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Hugh D. Griffiths

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First Name: 
Hugh
Last Name: 
Griffiths
Position: 
Sr. Past President; AESS Distinguished Lecturer (2017-2018); Constitution and Bylaws Chair; Student Activities Co-Chair; History Chair; IEEE Fellow
Affiliation: 
University College London
Bio: 

Hugh Griffiths was born in Bournemouth, UK, in 1956. He was educated at Hardye's School, Dorchester, and Keble College, Oxford University, where he received the MA degree in Physics. He also received the PhD (1986) and DSc(Eng) (2000) degrees from the University of London.

In 2006 he was appointed Principal of the Defence College of Management and Technology, Shrivenham (part of Cranfield University). From 1982 to 2006 he was with University College London, serving as Head of the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering from 2001 to 2006. His research interests include radar sensor systems and signal processing (particularly synthetic aperture radar and bistatic and multistatic radar and sonar) as well as antennas and antenna measurement techniques. He has published over 300 papers and technical articles on these subjects.
He received the IERE Lord Brabazon Premium in 1984, the IEE Mountbatten and Maxwell Premiums in 1996, and the IEEE Nathanson Award in 1996. He serves on the IEEE AESS Board of Governors and as Chairman of the IEEE AESS Radar Systems Panel, and as Editor-in-Chief of IEE Proceedings on Radar, Sonar and Navigation. Also, he was Chairman of the IEE International Radar Conference RADAR 2002 in Edinburgh, UK. He is also a member of the Defence Scientific Advisory Council for the UK Ministry of Defence, and of the Supervisory Board for the UK Ministry of Defence's Defence Technology Centre in ElectroMagnetic Remote Sensing.

He is a Fellow of the IEE, Fellow of the IEEE, and in 1997 he was elected to Fellowship of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Technical Areas of Interest: 
Radar Sensor Systems , Signal processing, Antennas
Contact Information
Telephone: 
+44 20 76793966
Address
Gower Street
London
WC1E 6BT
United Kingdom
Award Information
Award Citation:
Award Year:
1996
Award Citation:
The German WW2 HF Radars Elefant and See-Elefant" and "Radar Detection and Tracking of German V-2 Rocket launches in WW2
Award Year:
2014

Field of Interest

“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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