Faculty

Morris Cohen received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 2003 and 2010, respectively, and served as a research scientist there until August 2013. From September 2012 until August 2013, Dr. Cohen was appointed as AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the National Science Foundation.


In Fall 2013, he joined the faculty in the School of ECE at Georgia Tech, with promotion and tenure as of Summer 2018. He was selected for the NSF CAREER award in 2017 and received the ONR Young Investigator Award in 2015. He is the winner of the 2014 Santimay Basu Prize by the International Union of Radio Science, an award given once per three years to an early career scientist. He is an author of more than 60 journal publications and 150 conference presentations. He serves as an Associate Editor for Radio Science and as President-Elect of the Atmospheric and Space Electricity Section of the American Geophysical Union. He utilizes a "flipped classroom" model for teaching, which increases student engagement and peer interaction, and won Georgia Tech's CTL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award in 2018. He enjoys hiking, cooking, traveling, and building pizza ovens.

Postdocs

Gebreab "GB" Zewdie
Joined Fall 2019

Graduate Students

Jackson McCormick
Joined Spring 2014
Evan Worthington
Joined Spring 2015
Marc Higginson-Rollins
Joined Summer 2015
Parker Singletary
Joined Fall 2015
Nathan Opalinski
Joined Fall 2015
Nikhil Pailoor
Joined Spring 2017
Ted Slevin
Joined Fall 2018
Roderick Gray
Joined Summer 2019
Charles Topliff
Joined Summer 2019
Shweta Dutta
Joined Fall 2019

Research Engineers

Kevin Whitmore (BS 2018, MS 2019)
Joined Fall 2018

Undergraduate Students

Baris Gurses
Joined Spring 2017

Graduate Student Alumni

Nick Gross
PhD Graduated Fall 2018
Worked after graduating for US Air Force
Lee Thompson
MS Graduated Fall 2017
Worked after graduating at SpaceX
Timothy Bolton
MS Graduated Spring 2016
Worked after graduating at Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC)

Postdoc Alumni

Ajeet Maurya
Completed Fulbright Fellowship Fall 2016
Worked after finishing at Indian Institute of Geomagnetism