What’s Up With The Dish 2004


Date Thursday August 19th 2004
Time 4:00-5:00pm
Venue George E. Pake Auditorium

PARC Forum

The origins and history of the SRI International 150-ft dish at Stanford University, “The Dish,” will be presented with a descriptive virtual tour of the facility as it now exists. The exciting past, present and continuing work facilitated by this landmark will be described. Hopes and plans for the future will be revealed.


Dr. Michael D. Cousins is Principal Engineer of the Remote Sensing Engineering and Systems Division at SRI International. He graduated from the University of California at Davis with a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. From there he continued his course of study at Stanford University, earning a Master's Degree and Ph.D. Since 1970, Dr. Cousins has done research at SRI International focussing in the areas of radio and microwave antenna design, large systems design, satellite hardware design, and radio astronomy. Dr. Cousins is a member of the IEEE, the American Geophysical Union, and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He is also author of several publications.

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