Glenn Hopkins

Glenn Hopkins

Status

  • Member, TC-24 MICROWAVE/MM-WAVE RADAR, SENSING AND ARRAY SYSTEMS, Technical Committees**
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Biography

Glenn D. Hopkins (MSEE, 1991) is a Principal Research Engineer, a GTRI Fellow, and serves as the Chief Engineer for the Antenna Systems Division of the Sensors and Electromagnetic Applications Laboratory.  At GTRI since 1987, he has led numerous projects involving: phased array and fixed-beam antennas, array components including radiators, phase shifters, T/R modules, and beamformers, metamaterial surfaces, antenna and microwave component performance simulation and evaluation, low-observable antennas and absorbers, antenna radome design and testing, multisubstrate bonded dielectric windows and antennas.  Mr. Hopkins has been awarded the IEEE 2018 Atlanta Section Outstanding Educator Award, the GTRI 2018 Distinguished Mentor in Labs Award, the GTRI 2017 Sensors and Electromagnetic Applications Laboratory Vic Tripp Award for Outstanding Mentoring, the IEEE 2016 Region 3 Outstanding Engineer Award, the IEEE Atlanta Section 2016 Outstanding Engineer Award, the GTRI 2010 Innovative Research Award, and was a member of the One GTRI Team awards in 2016, 2014, and 2010 for his contributions to advanced antenna systems.  He currently teaches in ten Georgia Institute of Technology Professional Education Short Courses and administers six courses.  He holds three US and one European Patents and has over 80 technical publications.  Mr. Hopkins also actively participates in the IEEE, currently performing paper reviews for multiple Societies and Symposia, including the IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society’s Aerospace Conference, the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society’s International Microwave Symposium, the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society’s International Symposium, and the IEEE Phased Array Systems and Technologies Symposium.

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