Steven W. Ellingson
Associate Professor

S.W. Ellingson

Office: 443 Durham Hall
Phone: +1 (540) 231-2978
Fax:     +1 (540) 231-2968
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432 Durham Hall (0350)
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Radio Systems Engineering Electromagnetics Vol. 1
I am interested in antennas & propagation, applied signal processing, and instrumentation. My work on instrumentation includes antennas, RF electronics, digital signal processing, and software for systems with unusual or extreme requirements. I also work on various aspects of mobile radio communications. I am active in radio astronomy, most recently in the development of meter- and cm-wavelength observing systems and their application in cosmology, pulsars, and astrophysical transients. I advise students in the "Electromagnetics" and "Communications" areas of our department.

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University
M.S., Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University
B.S., Electrical & Computer Engineering, Clarkson University

Previous Positions
Research Scientist The Ohio State University ElectroScience Laboratory
Senior Systems Engineer Engineering Research Associates, which was subsumed into E-Systems, then Raytheon
Senior Consultant Booz-Allen & Hamilton
Captain U.S. Army, active duty (various positions in a tactical signal battalion)

Temporary Positions
Sabbatical, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, 2013
Visiting Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University, 2003-2004
Visiting Researcher, Astron (The Netherlands), 1999

Selected Publications

A complete list is available here. Below are some highlights.

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Last update: January 31, 2019