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New Technical Liaison hired for SDL's Washington DC office

USURF
May 4, 2001

The Washington DC office of the Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL) is pleased to announce the hiring of James C. Fraser, PhD as Technical Liaison between SDL and various Department of Defense agencies in the areas of remote sensing, infrared and radar instrumentation, and multi-sensor data fusion. He will also provide technical and analytical

Fraser comes to SDL from Vanguard Research, Inc. were he served as Chief Engineer. He has over 30 years of science and technology experience in academia, industry and government, and is internationally recognized for his contributions to infrared and microwave technology. He was formerly Assistant Director of the Strategic Technology Office of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA).

Fraser earned his BA, MS and PhD in Physics at UCLA. He has published over 40 papers and articles and is preparing a book for publication in 2002.

SDL, a not-for-profit corporation and unit of the USU Research Foundation, has offices in Logan, UT; Bedford, MA; and Washington, DC. Core competencies include infrared and hyperspectral sensor development, sensor calibration, data compression and processing, and cryogenic systems.