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William H. Sanders
Interim Department Head
1406 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801-2918
Ph: (217) 333-2300
Fax: (217) 244-7075

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Lara Waldrop

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Lara  Waldrop
Lara Waldrop
Visiting Lecturer
  • Research Staff
306 Coordinated Science Lab MC 228
1308 W. Main St.
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 244-5129


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Ph.D., Astronomy, Boston University, 2004.

Research Interests

  • Development of optical, ultraviolet, infrared, and radio remote sensing techniques
  • Computational modeling of radiative processes
  • Space plasma diagnostics

Research Honors

  • NSF CEDAR Postdoctoral Award (2004-2006)
  • Outstanding Student Paper Award, American Geophysical Union (1997)
  • Boston University Trustee's Scholar (1993-1997)

Public Service Honors

Member, NSF CEDAR Science Steering Committee, 2007-2009.