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Alex Gilerson

Associate Professor

School/Division

Grove School of Engineering

Department

Electrical Engineering

Office

Steinman Hall T - 541

p: (212 ) 650-8413

f: (212) 650-8249

e: gilerson@ccny.cuny.edu

  • Education

    • Ph.D., Engineering, Kazan Technical University, Russia, 1987
    • M.S., Engineering, Kazan Technical University, Russia, 1977
    • B.S., Engineering, Kazan Technical University, Russia, 1975

     

  • Courses Taught

    ENGR301 Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing and Imaging

    ENGR204 Fundamentals of Electric Circuits

    EE598.66/67 Capstone Senior Design

    EE51000 Independent Study


     

  • Research Interests

    Remote Sensing of the Ocean, Coastal Waters and Atmosphere, Underwater Imaging and Visibility, Polarization Techniques

  • Publications

    • Radiometric calibration of ocean color satellite sensors using AERONET-OC data, Optics Express, 22, 23385 – 23401, 2014. S. Hlaing, A. Gilerson, R. Foster, M. Wang, R. Arnone and S. Ahmed
    • Benthic effects on the polarization of light in shallow waters, Applied Optics, 52, 8685-8705, 2013. A.A. Gilerson, J. Stepinski, A.I. Ibrahim, Y. You, J.M. Sullivan, M.S.Twardowski, H.M. Dierssen, B.Russell, M.E. Cummings, P. Brady, S.A. Ahmed, and G.W. Kattawar
    • Evaluation of the VIIRS ocean color monitoring performance in coastal regions. S. Hlaing, T. Harmel, A. Gilerson, R. Foster, A. Weidemann, R. Arnone, M. Wang, S. Ahmed, Remote Sensing of Environment (2013).
    • Deriving ocean color products using neural networks. I. Ioannou, A. Gilerson, B. Gross, F. Moshary, S. Ahmed,Remote Sensing of Environment, 134, 78-91 (2013).
    • Polarization impacts on the water-leaving radiance retrieval from above-water radiometric measurements.T. Harmel, A. Gilerson, A. Tonizzo, J. Chowdhary, A. Weidemann, R. Arnone, S. Ahmed,Applied Optics, 51, 8324-8340 (2012).
    • The relationship between upwelling underwater polarization and attenuation/absorption ratio. A. Ibrahim, A. Gilerson, T. Harmel, A. Tonizzo, J. Chowdhary, S. Ahmed,Optics Express, 20, 25662-25680 (2012).
    • Long Island Sound Coastal Observatory: assessment of above-water radiometric measurement uncertainties using collocated multi and hyper-spectral systems: reply to comment. T. Harmel, A. Gilerson, S. Hlaing, A. Weidemann, R. Arnone, and S. Ahmed, Applied Optics, 51, 3893-3899 (2012).
    • Assessment of a Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Correction of Above-water and Satellite Water-leaving Radiance in Coastal Waters. S. Hlaing, A. Gilerson, T. Harmel, A. Tonizzo, A. Weidemann, R. Arnone and S. Ahmed. Applied Optics, 51, 220-237 (2012).
    • Long Island Sound Coastal Observatory: Assessment of Above-water Reflectance Measurement Uncertainties Using Collocated Multi and Hyper-spectral Radiometers. T. Harmel, A. Gilerson, S. Hlaing, A. Tonizzo, T. Legbandt, A. Weidemann, R. Arnone and S. Ahmed. Applied Optics, 50, 5842 (2011).
    • Measurements and simulations of polarization states of underwater light in clear oceanic waters. Y. You, A. Tonizzo, A. A. Gilerson, M. E. Cummings, P. Brady, J. M. Sullivan, M. S. Twardowski, H. M. Dierssen, S. A. Ahmed, and G. W. Kattawar. Applied Optics, 50, 4873 (2011).
    • Estimating particles composition and size distribution from the polarized water-leaving radiance. A. Tonizzo, A. Gilerson, T. Harmel, A. Ibrahim, J. Chowdhary, B. Gross, F. Moshary, and S. Ahmed. Applied Optics, 50, 5047 (2011).
    • A neural network approach to retrieve the inherent optical properties of the ocean from the observations of MODIS. I. Ioannou, A. Gilerson, B. Gross, F. Moshary, and S. Ahmed. Applied Optics, 50, 3168 (2011).
    • Algorithms for remote estimation of chlorophyll-a in coastal and inland waters using red and near infrared bands. A. A. Gilerson, A. A. Gitelson, J. Zhou, D. Gurlin, W. Moses, I. Ioannou, S. A. Ahmed. Optics Express,18, 24109 (2010).
    • Novel optical techniques for detecting and classifying toxic dinoflagellate Karenia brevis blooms using satellite imagery. R. Amin, J. Zhou, A. Gilerson, B. Gross, F. Moshary, and S. Ahmed. Optics Express, 17, 9126 (2009).
    • Polarized light in coastal waters: hyperspectral and multiangular analysis. A. Tonizzo, J. Zhou, A. Gilerson, M. Twardowski, D. Gray, R. Arnone, B. Gross, F. Moshary, and S. Ahmed Optics Express, 17, 5666 (2009).
    • Retrieving quantum yield of sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence near surface from hyperspectral in-situ measurement in productive water. J. Zhou, A. Gilerson, I. Ioannou, S. Hlaing, J. Schalles, B. Gross, F. Moshary, S. Ahmed. Optics Express, 16, 17468 (2008).
    • Fluorescence Component in the Reflectance Spectra from Coastal Waters. II. Performance of retrieval algorithms. A. Gilerson, J. Zhou, S. Hlaing, I. Ioannou, B. Gross, F. Moshary, and S. Ahmed. Optics Express, 16, 2446 (2008).
    • Fluorescence component in the reflectance spectra from coastal waters. Dependence on water composition. A. Gilerson, J. Zhou, S. Hlaing, I. Ioannou, J. Schalles, B. Gross, F. Moshary, S. Ahmed. Optics Express, 15, 15702 (2007).
    • Retrieval of fluorescence from reflectance spectra of algae in sea water through polarization discrimination: modeling and experiments. A. Gilerson, .J Zhou, M. Oo, J. Chowdhary, B. Gross, F. Moshary, S. Ahmed. Applied Optics, 45, 5568 (2006).
    • Range-resolved pulsed and CWFM lidars: Potential capabilities comparison. R. Agishev, B. Gross, F. Moshary, A. Gilerson, S. Ahmed. Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics, 85, 149 (2006).
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