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Gregory Donohoe, Ph.D.

Gregory Donohoe, Ph.D.

Professor Emeriti


Janssen 324



Mailing Address

Computer Science Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1010
Moscow, ID 83844-1010

  • Ph.D, University of New Mexico, 1989
  • M.S., University of New Mexico, 1982
  • B.S., Lake Superior State University, Michigan, 1976

Automated analysis and interpretation of images from Unmanned Aerial Systems (drones) for environmental monitoring and precision agriculture. Applications in wildfire management and remediation, crop stress.

Gregory Donohoe’s professional experience includes: senior member of the technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories, working in machine vision and robotics; senior scientist at Kestrel Corporation, doing medical image analysis; deputy program manager at the Air Force Research Lab, Space Vehicles Directorate, developing information processing technologies for space, the University of New Mexico and the University of Idaho. He was chair of the Computer Science Department at the University of Idaho (2009-2015). He has been principal investigator on $7 million in grants, holds two U.S. patents and is a registered professional engineer of computer engineering in Idaho.

  • G.W. Donohoe and J.C. Lyke, “Reconfigurable Computing for Space,” chapter in Aerospace Technologies Advancements, in press, In-Tech, Vienna, AUS, 2009. ISBN 978-953-7619-X-X. 2.
  • Zhbannikov, I. Y., and G. W. Donohoe, “Allocating the chains of consecutive additions for optimal fixed-point data path synthesis,” 55th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Boise, ID, Aug 5-8, 2013.3.
  • Zhbannikov, I. Y., and G. W. Donohoe, “FPSynt: A fixed point datapath synthesis tool for embedded systems,” 55th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Boise, ID, Aug 5-8, 2013.
  • G. Conde Guerra and G. W. Donohoe, “Reconfigurable Block Floating Point Processing Element on a Virtex Platform”, 2011 International Conference on Reconfigurable Computing and FPGAs”, Cancun, MX, Nov. 30 – Dec 2, 2011.

  • Fulbright Senior Specialist, 2003-6 and 2015-present
  • University of Idaho Naval ROTC Faculty Excellence Award, 2006
  • University of Idaho Faculty Excellence Award, 2005
  • University of New Mexico Faculty Excellence Awards, 1992, 1995

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Mailing Address:

Computer Science
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1010
Moscow, ID 83844-1010

Phone: 208-885-6592

Fax: 208-885-9052


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