Communications and Space Sciences Laboratory

The Radar and Communications Laboratory

Department of Electrical Engineering

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Dr. Ram M. Narayanan

Dr. Ram M. Narayanan


202 Electrical Engineering East

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-863-2602 / Fax: 814-865-7065


Personal Website: Here


  • Ph.D. [Electrical and Computer Engineering] 1988, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
  • B.Tech. [Electrical Engineering], 1976, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India

Professional Career

  • Professor of Electrical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 2000 - Present
  • Blackman & Lederer Chaired Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, 1988 - 2000
  • Design and Development Engineer, Bharat Electronics Limited, Ghaziabad, India, 1976 - 1983

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow of the SPIE, 2004
  • Fellow of the IEEE, 2001

Research Interests

High-resolution radar system conception and development, scattering phenomenology from volume and surface targets, information content characterization in remotely sensed imagery, Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) applications for infrastructure assessment and covert communications systems and concepts


  • Please see publications page [here].