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Eric Mokole

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Eric Mokole received the Ph.D. degree in mathematics from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1982. For the 1982-1983 academic year, he was an Asst. Prof. of Mathematics at Kennesaw College (GA). Since then, he has been conducting and leading radar-related research and development. From 1983 to 1986, he worked for the Electronic Warfare Division of the Naval Intelligence Support Center in Washington DC. From 1986-2014, he was employed by the Radar Division of the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington DC. From 2001-2005, Dr. Mokole was Head of the Surveillance Technology Branch, where he supervised approximately 30 R&D scientists, engineers, and mathematicians. His duties included: providing innovative technical solutions to Navy radar problems; developing new radar concepts, signal-processing/detection techniques, and electromagnetics research concepts; directing teams of researchers to pursue R&D solutions; and conducting basic and applied research. He led efforts on space radar (trans-ionospheric propagation), ultrawideband radar (antennas, propagation, mine detection, sea scatter, impulse radar), and waveform diversity (spectrally clean waveforms). From 2005-2008, he was Acting Superintendent of the Radar Division, after which he resumed being Head of the Surveillance Technology Branch. As Acting Superintendent, he managed a 120-person research group, directed the R&D thrust of the Radar Division, and conducted R&D on radar-related topics. After 3 years (2014-2017) of voluntary service for the IEEE, he joined the Electronic Systems & Technology Division of The MITRE Corporation in 2017 in McLean VA.

Professional activities include: Life Fellow IEEE (AP-S, AES-S, EMC-S, GRS-S, MTT-S). IEEE AES-S: Radar Systems Panel (2006-present). AP-S: Administrative Committee; Chair New Technology Directions Committee; Vice Chair AP-S SIGHT (2015-2018); Member AP-S Standards Committee (2015-present); and Chair Std 1502 Revision of IEEE AP-S (2015-2018). USNC-URSI: Government Liaison (2009-2014); Commissions A/B/C/E; Secretary (2013-2015), Vice Chair (2015-2017), and Chair (2018-2020) of C. NATO’s Sensors and Electronics Technology Panel: US Member (2006-2014; Vice Chair (2009-2011); and Chair (2011-2014). Military Sensing Symposia (MSS): US Navy Lead for Tri-Service Radar Symposia (2005-2014) and MITRE Member (2018); Committee Member of MSS National Symposia (2007-2014); MSS Executive Committee (2011-2014); and MSS Fellow (2012). OSD’s Radar Spectrum and Technology Working Group: Panel Member and Subject Matter Expert (2004-2005)

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Radar Systems

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“The field of interest shall be the organization, systems engineering, design, development, integration, and operation of complex systems for space, air, ocean, or ground environments. These systems include but are not limited to navigation, avionics, mobile electric power and electronics, radar, sonar, telemetry, military, law-enforcement, automatic test, simulators, and command and control."


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