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Paul G. Steffes

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First Name: 
Paul
Last Name: 
Steffes
Affiliation: 
Georgia Institute of Technology
Bio: 

Dr. Steffes received the S.B. and S.M. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA in 1977, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, CA, in 1982. His doctoral research at Stanford University concentrated on microwave radio occultation experiments using the Voyager and Mariner spacecraft, with specific interest in microwave absorption in planetary atmospheres.

In 1982, Dr. Steffes joined the faculty of Georgia Tech and is currently a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research focuses on microwave and millimeter-wave remote sensing and radio astronomy and has been sponsored by NASA, the NSF, the SETI Institute and by industry. He has been involved with numerous NASA missions, including Pioneer-Venus, Magellan, the Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS), the High Resolution Microwave Survey (HRMS), and Juno (Jupiter Polar Orbiter).

Contact Information
Telephone: 
404.894.3128
Fax: 
404.894.4641
Address
Atlanta
GA
USA
Award Information
Award Year: 
1996
Award Citation: 
For contributions to an understanding of the Venus atmosphere through innovative microwave measurements.

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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