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Yunjin Kim

Yunjin Kim received his BS in electrical engineering from the California State University, Sacramento, in 1983. Dr. Kim received his MS and PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) in 1985 and 1987, respectively. From 1987 to 1989, he was with the Department of Electrical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology (Newark), as an assistant professor. Since 1989, Dr. Kim has been with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California Institute of Technology. At JPL, Dr. Kim has contributed to the development of several radar systems such as SIR-C, AIRSAR, GeoSAR, and SRTM. Currently, he is the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) project manager.

Co-Author of Volume 2 of the JPL Space Science and Technology Series:

Synthetic Aperture Radar Polarimetry