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Stacy L. Tantum, Bell-Rhodes Associate Professor of the Practice


Stacy L. Tantum

Stacy Tantum received the B.S.E.E. degree in Electrical Engineering and Economics from Tufts University, Medford, MA, in 1994, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering, both from Duke University, Durham, NC, in 1996 and 1998, respectively.  She was a Summer Research Assistant at SACLANT Undersea Research Center in La Spezia, Italy in 1996.

Her current research interests include statistical signal processing with application to remote sensing and ocean acoustics.

Dr. Tantum is a member of the Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, and Sigma Xi honor societies.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  3579 Fitzpatrick CIEMAS, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-5239
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Fall 2018):

    Teer 106, M 09:20 AM-11:20 AM
    Teer 106, WF 09:20 AM-11:20 AM
  • ECE 495.01, SPECIAL TOPICS Synopsis
    Hudson 218, WF 01:25 PM-02:40 PM


Ph.D.Duke University1998
M.S.Duke University1996
B.S.E.E.Tufts University1994


Signal Processing
Sensing and Sensor Systems

Research Interests:

Signal detection and estimation theory, statistical signal processing, remote sensing, matched-field processing, and ocean acoustics.

Curriculum Vitae

Current Ph.D. Students   (Former Students)

    Recent Publications   (More Publications)

    1. Czarnek, N; Morton, K; Collins, L; Tantum, S; Throckmorton, C, The impact of time on seizure prediction performance in the FSPEEG database., Epilepsy & Behavior : E&B, vol. 48 (July, 2015), pp. 79-82, ISSN 1525-5050 [doi]  [abs]
    2. Knox, M; Tantum, S; Collins, L, Target detection and identification using synthetic aperture acoustics, Smart Structures and Materials 2005: Active Materials: Behavior and Mechanics, vol. 9072 (January, 2014), ISSN 0277-786X, ISBN 9781628410099 [doi]  [abs]
    3. Tantum, SL; Colwell, KA; Jr, WRS; Torrione, PA; Collins, LM; Jr, KDM, Sparse model inversion and processing of spatial frequency-domain electromagnetic induction sensor array data for improved landmine discrimination, Smart Structures and Materials 2005: Active Materials: Behavior and Mechanics, vol. 8709 (2013), ISSN 0277-786X, ISBN 9780819495006 [doi]  [abs]
    4. Tantum, SL; Scott, WR; Morton, KD; Collins, LM; Torrione, PA, Target Classification and Identification Using Sparse Model Representations of Frequency-Domain Electromagnetic Induction Sensor Data, Ieee Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 51 no. 5 (2012), pp. 2689-2706, ISSN 0196-2892 [doi]  [abs]
    5. Tantum, SL; Jr, MKD; Collins, LM; Torrione, PA, Investigation of the Effects of Operator Technique on Handheld Sensor Data for Landmine Detection, Smart Structures and Materials 2005: Active Materials: Behavior and Mechanics, vol. 8357 (2012), ISSN 0277-786X, ISBN 9780819490353 [doi]  [abs]