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Public Relations:Josh Brown (802)656-3039
Specialty:electromagnetic & optical field theory; wave propagation phenomena; applied mathematics
Biography:Oughstun is professor of electrical engineering and mathematics, and computer science. His areas of expertise are electromagnetic and optical field theory, wave propagation phenomena, and applied mathematics. His recent publications include: "Three -Dimensional Field Structure in Open Unstable Resonators, Part I: Passive Cavity Results" and "Part II: Passive Cavity Results" (Optics Express, 4, 10, 1999, lead author); and "Electromagnetic Energy Dissipation and Propagation of an Ultrawideband Plane Wave Pulse in a Causally Dispersive Dielectric" Radio Science, 1998, co-author). Oughstun has presented his research at such places as: Ustaoset and Geiranger, Norway, and Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.