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Simon H. Yueh received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering in January 1991 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was a postdoctoral research associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from February to August 1991. In September 1991, he joined the Radar Science and Engineering Section at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). He was the supervisor of radar system engineering and algorithm development group from 2002-2007, the deputy manager of Climate, Oceans and Solid Earth section from July 2007 to March 2009, and the section manager from April 2009 to Jan 2013. He served as the Project Scientist of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Aquarius mission from January 2012 to September 2013, the Deputy Project Scientist of NASA Soil Moisture Active Passive Mission from Jan 2013 to September 2013, and the SMAP Project Scientist since October 2013. He has been the Principal/Co-Investigator of numerous NASA and DOD research projects on remote sensing of ocean salinity, ocean wind, terrestrial snow and soil moisture. He has authored four book chapters and published more than 200 publications and presentations. He received the 2014 IEEE GRSS Transaction Prize Paper award, 2010 IEEE GRSS Transaction Prize Paper award, 2002 IEEE GRSS Transaction Prize Paper award, the 2000 Best Paper Award in the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Symposium 2000, and the 1995 IEEE GRSS Transaction Prize Paper award for a paper on polarimetric radiometry. He received the JPL Lew Allen Award in 1998 and Ed Stone Award in 2003. He was an associate editor of Radio Science from 2002 to 2006. He is the Editor in Chief of IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing and is the Fellow of IEEE.
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