Jeffrey Nanzer

Jeffrey Nanzer

Michigan State University

Jeffrey Nanzer is the Dennis P. Nyquist Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Michigan State University. He received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 2008. From 2008 to 2009, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow with the University of Texas at Austin Applied Research Laboratories where he researched wireless human presence detection using millimeter-wave radiometers and radars. From 2009 to 2016 he was with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory where he created and led the Advanced Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Technology group. He joined Michigan State University in 2016. Dr. Nanzer is an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, a member of USNC/URSI Commission B, served as Chair of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (IEEE MTT-S) Microwave Systems Technical Committee (MTT-16) from 2016-2018, and serves on numerous other IEEE committees. He has published more than 80 refereed journal and conference papers, is the author of Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Remote Sensing for Security Applications (Artech House, 2012), and is the co-author of two book chapters. He was the recipient of the DARPA Young Faculty Award in 2017, the NSF CAREER Award in 2018, and the IEEE MTT-S Outstanding Young Engineer Award in 2019. His research involves distributed antenna arrays, radar, remote sensing, microwave photonics, and electromagnetics.