Currently Interim Chair, department of electrical and computer engineering at UAB. Twenty-five years of leadership experience in non-profit research and education in engineering and the physical sciences. Extensive experience in planning and leading research and development across a broad range of science and engineering disciplines and applications since the early 1990s. Led and managed research in the engineering and physical sciences in academic and government laboratories and centers. Held p...
Industry experience of over 16 years.
- Hardware and software design,
- Embedded systems,
- FPGA designs, and
- Real-time, hardware-based Image Processing.
- Applications included guided missiles for the U.S. military, medical instrumentation, and scientific instrumentation.
UAB Faculty since January 2005.
Areas of Specialization:
- Embedded Systems,
- Image and Signal Processing,
- Communications Systems,
- Probability, Stati...
I grew up in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on the westernmost valley and ridge in the Appalachian Mountains. Coal deliveries to our home for stoking the basement furnace during the cold winter months became the first geological quarry of my collecting career — the pyrite veins were irresistible in my eyes. Just blocks from my house stood an entire hillside of fossiliferous stone in which I collected trilobites and other fossils of the Paleozoic Era. As a guest investigator at an archeological site in I...
Dr. Mirov is an USSR-born naturalized American scholar serving as University Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). He received the M.S. degree in electronic engineering, from the Moscow Power Engineering Institute – Technical University, in 1978, and the Ph.D degree in physics in 1983 from the P. N Lebedev Physics Institute of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow. He served as a staff research physicist, at P. N. Lebedev Physics Institute, and a principal research scientist...