Professor Marwan Younis at KIT
27.07.2017: Marwan Younis received his B.Sc in electrical engineering from the University of Baghdad, Iraq in 1992 and the Dipl.-Ing. (M.Sc.) and Dr.-Ing. (Ph.D.) degree in electrical engineering from the Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Germany, in 1997 and 2004, respectively. From 1998 to 2004, he was a research scientist with the Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik und Elektronik, Universität Karlsruhe. Since 2005 he has been with the Microwaves and Radar Institute of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany. He is currently Head of the SAR Techniques Group at the DLR and Professor for Spaceborne Radar Systems at the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany. He is the author and co-author of about 150 conference papers, and 30 reviewed publications. His research fields include synthetic aperture radar (SAR) systems and techniques, MIMO SAR, digital beamforming, SAR performance, calibration, and antennas. In 1996 he was an intern at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and in 2013 he spent a three month research sabbatical at JPL.
Prof. Younis is an active member of the IEEE and currently director of Corporate Relations for the GRSS. He co-chairs the Instrumentation and Future Technologies GRSS Technical Committee. He is associate editor for the IEEE geoscience and remote sensing letter and reviewer of IEEE publications. He received the Hermann-Billing award for his Ph.D. thesis in 2005.