Lorenzo Lo Monte
Outstanding Young Engineer Award
PhD '09 | Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Lorenzo Lo Monte has wide-ranging experience in applied Radar, RF, DSP, EW system design and prototyping, from small companies and research institutions to large defense contractors and government agencies worldwide. He serves as chief scientist at Telephonics, a top-100 defense corporation specializing in ISR, with the role of translating research innovations into commercial products. Prior to that, he was an associate professor at the University of Dayton and the executive director of the Mumma Radar Laboratory. Lorenzo has published more than 70 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers and two book chapters.
Throughout his career, Lorenzo gained experience in HF-to-W Band radar systems prototyping, including monopulse, radar transmitters, early-warning radars, multistatic and MIMO radar, ISAR and tomography, GPR, passive HF/VHF/UHF systems, IED/EFP detection, ballistic missile defense radar, resonance exploitation, RF/IR integration, DRFM, EA/EP/ES, AMTI/GMTI/MMTI, clutter modeling and study, antenna/microwave design and measurements, instrumentation control, computational electromagnetics, inverse scattering, DSP, and electrical/mechanical CAD design.
He is very active in the IEEE community, serving presently on the AES Board of Governor, as a representative to the Sensors Council and Young Professionals, secretary for the Long Island Section, and topical editor of the IEEE Sensors Journal for “Radiation Sensors.” Lorenzo is also an AES distinguished lecturer and has taught short courses in radar and RF worldwide.