Professor Scott Tyo

Professor and Head of School
School of Engineering and Information Technology
Space Research
+61 2 6268 9534

LOCATION

Room 214 Building 17
UNSW Canberra
Northcott Drive, Campbell, ACT 2600

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Research

Enabling technologies for optical and microwave remote sensing:

  • Optimization of polarimetric sensors for remote sensing applications

  • Integration of polarimetric and spectral sensors and informatio

  • Processing of high-dimensional spectropolarimetric data

  • Investigation of statistical properties of hyperspectral imagery

  • Use of spectropolarimetry to improve imaging in scattering media

  • Fusion of multi-dimensional data into intelligible images

  • Design of UWB antennas and antenna arrays

  • Development of sensors, measurement techniques and processing strategies for UWB EM measurements

  • Generation and radiation of electromagnetic transients

Professional Affiliations

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Fellow
  • Optical Society of America, Fellow
  • SPIE, Fellow
  • International Radio Science Union, Member Commissions B and E
  • American Institute of Physics, Member

 

Career History

 

  • School of Engineering and IT, University of New South Wales Canberra, Professor and Head of School, 2015 - Present
  • The University of Arizona: College of Optical Sciences, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Professor, 2009-2015 Associate Professor, 2006-2009
  • University of New Mexico:  Physics & Astronomy and Electrical & Computer Engineering: Optical Science and Engineering Program, Associate Director, 2005-2006; Electrical & Computer Engineering, Associate Professor, 2005-2006; Assistant Professor, 2001-2005

  • United States Air Force: Captain: 1998-2001; 1st Lieutenant, 1996-1998; 2nd Lieutenant, 1994-1996; Naval Postgraduate School: Electrical & Computer Engineering, Assistant Professor, 1999-2001; USAF Research Lab, Directed Energy Directorate, Research and Development Engineer, 1996-1999

  • University of Pennsylvania: Department of Electrical Engineering, Air Force institute of Technology Civilian Institutions Program, Undergraduate Research Assistant, 1993-1996; Department of Material Science and Engineering, Undergraduate Research Assistant, 1992-1993

 

 

 

 

Books

Tyo JS; Alenin AS, 2015, Field Guide to Linear Systems in Optics

Journal articles

Chenault DB; Goldstein DH; Kudenov MW; Kupinski M; Larry Pezzaniti J; Shaw JA; Snik F; Scott Tyo J; Bradley CL, 2019, 'Polarization: Systems, Measurement, Analysis, and Remote Sensing', Optical Engineering, vol. 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.58.8.082401

Song J; Vaughn IJ; Alenin AS; Scott Tyo J, 2019, 'Imaging dynamic scenes with a spatio-temporally channeled polarimeter', Optics Express, vol. 27, pp. 28423 - 28436, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.27.028423

Scott Tyo J; Abdalla MD; Skipper MC, 2019, 'Differentially fed high-power microwave antennas using capacitively coupled hyperband inverters', IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 67, pp. 5203 - 5211, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TAP.2019.2917473

Kruse AW; Alenin AS; Scott Tyo J, 2019, 'Review of visualization methods for passive polarization imaging', Optical Engineering, vol. 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.58.8.082414

Alenin A; Bashar F; Gehm M; Tyo S, 2018, 'Multi-carrier channeled polarimetry for photoelastic modulator systems', Optics Letters, vol. 43, pp. 5789 - 5792, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.43.005789

Vaughn IJ; Alenin AS; Tyo JS, 2018, 'Channeled spatio-temporal Stokes polarimeters', Optics Letters, vol. 43, pp. 2768 - 2771, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.43.002768

Kruse AW; Alenin AS; Vaughn IJ; Tyo JS, 2018, 'Perceptually uniform color space for visualizing trivariate linear polarization imaging data', Optics Letters, vol. 43, pp. 2426 - 2429, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.43.002426

Alenin AS; Vaughn IJ; Scott Tyo J, 2018, 'Optimal bandwidth and systematic error of full-Stokes micropolarizer arrays', Applied Optics, vol. 57, pp. 2327 - 2336, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.57.002327

Tyo JS; Skipper MC; Abdalla MD; Martin JM, 2017, 'Compact, Backward-Radiating Helical Antenna for Mesoband High-Power Applications', IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 16, pp. 1699 - 1702, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LAWP.2017.2666813

Vaughn IJ; Alenin AS; Tyo , 2017, 'Focal plane filter array engineering I: rectangular lattices', Optics Express, vol. 25, pp. 11954 - 11968, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.25.011954

Alenin AS; Vaughn IJ; Tyo S, 2017, 'Optimal bandwidth micropolarizer arrays', Optics Letters, vol. 42, pp. 458 - 461, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.42.000458

