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Ph.D. - Electrical Engineering Texas A&M University - 1977
M.S. - Electrical Engineering Colorado State University - 1974
B.S. - Electrical Engineering University of Southwestern Louisiana - 1972
PRESENT AREAS OF TECHNICAL SPECIALIZATION
Mathematical modeling of electromagnetic phenomena; microwave theory and design, radar system and antenna analysis; radar cross-section measurements; tomographic imaging (microwave and acoustic), electro-optical system design and modeling, information analysis (Wavelet and Fourier Processes).
PRESENT AREAS OF BUSINESS SPECIALIZATION
Development of technology transitioning packages, including organization of technology value added processes, development of funding models for technology enhancement, and the implementation of customer interface models.
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Vice Provost University of Texas at Dallas, September 2008-present
Vice President Technology, Clean Earth Technologies, LLC, June 2002 – May 2004.
Senior Associate Dean, Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas, January 2001-June 2002, May 2004-present
Director of Research, College of Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia, December 1995-December 2000
Budget Director, College of Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia, January 1999-December 2000
Houston Advanced Research Center, The Woodlands, TX, June 1989-December 1995
Director, Strategic Technology Applications Research Center (STAR Center), Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC), The Woodlands Texas, June 1990- 1995
Associate Director, Space Technology and Research Center (STAR Center), Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC), The Woodlands Texas, June 1989- May 1990
Head, Long Wavelength Imaging Laboratory, STAR Center, HARC, June 1989-1990.
Associate Director, Wave Scattering Research Center, College of Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, September 1984-1988.
Associate Research Engineer, Texas Engineering Experiment Station, June 1979 - 1989.
Engineering Research Associate, Remote Sensing Center, Texas A&M University, 1975 - 1977.
Research Assistant, Remote Sensing Center, Texas A&M University, 1973 - 1975.
Research Assistant, Department of Electrical Engineering, Colorado State University, July 1972 - August 1973
Blanchard, A. J., Morgan, R., Golden, J, On the concept of all digital sensor design, Proceedings of the IGARSS, Toulouse, France; July 20-25.2003. 2003 - Publication
Blanchard, A. J., Cai, J., Morgan, R., Golden, J., Fumagalli, A., Maloberti, F. Mega-Mesh Sensor Network Design, Proceedings of the IGARSS, Toulouse, France; July 20-25.2003 2003 - Publication
Correa, A.C., Blanchard, A. J., Becker, J., The impact of lossy compression on the output of supervised and unsupervised classification products, Proceedings of the IGARSS, Seattle, July 1998 1998 - Publication
Blanchard, A. J., Gader, P.,Correa, A. C., Hocaoglu, A. K., "The use of spline based wavelet filtering to improve classification processing in SAR imagery", Proceedings of the IGARSS, Seattle, July 1998. 1998 - Publication
Gader, P., Blanchard, A. J., The use of mathematical morphology for accurate identification of microwave images in the K-space domain, Proceedings of the IGARSS, Singapore, July 1997 1997 - Publication
Jersak, B. D., Krenek, B. D., and Blanchard, A. J., Generation of Holographic Synthetic Aperture Radar Images from Bistatic Waterline Measurements of a Complex Metallic Object, Proceedings of the IGARSS, Florence, Italy, July 1995. 1995 - Publication
Blanchard, A. J., and A. K. Fung, Guest Editors, Special Issue of the Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IGARSS 92, August 1993. 1993 - Publication
Professor University of Texas at Dallas [2001–Present]
Professor University of Missouri-Columbia [1995–2000]
Professor University of Texas at Arlington [1988–1989]
Assistant Professor Texas A&M University [1979–1983]
Through Wall Imaging
2006–2006Raytheon Corp, Dallas, Texas, July 2006,(Invited Technical Presentation)
The Future of University/Industry Relations in Research and Development,
2006–2006Blanchard, A. J.,IEEE Emerging Technologies Conference, Richardson, Texas, September 2006, (Invited Keynote Speaker).
Mega-Mesh Sensor Network Design
2003–2003Blanchard, A. J., Cai, J., Morgan, R., Golden, J., Science and Technology Conference, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; August 19-21, 2003 ((Invited Technical Presentation).
Mega-Mesh Sensor Network Design
2003–2003Blanchard, A. J., Cai, J., Morgan, R., Golden, J., Fumagalli, A., Maloberti, F., Proceedings of the IGARSS, Toulouse, France; July 20-25.2003
On the concept of all digital sensor design
2003–2003Blanchard, A. J., Morgan, R., Golden, J, Proceedings of the IGARSS, Toulouse, France; July 20-25.2003.
