V. Chandrasekar (Chandra)
V. Chandrasekar is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research focuses include radar systems and networking, radar meteorology, RF communication systems and signal processing. Chandrasekar is currently a co-principal investigator for the CSU-CHILL National Weather Radar Facility, and co-PI and deputy director of the NSF Engineering Research Center’s Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere.
Chandrasekar is a member of two National Academy of Sciences panels, and has won numerous awards, including the NASA Technical Innovation Award in 2002, Abell Outstanding Research Award in 2001 and Distinguished Minority Service Award in 1999. Chandrasekar has co-authored two textbooks — Polarimetric and Doppler Weather Radar and Probability and Random Processes.
Chandrasekar earned his B.S. in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and both his M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Colorado State. He is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the American Meteorological Society.