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Joel Johnson

  • Chair and Professor, Electrical & Computer Engr.
  • Chair, Electrical & Computer Engr.
  • 205 Dreese Laboratories
    2015 Neil Ave
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-1593

About

Education

PhD, 1996, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Areas of interest

Microwave sensing, rough surface scattering, random medium theory, numerical methods for electromagnetics.

Office

452 Dreese Laboratories, fax: 614.292.7596
 

Honors

  • 1997

    NSF CAREER Award. .

  • Fellow of the IEEE. .

Journal Articles

2014

  • Johnson,Joel,T; Ouellette,Jeffrey,D, 2014, "Polarization Features in Bistatic Scattering from Rough Surfaces." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 52, no. 3, 1616 - 1626.
  • Das,Narendra,Narayan; Entekhabi,Dara; Njoku,Eni,G; Shi,Jiancheng,JC; Johnson,Joel,T; Colliander,Andreas, 2014, "Tests of the SMAP Combined Radar and Radiometer Algorithm Using Airborne Field Campaign Observations and Simulated Data." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 52, no. 4, 2018 - 2028.
  • Piepmeier,Jeffrey,R; Johnson,Joel,T; Mohammed,Priscilla,N; Bradley,Damon; Ruf,Christopher; Aksoy,Mustafa; Garcia,Rafael; Hudson,Derek; Miles,Lynn; Wong,Mark, 2014, "Radio-Frequency Interference Mitigation for the Soil Moisture Active Passive Microwave Radiometer." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 52, no. 1, 761 - 775.

2013

  • Nekrasov,Alexey; Ouellette,Jeff; Majurec,Ninoslav; Johnson,Joel,T, 2013, "A Study of Sea Surface Wind Vector Estimation From Near-Nadiral Cross-Track-Scanned Backscatter Data." IEEE GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING LETTERS 10, no. 6, 1503 - 1506.
  • Aksoy,Mustafa; Johnson,Joel,T, 2013, "A Study of SMOS RFI Over North America." IEEE GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING LETTERS 10, no. 3, 515 - 519.
  • Aksoy,Mustafa; Johnson,Joel,T, 2013, "A Comparative Analysis of Low-Level Radio Frequency Interference in SMOS and Aquarius Microwave Radiometer Measurements." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 51, no. 10, 4983 - 4992.
  • Chae,Chun-Sik; Johnson,Joel,T, 2013, "A Study of Sea Surface Range-Resolved Doppler Spectra Using Numerically Simulated Low-Grazing-Angle Backscatter Data." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 51, no. 6, 3452 - 3460.

2012

  • Kim,Seung-Bum; Tsang,Leung; Johnson,Joel,T; Huang,Shaowu; van Zyl,Jakob,J; Njoku,Eni,G, 2012, "Soil Moisture Retrieval Using Time-Series Radar Observations Over Bare Surfaces." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 50, no. 5, 1853 - 1863.
  • Demir,Metin,A; Johnson,Joel,T; Zajdel,Tom,J, 2012, "A Study of the Fourth-Order Small Perturbation Method for Scattering From Two-Layer Rough Surfaces." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 50, no. 9, 3374 - 3382.

2011

  • Park,James; Johnson,J,T; Majurec,Ninoslav; Niamsuwan,Noppasin; Piepmeier,Jeffrey,R; Mohammed,Priscilla,N; Ruf,Christopher,S; Misra,Sidharth; Yueh,Simon,H; Dinardo,Steve,J, 2011, "Airborne L-Band Radio Frequency Interference Observations From the SMAPVEX08 Campaign and Associated Flights." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 49, no. 9, 3359 - 3370.
  • Pinel,N; Johnson,J,T; Bourlier,C, 2011, "Fully polarimetric scattering from random rough layers under the geometric optics approximation: Geoscience applications." RADIO SCIENCE 46, RS0E20 -
  • Niamsuwan,N; Johnson,J,T; Jezek,K,C, 2011, "Modeling the nadiral low-frequency pulse return of one-dimensionally rough surfaces." WAVES IN RANDOM AND COMPLEX MEDIA 21, no. 1, 184 - 197.
  • Chae,Chun-Sik; Johnson,Joel,T, 2011, "A Study of Interferometric Phase Statistics and Accuracy for Sea Surface Height Retrievals from Numerically Simulated Low-Grazing-Angle Backscatter Data." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 49, no. 11, 4580 - 4587.