Elected Honorary Life Member of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRS-S), November 2007.
Recipient of the IEEE Third Millennium Medal, 2000
Invited Professorship, National University of Singapore, March 2000
1996 Recipient of the IEEE GRSS Outstanding Service Award
1994 GRSS Interactive Prize Paper Award, Demonstration of 3D Microwave Holography, Byrd, Jersak, Krenek, Blanchard
1985 C. Holmes MacDonald Award, Presented by the National Eta Kappa Nu Association to the Outstanding Electrical Engineering Professor in the United States of America.
1985-1986 Haliburton Outstanding Young Faculty Award
1985 UTA College of Engineering Citation, given in recognition of outstanding contributions to engineering education by the graduating seniors.
Texas Engineering Experiment Station, Research Fellow, in recognition of outstanding research performance, 1982 - 1983; 1983 - 1984
Registered Professional Engineer, State of Texas, No. 48445
Tau Beta Pi, HKN, Phi Kappa Phi
Blanchard, A.J.; Morgan, R.D.; et. al., “Method for fast image reconstruction with compact radiation source and detector arrangement using computerized tomography”, US Patent no 2004016909, May 27, 2005 and 04753692.5-2218 (CIP), December 30, 2005
Blanchard, A.J.; Morgan, R.D.; et. al, “Radar or Sensor system with Hierarchical Architecture and reconfigurable functionality”, US Patent no 2004016762, May 27, 2005 and 4776141.6-1248 (CIP), November 11, 2006
Correa Aderbal C, Blanchard Andrew J, Gergely John S: Method and apparatus for underwater detection of hydrocarbons. / Methode et dispositif de prospection sous-marine de gisements d'hydrocarbures. ConoCo April 1984: CA 1165137
Veteran UT Dallas professor and administrator Dr. Andrew Blanchard has been named the University’s next dean ofUndergraduate Education. Blanchard, who joined the UT Dallas faculty in 2001, has served in a succession of key University positions. He currently serves as vice president for Information Resources, following five years of service as vice provost. Dr. Sheila Amin Gutiérrez de Piñeres, who has served as dean of Undergraduate Education since 2010, is departing UT Dallas for a new position as vice president for Academic Affairs at Austin College. Dr. Blanchard’s appointment will be effective June 1. Blanchard began his tenure at UT Dallas as a professor of electrical engineering and senior associate dean of the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science. As part of his new role, he will also hold the Mary McDermott Cook Distinguished Chair of Undergraduate Education and Research. Blanchard’s extensive institutional experiences in the central UT Dallas administration, working with the complete range of UT Dallas schools, faculty, and with accrediting agencies, state bureaucracies, and the UT System administration will be of particular value in his new role
Vice Provost Andrew Blanchard has been appointed UT Dallas’ vice president for Information Resources (IR) and chief information officer. Blanchard’s appointment became effective Sept. 1, ending his service as IR’s interim vice president, which began in May. Reporting to President Daniel, Blanchard will be responsible for the overall leadership of the Information Resourcesfunction and staff. Offices within the business unit include architecture and infrastructure services, enterprise application services,networking and telecommunication services, and technology customer service. Blanchard also will serve as the University’s lead for matters related to the PeopleSoft business system implementation and shared services initiatives. Blanchard joined the University in 2001, serving as professor of electrical engineering and senior associate dean of the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science. Since becoming a vice provost in 2008, Blanchard has provided guidance to the academic programs in curricular and faculty development. He also has worked closely with the Office of Research to promote the University’s expanding research agenda.
Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1995-present
Elected Member of The Electromagnetics Academy, 1993-present
Elected Member, Union of Radio Science Inc. Commission F
Member of the President's Council, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRS-S) 2008-present
Member of the IEEE Technical Activities Board (TAB) TAB Liaison to IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB), 2007
Member of the IEEE Technical Activities Board (TAB) Awards and Recognition Committee, 1999-2000
Chairman, IEEE TAB Society Review Committee, 2000-2001
Member of the IEEE TAB Society Review Committee, 1997-2001
Chairman, Emerging Telecommunications Technology Conference, 2003 (ETTC
2003), sponsored by IEEE Dallas Section, Sept 26-27, 2003
Chairman, Emerging Telecommunications Technology Conference, 2002 (ETTC
2002), sponsored by IEEE Dallas Section, Sept 23-24, 2002
Chairman, International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium 2000
(IGARSS 2000, 20th Anniversary of the IGARSS Symposia), sponsored by
IEEE Geoscience & Remote Sensing Society.
Chairman, 1992 International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium
(IGARSS '92) sponsored by IEEE Geoscience & Remote Sensing Society,
May 25-29, 1992.