Michael West, Adjunct Faculty

Michael West received his Ph.D. in Physics from The College of William & Mary in 1997. He worked as a physicist/optical engineer contracted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in Rockville, Maryland between 1997 and 2000. There he conducted research in optical polarimetry and developing standards for calibrating devices used to evaluate the performance of conventional film-screen mammography imaging systems. Dr. West left the medical imaging field in 2000 and has worked in the field of remote sensing ever since. His primary research has been in the field of hyperspectral remote sensing. Dr. West has published over 20 proprietary reports, conference proceedings, and peer reviewed papers. His current research interests are in atmospheric radiative transfer and quantitative spectroscopy.

Prof. West’s JHU email is mwest@jhu.edu.

He teaches 430.613 Advanced Topics in Remote Sensing.