JPL DESCANSO - Deep Space Communications and Navigation Center of Excellence



Dennis Lee

Dennis K. Lee earned his B.S. from Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio) in 1997 and his M.S. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, New York) in 1998, both in electrical engineering.

He joined Jet Propulsion Laboratory in 1999 as a member of technical staff in the Digital Signal Processing Research group. He has worked on telecommunications systems development for several JPL missions including the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE), Dawn, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), Kepler, Phoenix, and the Soil Moisture Active Passive mission (SMAP). He is currently serving as the NASA Rapporteur (representative) for the Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS) Radio Frequency and Modulation working group, and is also the principal investigator on a research and development task to develop a wideband integrated-array combiner and telemetry receiver for the Deep Space Network. His research interests include bandwidth efficient and multi-carrier modulations, array signal processing, and ultra-high rate communication systems. Mr. Lee is currently a senior engineer in the Communications Architectures and Research section.

Author or co-author of the following article(s) of the DESCANSO Design & Performance Summary Series - Telecommunications: