HPC MSU
Name:Robert J. Moorhead, II
Associated Centers:Geosystems Research Institute
Northern Gulf Institute
Position:Director
Email: rjm@gri.msstate.edu
Office:High Performance Computing Building, A127
Office Phone:(662) 325-2850
Alternate Phone:(662) 325-8278
Address:Mailstop 9627
2 Research Blvd
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Biography:Robert J. Moorhead, II received the B.S.E.E. degree from Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA, in 1980 and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from North Carolina State University in 1985. He is currently a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, and Director of the GeoSystems Research and Northern Gulf Institutes, Mississippi State. He was previously a Research Staff Member at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. His current research interests include computationally demanding visualization and analysis issues, usability of visualization systems, and applied visualization. He has previously conducted research in computer communications and image/video coding. He has published more than 150 papers.

Research Interest: computationally demanding visualization and analysis problems, usability of visualization systems, and applied visualization

Publications: Sathishkumar S, Turnage, G., Hathcock, L. A., Casagrande, L., Stinson, P. C., & Moorhead, R. J. (2017). Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for High-Resolution Remote Sensing to Map Invasive Phragmites Australis in Coastal Wetlands. International Journal of Remote Sensing. Taylor and Francis. 39, 1-19. DOI:10.1080/01431161.2016.1239288.

Sathishkumar S, Turnage, G., Hathcock, L. A., & Moorhead, R. J. (2017). Mapping of Invasive Phragmites (Common Reed) in Gulf of Mexico Coastal Wetlands Using Multispectral Imagery and Unmanned Aerial Systems. International Journal of Remote Sensing. Taylor and Francis. 39, 1-32. DOI:10.1080/01431161.2016.1271480.

Landry, M., Rogers, D., Linder, C., Moorhead, R. J., Turnage, G., Hathcock, L. A., Wasson, L. L., Young, D. A., & Meacham, S. D. (2016). Improving Created Wetland Function with Data from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Restore America’s Estuaries 8th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and 25th Biennial Meeting of The Coastal Society. New Orleans, LA: Restore America’s Estuaries and The Coastal Society. [Abstract]

Pitchford, J., Spurrier, L., Moorhead, R. J., & Archer, M. (2016). Employing Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) to Understand and Manage Resources at Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Bays and Bayous Symposium 2016. Biloxi, MS. [Abstract]

Singh, S., Dash, P., Silwal, S., Sasidharan, S. M., Moorhead, R. J., Sheng, P., & Lu, Y. (2016). Hydrologic Conditions Control the Seasonal Changes in Dissolved Organic Matter Delivery to the Lower Pearl River Estuarine Waters. Bays and Bayous Symposium 2016. Biloxi, MS. [Abstract]

Total Publications by this Author: 227