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CALMIT

Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies

Art Zygielbaum

Art Zygielbaum
Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies (CALMIT)
School of Natural Resources
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
322 Hardin Hall
3310 Holdrege Street
Lincoln, NE 68583-0973

Phone:402.472.3424 FAX:402.472.2946
Email: aiz@unl.edu











Education

  • 2009 Ph.D. Geography, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • 1975 M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
  • 1968 B.S. Physics, University of California at Los Angeles

Professional Experience

  • 2010- present Associate Professor (adjunct), School of Natural Resources
  • (2005-2009 Graduate Student, UNL)
  • 2001-2004 Director, National Center for Information Technology in Education, UNL, Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering (courtesy)
  • 2001-2003 Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (Special Government Employee), NASA Headquarters
  • 1998-2001 Research and Development Director, Nebraska Educational Telecommunications
  • 1993-1998 Senior Member of the Technical Staff, Director’s Office, Observational Systems Division, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA/CALTECH)
  • 1989-1992 Manager, Science Information Systems Office, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • 1984-1988 Deputy Manager, Information Systems Division, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • 1982-1984 Section Manager, Computer Science and Applications Section, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • 1980-1982 Group Supervisor, Deep Space Tracking Systems Implementation Section, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • 1968-1980 Engineer, Telecommunications Research Section, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Research and Education Interests

  • Non-destructive and remote detection and measurement of water stress in vegetation
  • Computer-based analysis and visualization tools
  • Remote sensing instrument systems

Organizations and Other Professional Activities

  • 2003-2004 Member, Naval Sea Systems Command Independent Review Team on Safety and Engineering Processes
  • 1993 Member, Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office Information Systems Independent Review Team
  • 1989-1999 Member, National Research Council National Weather Service Modernization Committee
  • Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
  • Member, Computer Society
  • Member, Association of Computing Machinary
  • Member, American Geophysical Union
  • Member, Association of American Geographers
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Patents

  • Provisional Patent 61/208,581: A Process Of Measuring Water Stress In Plants, Zygielbaum, A.I., Gitelson, A., Rundquist, D.C., and T.J. Arkebauer.
  • #3,648,250: Digital Video Display System; Zygielbaum, A., W.L. Martin, and A. Engle.
  • #3,648,356: Computer Communications Link; Zygielbaum, A., W.L. Martin, and J.W. Layland.
  • #3,729,129: Numerical Interactive Controller; Zygielbaum., A, and S. Brokl.
  • #4,112,497: Digital Demodulator and Correlator; Layland, J.W., W.L. Martin, A.I. Zygielbaum, R.M. Goldstein, and W.P. Hubbard.

Publications: 2008 - Present

  • Zygielbaum, A., A. Gitelson, T. Arkebauer, and D. Rundquist, 2009. Non-destructive detection of water stress and estimation of relative water content in maize. Geophysical Research Letters, 36,LI2403,doi:10.1029/2009GL038906,2009.
  • Zygielbaum, A.I., A.A. Gitelson, T.J. Arkebauer, and D.C. Rundquist, 2009, Crop water stress detection using visible spectrum reflectance, Poster presentation, AGU Fall Meeting.
  • Melvin, M.J., A.I. Zygielbaum, D. Gutzmer, S. Rentschler, J. Bower, and K.G. Hubbard, 2008. Network requirements for sensor accuracy and precision: a case study to assess atmospheric variability in simple terrain, International Journal of Climatology, 28(2): 267-272.
  • Publications: Prior to 2008

