Joel Alter Greenberg

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Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Performs research in the area of computational imaging with a focus on physics-based modeling and system-level design from fundamental science through algorithm implementation.

Appointments and Affiliations
  • Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Contact Information:
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-0183
  • Email Address:

  • Ph.D. Duke University, 2012

Curriculum Vitae

Atomic, molecular, and optical physics
Nonlinear dynamics and complex systems

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions:

    Courses Taught:
    • BME 552: Advanced Optics
    • ECE 541: Advanced Optics
    • PHYSICS 621: Advanced Optics

    Representative Publications: (More Publications)
      • Greenberg, JA, X-ray scatter imaging applications in medicine (2015) [abs].
      • Greenberg, JA; Lakshmanan, MN; Brady, DJ; Kapadia, AJ, Optimization of a coded aperture coherent scatter spectral imaging system for medical imaging, Proceedings of SPIE, vol 9412 (2015) [10.1117/12.2082110] [abs].
      • Lakshmanan, MN; Greenberg, JA; Samei, E; Kapadia, AJ, Experimental implementation of coded aperture coherent scatter spectral imaging of cancerous and healthy breast tissue samples, Proceedings of SPIE, vol 9412 (2015) [10.1117/12.2082318] [abs].
      • Wang, L; Huang, J; Yuan, X; Krishnamurthy, K; Greenberg, J; Cevher, V; Rodrigues, MRD; Brady, D; Calderbank, R; Carin, L, Signal Recovery and System Calibration from Multiple Compressive Poisson Measurements, SIAM Journal on Imaging Sciences, vol 8 no. 3 (2015), pp. 1923-1954 [10.1137/140998779] [abs].
      • Greenberg, JA, Practical tabletop X-ray scatter tomography (2014) [abs].
    Lectures and Invited Talks:
    • Practical tabletop X-ray scatter tomography, Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics Seminar, Duke University,
    • X-ray scatter imaging applications in medicine, Medical Physics seminar series, Duke University,
    • Steady-state superradiance via emergent order in a cold atomic vapor, Physics of Quantum Electronics (Salt Lake City, UT),
    • Structured illumination for compressive x-ray diffraction tomography, SPIE/IS&T Electronic Imaging: Computational Imaging XII (San Francisco, CA),
    • Coding and sampling for compressive tomography, SPIE Optics + Photonics (San Diego, CA),
    • Real-time volumetric molecular imaging using coded apertures, Aviation Security Technology Industry Day (Washington, DC),
    • Super-charging nonlinear optical processes via cooperative effects., International Laser Physics Workshop, Foz do Iguazu, Brazil,
    • Self-phase matched four-wave mixing in cold vapor, Frontiers in Optics/Division of Laser Science annual meeting (Rochester, NY),
    • Superradiance in an ultracold thermal vapor, OSA NLO (Honolulu, HI),
    • Transient enhancement of the nonlinear atom-photon coupling via recoil-induced resonances, APS DAMOP meeting (UVA, Charlottesville, VA),
    • Investigation of the Saturation Mechanism of Recoil-induced Resonances, APS DAMOP meeting (State College, PA),