Dr. John Stensby Professor Emeritus, ECE Contact 301 Sparkman DriveHuntsville, AL 35899 Campus Map email@example.com Education Ph.D., Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 1981 M.S.E., The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1976 B.S.E.E., The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 1972 Honors & Awards IEEE Outstanding Educator Award 1995 (IEEE Huntsville Section) Wernher Von Braun Faculty Fellow (1984-1986) Expertise Communications Theory and Systems Phase Lock Techniques and Synchronization Methods/Theory Radio Frequency (RF) Design Applied Mathematics Recent Publications J. P. Lanza, Y. Shtessel, J. Stensby, Improved acquisition in a phase-locked loop using sliding mode control techniques, Vol. 352, Issue 10, October 2015, pp. 4188–4204. P. Lanza, J. Stensby, Y. Shtessel, An Exact Formula for the Maximum VCO Sweep Rate of a PLL Journal of the Franklin Institute, Sept. 2014 (Issue 351), pp. 4495-4513. A. Huque, J. Stensby, An Analytical Approximation to Pull-out Frequency of a PLL Employing Sinusoidal Phase Detector, ETRI Journal, Vol. 35, no.2, April 2013. J. Stensby, PLL Bifurcation Analysis via Smooth Periodic Extension, 44th Symposium on System Theory, Jacksonville, FL, March 2012. A. Huque, J. Stensby, An Exact Formula for the Pull-Out Frequency of a 2nd-Order Type II Phase Lock Loop, IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 15, No. 12, Dec. 2011. J. Stensby, An Exact Formula for the Half-Plane Pull-In Range of a PLL, Journal of the Franklin Institute, Vol. 348, Issue 4, May 2011.