About the Author
William Emery received his PhD in Physical Oceanography from the University of Hawaii in 1975. After working at Texas A&M University he moved to the University of British Columbia in 1978 where he created a Satellite program. He made professor in Aerospace Engineering Sciences at the University of Colorado in 1987. He is an adjunct professor at Tor Vergata University in Rome. He has authored > 182-refereed publications, 2 textbooks and > 100 conference papers. He is a fellow of the IEEE and the VP for publications of the GRSS. He received the 2004 GRSS Educational Award and the 2009 GRSS Outstanding Service Award. He is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society (2010), the American Astronautical Society (2011) and the American Geophysical Union (2012). Adriano Camps received his Ph D in Telecommunications Enginering from the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya in 1992. He is an IEEE Fellow and Full Professor at the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya-Barcelona Tech, where he teaches Remote Sensing courses, other disciplines relates to Electromagnetism, and a course on Small Satellites. His research interests are microwave radiometry, with special emphasis in synthetic aperture radiometers, and GNSS-R. He is now developing nanosatellites to tests innovative remote sensors, and in particular a GNSS-R payload. He has published over 145 journals papers, and 325 conference papers. He has advised 20 Ph D Theses (+5 on going).