  • Zygielbaum, A.I., and R. Feese, 2005, “Affinity Learning – Fostering Critical Thinking Skills Online, Chapter in Technology-based education: bringing researchers and practitioners together, pp 225-239, Information Age Publishing.
  • Zygielbaum, A.I., 2003, Engineering Issues and Perspective in Developing Online Courses, Chapter in Web-Based Learning: What Do We Know? Where Do We Go?, pp 153-168, Information Age Publishing.
  • Zygielbaum, A.I., 2003, International Space Station Safety, Congressional Testimony to Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, October 29, 2003.
  • Bruning, R., and A. Zygielbaum, 2001, Using Online Learning Resources to Promote Deeper Learning, Symposium on Assessing the Quality of Online Instruction, Monterey, CA.
  • Zygielbaum, A.I., 2001, The Promise and Challenge of Hypertext: A Cognitive Sampling, NSF Workshop on Pre-Calculus Education Reform.
  • Zygielbaum, A.I., and N. Grandgenett, 2001, Affinity Learning in Mathematics, Invited Paper, NSF Workshop on Pre-Calculus Education Reform.
  • Grandgenett, N. F., A. I. Zygielbaum, S. Hamersky, and E. Ostler, 2001, Helping elementary education majors brush up on mathematical modeling: Insights from a field test of a new online learning prototype, Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education.
  • Grandgenett, N.F., E. O. Ostler, and A. Zygielbaum, 2001, Mathematical modeling within a technology based learning environment: A process for adaptive instruction, Joint Mathematics Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 2001.
  • Grandgenett, N. F., E. Ostler, A. Zygielbaum, S. Henniger, and C. Hazzard, 2000, Mathematical modeling within a technology based learning environment: Some principles for adaptive instruction, Proceedings of the Mathematics, Science, Education and Technology Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Zygielbaum, A.I., 1996, National Weather Service Automated Weather Interactive Processing System, Congressional Testimony to Subcommittee on Energy and Environment of the House Committee on Science, February 29, 1996.
  • Zygielbaum, A.I., Editor, Earth and Space Science Information Systems, American Institute of Physics Press, New York, 1993.
  • Soloway, E., S. Letovsky, B. Loerine, and A.I.Zygielbaum, 1984, The Cognitive Connection: Software Documentation and Software Maintenance, Ninth Annual NASA/Goddard Workshop on Software Engineering, Greenbelt, MD.
  • Baugh, H.W. and A.I. Zygielbaum, 1982, Improving the Computer- Human Interface: The Qualitative Monitor Display, DSN Progress Report 42-67, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA.
  • Zygielbaum, A.I. and A. Robinson, 1981, Sine Wave Ranging Revisited, DSN Progress Report 42-66, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
  • Reasenberg, R. D., I.I. Shapiro, P.E. MacNeil, R.B. Goldstein, J.C. Breidenthal, J.P. Brenkle, D.L. Cain, T.M. Kaufman, T.A. Komarek, and A.I. Zygielbaum, 1979, Viking Relativity Experiment: Verification of Signal Retardation by Solar Gravity, The Astrophysical Journal, 234: L219-L221.
  • Zygielbaum, A. I., Installation of the Mu2 Ranging System in Australia, 1978, DSN Progress Report 42-51, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA.
  • Zygielbaum, A. I., 1977, Near Sun Ranging, DSN Progress Report 42-41, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA.
  • Tyler, G. L.; J.P. Brenkle, T.A. Komarek, and A.I. Zygielbaum, 1977, The Viking Solar Corona Experiment, Journal of Geophysical Research, 82: 4335-4340.
  • Shapiro, I. I., R.D. Reasenberg, P.E. MacNeil, R.B. Goldstein, J.P. Brenkle, D.L. Cain, T. Komarek, A.I. Zygielbaum, W.F. Cuddihy, and W.H. Michael, Jr., 1977, The Viking Relativity Experiment, Journal of Geophysical Research, 82(28): 4329-4334.
  • Edenhofer, P., E. Luenenburg, P.B. Esposito, W.L. Martin, A.I. Zygielbaum, R.T. Hansen, and S.F. Hansen, 1977, Time Delay Occulatation Data of the Helios Spacecrafts and Preliminary Analysis for Probing the Solar Corona, Journal of Geophysics, 42:673-698.
  • Howard, H. T., G. L. Tyler, P. B. Esposito, J. D. Anderson, R. D. Reasenberg, I. I. Shapiro, G. Fjeldbo, A. J. Kliore, G. S. Levy, D. L. Brunn, R. Dickinson, R. E. Edelson, W. L. Martin, R. B. Postal, B. Seidel, T. T. Sesplaukis, D. L. Shirley, C. T. Stelzried, D. N. Sweetnam, G. E. Wood, and A. I. Zygielbaum, 1974, Mercury: Results on Mass, Radius, Ionosphere, and Atmosphere from Mariner 10 Dual Frequency Radio Signals, Science, 185(4146).
  • Howard, H. T., G. L. Tyler , G. Fjeldbo, A. J. Kliore, G. S. Levy, D. L. Brunn, R. Dickinson, R. E. Edelson, W. L. Martin, R. B. Postal, B. Seidel, T. T. Sesplaukis, D. L. Shirley, C. T. Stelzried, D. N. Sweetnam, A. I. Zygielbaum, P. B. Esposito, J. D. Anderson, I. I. Shapiro, and R. D. Reasenberg, 1974, Venus: Mass, Gravity Field, Atmosphere, and Ionosphere as Measured by the Mariner 10 Dual Frequency Radio System, Science, 183(4131).