Current group members
  • Prof. Howard Zebker
  • Grad students:
  • Tyler Jordan
  • Jaime Lien
  • Eileen Lin
  • Stephen Pinto
  • Jan Stepinski
  • Ryan Smith
  • Will Woods
  • Clara Yoon
  • Yujie Zheng
  • Current postdocs
  • Albert Chen
  • Ann Chen


Ph.D.graduates from our group. Many of these dissertations are available online (see links below) for your reading pleasure.

Department Thesis Title Where are they now?
Arlen Schmidt Electrical


Radar Imaging of Satellites at Meter Wavelengths Visor Corp.
Curtis Chen Electrical


Statistical-cost Network-flow Approaches to Two-dimensional Phase Unwrapping for Radar Interferometry Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA)
Takuya Ishikawa Electrical


Design of a New Radar System for Train Tracking and Control East Japan Railway Company
Weber Hoen Applied


A Correlation-based Approach to Modeling Interferometric Radar Observations of the Greenland Ice Sheet MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Sigurjón Jónsson Geophysics Modeling Volcano and Earthquake Deformation from Satellite Radar Interferometric Observations King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Jörn Hoffmann Geophysics The Application of Satellite Radar Interferometry to the Study of Land Subsidence Over Developed Aquifer Systems German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Leif Harcke Electrical Engineering Radar Imaging of Solar System Ices Caltech/JPL
Andy Hooper Geophysics Persistent Scatterer Radar Interferometry for Crustal Deformation Studies and Modeling of Volcanic Deformation Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Fayaz Onn Electrical Engineering Modeling Water Vapor Using GPS with Application to Mitigating InSAR Atmospheric Distortions Boston Consulting, Kuala Lumpur
Noa Bechor Geophysics Extending Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar Measurements from One to Two Dimensions MIT Dept. of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Sang-Ho Yun Geophysics A Mechanical Model of the Large Deformation 2005 Sierra Negra Volcanic Eruption Derived from InSAR Measurements NASA/JPL
Shadi Oveisgharan Electrical Engineering Estimating Snow Accumulation From InSAR Correlation Observations Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Ana Bertran Ortiz Electrical Engineering ScanSAR to Stripmap InSAR Observations of Hawaii Sky Research
Hrefna Gunnarsdottir Electrical Engineering Modeling the Martian Surface Bistatic Radar at High Incidence Angles University of Iceland
Fraser Thomson Electrical Engineering Radio Occultation of Saturn's Rings with the Cassini Spacecraft: Ring Microstructure Inferred from Near-forward Radio Wave Scattering NASA Ames Research Center
Piyush Shanker Agram Electrical Engineering Persistent Scatterer Interferometry in Natural Terrain JPL and Caltech Geo. Plan. Sci.
Lauren Wye Electrical Engineering Radar Scattering from Titan and Saturn's Icy satellites Using the Cassini Spacecraft SRI International
Jessica Reeves Geophysics Using Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar Data to Improve Estimates of Hydraulic Head in the San Luis Valley, Colorado Quest University Canada
Albert Chen Electrical Engineering L-band InSAR Estimates of Greenland Ice Sheet Accumulation Rates Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Jingyi Chen Geophysics InSAR Time Series Analysis of Subtle Transient Crustal Deformation Signals Associated with the 2010 Slow Slip Event at Kilauea Hawaii Center for Space Research, University of Texas
Cody Wortham Electrical Engineering Vector Deformatiom Time-series from Spaceborne Motion Compensation InSAR Processors Visor Corp.
Jaime Lien Electrical Engineering Partially Correlated Persistent Scatterer Theory and Techniques for Radar Interferometry Google

Postdoctoral Scholars and Visiting Researchers