Leo Kempel

Leo Kempel
Michigan State University, United States of America
Dean, College of Engineering

Current Position:
Interim Dean and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Current International Activities:
GEDC member

National/Regional/Global Interests:
ASEE, engineering education, international partnerships

Academic Leadership Experience:
Interim Dean, College of Engineering, 2013 - Present; Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Areas of Research:
Conformal antennas, engineered materials for microwave applications, and computational electromagnetics.

Selected Published Articles and Works:
R.T. Fox, V. Wani, K.E. Howard, A. Bogle, and L. Kempel, "Conductive polymer composite materials and their utility on electromagnetic shielding applications," J. Applied Polymer Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/app.27317, 13 Nov. 2007.

A.L. Higginbotham, J.J. Stephenson, R.J. Smith, D.S. Killips, L.C. Kempel, and J.M. Tour, "Tunable permittivity of polymer composites through incremental blending of raw and functionalized single-wall carbon nanotubes," J. Phys. Chem., http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp070554p, 2007.
 
S.M. Cossmann, E.J. Rothwell, and L.C. Kempel, "Transient reflection of TM-polarized plane-waves from a Lorentz medium half-space," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A, 24, pp. 882-887, Mar. 2007.


Awards and Accomplishments:
MSU Teacher Scholar Award,
MSU College of Engineering's Withrow Distinguished Scholar (Junior Faculty) Award in 2001,
The MSU Teacher-Scholar award in 2002,
National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2002

Education:
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan 1994
M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan 1990
B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Cincinnati 1989