Dr. Russell C. Hardie graduated Magna Cum Laude from Loyola University in Baltimore Maryland in 1988 with a B.S. degree in Engineering Science.  He obtained an M.S. and Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Delaware in 1990 and 1992, respectively.  Dr. Hardie served as a Senior Scientist at Earth Satellite Corporation (Now MDA) in Maryland prior to his appointment at the University of Dayton in 1993.  He is currently a Full Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and holds a joint appointment with the Department of Electro-Optics and Photonics as well as the Bioengineering Program.  Dr. Hardie received the University of Dayton’s top university-wide teaching award, the 2006 Alumni Award in Teaching, presented in the name of the Alumni Association.  Along with several collaborators, Dr. Hardie received the Rudolf Kingslake Medal and Prize from SPIE in 1998 for work on multi-frame image resolution enhancement algorithms.  In 1999, he received the School of Engineering Award of Excellence in Teaching at the University of Dayton.  He received first annual Professor of the Year Award in 2002 from the student chapter of the IEEE at the University of Dayton and the Engineering Professor of the Year Award, from Epsilon Delta Tau in 1997. 

Dr. Hardie's research interests include a wide range of topics in the area of digital signal and image processing. This includes machine learning, medical image analysis, image restoration and enhancement, multi- and hyper-spectral image processing.


Contact Information

Russell C. Hardie, Ph.D.


Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Department of Electro-Optics and Photonics

Kettering Laboratories Room KL266-E

University of Dayton

300 College Park Drive

Dayton, Ohio 45469-0232

Phone: (937) 229-3178

Fax: (937) 229-4529