Dr Craig Benson

Senior Lecturer
+61 2 6268 8206
+61 2 626 88443

LOCATION

Building 16 Room 206
School of Engineering and Information Technology, The University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy, PO Box 7916, Canberra BC ACT 2610, AUSTRALIA

  • ABOUT
  • PUBLICATIONS

Research Experience

  • Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks
  • Underwater Communications

Additional

  • Guided Weapons
  • Electronic Warfare
  • Radar
  • GPS & Navigation Warfare

Memberships

  • MIEEE

Books

Benson CR; Frater MR; Ryan MJ, 2007, Tactical Electronic Warfare, Original, Argos Press, Canberra, ACT Australia

Journal articles

Hu C; Benson CR; Rizos C; Qiao L, 2019, 'Impact of Receiver Dynamics on Space-Based GNSS-R Altimetry', IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, vol. 12, pp. 1974 - 1980, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2019.2910544

Hu C; Benson C; Rizos C; Qiao L, 2017, 'Single-Pass Sub-Meter Space-Based GNSS-R Ice Altimetry: Results from TDS-1', IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, vol. 10, pp. 3782 - 3788, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2017.2690917

Qaisar SU; Benson CR, 2017, 'Processing Cost of Doppler Search in GNSS Signal Acquisition: Measuring Doppler shift in navigation satellite signals', IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, vol. 34, pp. 53 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MSP.2017.2715979

Benson C; Reynolds J; Stacy NJS; Benner LAM; Edwards PG; Baines G; Boyce R; Giorgini JD; Jao JS; Martinez G, 2017, 'First Detection of Two Near-Earth Asteroids With a Southern Hemisphere Planetary Radar System', Radio Science, vol. 52, pp. 1344 - 1351, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2017RS006398

Zhao Q; Lambert AJ; Benson CR, 2015, 'A note on CSMA performance in underwater acoustic networks', Computer Communications, vol. 55, pp. 62 - 68, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.comcom.2014.08.016

Rahman RH; Benson C; Jiang F; Frater M, 2013, 'LOARP: A low overhead routing protocol for underwater acoustic sensor networks', Journal of Networks, vol. 8, pp. 317 - 330, http://dx.doi.org/10.4304/jnw.8.2.317-330

Zhao Q; Lambert AJ; Benson CR, 2013, 'A note on CSMA performance in underwater acoustic networks', Computer Communications, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.comcom.2014.08.016

Benson C, 2012, 'New concepts in high-data-rate, cable-free underwater networks: Network development for high-frequency hydroacoustic modems would allow high-data-rate, long-range communication', Sea Technology, vol. 53, pp. 27 - 33

Benson C, 2012, 'New Concepts in High-Data-Rate, Cable-Free Underwater Networks Network Development for High-Frequency Hydroacoustic Modems Would Allow High-Data-Rate, Long-Range Communication', SEA TECHNOLOGY, vol. 53, pp. 27 - +

Hu C; Benson C; Park H; Camps A; Qiao L; Rizos C, 'Detecting Targets above the Earth’s Surface Using GNSS-R Delay Doppler Maps: Results from TDS-1', Remote Sensing, vol. 11, pp. 2327 - 2327, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs11192327

Conference Papers

Hu C; Benson C; Rizos C; Qiao L, 2018, 'An improved geometric model for space-based GNSS-R altimetry', in International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), pp. 3785 - 3788, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS.2018.8518436

Benson C, 2017, 'Design options for small satellite communications', in IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2017.7943939

Dunbar RM; Benson CR, 2017, 'Open-water, real-time, high data-rate, underwater acoustic modem testing', in OCEANS 2017 - Aberdeen, pp. 1 - 5, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084696

Benson C; Stacy NJS; Benner LAM; Baines G; Boyce R; Giorgini JD; Jao J; Martinez G; Slade MA; Teitelbaum LP, 2017, 'Detection of three near-earth asteroids with a southern hemisphere planetary radar system', in Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress, IAC, pp. 2959 - 2964, presented at

Horton A; Spitler L; Mathers N; Petkovic M; Grin D; Barraclough S; Benson C; Dimitrijevic I; Lambert A; Previte A, 2017, 'The Australian space eye: Studying the history of Galaxy formation with a CubeSat', in Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress, IAC, pp. 4233 - 4247, presented at

Barraclough S; Griffin D; Benson C; Lambert A; DImitrijevic I; Ramana A; Vennik J; Brown M; Tuttle S; Sheard B, 2017, 'RAAF - M1: UNSW Canberra - Royal Australian air force space situational awareness and ISR pathfinder mission', in Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress, IAC, pp. 5986 - 5994, presented at

