Julie Ann Jackson is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), where she joined the faculty in 2009. She earned the B.S.E.E. degree from Wright State University, Dayton, OH, in 2002 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, in 2004 and 2009, respectively. Her graduate studies were funded with fellowships from the National Science Foundation, the Dayton Area Graduate Studies Institute, The Ohio State University, and the Ohio Board of Regents. Dr. Jackson has held internships at the Air Force Research Laboratory, Alphatech, Inc., Jacobs Sverdrup, and Bell Laboratories. She is a Senior Member of the IEEE, member of Eta Kappa Nu and Tau Beta Pi, and Chief Advisor for the Ohio Eta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi. Dr. Jackson was elected in 2018 to the IEEE AES Society Radar Systems Panel and serves on the technical program committees of the IEEE Radar Conference and the MSS Tri-Service Radar Conference. Dr. Jackson's contributions have been recognized with multiple awards including the Air University Civilian Quarterly Award in 2018, the Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) 2016 Faculty Excellence Award, and the 2012 Air Force Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Award for Outstanding Scientist/Engineer, Junior Civilian. Her research interests are in radar signal processing and imaging and exploitation of RF signals.
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