2010

  • Naenna,Praphun; Johnson,Joel,T, 2010, "A Monte Carlo Study of Altimeter Pulse Returns and the Electromagnetic Bias." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 48, no. 8, 3218 - 3224.
  • Guener,Baris; Niamsuwan,Noppasin; Johnson,Joel,T, 2010, "Performance Study of a Cross-Frequency Detection Algorithm for Pulsed Sinusoidal RFI in Microwave Radiometry." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 48, no. 7, 2899 - 2908.
  • Pinel,Nicolas; Johnson,Joel,T; Bourlier,Christophe, 2010, "A Geometrical Optics Model of Three Dimensional Scattering From a Rough Layer With Two Rough Surfaces." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ANTENNAS AND PROPAGATION 58, no. 3, 809 - 816.
  • 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.
  • Frankford,Mark,T; Johnson,Joel,T, 2010, "Compensation of Faraday Rotation in Multipolarization Scatterometry." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 48, no. 1, 358 - 364.
  • Entekhabi,Dara; Njoku,Eni,G; O'Neill,Peggy,E; Kellogg,Kent,H; Crow,Wade,T; Edelstein,Wendy,N; Entin,Jared,K; Goodman,Shawn,D; Jackson,Thomas,J; Johnson,Joel; Kimball,John; Piepmeier,Jeffrey,R; Koster,Randal,D; Martin,Neil; McDonald,Kyle,C; Moghaddam,Mahta; Moran,Susan; Reichle,Rolf; Shi,J,C; Spencer,Michael,W; Thurman,Samuel,W; Tsang,Leung; Van Zyl,Jakob, 2010, "The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Mission." PROCEEDINGS OF THE IEEE 98, no. 5, 704 - 716.

2009

  • Pinel,Nicolas; Johnson,Joel,T; Bourlier,Christophe, 2009, "A Geometrical Optics Model of Three Dimensional Scattering From a Rough Surface Over a Planar Surface." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ANTENNAS AND PROPAGATION 57, no. 2, 546 - 554.
  • Guner,Baris; Frankford,Mark,T; Johnson,Joel,T, 2009, "A Study of the Shapiro-Wilk Test for the Detection of Pulsed Sinusoidal Radio Frequency Interference." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 47, no. 6, 1745 - 1751.
  • Johnson,Joel,T; Burkholder,Robert,J; Toporkov,Jakov,V; Lyzenga,David,R; Plant,William,J, 2009, "A Numerical Study of the Retrieval of Sea Surface Height Profiles From Low Grazing Angle Radar Data." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 47, no. 6, 1641 - 1650.
  • Johnson,Joel,T; Demir,Metin,A; Majurec,Ninoslav, 2009, "Through-Wall Sensing With Multifrequency Microwave Radiometry: A Proof-of-Concept Demonstration." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 47, no. 5, 1281 - 1288.
  • Johnson,Joel,T; Potter,Lee,C, 2009, "Performance Study of Algorithms for Detecting Pulsed Sinusoidal Interference in Microwave Radiometry." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 47, no. 2, 628 - 636.

2008

  • Pan,Guangdong; Johnson,Joel,T, 2008, "A Numerical Method for Studying Modulation Effects in Radar Observations of the Sea Surface." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 46, no. 11, 3632 - 3636.
  • Naenna,Praphun; Johnson,Joel,T, 2008, "A physically-based preconditioner for quasi-planar scattering problems." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ANTENNAS AND PROPAGATION 56, no. 8, 2421 - 2426.

2007

  • Guener,Baris; Johnson,Joel,T; Niamsuwan,Noppasin, 2007, "Time and frequency blanking for-radio-frequency interference mitigation in microwave radiometry." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 45, no. 11, 3672 - 3679.
  • Elfouhaily,Tanos,M; Johnson,Joel,T, 2007, "A new model for rough surface scattering." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 45, no. 7, 2300 - 2308.
  • Demir,Metin,A; Johnson,Joel,T, 2007, "Fourth-order small-slope theory of sea-surface brightness temperatures." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 45, no. 1, 175 - 186.
  • Darawankul,Alongkorn; Johnson,Joel,T, 2007, "Band-limited exponential correlation function for rough-surface scattering." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 45, no. 5, 1198 - 1206.
  • Elfouhaily,Tanos,A; Johnson,Joel,T, 2007, "The reduced local curvature approximation for rough surface scattering." IGARSS: 2007 IEEE INTERNATIONAL GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING SYMPOSIUM, VOLS 1-12 1354 - 1357.

