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Researcher: Barry Van Veen

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Areas of Expertise
  • Applied physics
  • Computing
  • Information
  • Power
  • Statistical signal processing algorithm development and analysis
  • Signal processing for sensor arrays
  • Biomedical applications of signal processing
  • Signal processing for study of brain networks from electric and magnetic field measurements
  • Signal processing for microwave breast cancer detection, monitoring, and treatment
Web Site Barry Van Veen's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
  • 8,179,843 - Distributed scheduling method for multi-antenna wireless system, issued May 2012.
  • 8,050,740 - Microwave-based examination using hypothesis testing, issued November 2011.
  • 7,809,427 - Time domain inverse scattering techniques for use in microwave imaging, issued October 2010.
  • 7,570,063 - Space-time microwave imaging for cancer detection, issued August 2009.
  • 7,110,378 - Channel aware optimal space-time signaling for wireless communication over wideband multipath channels, issued September 2006.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20060241409 - Time domain inverse scattering techniques for use in microwave imaging, published October 2006.
  • 20060058606 - Microwave-based examination using hypothesis testing, published March 2006.
  • 20030088180 - Space-time microwave imaging for cancer detection, published May 2003.
  • 20020114269 - Channel aware optimal space-time signaling for wireless communication over wideband multipath channels, published August 2002.
Recent Publication(s)
  • Sensitivity of the distorted born iterative method to the initial guess in microwave breast imaging. Gao F, VanVeen BD, Hagness SC. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. 2015 Jul;63(8):1-1. doi: 10.1109/TAP.2015.2436406.

  • Beamforming-enhanced inverse scattering for microwave breast imaging. Burfeindt MJ, Shea JD, Van Veen BD, Hagness SC. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. 2014 Sep;62(10):5126-5132. doi: 10.1109/TAP.2014.2344096.

  • Flipping signal-processing instruction [sp education]. Van Veen BD. IEEE Signal Processing Magazine. 2013 Oct;30(6):145-150. doi: 10.1109/MSP.2013.2276650.

  • Detection of T-wave alternans in fetal magnetocardiography using the generalized likelihood ratio test. Yu S, Van Veen BD, Wakai RT. IEEE transactions on bio-medical engineering. 2013 Apr;60(9). doi: 10.1109/TBME.2013.2256907.


View Barry Van Veen's publications at Google Scholar.
Recent Artistic Works
Collaboration
  • University of Minnesota, Mathematics
  • Princeton University, Applied and Computational Mathematics
  • Golden Met, Inc.
  • University of California- San Francisco, Radiology
  • Nader Behdad, ECE, Microwave Imaging
  • Susan Hagness, ECE, Microwave Imaging & Hyperthermia treatment
  • Fred Kelcz, Microwave Breast Imaging
  • Robert Nowak, ECE, Network Estimation
  • Brad Postle, Psychology, Network Analyses of Working Memory
  • Louis Scharf, Mathematics, Statistical Signal Processing
  • Gale Sisney, Radiology, Microwave Breast Imaging
  • Guilio Tononi, Psychiatry, Network Models for Study of Sleep and Consciousness
  • Wim van Drongelen, University of Chicago, Networks in Epilepsy
  • Ron Wakai, Medical Physics, Fetal and Neonatal Magnetocardiography and Magnetoencephalography
  • Justin Williams, Biomedical Engineering, Cortical Networks for Brain-machine Interfaces
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Research Facilities
E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-265-2488
Current University UW–Madison
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Title Professor
Other Appointments
Faculty, Communications & Signal Processing Group
Address Line 1 3611 Engineering Hall
Address Line 2 1415 Engineering Drive
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
PhD Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1986
Other Degrees
Technologies Available for Licensing Channel Aware Space-Time Signaling for Wireless Communication over Wideband Multipath Channels

Space-Time Microwave Imaging for Breast Cancer Detection

Time-Domain Inverse Scattering Techniques for Use in Microwave Imaging

Surface Identification Using Microwave Signals for Microwave-Based Detection of Cancer

Microwave-Based Breast Cancer Detection Using Hypothesis Testing

Distributed Scheduling Method for Multi-Antenna Wireless Data Communication System

Targeted Microwave Hyperthermia Therapy to Eliminate Hot Spots