Juliette W. Ioup, Ph.D.


Juliette W. Ioup received a BS and MS in physics from the University of Florida and a PhD in physics from the University of Connecticut. She has been a professor of physics at Xavier University of Louisiana, a geophysicist data processor at Texaco in New Orleans, and is presently a professor of physics, geophysics, and electrical engineering at the University of New Orleans. Her research interests include geophysical, acoustic, and aerospace signal analysis and processing; deconvolution, mathematical digital filtering, spectral estimation; Fourier and wavelet transforms; neural networks; higher order correlations and spectra; underwater acoustics; modeling and simulation; and computational physics. She is a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America and a member of ASA, SEG, AGU, IEEE, APS, AWIS, and SGS.

Dr. Juliette W. Ioup, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics
University of New Orleans
2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70148
work 504 280 6715
work fax 504 280 6048


Education:
1972 Ph.D. Physics, University of Connecticut
1965 M.S. Physics, University of Florida;
1963 B.S. Physics with Honors, University of Florida

Recent Experience:
1988-present Professor of Physics, Geophysics, and Electrical Engineering, University of New Orleans
1984-1988 Associate Professor of Physics and Geophysics, University of New Orleans
1982-1984 Geophysicist Data Processor, Texaco
1981-1982 Geophysicist, Texaco
1980-1984 Adjunct Associate Professor of Physics, University of New Orleans
1980-1983 Professor of Physics, Xavier University
1975-1980 Associate Professor of Physics, Xavier University of Louisiana
1972-1975 Assistant Professor of Physics, Xavier University of Louisiana
1969-1972 Special Lecturer, Mathematics, University of New Orleans
Summer 1971 Instructor, Mathematics, Upward Bound, University of New Orleans
1968-1969 Graduate Assistant, Physics, University of Connecticut
1967-1968 Graduate Fellow, Physics, University of Connecticut
1965-1967 Instructor, Physical Science, Physics, and Mathematics, Central Florida Junior College
1964-1965 Graduate Fellow, Physics, University of Florida
1964 Graduate Assistant, Physics, University of Florida
1962-1963 Secretary and Lab Assistant, Physics, University of Florida

Relevant Recent Publications:
Analysis of Bottom-Moored Hydrophone Measurements of Gulf of Mexico Sperm Whale Phonations, George E. Ioup, Juliette W. Ioup, Natalia A. Sidorovskaia, Rachel T. Walker, Stan A. Kuczaj, Christopher D. Walker, Grayson H. Rayborn, Benjamin Brack, Andrew Wright, Joal Newcomb, and Robert Fisher, presented at the Information Transfer Meeting of the Minerals Management Service, 11-13 Jan 2005, and to be published in the Proceedings, (invited) (2005).

Calibration and Analysis of Seismic Airgun Data from an EARS Buoy, Joal J. Newcomb, William M. Sanders, James M. Stephens, Christopher D. Walker, Ben Brack, Grayson H. Rayborn, Natalia A. Sidorovskaia, Arslan M. Tashmukhambetov, George E. Ioup, Juliette W. Ioup, and Sean R. Chapin, presented at the Information Transfer Meeting of the Minerals Management Service, 11-13 Jan 2005, and to be published in the Proceedings, (invited) (2005).

Acoustic propagation studies for sperm whale vocalization analysis during LADC experiments, Natalia A. Sidorovskaia, George E. Ioup, Juliette W. Ioup, and Jerald W. Caruthers, presented at the High-Frequency Ocean Acoustics Conference, LaJolla, CA, 1-5 March 2004, and published in High-Frequency Ocean Acoustics, Michael B. Porter, Martin Siderius, and William A. Kuperman, editors, AIP Conference Proceedings, 288-295 (2004).

Multichannel Moment Detectors for Transients in Shallow-Water Noise, L. A. Pflug, G. E. Ioup, and J. W. Ioup, IEEE Jour. of Oceanic Engineering 29, 157-168 (2004).

Using Acoustic Buoys to Assess Ambient Noise and Sperm Whale Vocalizations, Joal Newcomb, Robert Fisher, Robert Field, George Ioup, Juliette Ioup, James Larue, Grayson Rayborn, Stan Kuczaj, Jerald Caruthers, Ralph Goodman, Chris Walker, Robin Paulos, Joana Ramos, Rachel Thames, Servey Vinogradov, Natalia Sidorovskaia, Ilya Udovydchenkov, Irina Rypina, and Mark Snyder, presented at the Information Transfer Meeting of the Minerals Management Service, 14-16 Jan 2003, published in the Proceedings, 269-276 and 578-588 (invited) (2004).

