Dr. Paul Rosen is currently Project Scientist for NASA-ISRO synthetic aperture radar mission concept at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Until 2012, he was the manager of the Radar Science and Engineering Section and Project Scientist for the DESDynI Mission Concept at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. His assignments at JPL have centered on scientific and engineering research and development of radar instruments and applications.
Dr. Rosen was a team leader on the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission, for which he received NASA’s Exceptional Service Medal (2001) and NASA’s Exceptional Achievement Medal (2002).
Prior to JPL, Dr. Rosen spent two years at Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan. He received a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and his M.S. and B.S in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Rosen is a visiting faculty member and lecturer at the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences at Caltech, and has served on the UCLA Extension Program faculty. He was recently elected Fellow of the IEEE, and is a member of the American Geophysical Union. He is an author on over 40 journal and book chapter publications and over 100 conference papers.