Brian Rigling

University of Dayton
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Brian Rigling received the B.S. degree in physics-computer science from the University of Dayton in 1998 and received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from The Ohio State University in 2000 and 2003, respectively. From 2000 to 2004 he was a radar systems engineer for Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems in Baltimore, Maryland. In 2004, Dr. Rigling joined the Department of Electrical Engineering, Wright State University, and was promoted to associate professor in 2009, professor in 2013,  department chair in 2014, and Dean of Engineering & Computer Science in 2018.  For 2010, he was employed at Science Applications International Corporation as a Chief Scientist while on leave from Wright State University.  In 2022, Dr. Rigling accepted an appointment in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Dayton as a Professor and Ohio Research Scholar for Sensor Exploitation and Fusion.  He has authored chapters for 4 textbooks and has authored more than 120 conference and journal papers.  In 2007, Dr. Rigling authored the chapter on Bistatic Synthetic Aperture Radar for the book Advances in Bistatic Radar, edited by Nicholas Willis and Hugh Griffiths.  Dr. Rigling served on the IEEE Radar Systems Panel 2009-2018, and was an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Image Processing 2009-2013.  He was the General Chair for the 2014 IEEE Radar Conference, was awarded the 2015 IEEE Fred Nathanson Memorial Radar Award, and was elevated to IEEE Fellow in 2018.
IEEE AESS Position History:
  • Present   Members (Radar Systems Panel Committee)
  • Present   Transactions on Radar Systems Associate Editors (Transactions on Radar Systems Editorial Committee)
  • 2024-Present   Fellows Evaluations Committee Member (Fellows Evaluations Committee)
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