Intellectual property

Click on the icon to get a copy of each invention. For the patents, you will be redirected to the website of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office:

  • Karhunen, P., S. Torres, A. Siggia, and R. Passarelli, 2009: Method for extension of unambiguous range and velocity of a weather radar. U.S. Patent No. 7,605,744.
  • Warde, D. and S. Torres, 2009 : Clutter Environment Analysis using Adaptive Processing: The CLEAN-AP Filter. University of Oklahoma disclosure No. 10NOR002-WARDE. © 2009 Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma.
  • Zrnić, D. S. and S. Torres, 2002: Efficient estimation of spectral moments and the polarimetric variables on weather radars, sonars, lidars, sodars, and similar active remote sensing instruments. U.S. Patent No. 6,448,923.


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ARRC team receives second NSF award to investigate tonado debris

We recently received a second award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for our research project "Understanding the Relationship Between Tornadoes and Debris Through Observed and Simulated Radar Data."

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NEXRAD class at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

This fall, I had the honor and privilege to teach an OLLI class with my friend and colleague Jami Boettcher. "NEXRAD Weather Radar: How it Works and What Those Images Tell Us" kept us busy for 5 weeks this fall.

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Paper makes the cover of IEEE journal

Our paper "Bootstrap Dual-Polarimetric Spectral Density Estimator" made the cover of the April 2017 issue of the IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing journal.

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JTECH Associate Editor

I have accepted to serve as an associate editor for the American Meteorological Society’s Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology.

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Outstanding Service Award

I have been chosen as the winner of the 2016 OU College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences Dean’s Award for Outstanding Service.

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