CReSIS in the News


Carl Leuschen named CReSIS director

Carlton Leuschen, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, has been named director of the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS).
Carl Leuschen and Emily Arnold  holding up a KU flag at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station

Recent Externally Funded Awards:

  • Leigh Stearns,¬†Characterizing Future Changes in Glacier Melt, Snow Melt, and Regional Runoff to Inform Adaptation Decisions in High Mountain Dependent Economies, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
  • Leigh Stearns, Fjord Systems, Marine Mammals, and Subsistence Hunting in East Greenland, University of Washington
  • John Paden, Operational Multichannel Snow Radar for Swath Mapping of Snow Layers on Ice Sheets, Sea Ice, and Land, NASA
  • Daniel Gomez Garcia¬†Alvestegui, Integration of the Snow Radar onto a Long-Endurance Unmanned-Aerial-Vehicle for Thickness Measurements of Snow over Sea-Ice and Land-Ice, NASA
  • John Paden, Collaborative Research: EAGER: A Dual-Band Radar for Measuring Internal Ice Deformation: A Multipass Ice-Penetrating Radar Experiment on Thwaites Glacier and the McMurdo Ice Shelf, National Science Foundation

Upcoming Student Defenses

  • Jane Doe, Example Title, 3/15/21 in the main atrium at Nichols Hall

  • John Doe, Example Title, 3/15/21 in the main atrium at Nichols Hall

  • Jane Doe, Example Title, 3/15/21 in the main atrium at Nichols Hall

  • John Doe, Example Title, 3/15/21 in the main atrium at Nichols Hall

  • Jane Doe, Example Title, 3/15/21 in the main atrium at Nichols Hall

Paulette Place hard at work soldering

Paulette Place named Employee of the Month

Linda Place performs soldering, assembly, testing and repairs of a wide range of printed circuit boards, radar components and systems including chassis wiring for the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets. She is also responsible for training the graduate and undergraduate students in the soldering and assembly of radar modules and associate components. In December 2019, she was named one of KU's employees of the month.

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