Benson CR; Frater MR, 2016, 'High data rates in the high frequency acoustic channel', in OCEANS 2015 - MTS/IEEE Washington, presented at

Mahmud MS; Qaisar SU; Benson C, 2016, 'Weak GPS signal detection in the presence of strong signals with varying relative Doppler and long integration gain', in Proceedings of the IEEE/ION Position, Location and Navigation Symposium, PLANS 2016, pp. 1015 - 1020, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PLANS.2016.7479803

Mahmud MS; Qaisar SU; Benson C, 2016, 'Affordable processing for long coherent integration of weak debris-scattered GNSS signals with inconsistent Doppler', in 10th Annual International Systems Conference, SysCon 2016 - Proceedings, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SYSCON.2016.7490614

Horton A; Spitler L; Mathers N; Petkovic M; Griffin D; Barraclough S; Benson C; Dimitrijevic I; Lambert A; Previte A, 2016, 'The Australian space eye: Studying the history of galaxy formation with a CubeSat', in Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2232467

Paul J; Wheatley TA; Benson CR, 2016, 'Effect of buffering on the throughput of ALOHA', in OCEANS 2016 MTS/IEEE Monterey, OCE 2016, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/OCEANS.2016.7761123

Qaisar SU; Benson C; Ryan MJ, 2016, 'A novel efficient signal processing approach for combined acquisition of GPS L1 and L2 civilian signals', in 2016 Military Communications and Information Systems Conference, MilCIS 2016 - Proceedings, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MilCIS.2016.7797340

Benson CR; Qaisar SU, 2016, 'Open-loop tracking of GNSS signals at audio processing rates', in 29th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation, ION GNSS 2016, pp. 103 - 106, presented at

Benson CR; qaisar SU; Mahmud MS, 2016, 'Tracking Low Earth Orbit Small Debris with GPS Satellites as Bistatic Radar', in Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference 2016 Proceedings, Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference (AMOS), Maui, Hawaii, presented at Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference (AMOS), Maui, Hawaii, 20 - 23 September 2016, http://dx.doi.org/https://www.amostech.com/TechnicalPapers/2016/Orbital-Debris/Benson.pdf

Benson CR; Lambert A; Mahmud S, 2015, 'Predictability of GNSS signal characteristics in support of Space Situational Awareness using passive radar', in Past Papers 2015, International GNSS Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland, Autralia, presented at International GNSS Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland, Autralia, 14 - 16 July 2015, http://www.ignss.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=QZegVwwHi84=&tabid=147&mid=558

Zhao Q; Lambert A; Benson CR, 2015, 'Throughput improvement in two dimensional underwater acoustic networks by interference alignment', in 10th ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks and Systems, WUWNet 2015, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2831296.2831297

Wheatley TA; Benson CR, 2014, 'Nuisance laser pointer detection and geo-location', in Optics InfoBase Conference Papers, presented at

Benson CR, 2014, 'Enhancing space situational awareness using passive radar from space based emitters of opportunity', in 2014 Military Communications and Information Systems Conference, MilCIS 2014 - Proceedings, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MilCIS.2014.7002727

Zhao Q; Lambert A; Benson CR, 2014, 'FS-MACA', in Proceedings of the International Conference on Underwater Networks %Systems - WUWNET '14, ACM Press, presented at the International Conference, 12 - 14 November 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2671490.2674470

Khyam MO; Alam MJ; Lambert AJ; Benson CR; Pickering MR, 2013, 'High precision ultrasonic positioning using a robust optimization approach', in 2013 18th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, DSP 2013, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICDSP.2013.6622736

Zhao Q; Lambert A; Benson CR, 2013, 'Performance validation of MAC protocols in underwater acoustic networks', in Proceedings of the 8th ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks and Systems, WUWNet 2013, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2532378.2532390

Benson CR; Hislop J; Ryan MJ; Frater MR, 2013, 'Multi-octave high-frequency hydro-acoustic communication', in OCEANS 2013 MTS/IEEE - San Diego: An Ocean in Common, presented at

Khyam MO; Alam MJ; Lambert AJ; Benson CR; Pickering MR, 2013, 'High precision multiple ultrasonic transducer positioning using a robust optimization approach', in IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, IEEE ISSPIT 2013, pp. 192 - 197, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISSPIT.2013.6781878

Rahman RH; Benson CR; Frater MR, 2012, 'Routing challenges and solutions for underwater networks', in 2012 Military Communications and Information Systems Conference, MilCIS 2012 - Proceedings, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MilCIS.2012.6380675

