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Andrew F. Peterson was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, IL. He received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1982, 1983, and 1986 respectively. He remained as Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois until 1989.

Since 1989, he has been a member of the faculty of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he is now a full Professor. He teaches electromagnetic field theory, antennas, electromagnetic compatibility, and computational electromagnetics.

  • Computational Electromagnetics
  • Radar Signature Prediction
  • Signal Integrity in Electronic Packaging Applications
  • Antennas & Microwave Devices
Distinctions & Awards
  • Fellow of IEEE
  • Recipient of the IEEE Third Millennium Medal
  • President of IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, 2006
  • Chair of IEEE Atlanta Section, 2002-2003
  • General Chair of 1998 IEEE AP-S International Symposium and URSI/USNC Radio Science Meeting
  • Board Member of the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society, 1991-1997
  • Recipient of the ONR Fellowship and NSF Young Investigator Award