Nonorthogonality of Measured Normal Modes in a Shallow Water Waveguide, Grayson H. Rayborn, Juliette W. Ioup, and George E. Ioup, book chapter (invited) published in Acoustic Interaction with Submerged Elastic Structures, Vol. 3, Dr. Arde Guran, ed., World Scientific Publishing Company Pte. Ltd. Chapter 7, 215-238 (2002).

Vector Map Data Compression with Wavelets, Juliette W. Ioup, Marlin L. Gendron, and Maura C. Lohrenz, Journal of Navigation 53, 437-449, 2000.

Wavelet Multi-scale Edge Detection for Extraction of Geographic Features to Improve Vector Map Databases, Marlin L. Gendron and Juliette W. Ioup, Journal of Navigation 53, 79-92, 2000.


Additional Publications:
Measurements of Ambient Noise and Sperm Whale Vocalizations in the Northern Gulf of Mexico Using Near Bottom Hydrophones, Joal Newcomb, Robert Fisher, Robert Field, Grayson Rayborn, Stan Kuczaj, George Ioup, Juliette Ioup, Altan Turgut, presented at MTS/IEEE OCEANS2002, 29-31 Oct 2002, Biloxi, MS, and published in the Proceedings, 1365-1371 (2002).

Acoustic Pulse Propagation Studies in the Gulf of Mexico, Jerald W. Caruthers, Vladimir Kamenkovich, Natalia Sidorovskaia, Ilya Udovydchenkov, and George Ioup, presented at MTS/IEEE OCEANS2002, 29-31 Oct 2002, Biloxi, MS, and published in the Proceedings, 1434-1437 (2002).

Functional Inputs to Threshold Correlation Detectors for Oscillatory Transient Signals, L.A. Pflug, G.E. Ioup, and J.W. Ioup, IEEE Jour. of Oceanic Engineering, Vol. 24, 67-80 (1999).

Known Source Detection Predictions for Higher Order Correlators, L.A. Pflug, G.E. Ioup, and J.W. Ioup, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 103, 2469-2477 (1998).

Publications Summary: Over 75 journal and proceedings articles, technical reports, contractor reports, and book chapters published; over 70 published abstracts; reviewer for 5 journals; over 26 invited talks.

Synergistic Activities:
Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America, 1993
Senior Member, IEEE, May 2004
College of Sciences 2004 Undergraduate Teaching Award
Graduate Coordinator, Department of Physics, University of New Orleans, 1990-91
Lecturer, AEC Summer Institute on the Energy Crisis, University of New Orleans, summer 1974
NRL/ASEE Senior Summer Faculty Fellow, Mapping, Charting, and Geodesy, Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, MS, summers 2001, 2003, 2004
Navy ASEE Senior Summer Faculty Fellow, Acoustics Division, NORDA, summers 1986-90
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Summer Program, summer 1981
Adjunct Associate Professor of Physics, Univ. of New Orleans, 1980-84
Visiting Scholar, Optical Sciences Center, University of Arizona, 1979
NASA ASEE Summer Faculty Fellow, Instrument Research Division, NASA Langley Research Center, summers 1978, 79
Physics courses developed Wavelet Applications, graduate level physics, UNO, fall 1997; Introduction to Wavelet Transforms, senior/graduate physics, UNO, fall 1996; Ocean and Seabed Acoustics, senior/graduate physics, UNO, fall 1994; Digital Filtering and Spectral Analysis I and II, graduate level physics, UNO, spring 1989; Physics of the Ocean I and II, graduate level physics, UNO, spring 1989; Underwater Acoustic System Analysis, graduate level physics, UNO, fall 1986; Shallow Water and Under Ice Acoustic Propagation, Training Course for the Naval Oceanographic Office, fall 1986; Advanced Seismic Techniques, graduate level physics/geophysics, UNO, fall 1985; Applied Seismic Data Acquisition and Processing, senior graduate level physics/geophysics, UNO, fall 1985; Gravity and Magnetics, senior graduate level physics/geophysics, UNO, spring 1985; Field Methods in Geophysics, physics/geophysics, UNO, spring 1985; Advanced Solar Energy, undergraduate physics, Xavier University, spring 1979; Basic Solar Energy, undergraduate
physics, Xavier University, spring 1979; Physics/Pre Engineering Seminar, undergraduate physics, Xavier University, 1975; Physics of Music, undergraduate physics lecture and laboratory, Xavier University, 1974
Developed, with colleagues and students, optimization-by-simulation methods for iterative deconvolution and a simulation approach to performance prediction for ordinary and higher order correlation detectors.

Research Interests: Wavelet and Fourier transforms; autonomous underwater vehicle navigation; higher order correlations and spectra; deconvolution, mathematical digital filtering, and spectral estimation; acoustic, geophysical, and aerospace signal analysis and processing; modeling and simulation; neural networks, computational physics.

Grants and Graduate Student Research Directed Summary:
Over thirty-five grants and contracts received; 3 dissertations directed; over 16 theses directed