Loren W. Nolte

Loren W. Nolte

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Loren Nolte is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering with a secondary appointment as Professor of Biomedical Engineering. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His current research interests are in signal detection and estimation theory with applications to ocean acoustics, biomedical statistical image processing, and optimal decision fusion.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 3471 CIEMAS, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-5266
  • Email Address: lwn@ee.duke.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1965
  • M.S.E.E. University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1960
  • B.S.E.E. Northwestern University, 1956

Courses Taught

  • ECE 380: Introduction to Random Signals and Noise
  • ECE 494: Undergraduate Research in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 581: Random Signals and Noise
  • ECE 585: Signal Detection and Extraction Theory

Representative Publications

  • Xian, Y; Sun, X; Liao, W; Zhang, Y; Nowacek, D; Nolte, L, Intrinsic structure study of whale vocalizations, OCEANS 2016 MTS/IEEE Monterey, OCE 2016 (2016) [10.1109/OCEANS.2016.7761101] [abs].
  • Kiarashi, N; Nolte, LW; Lo, JY; Segars, WP; Ghate, SV; Solomon, JB; Samei, E, Impact of breast structure on lesion detection in breast tomosynthesis, a simulation study., Journal of medical imaging (Bellingham, Wash.), vol 3 no. 3 (2016) [10.1117/1.jmi.3.3.035504] [abs].
  • Kiarashi, N; Nolte, AC; Sturgeon, GM; Segars, WP; Ghate, SV; Nolte, LW; Samei, E; Lo, JY, Development of realistic physical breast phantoms matched to virtual breast phantoms based on human subject data., Medical physics, vol 42 no. 7 (2015), pp. 4116-4126 [10.1118/1.4919771] [abs].
  • Xian, Y; Thompson, A; Qiu, Q; Nolte, L; Nowacek, D; Lu, J; Calderbank, R, Classification of whale vocalizations using the Weyl transform, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics Speech and Signal Processing, vol 2015-August (2015), pp. 773-777 [10.1109/ICASSP.2015.7178074] [abs].
  • Kiarashi, N; Nolte, LW; Lo, JY; Segars, WP; Ghate, SV; Samei, E, The impact of breast structure on lesion detection in breast tomosynthesis, Proceedings of SPIE, vol 9412 (2015) [10.1117/12.2082473] [abs].