Charles Elachi

Charles Elachi

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Planetary Science, Emeritus

Degrees and Appointments

B.Sc., University of Grenoble, 1968; Dipl. Ing., National Polytechnical Institute (Grenoble), 1968; M.S., Caltech, 1969; Ph.D., 1971; M.B.A., University of Southern California, 1978; D.Sc.h.c., Occidental College. Research Fellow, Caltech, 1971-73; Lecturer in Electrical Engineering, 1982-88; Lecturer in Electrical Engineering and Planetary Science, 1988-2001; Professor, 2002-16. Vice President and Director, 2001-16; Professor Emeritus, 2016-.


Research Group Matters
Carol Sosnowski
142A Moore Laboratory

Research Overview

Professor Elachi's research interests are in Earth and planetary remote sensing and space robotic exploration.

List of Research Areas

remote sensing

EAS News about Charles Elachi

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