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Kevin James Sangston

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Kevin James
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Senior Research Engineer
Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta

Kevin James Sangston was born in Uniontown, PA, in 1961. He received the B.S.E. degree in systems science and engineering in 1983 from the Moore School of Electrical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, PA. He received the M.S. degree in 1987 and the D.Sc. degree in 1995, both in electrical engineering from George Washington University, Washington, D.C. He received the J.D. degree in 2003 from the College of Law, Georgia State University, Atlanta. He was on the engineering staff of the I.I.T. Research Institute, Annapolis, MD, during 1984—1987; was with the Radar Division of the Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C., during 1987—1995; and was a senior research engineer with the Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta, during 1995—2000. At that time, he returned to law school, and from 2003 to 2013, he practiced law with a focus in patent law. He is currently a senior research engineer with the Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta where he continues to pursue his research interests in the areas of radar target detection, radar signal processing, and electromagnetic scattering.

Technical Areas of Interest: 
Radar Systems
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Award Citation:
Coherent Radar Target Detection in Heavy-Tailed Compound-Gaussian Clutter
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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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