Stephen Frasier


113A Knowles Engineering Bldg
University of Massachusetts
151 Holdsworth Way
Amherst MA 01003-9284 

(413) 545-4582

B.E.E., University of Delware, 1987
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 1994 

Research Interests: 

Microwave Imaging and Interferometry. Radar and Radiometer Systems. Radio Oceanography and Meteorology. 

Selected Publications: 
  • Venkatesh, V. and S.J. Frasier (2013), “Simulation of Spaced-Antenna Wind Retrieval Performance for an X-band Active Phased Array Weather Radar,”J. Atmos Oceanic Technol., 30(7), 1447-1459.
  • Frasier, S.J., F. Kabeche, J. Figueras i Ventura, H. Al-Sakka, P. Tabary, J. Beck, and O. Bousquet (2013), “In-place Estimation of Wet Radome Attenuation at X-band,” J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 30(5), 917–928.
  • Snyder, J.C., H.B. Bluestein, V. Venkatesh, and S.J. Frasier (2013), “Observations of Polarimetric Signatures in Supercells by an X-Band Mobile Doppler Radar,” Mon. Wea. Rev., 141(1), 3–29.
  • Sapp, J.W., S.J. Frasier, J. Dvorsky, P.S. Chang, and Z. Jelenak (2013), “Airborne Dual-Polarization Observations of the Sea Surface NRCS at C-band in High Winds,”IEEE Geosci. Remote Sensing Lett., 10(4), 726-730.
  • Sanchez-Barbetty, M., R.W. Jackson, and S.J. Frasier (2012), “Interleaved Sparse Arrays for Polarization Control of Electronically Steered Phased Arrays for Meteorological Applications,”IEEE Trans. Geosci. & Remote Sensing, 50(4), 1283–1290.
Society Memberships: 

Senior Member, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing (GRS) Society; Member, International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Commission F, American Geophysical Union, American Meteorological Society. 

Honors & Awards: 

ARO Young Investigator Award (1998); NRL Alan Berman Research Publication Award (2003, 2005). 

Institutional & Professional Service: 

Associate Editor, IEEE Trans. on Geoscience & Remote Sensing (2010-);  Associate Editor, Radio Science (2003-2010); Associate Editor, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society Newsletter (2000-2004);  Member, AMS Committee on Radar Meteorology (2008-);  Chair, Drafting Committee for AMS Statement on Radio Frequency Allocations for Meteorological Operations and Research (2009);  Technical Program Committee, joint IEEE APS International Symposium/URSI National Radio Science Meeting (2000).