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Eli Brookner

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First Name: 
Eli
Last Name: 
Brookner
Position: 
IEEE Boston AESS Chapter Chair (2015-2016); Radar Systems Panel Emeritus Member; AESS Distinguished Lecturer (2020-2022)
Affiliation: 
Raytheon (Retired)
Bio: 

MEE & Dr. Sc. Columbia Un. ’55 &’62; BEE CCNY, ’53. Raytheon 1962-2014: worked on radars for air traffic control (ATC), military, space, navigation. Before Raytheon: Columbia Un. Electronics Research Lab., Nicolet, & Rome Air Force Lab. Awards: IEEE 2006 Picard Medal; IEEE ’03 Warren White Award; RCA Armstrong Medal 2017; IEEE Wheeler Prize for Best Applications Paper of 1998; IEEE AESS 2017 Outstanding Leadership Award; Journal of Franklin Inst. Premium Award 1966. Fellow: IEEE, AIAA, & MSS. 4 books: radar, tracking, antennas. >10,000 attended his courses. Banquet-keynote speaker 13 times. > 230 publications. > 100 invited. 6 papers in books of Reprints. 10 patents. Contributed chapters to 3 books. Has given 8 webinars on radar. Over 700 registered from over 60 countries for one of these. Wrote Feb. 1985 cover story article for Scientific American on how phased arrays work, circulation of over 600,000, in 7 languages.

Technical Areas of Interest: 
Phased Arrays, Radar Systems, Adaptive Array Processing, Singnal Processing, Tracking
Contact Information
Award Information
Award Citation:
Award Year:
2003
Award Citation:
For pioneering contributions to phased array radar system designs, to radar signal processing designs, and to continuing education programs for radar engineers.
Award Year:
2006
Award Citation:
For Organizing Conferences, Workshops, and Lectures, World-Wide Teaching Radar Concepts, Especially to Young Engineers
Award Year:
2017

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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