Keith R. Carver

Professor Emeritus

201 Marcus Hall
University of Massachusetts
100 Natural Resources Rd
Amherst MA 01003-9292 


B.S., University of Kentucky, 1962;
M.S., Ohio State University, 1962;
Ph.D., 1967 

Research Interests: 

Printed circuit antennas and arrays; microwave remote sensing instrumentation.

Selected Publications: 
  • "Mutual Coupling in Dual-Polarized Microstrip Patch Arrays for 2D Synthetic Aperture Radiometry at L-band", with S. Kadambala, H. Zhu, J. Bertram, D. M. Le Vine, URSI Comm. B, 2001 APS-URSI Symposium, Boston, MA, July 2001.
  • "Two Dimensional Synthetic Aperture Radiometer for Microwave Remote Sensing from Space", with D.M. LeVine, C. Swift, M. Goodberlet, I. Popstefinijia and J. Mead, NASA Earch Science Technology Conference, August 2001, Washington, DC.
  • "Low Power Silicon Germanium Electronics for Microwave Radiometers", with T. A. Doiron, F.A. Pellerano, NASA Earch Science Technology Conference, August 2001, Washington, DC.
  • "Multi-sensor Microwave Soil Moisture Remote Sensing: NASA's Combined Radar/Radiometer (ComRAD) System," Keith R. Carver, with Peggy O'Neill, Roger H. Lang, Mehmet Kurum, Cuneyt Utku, MicroRAD 2006, San Juan, PR, February 2006.
Society Memberships: 

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Geoscience & Remote Sensing Society. Antennas & Propagation Society. Commission F, International Scientific Radio Union (URSI). Tau Beta Pi. Eta Kappa Nu. Electromagnetics Society. 

Honors & Awards: 

IEEE Fellow Award, 1986. IEEE GRS-S Outstanding Service Award, 1984. IEEE Centennial Award, 1984. Public Service Medal, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1983. Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, 1981-1982. NTU Outstanding Instructor, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000. 

Institutional & Professional Service: 

Member, NASA Advisory Panel on Synthetic Aperture Radiometry, 1998. Member, NASA New Millenium Program Science Advisory Group, 1997 - 1999. Member, NASA Earth System Science Advisory Committee Techn., 1997 - 1999. Member, Tech. Program Committee, IEEE IGARSS 2000, IEEE IGARSS 2002. Historian, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, 1995 - 2000.