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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Prasad Gogineni

Prasad Gogineni

Deane E. Ackers Distinguished Professor

  • 3012 Eaton Hall
  • 1520 West 15th Street
  • Lawrence, KS 66045-7608


  • Ph.D. The University of Kansas, 1984
  • M.Sc. (Engr.), Kerala University, Trivandrum, India, 1976
  • B.E. Mysore University, Mysore, India, 1973


  • Electromagnetics
  • Advanced Microwave Devices
  • Engineering Design
  • Microwave Engineering


  • Radar systems
  • Microwave engineering


  • American Geophysical Union
  • Electromagnetics Academy
  • IEEE
  • URSI Commision-F, U.S.A.
  • International Glaciological Society
  • Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society


  • American Geophysical Union
  • Electromagnetics Academy
  • IEEE
  • URSI Commision-F, U.S.A.
  • International Glaciological Society
  • Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society


  • Miller Research Award, University of Kansas, School of Engineering, 1991
  • Taylor & Francis Award for Best Letter published in the International Journal of Remote Sensing, 1991
  • Terra Award for exceptional scientific and technical service to the agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Office of Earth Science, 1998.
  • Miller Professional Development Award for Outstanding Service to the Engineering Profession, University of Kansas, School of Engineering, 2000.
  • Group Achievement Award to the Antarctic Mapping Mission Team, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2000.
  • Louise Byrd Graduate Educator Award, University of Kansas, 2002.
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar, University of Tasmania, 2002.


Manager of the Polar Program, NASA Headquarters, 1997-1999


  • Kanagaratnam, P., S. P. Gogineni, V. Ramasami and D. Braaten, "A Wideband Radar for High-Resolution Mapping of Near-Surface Internal Layers in Glacial Ice," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 483-490, 2004.
  • Rignot, E., R. Thomas, P. Kanagaratnam, C. Casassa, E. Frederic, S. Gogineni, W. Krabill, A. Rivera, R. Russell, J. Sonntag, R. Swift and J. Yungel, "Improved estimation of the mass balance of glaciers draining into the Amundsen Sea sector of West Antarctica from the CECS/NASA 2002 campaign," Annals of Glaciology, vol. 39, in press, 2004.
  • Rignot, E., D. Braaten, S. P. Gogineni, W. B. Krabill and J. R. McConnell, "Rapid ice discharge from southeast Greenland glaciers," Geophysical Research Letters, L10401, doi:10.1029/2004GL019474, 2004.
  • Rignot, E., G. Casassa, P. Gogineni, W. Krabill, A. Rivera and R. Thomas, "Accelerated ice discharge from the Antarctic Peninsula following the collapse of Larsen B ice shelf," Geophysical Research Letters, in press, 2004.
  • Thomas, R., E. Rignot, G. Casassa, P. Kanagaratnam, C. Acuña, T. Akins, H. Brecher, E. Frederick, P. Gogineni, W. Krabill, S. Manizade, H. Ramamoorthy, A. Rivera, R. Russell, J. Sonntag, R. Swift, J. Yungel and J. Zwally, "Accelerated Sea-Level Rise from West Antarctica," Science, vol. 305, no. 5692, 2004.
  • Rignot, E., G. Casassa, S. Gogineni, P. Kanagaratnam, W. Krabill, H. Pritchard, A. Rivera, R. Thomas, J. Turner and D. Vaughan, "Mass imbalance of Fleming and other glaciers, Wordie Bay, West Antarctic Peninsula," submitted to Geophysical Research Letters, November, 2004.
  • Paden, J., C. Allen, S. Gogineni, D. Dahl-Jensen, L. Larsen and K. Jezek, "Wideband Measurements of Ice Sheet Attenuation and Basal Scattering," Transactions in Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 164-168, 2005.
  • Howat, I. M., I. Joughin, S. Tulaczyk and S. Gogineni, "Rapid retreat and acceleration of Helheim Glacier, East Greenland," in press, Geophysical Research Letters, 2005.
  • Jezek, Kenneth, E. Rodriguez, S. Gogineni, A. Freeman, J. Curlander, X. Wu, J. Paden, C. Allen, "Glaciers and Ice Sheets Mapping Orbiter Concept," Journal of Geophysical Research, November 2005.


  • "Swept-step radar system and detection method using same," United States Patent No. 5867117, granted 2 February 1999 (with Pannirselvam Kanagaratnam).