Dr. Julie Jackson received the Gage H. Crocker Outstanding Professor Award
Dr. Julie Jackson received the Gage H. Crocker Outstanding Professor Award. This award is presented to the individual who made the most significant contribution to the AFIT mission through excellence in teaching, curriculum development, educational innovation, consulting, or research. The award is named in honor of Col. Crocker who served as the dean of AFIT’s School of Systems and Logistics from 1971 – 1972 and was a coauthor of papers on turbulence associated with blunt body flow. Jackson is a professor of electrical engineering in AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management where she teaches courses on advanced radar system analysis, multidimensional signal and image processing, and random signal and system analysis. In 2019 her unique innovations made her an international leader in radar research as evidenced by her recognition as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer’s top young radar engineer in the world with the Fred Nathanson Memorial Radar Award for her innovative systems engineering advancements in the exploitation of scattering phenomena for the next generation passive and active imaging radars.