Title: ECE and Space Communications – The Opportunities are Vast
Space communications is a key to any satellite system and is also important to most of our day to day lives. The Aerospace Corporation plays a key role in the development of satellite systems and therefore space communications systems. This talk will highlight some of the technology areas associated with space communications and the types of courses that would be beneficial to position a student for a career in this field.
Speaker: Dr. Jeff Stocker, Director, The Aerospace Corporation
Dr. Jeff Stocker is currently the Director of the Digital Electronics and Electromagnetics Department at The Aerospace Corporation. He graduated from the University of Illinois with his BS, MS, and PhD degrees and went to work at the Aerospace Corporation working on RF systems in support of satellite systems. During his career, he has also worked in the areas of antennas, digital signal processing, and optical communications and currently is manager of a department that supports these same areas.