2006

  • Johnson,J,T, 2006, "An efficient two-scale model for the computation of thermal emission and atmospheric reflection from the sea surface." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 44, no. 3, 560 - 568.
  • Elfouhaily,Tanos,M; Johnson,Joel,T, 2006, "Extension of the local curvature approximation to third order and improved tilt invariance." WAVES IN RANDOM AND COMPLEX MEDIA 16, no. 2, 97 - 119.
  • Johnson,Joel,T; Gasiewski,Albin,J; Guner,Baris; Hampson,Grant,A; Ellingson,Steven,W; Krishnamachari,Rangarajan; Niamsuwan,Noppasin; McIntyre,Eric; Klein,Marian; Leuski,Vladimir,Y, 2006, "Airborne radio-frequency interference studies at C-band using a digital receiver." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 44, no. 7, 1974 - 1985.
  • Pan,Guangdong; Johnson,Joel,T, 2006, "A numerical study of the modulation of short sea waves by longer waves." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 44, no. 10, 2880 - 2889.

2005

  • Niamsuwan,N; Johnson,J,T; Ellingson,S,W, 2005, "Examination of a simple pulse-blanking technique for radio frequency interference mitigation." RADIO SCIENCE 40, no. 5, RS5S03 -
  • Johnson,J,T, 2005, "A study of ocean-like surface thermal emission and reflection using Voronovich's small slope approximation." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 43, no. 2, 306 - 314.

2004

  • Elfouhaily,T; Bourlier,C; Johnson,J,T, 2004, "Two families of non-local scattering models and the weighted curvature approximation." WAVES IN RANDOM MEDIA 14, no. 4, 563 - 580.
  • Johnson,J,T; Burkholder,R,J, 2004, "A study of scattering from an object below a rough surface." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 42, no. 1, 59 - 66.
  • Torrungrueng,D; Ungan,B; Johnson,Joel,T, 2004, "Optical Theorem for Electromagnetic Scattering by a Three-Dimensional Scatterer in the Presence of a Lossless Half Space." IEEE GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING LETTERS 1, no. 2, 131 - 135.

2003

  • Demir,M,A; Johnson,J,T, 2003, "Fourth- and higher-order small-perturbation solution for scattering from dielectric rough surfaces." JOURNAL OF THE OPTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA A-OPTICS IMAGE SCIENCE AND VISION 20, no. 12, 2330 - 2337.

2002

  • Kim,H; Johnson,J,T, 2002, "Radar images of rough surface scattering: Comparison of numerical and analytical models." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ANTENNAS AND PROPAGATION 50, no. 2, 94 - 100.
  • Johnson,J,T, 2002, "Comparison of the physical optics and small slope theories for polarimetric thermal emission from the sea surface." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 40, no. 2, 500 - 504.
  • Johnson,J,T; Cai,Y,Y, 2002, "A theoretical study of sea surface up/down wind brightness temperature differences." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 40, no. 1, 66 - 78.
  • Torrungrueng,D; Johnson,J,T; Chou,H,T, 2002, "Some issues related to the novel spectral acceleration method for the fast computation of radiation/scattering from one-dimensional extremely large scale quasi-planar structures." RADIO SCIENCE 37, no. 2, 1019 -

2001

  • Torrungrueng,D; Johnson,J,T, 2001, "Numerical studies of backscattering enhancement of electromagnetic waves from two-dimensional random rough surfaces with the forward-backward/novel spectral acceleration method." JOURNAL OF THE OPTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA A-OPTICS IMAGE SCIENCE AND VISION 18, no. 10, 2518 - 2526.

2000

  • Torrungrueng,D; Chou,H,T; Johnson,J,T, 2000, "A novel acceleration algorithm for the computation of scattering from two-dimensional large-scale perfectly conducting random rough surfaces with the forward-backward method." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 38, no. 4, 1656 - 1668.
  • Nassar,E,M; Johnson,J,T; LEE,R, 2000, "A numerical model for electromagnetic scattering from sea ice." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 38, no. 3, 1309 - 1319.

1999

  • Johnson,J,T, 1999, "Third-order small-perturbation method for scattering from dielectric rough surfaces." JOURNAL OF THE OPTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA A-OPTICS IMAGE SCIENCE AND VISION 16, no. 11, 2720 - 2736.

1998

  • Johnson,J,T; Shin,R,T; Kong,J,A; Tsang,L; Pak,K, 1998, "A numerical study of the composite surface model for ocean backscattering." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 36, no. 1, 72 - 83.

Papers in Proceedings

2012

  • Park,J; Johnson,J,T; Majurec,N; Frankford,M; Culpepper,E; Reynolds,J; Tenbarge,J; Westbrook,L "Software Defined Radar Studies of Human Motion Signatures." in IEEE Radar Conference (RADAR). NEW YORK, (1 2012). 4 -