Dolling K; Ritchie EA; Tyo JS, 2016, 'The use of the deviation angle variance technique on geostationary satellite imagery to estimate tropical cyclone size parameters', Weather and Forecasting, vol. 31, pp. 1625 - 1642, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-16-0056.1

Tyo JS; Ratliff BM; Alenin AS, 2016, 'Adapting the HSV polarization-color mapping for regions with low irradiance and high polarization', Optics Letters, vol. 41, pp. 4759 - 4762, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.41.004759

Ramon ES; Bernal S; Armanious MMH; Tyo JS; Skipper MC; Abdalla MD, 2016, 'Tunable electrically small conical folded dipole antenna used as a Mesoband high-power microwave source', IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 15, pp. 1614 - 1617, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LAWP.2016.2519511

Alenin AS; Tyo JS, 2016, 'Design of channeled partial Mueller matrix polarimeters', Journal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics and Image Science, and Vision, vol. 33, pp. 1060 - 1070, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.33.001060

Ramon ES; Tyo JS; Ziolkowski RW; Skipper MC; Abdalla MD; Martin J, 2016, 'Integration and Operation of an Electrically Small Magnetic EZ Antenna With a High-Power Standing Wave Oscillator Source', IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 15, pp. 642 - 645, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LAWP.2015.2465869

Wood KM; Rodríguez-herrera OG; Ritchie EA; Piñeros MF; Hernández IA; Tyo JS, 2015, 'Tropical cyclogenesis detection in the north pacific using the deviation angle variance technique', Weather and Forecasting, vol. 30, pp. 1663 - 1672, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-14-00113.1

LaCasse CF; Rodriguez-Herrera OG; Chipman RA; Tyo JS, 2015, 'Spectral density response functions for modulated polarimeters', APPLIED OPTICS, vol. 54, pp. 9490 - 9499, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.54.009490

Alenin AS; Tyo JS, 2015, 'Structured decomposition design of partial Mueller matrix polarimeters', Journal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics and Image Science, and Vision, vol. 32, pp. 1302 - 1312, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.32.001302

Rodríguez-Herrera OG; Wood KM; Dolling KP; Black WT; Ritchie EA; Tyo JS, 2015, 'Automatic tracking of pregenesis tropical disturbances within the deviation angle variance system', IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 12, pp. 254 - 258, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LGRS.2014.2334561

Wakayama T; Higashiguchi T; Oikawa H; Sakaue K; Washio M; Yonemura M; Yoshizawa T; Tyo JS; Otani Y, 2015, 'Determination of the polarization states of an arbitrary polarized terahertz beam: Vectorial vortex analysis', Scientific Reports, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep09416

Black WT; Scott Tyo J, 2014, 'Feedback-integrated scene cancellation scene-based nonuniformity correction algorithm', Journal of Electronic Imaging, vol. 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.JEI.23.2.023005

Ritchie EA; Wood KM; Rodríguez-Herrera OG; Piñeros MF; Scott Tyo J, 2014, 'Satellite-derived tropical cyclone intensity in the north pacific ocean using the deviation-angle variance technique', Weather and Forecasting, vol. 29, pp. 505 - 516, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-13-00133.1

Wakayama T; Rodríguez-Herrera OG; Tyo JS; Otani Y; Yonemura M; Yoshizawa T, 2014, 'Generation of achromatic, uniform-phase, radially polarized beams', Optics Express, vol. 22, pp. 3306 - 3315, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.003306

Alenin AS; Tyo JS, 2014, 'Generalized channeled polarimetry', Journal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics and Image Science, and Vision, vol. 31, pp. 1013 - 1022, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.31.001013

Ramon ES; Tyo JS; Ziolkowski RW; Skipper MC; Abdalla MD; Martin JM; Altgilbers LL, 2014, 'A compact multi-frequency, high power radiating system combining dual-band, electrically small magnetic ez antennas and multi-frequency standing wave oscillator sources', IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 62, pp. 3281 - 3289, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TAP.2014.2313135

Armanious MMH; Olaya SVB; Tyo JS; Skipper MC; Abdalla MD; Altgilbers LL; Bryan A, 2014, 'An electrically small conical folded dipole antenna for use as a compact, self-resonant mesoband high-power microwave source', IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 62, pp. 5960 - 5967, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TAP.2014.2360549

Black WT; Tyo JS, 2014, 'Improving feedback-integrated scene cancellation nonuniformity correction through optimal selection of available camera motion', Journal of Electronic Imaging, vol. 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.JEI.23.5.053014

Birch GC; Scott Tyo J; Schwiegerling J, 2012, 'Depth measurements through controlled aberrations of projected patterns', Optics Express, vol. 20, pp. 6561 - 6574, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.006561

LaCasse CF; Tyo JS; Chipman RA, 2012, 'Role of the null space of the DRM in the performance of modulated polarimeters', Optics Letters, vol. 37, pp. 1097 - 1099, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.001097

