Charles Elachi

Charles Elachi

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Planetary Science, Emeritus

Degrees and Appointments

B.Sc., University of Grenoble, 1968; Dipl. Ing., National Polytechnical Institute (Grenoble), 1968; M.S., Caltech, 1969; Ph.D., 1971; M.B.A., University of Southern California, 1978; D.Sc.h.c., Occidental College. Research Fellow, Caltech, 1971-73; Lecturer in Electrical Engineering, 1982-88; Lecturer in Electrical Engineering and Planetary Science, 1988-2001; Professor, 2002-16. Vice President and Director, 2001-16; Professor Emeritus, 2016-.

Research Overview

Professor Elachi's research interests are in Earth and planetary remote sensing and space robotic exploration.

List of Research Areas

remote sensing

EAS News about Charles Elachi

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