Dr. Robert Newsome

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Education History

  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Work Experience

Senior Professional Staff, JHU Applied Physics Laboratory


Newsome, R. T., Ground-Based Photometric Imaging of Lightning EMP-Induced Transient Luminous Events, Ph.D. Dissertation, Stanford University, Department of Electrical Engineering, 2010.

Marshall, R. A., R. T. Newsome, N. G. Lehtinen, N. LaVassar, and U. Inan (2010), Optical signatures of radiation-belt electron precipitation induced by ground-based VLF transmitters, J. Geophys. Res., 115, A08206, doi:1029/2010JA015394.

Newsome, R. T., and U. S. Inan (2010), Free-running ground-based photometric array imaging of transient luminous events, J. Geophys. Res., 115, A00E41, doi:10.1029/2009JA014834.

Gustavsson, B., R. Newsome, T. B. Leyser, M. J. Kosch, L. Norin, M. McCarrick, T. Pedersen, B. J. Watkins (2009), First observations of X-mode suppression of O-mode HF enhancements at 6300 A, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L20102, doi:10.1029/2009GL039421.

R. Newsome and U. Inan, "High-frame-rate reconstruction of a dynamic 2-d scene from continuous orthogonal projections," IEEE Trans. Geodesic. Remote Sens., vol. 47, no. 8, pp. 2646-2657, Aug. 2009.

Honors and Awards

  • Stanford Graduate Fellowship (2005)
  • Virginia & Ernest Cockrell, Jr. Scholarship (2001)

Professional Organizations

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE)
IEEE Signal Processing Society
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society