• Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Headshot of Arya Menon.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oregon State University, 2021
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of South Florida, 2016
  • B.E., Electronics and Communication, Manipal Institute of Technology, India, 2014

Research Interests

    • Radars
    • Cognition in radars
    • Radiometers
    • Electromagnetic modeling
    • High-frequency dielectric characterization
    • Datasets for wireless signals
    • Microwave calibration techniques

Awards & Honors

  • Protégé, Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering, Science and Technology (2023)
  • DARPA Riser (2022)
  • ARFTG Roger Pollard Student Silver Fellowship (2020)
  • IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Graduate Fellowship (2019)
  • Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching in STEM by a Graduate Teaching Assistant (2018)

Selected Publications

  • A. Menon and T. M. Weller, "Towards Pactive (Passive +Active) Security Sensors for Improved Identification of Material Properties," IEEE Open Journal of Antennas and Propagation, vol. 4, pp. 97- 110, 2023, doi: 10.1109/OJAP.2023.3236110.
  • A. Menon and T. M. Weller, "A Novel Background Calibration Technique for Microwave Radiometric Sensors in Indoor Applications," in IEEE Sensors Letters, vol. 4, no. 12, pp. 1-4, Dec. 2020, Art no. 3501604, doi: 10.1109/LSENS.2020.3042776.
  • A. Menon, M. D. Grady, and T. Weller, "A Generalized Radiometer System Equation That Includes Temperature-Dependent System Losses," in 2019 IEEE 20th Wireless and Microwave Technology Conference (WAMICON), 2019: IEEE, pp. 1-4.
  • A. Menon, A. Snider, G. Mumcu, and T. Weller, "An 18-26 GHz Range Calibrated Linear Synthetic Aperture Radar Prototype Suitable for Security Applications," in 2018 IEEE 19th Wireless and Microwave Technology Conference (WAMICON), 2018: IEEE, pp. 1-4.
  • A. Menon, G. Mumcu, and T. M. Weller, "Implementation and enhancement of Hilbert transform-based calibration in a K band FMCW radar for high-resolution security applications," in Radar Sensor Technology XXII, 2018, vol. 10633: International Society for Optics and Photonics, p. 106330N.