James Stiles

James Stiles
  • Professor, EECS

Contact Info

Nichols Hall Room 153
2335 Irving Hill Rd
Lawrence, KS 66045
Eaton Hall Room 3030


James Stiles joined KU's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 1996 and is a member of ITTC's Radar Systems and Remote Sensing Laboratory (RSL).

From 1983 to 1990, he was a microwave systems design engineer for Texas Instruments; and from 1990 to 1996, he was employed as a graduate research assistant in the Radiation Laboratory at the University of Michigan.


Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, The University of Michigan, 1996, Ann Arbor
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Southern Methodist University, 1987, Dallas, TX
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri, 1983, Columbia, MO


electronics, electromagnetics, radar, microwave engineering.


Radar remote sensing of vegetation

Propagation and scattering in random media

Ground-penetrating radar

Radar signal processing

Applications of information and estimation theory in remote sensing

Awards & Honors

John E. Sharp and Winifred E. Sharp Teaching Professorship, School of Engineering, University of Kansas, 2004-2007

Harry Talley Excellence in Teaching Award, School of Engineering, 2004

Interactive Session Prize Paper Award, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, 2002

Miller Award for Distinguished Research, School of Engineering, University of Kansas, 2001

Harry Talley Teaching Award, School of Engineering, University of Kansas, 2000

Excellence in Teaching Award, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Kansas, 2000

IEEE Senior Member, 1997