W. David Pan, Ph.D.


PanAssociate Professor
Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Education

2002
1998
1993
1990 

  Ph.D.
  M. S.
  M. S. 
  B. E.

  Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
  Computer Engineering, University of Louisiana
  Electrical Engineering, Sun Yat-Sen University
  Electrical Engineering, Sun Yat-Sen University

Biography

 

Dr. Pan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California in 2002. He is the recipient of the ETRI Journal Paper of Year Award in 2006. He received the College of Engineering Outstanding Junior Faculty Award from the University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2008. He was awarded the Summer Faculty Research Fellowship from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) in 2008, 2009, and 2011. He has over 70 refereed journal and conference publications. He is a senior member of IEEE.

Research Expertise

Data Compression
Image and Video Coding
Motion Estimation Algorithms
Digital Signal Processing Algorithms and Architectures
Pattern Recognition
Communication and Networking

Honors & Awards

  • ETRI Journal Paper of Year Award

  • College of Engineering Outstanding Junior Faculty Award

  • ONR Summer Faculty Research Fellowship

  • NSF Grant

Recent Publications

J. Cai and W. D. Pan, “On Fast and Accurate Block Based Motion Estimation Algorithms Using Particle Swarm Optimization,” Information Sciences, vol. 197, pp. 53-64, 2012.

W. D. Pan, P. R. Harasti, M. Frost, Q. Zhao, J. Cook, T. Maese, Lee J. Wagner, Claude P. Hattan, and Bryan T. Akagi, “A new method for compressing quality-controlled weather radar data by exploiting blankout markers due to thresholding operations,” in Proc. of AMS 27th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS’11) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Seattle, Washington, January 2011.

C.-H. Park, S.-M. Yoo, and W. D. Pan, “LSM: A Layer Subdivision Method for Deformable Object Matching,” Information Sciences, vol. 180, issue 19, September 2010, pp. 3718-3727.

J. Cai, and W. D. Pan, “Fast Exhaustive-Search Motion Estimation Based on Accelerated Multilevel Successive Elimination Algorithm with Multiple Passes,” Proc. of the 35th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’10), Dallas, TX, March 2010.

P. R. Harasti, W. D. Pan, M. Frost, Q. Zhao, J. Cook, T. Maese, L. J. Wagner, and R. Owens, “On the development of a weather radar data assimilation system for the US Navy,” in Proc. of AMS 34th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Williamsburg, VA, October 2009.

W. D. Pan, and A. Ortega, “Adaptive Computation Control of Variable Complexity Fano Decoders,” IEEE Trans. on Communications, vol. 57, no. 6,  pp. 1556-1559, June 2009.

W. D. Pan, P. R. Harasti, M. Frost, Q. Zhao, J. Cook, T. Maese, and L. J. Wagner, “Efficient Reduction and Compression of Weather Radar Data in Universal Format,” Proc. of AMS 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS’09) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

H. Alzoubi, and W. D. Pan, “Reducing the complexity of MPEG-4 global motion estimation using pixel subsampling, “ IET Electronics Letters, vol. 44, no. 1, pp. 20 – 22, January 2008.

R. A. AL-Na'mneh, W. D. Pan, and S.-M. Yoo, “Parallel Implementation of 1-D Fast Fourier Transform without Inter-Processor Communication,” International Journal of Computers and Applications, vol. 29, no. 2, 2007.

R. A. Al-Na'mneh and W. D. Pan, “Five-Step FFT Algorithm with Reduced Computational Complexity,” Information Processing Letter, vol. 101, no. 6, pp. 262-267, March 2007.

W. D. Pan, S.-M. Yoo, M. Nalasani, and P. Cox, “Efficient Local Transformation Estimation Using Lie Operators,” Information Sciences, vol. 177, no. 3,  pp. 815-831, February 2007.

W. D. Pan, S.-M. Yoo,  C.-H. Park, “Complexity Accuracy Tradeoffs of Lie Operators in Motion Estimation,” Pattern Recognition Letters, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 153-164, June 2006.

A. M. Shams, A. Chidanandan, W. D. Pan, and M. A. Bayoumi, “NEDA: A Low-Power High-Performance DCT Architecture,” IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 955 - 964, March 2006.