Electromagnetic Modeling & Analysis


  • Michael E. Baginski - Associate Professor (Penn State Univ '86). Finite Element Modeling and Analysis (FEM), Transient EM, Lightning Phenomenology.
  • Lloyd S. Riggs - Professor (Auburn Univ '85). Transmission Line Matrix (TLM) Method, Microwave Components, Antenna Analysis and Design, System Identification.
  • Stuart M. Wentworth - Associate Professor (Univ of Texas '90). Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMIC), Millimeter Wave Sensors and Components.


  • 12m x 5m x 2.5m SHF Anechoic Chamber.
  • 5m x 2.5m x 2.5m RF Shielded Room (adjacent to anechoic chamber).
  • Hewlett-Packard Vector Analyzer (HP 8510C with Probe Station).
  • SPARC Workstations (connected to College of Engineering Network).

Recently Completed Research Projects

  • Electromagnetic and Thermal Properties of Textile Materials ( U.S. Army Materiel Command, Washington, D.C.)
  • The separated-aperture buried dielectric anomaly (mine) detection scheme (U.S. Army Belvoir Research, Development, and Engineering Center, Ft. Belvoir, VA)
  • Target Recognition Techniques for Non Cooperative Targets (NCT) (U.S. Army Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, AL)
  • Countermeasure Considerations for Non-Cooperative Target Recognition (NCTR) Techniques (U.S. Army Missile Command, Advanced Sensors Directorate, Redstone Arsenal, AL)
  • Monostatic, Bistatic, and Near-Field RCS of Composite-Body and Multi-Body Scattering Targets and Antenna/Target Interactions (U.S. Army Missile and Space Intelligence Center, Redstone Arsenal, AL)
  • Scattering from Arbitrarily-Shaped Two-Dimensional Bodies with Dielectric-Filled Cavities (U.S. Army Missile and Space Intelligence Center, Redstone Arsenal, Al)
  • Vector Network Analyzer for High Frequency Device and Package Research (U.S. Army Research Office (EPSCoR))
  • Singularity Expansion Method (SEM) Parameters of Bodies of Revolution and Faceted Three-Dimensional Composite Bodies (U.S. Army Missile and Space Intelligence Center,Redstone Arsenal, AL)
  • Transient Current Induced on a Re-entry Vehicle by an Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) (U.S. Army Missile Command, Advanced Sensors Directorate, Redstone Arsenal, AL)
  • Transient Scattering by a Conducting Cylinder (US Army Missile Command, Unconventional Beam & Damage Effects, Redstone Arsenal, AL)
  • Time Domain Scattering by Arbitrarily Shaped Three Dimensional Conducting Bodies (US Army Research Office, RTP, NC)
  • Electromagnetic Response of the Atmosphere Due to Lightning - Ph.D. dissertation (NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL)
  • Radio Frequency Drying of Textile Materials (Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN)
  • Antenna-Coupled Pyroelectric Detectors (National Science Foundation Research Initiation Grant, Washington, DC)
  • Transmission Line Modeling of Milllimeter Waves Antennas and Devices (Texas Instruments, Inc., Antennas Laboratory, McKinney, TX)
  • Scattering from general conducting, dielectric, and magnetic bodies - Ph.D. dissertation (Texas Instruments, Antennas Laboratory, McKinney, TX)
  • Microstrip and cavity-backed aperture antennas (Harris Corp., Government Aerospace Systems Division, Melbourne, FL)
  • Hybrid circuit interconnection structures (International Society of Hybrid Microelectronics (ISHM), Reston, VA)
  • The radar cross section (RCS) of a radar absorbent material (RAM) coated, wire-rope antennas (Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, VA)
  • Analysis of a choked circular waveguide antenna and a stepped septum square waveguide polarizer (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA)
  • Isolation Effectiveness of a Barrier Above a Ground Plane (Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, VA)
  • Acoustic Scattering from Fluid-Filled Bodies of Arbitrary Shapes (National Science Foundation, Innovative Research Award)
  • Time-Domain Scattering from Arbitrary Three-Dimensional Bodies - Ph.D. dissertation (NASA Fellowship, NASA Langley, VA)
  • Transient Scattering from Arbitrary Targets Using The Singularity Expansion Method (SEM) - Ph.D dissertation (NASA Alabama Space Grant Fellowship, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL)
  • Transient Scattering from Arbitrarily-Shaped Three-Dimensional Targets Using the Measured Equivalence Invariance Principle - Ph.D. dissertation (NASA Fellowship, NASA Langley, VA)

Last Updated: 8/22/16 1:38 PM