Prof. Lu Yilong - Research
Prof LU Yilong's research interests include modern radar systems, antennas, array signal processing, microwave circuits/devices, computational electromagnetics, evolutionary computation for optimization of complex problems. His current research works focus on new radar system concepts and demonstration, integrated millimeter wave antenna array, vector antennas, and new approaches for estimation of direction of arrival.

Below is a more detailed list of his current/past research interests/experience:

1. Radar Engineering
1.1 Passive Radar (based on GSM, DTV and WiMAX illuminations)
1.2 High Frequency Surface Wave Radar (HFSWR)
1.3 Multiple-Input and Multiple-Output (MIMO) Radar
1.4 Radar imaging with compressed sensing
1.5 Millimeter radar with electronically steered array (ESA)

2. Antennas
2.1 Ultra-wideband (UWB) antennas
2.3 Millimeter wave antennas
2.4 Conformal antennas
2.5 Vector antennas

3. Array Signal Processing
3.1 Arbitrary digital beamforming (DBF)
3.2 Direction of arrival (DoA) estimation

4. Bioelectromagnetics
4.1 Radiation (non-pharmaceutical) therapy
4.2 Effects of mobile radiation to human head.

5. Evolutionary Computation
5.1 Genetic Algorithms (GA)
5.2 Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO)
5.3 Applications of Evolution Computation for Optimization of Complex problems

6. Computational Electromagnetics (CEM)
6.1 Finite Element Method (FEM)
6.2 Method of Moment (MoM)
6.3 Finite-Difference Time-Domain (FDTD) method
6.4 Wavelet Transform Method (WTM)
6.5 Efficient matrix equation solvers for generalized eigensystems