|Spouse(s) Judith M Skolnik|
Name Merrill Skolnik
|Alma mater Johns Hopkins University|
Children Nachama, Martin, Julia, Ellen
Books Introduction to Radar Systems, Radar handbook, Radar Handbook - Third Edit, Solutions Manual to Accompa
Education Johns Hopkins University
Merrill Skolnik (6 Nov, 1927 - ), is a respected researcher in the area of radar systems and the author or editor of a number of standard texts in the field. He is best known for his introductory text "Introduction to Radar Systems" and for editing the "Radar Handbook". In 1986, he was elected to the prestigious National Academy of Engineering.
From 1965 to his retirement in 1996, he worked for the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in the US. Earlier in his career, he worked with the Institute for Defense Analyses, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, and the Johns Hopkins Radiation Laboratory, among other organizations. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and was editor of the Proceedings of the IEEE. In 2000, he was the first recipient of the IEEE Dennis J. Picard Medal for Radar Technologies and Applications.