This page is a summary of the research activities in Signal Processing and Communication Research Lab in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Lehigh University.


Postdoctoral positions

Positions available for outstanding theoretical researchers with demonstrated outstanding publications in IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing and similar quality journals to work on signal processing and communications for smart grid and related sensor networking problems. Send vita with names of three references, a research plan, and sample publications to rblum(at)Lehigh(dot)edu


Survey Paper on MIMO Radar

MIMO Radar with Widely Separated Antennas, Haimovich, A.M., Blum, R.S. and Cimini, L.J., This paper appears in: Signal Processing Magazine, IEEE, Publication Date: 2008, Volume: 25, Issue: 1, On page(s): 116-129

ICASSP Plenary Presentation: "Sensor Networking for Detection: From Distributed Detection to Energy Savings and MIMO Radar" Slides Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Photos


Educational resources

ECE 414 syllabus


Book on image fusion

Multi-Sensor Image Fusion and Its Applications, by R. S. Blum and Zheng Liu, CRC Press in the special series on Signal Processing and Communications, September 2005.


Read stories of our lab on the news

Lehigh University: Lehigh research spurs first technology transfer grant

Morning Call: First partnership formed in new zone

ABC News: Revealing pair of eyes

Morning Call: Lehigh professor's insight could give a new vision

Lehigh University: Rick Blum develops advanced image-fusion technology

Download this movie clip (around 670MB) to hear about image-fusion technology! (QuickTime required)



Thanks to the National Science Foundation, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the Army Research Office, the U.S. Department of Defense and the Office of Naval Research for supporting the research discussed on this website. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Defense, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the National Science Foundation, the Army Research Office and the Office of Naval Research.

Last modified: July, 2014