Rahman RH; Benson C; Frater M, 2012, 'Routing protocols for underwater ad hoc networks', in Program Book - OCEANS 2012 MTS/IEEE Yeosu: The Living Ocean and Coast - Diversity of Resources and Sustainable Activities, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/OCEANS-Yeosu.2012.6263636

Khyam MO; Alam MJ; Lambert AJ; Benson CR; Pickering MR, 2012, 'High precision ultrasonic positioning using phase correlation', in 6th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems, ICSPCS 2012 - Proceedings, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICSPCS.2012.6507978

Benson CR; Ryan MJ; Frater MR, 2012, 'Towards robust high data-rate hydro-acoustic modems', in OCEANS 2012 MTS/IEEE: Harnessing the Power of the Ocean, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/OCEANS.2012.6404887

Benson CR; Ryan MJ; Frater MR, 2012, 'A tipping point for undersea networks', in 2012 Military Communications and Information Systems Conference, MilCIS 2012 - Proceedings, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MilCIS.2012.6380669

Zhao Q; Lambert A; Benson CR, 2012, 'The problem of multi-user access in undersea networks', in 2012 Military Communications and Information Systems Conference, MilCIS 2012 - Proceedings, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MilCIS.2012.6380676

Benson CR; Ryan MJ; Frater MR, 2011, 'High Capacity Underwater Communications', in Conf Name Submarine Institute of Australia-Technology Conference 2011, Conf Name Submarine Institute of Australia-Technology, Adelaide, SA, pp. 1 - 4, presented at Submarine Institute of Australia-Technology Conference 2011, Adelaide, SA, 08 - 10 November 2011

Benson CR; Ryan MJ; Frater MR, 2011, 'Networks of Underwater Systems', in Conf Name Submarine Institute of Australia-Technology Conference 2011, Conf Name Submarine Institute of Australia-Technology, Adelaide, SA, pp. 1 - 3, presented at Submarine Institute of Australia-Technology Conference 2011, Adelaide, SA, 08 - 10 November 2011

Benson CR; Ryan MJ; Frater MR, 2011, 'High-frequency underwater acoustic communication development system', in OCEANS'11 - MTS/IEEE Kona, Program Book, presented at

Benson CR; Dunbar RM; Ryan MJ; Huntington EH; Frater MR, 2010, 'Towards a dense high-capacity underwater acoustic network', in 12th IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems 2010, ICCS 2010, pp. 386 - 389, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCS.2010.5686512

Hajenko TJ; Benson CR, 2010, 'The high frequency underwater acoustic channel', in OCEANS'10 IEEE Sydney, OCEANSSYD 2010, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSSYD.2010.5603801

Nowsheen N; Benson C; Frater M, 2010, 'A high data-rate, software-defined underwater acoustic modem', in MTS/IEEE Seattle, OCEANS 2010, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/OCEANS.2010.5664474

Nowsheen N; Benson C; Frater M, 2010, 'Design of a high frequency FPGA acoustic modem for underwater communication', in OCEANS'10 IEEE Sydney, OCEANSSYD 2010, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSSYD.2010.5603819

Benson CR; Dunbar RM; Ryan MJ; Frater MR, 2009, 'Divergent beam shaping for high data-rate underwater communications', in OCEANS '09 IEEE Bremen: Balancing Technology with Future Needs, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2009.5278222

Benson CR; Ryan MJ; Frater MR, 2009, 'Implications of simplifying SINR in underwater acoustic networks', in MTS/IEEE Biloxi - Marine Technology for Our Future: Global and Local Challenges, OCEANS 2009, presented at

Benson CR; Ryan MJ; Frater MR; Dunbar RM, 2008, 'A Demonstration of Absorption Controlled Isolation for Underwater Networks', in OCEANS 2008, VOLS 1-4, Ieee, New York, presented at , 01 January 2008, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/OCEANS.2008.5151926

Benson CR; Ryan MJ; Frater MR; Dunbar RM, 2008, 'A demonstration of absorption controlled isolation for underwater networks', in OCEANS 2008, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/OCEANS.2008.5151926

Benson CR; Ryan MJ; Frater MR, 2007, 'High-Capacity Underwater Communications', in MILCIS 2007: NCW Realising The Vision, MILCIS 2007: NCW Realising The Vision, Canberra, presented at MILCIS 2007: NCW Realising The Vision, Canberra, 20 - 22 November 2007

Benson CR; Ryan MJ; Frater MR, 2007, 'On the benefits of high absorption in practical multi-hop networks', in OCEANS 2007 - Europe, presented at