Dr. Steven Cummer, Duke Professor, Tyrata SAB Member

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Dr. Cummer, an expert in the area of wave interactions with complex materials and environments, received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 1997. Prior to joining Duke University in 1999, he spent two years at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center as an NRC postdoctoral research associate. Awards he has received include a National Science Foundation CAREER award and a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in 2001. His current work is in a variety of theoretical and experimental electromagnetic problems related to geophysical remote sensing and engineered electromagnetic materials.