Robert W. Jackson


215G Marcus Hall
University of Massachusetts
100 Natural Resources Rd
Amherst MA 01003-9292 

(413) 545-1386

B.S., Northeastern University, 1975; M.S., 1980; Ph.D., 1981 

Research Interests: 

Modeling of active and passive microwave circuits. Active Antennas. Microwave and millimeter wave integrated circuit design. 

Selected Publications: 
  • R.W. Jackson and M. Shusta, “Interference rejection by time selective sampling,”  European Microwave Conference (EuMC), 2013, pp. 573–576.
  • C. Polak, M. F. Duarte, R. W. Jackson and D. L. Goeckel,“Recovery of Sparse Signals From Amplitude  Limited Sample Sets”, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, 2013 ICASSP, pp. 4663-4667 May 2013
  • Sanchez, M. A., R. W. Jackson, S. Frasier “Polarization Correction of Electronically SteeredPhased Arrays for Meteorological Radar", IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 50, no 4.. pp1283-1290, April 2012.
  • Sanchez, M., A. Mandeville, and R. W. Jackson, “Compact, Low Cost, Surface Mount, Active Antenna, “ IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation Letters, Vol. 9, pp.1255-1259, December 2010.
  • Sanchez, M. and R. W. Jackson, “Low Cost Electronically Scanned Arrays Based on Surface Mount Active Antennas,” International Microwave Symposium Symposium Digest,pp 684-688. June 2010 (Invited).
Society Memberships: 

IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society, IEEE Solid State Circuits Society 

Honors & Awards: 

Fellow of the IEEE, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, Eta Kappa Nu. 

Institutional & Professional Service: 

Co-Chair Topical Meeting on the Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging, 2004, 2005.  Technical Committee- CPMT-12 IEEE Society on Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology, 1999-2008. Technical Committee-MTT-12 IEEE Society on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 1999- (Chair 2009-  ).  Technical Program Committee, IEEE Symposium on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 1999-2008, 2011. Technical Program Committee, Topical Meeting on the Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging, 1998 - 2008.  Associate Editor Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques 2008-2010, Coordinator of UMass Microwave Industrial Program.