Luke K. Rumbaugh

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
All FacultyElectrical & Computer Engineering

Contact Information
Phone: 724-458-2045

Luke K. Rumbaugh


  • Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Clarkson University, 2016
    • Thesis title: Underwater chaotic lidar using blue laser diodes
  • M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Clarkson University, 2013
    • Thesis title: A 532 nm chaotic fiber laser transmitter for underwater lidar
  • B.S.E.E. Grove City College, 2007

Areas of Research

  • 3D imaging using conventional cameras, depth cameras, and lidar
  • Underwater optics and particle scattering
  • Wireless localization sensors
  • Underwater robotics and lake exploration


  • ELEE 201 Linear Circuits
  • ELEE 221 Signal Analysis
  • ELEE 251 Lab Skills & Prototyping
  • ELEE 310 Microcontrollers
  • ELEE 431/432 Communications
  • ENGR 217 Mechatronics II
  • ENGR 305 Labview
  • ENGR 451/452 Senior Capstone
  • Independent research and studies in 3D vision, digital signal processing, and image processing

Selected Publications (*indicates Grove City College student authors):

Ongoing Projects

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