Rodríguez-Herrera OG; Tyo JS, 2012, 'Generalized van Cittert-Zernike theorem for the cross-spectral density matrix of quasi-homogeneous planar electromagnetic sources', Journal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics and Image Science, and Vision, vol. 29, pp. 1939 - 1947, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.29.001939

Ritchie EA; Valliere-Kelley G; Piñeros MF; Tyo JS, 2012, 'Tropical cyclone intensity estimation in the North Atlantic basin using an improved deviation angle variance technique', Weather and Forecasting, vol. 27, pp. 1264 - 1277, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-11-00156.1

Ng J; Ziolkowski RW; Tyo JS; Skipper MC; Abdalla MD; Martin J, 2012, 'An efficient, electrically small, three-dimensional magnetic EZ antenna for HPM applications', IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 40, pp. 3037 - 3045, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPS.2012.2214062

La Casse CF; Chipman RA; Scott Tyo J, 2011, 'Band limited data reconstruction in modulated polarimeters', Optics Express, vol. 19, pp. 14976 - 14989, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.014976

Armanious M; Tyo JS; Skipper MC; Abdalla MD; Prather WD; Gruen G, 2011, 'Electrostatic field management and electrodynamic modeling of switched quarter-wave oscillators', IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, vol. 18, pp. 1054 - 1065, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TDEI.2011.5976095

Goudail F; Tyo JS, 2011, 'When is polarimetric imaging preferable to intensity imaging for target detection?', Journal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics and Image Science, and Vision, vol. 28, pp. 46 - 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.28.000046

Felker SR; Lacasse B; Tyo JS; Ritchie EA, 2011, 'Forecasting post-extratropical transition outcomes for tropical cyclones using support vector machine classifiers', Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, vol. 28, pp. 709 - 719, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2010JTECHA1449.1

Tyo JS, 2011, '"Adopt-a-school" to boost stem education', Optics and Photonics News, vol. 22, pp. 20 - 21

Piñeros MF; Ritchie EA; Tyo JS, 2011, 'Estimating tropical cyclone intensity from infrared image data', Weather and Forecasting, vol. 26, pp. 690 - 698, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-10-05062.1

Piñeros MF; Ritchie EA; Tyo JS, 2010, 'Detecting tropical cyclone genesis from remotely sensed infrared image data', IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 7, pp. 826 - 830, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LGRS.2010.2048694

Armanious M; Tyo JS; Skipper MC; Abdalla MD; Prather WD; Lawrance JE, 2010, 'Interaction between geometric parameters and output waveforms in high-power quarter-wave oscillators', IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 38, pp. 1124 - 1131, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPS.2010.2044519

Tyo JS; Wang Z; Johnson SJ; Hoover BG, 2010, 'Design and optimization of partial Mueller matrix polarimeters', Applied Optics, vol. 49, pp. 2326 - 2333, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.49.002326

Tyo JS; Skipper MC; Abdalla MD; Romero SP; Cockreham B; Prather WD; Lawrance JE, 2010, 'Development of a high-voltage tunable source for wideband and mesoband effects testing', IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 38, pp. 1450 - 1461, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPS.2010.2044517

Kofron DE; Ritchie EA; Tyo JS, 2010, 'Determination of a consistent time for the extratropical transition of tropical cyclones. Part I: Examination of existing methods for finding "ET Time"', Monthly Weather Review, vol. 138, pp. 4328 - 4343, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2010MWR3180.1

Kofron DE; Ritchie EA; Tyo JS, 2010, 'Determination of a consistent time for the extratropical transition of tropical cyclones. Part II: Potential vorticity metrics', Monthly Weather Review, vol. 138, pp. 4344 - 4361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2010MWR3181.1

Jang WY; Hayat MM; Tyo JS; Attaluri RS; Vandervelde TE; Sharma YD; Shenoi R; Stintz A; Cantwell ER; Bender SC; Lee SJ; Noh SK; Krishna S, 2009, 'Demonstration of bias-controlled algorithmic tuning of quantum dots in a well (DWELL) MidIR detectors', IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, vol. 45, pp. 674 - 683, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JQE.2009.2013150

Tyo JS; LaCasse CF; Ratliff BM, 2009, 'Total elimination of sampling errors in polarization imagery obtained with integrated microgrid Polarimeters', Optics Letters, vol. 34, pp. 3187 - 3189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.003187

Armanious M; Tyo JS, 2009, 'UWB self-compensating antennas: Numerical demonstration of the electromagnetic working principle', IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 57, pp. 3736 - 3745, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TAP.2009.2033443

Ratliff BM; Lacasse CF; Tyo JS, 2009, 'Interpolation strategies for reducing IFOV artifacts in microgrid polarimeter imagery', Optics Express, vol. 17, pp. 9112 - 9125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.009112

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