Kent Chamberlin

Kent Chamberlin

Office: Electrical & Computer Engineering, Kingsbury Hall Rm W321, Durham, NH 03824

Kent Chamberlin received his Ph.D. from Ohio University, specializing in computational electromagnetics. His research has been devoted to modeling radio wave propagation including interfering radiation from computing devices and wave phenomena in the human body.

Dr. Chamberlin is the Past-Chair and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.  In his more than thirty-five years in academia, he has performed research for more than twenty-five sponsors, including the National Science Foundation.  He has received two Fulbright awards, including the prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Chair, which he served in Aveiro, Portugal.  He has also served as an Associate Editor for the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and he continues to be active in performing research and publishing.

Dr. Chamberlin has been passionate about his teaching during his career and has received numerous teaching awards.  He has experience with international higher education which has included one-semester of teaching in India.  He directed and developed UNH’s first internet-based online learning program in 1998 and he has been active in online learning ever since.  He was appointed by the Governor to the State’s Distance Learning Commission and he currently serves on the Boards of the Virtual Learning Academy Charter School and the Great Bay e-Charter School.  He recently served on the New Hampshire State Commission to explore the health and environmental impacts of wireless communication.

Research Areas:

The modeling and measurement of electromagnetic systems, particularly for applications involving communications and biological systems.