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Radar 2017

International Conference on Radar Systems

23 – 26 October 2017 | Belfast Waterfront Conference Centre, UK


Tutorials programme - 23 October 2017

Over the years tutorials have been a key component of the Radar conference series, providing an excellent educational opportunity for all aspiring and practising radar engineers.

The tutorials cover all aspects of radar from introductory material to advanced and emerging concepts, and you don’t have to be attending the conference to sign up. The Radar 2017 tutorials are ideal for students and young engineers based in Northern Ireland.

This year’s programme is very broad and run by a diverse panel of international industry and academic experts. 12 tutorials organised in 3 parallel streams address a variety of topics from MIMO in Radar Applications to Passive SAR/ISAR imaging:


09:30 –

1A: Introduction to inverse synthetic aperture radar
Marco Martorella, University of Pisa, Italy

1B: Micro-doppler signatures: principles, analysis and applications
Dr Carmine Clemente, University of Strathclyde, UK

1C: Introduction to SAR imagery & exploitation
Malcolm Stevens, Thales, UK

1D: Introduction to surface moving target indication
Dr William L Melvin, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

13:00 –

2A: Radar clutter modelling and exploitation
Professor Simon Watts, UCL, UK
Dr Luke Rosenberg, Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia

2B: MIMO in Radar: which applications?
Marc Lesturgie, ONERA & Centrale Supelec, France, Laurent Savy, Thales, France

2C: Air and maritime target recognition: dream, theory and practice
Willie Nel, CSIR, South Africa
Jacques Cilliers, CSIR, South Africa

16:00 –

3A: Noise radar and noise waveform design
Krzysztof Kulpa, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

3B: Recent trends in optimised small target detection techniques
Krishna Venkatarman, Department of Defence, Australia

3C: Optimisation theory in advanced radar signal processing
Dr Augusto Aubry, Dr Antonio De Maio, Alfonso Farina, Universita' di Napoli ''Federico II'', Italy

3D: Passive SAR/ISAR imaging – to be invisible and to catch invisible
Piotr Samczynski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland


Tutorial registration is open so secure your place now!

Co-headline sponsors



Member - £659

Non-member - £799

Student‡ / retired - £399

Tutorials - £299