BEng(Electronic)(First Class)(2005) - University of Pretoria

Final year project: 802.11g Interface Card for a Data Projector

BEng(Electronic)(Hons)(Cum Laude)(2006) - University of Pretoria

Digital Communication, Bayesian Inference, Detection and Estimation, Channel Coding

MScEng(running) - University of Cape Town

My supervisors are Prof Mike Inggs (UCT Radar Remote Sensing Group) and Jacques Cilliers (CSIR DPSS). Topic: Tracking of Small Boats in High Sea states with X-band Surveillance Radar

Short Courses

Radar System Design - Presented by Prof Piet van Genderen (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)

Signal Analysis Techniques: Time, Frequency and Spatial Algorithms - Presented by Prof Larry Marple (Oregon State University, USA)

Tracking and Data Fusion - Presented by Dr Branco Ristic (DSTO, Australia)


  • P. L. Herselman, C. J. Baker, and H. J. de Wind, “An Analysis of X-Band Calibrated Sea Clutter and Small Boat Reflectivity at Medium-to-Low Grazing Angles”, in International Journal of Navigation and Observation, vol. 2008, Article ID 347518, 14 pages, 2008.
  • P. L. Herselman and H.J. de Wind, "Improved covariance matrix estimation in spectrally inhomogeneous sea clutter with application to adaptive small boat detection", in Radar, 2008 International Conference, Sept. 2008, pp.94-99
  • Contact Details

    Office: DPSS - Building 44, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria

    Phone (office): +27 (0)12 841 3306

    Fax (office): +27 (0)12 841 2455

    Cell: +27 (0)83 381 5264

    email: rdewind@csir.co.za