireless Networks. (1 2006).
  • Ertin,Emre; Arora,Anish; Ramnath,Rajiv; Nesterenko,Mikhail; Naik,Vinayak; Bapat,Sandip; Kulathumani,Vinod; Sridharan,Mukundan; Zhang,Hongwei; Cao,Hui "Kansei: A testbed for sensing at scale." in 5th International Conference on Informational Processing in Sensor Networks. (1 2006).


  • Arora,A; Ramnath,R; Ertin,E; Sinha,P; Bapat,S; Naik,V; Kulathumani,V; Zhang,H,W; Cao,H; Sridharan,M; Kumar,S; Seddon,N; Anderson,C; Herman,T; Trivedi,N; Zhang,C; Nesterenko,M; Shah,R; Kulkarni,S; Aramugam,M; Wang,L,M; Gouda,M; Choi,Y,R; Culler,D; Dutta,P; Sharp,C; Tolle,G; Grimmer,M; Ferriera,B; Parker,K "ExScal: Elements of an extreme scale wireless sensor network." in 11th International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications. (1 2005).
  • Ertin,E; Potter,L,C "A method for sparse support vector regression." in Conference on Intelligent Computing - Theory and Applications III. (1 2005).


  • Ertin,E; Moses,R,L; Potter,L,C "Network parameter estimation with detection failures." in IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing. (1 2004).
  • Moses,R,L; Ertin,E; Austin,C "Synthetic aperture radar visualization." in 38th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers. (1 2004).


  • Ertin,E; Fisher,J,W; Potter,L,C "Maximum mutual information principle for dynamic sensor query problems." in 2nd International Workshop on Information Processing in Sensor Networks. (1 2003).


  • Rajagopal,R; Potter,L,C; Ertin,E; Kapoor,R; Ton,T "On polarimetric calibration for ultra wideband radar." in Conference on Radar Sensor Technology IV. (1 1999).


  • H.I. Bozma and E. Ertin "Cooperation of Visual Motion Estimation with Segmentation." in 8th Workshop on Image and Multidimensional Signal Processing. (1 1993).


  • E. Ertin, R. Pratt, M. Hughes, K. Priddy and W. Lechelt. "Method of Simultaneously Reading Multiple Radio Frequency Tags, RF Tag and RF Reader." Patent number: US Patent 6,995,655
  • Emre Ertin; Kevin L Priddy. "Adaptive sequential detection network."