Shaw, Joseph

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Montana State University - Bozeman
Professional Summary: 

Joseph Shaw develops optical remote sensing systems and uses them for interdisciplinary environmental science. Current and recent activities include: 1) Airborne lidar and imaging for studying the ecology of Yellowstone Lake and locating invasive lake trout; 2) Thermal infrared and spectral imaging from the ground or the air for studying clouds, atmospheric aerosols, geothermal activity, wildlife, etc.; 3) Deployment of weather stations and remote instruments for measuring weather and environmental parameters and displaying data on real-time web pages; 4) Calibration of remote sensing instruments. My professional background includes academic degrees in electrical engineering and optical sciences, 12 years experience working as a research engineer at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and 11 years as a faculty member at MSU-Bozeman. I teach classes in remote sensing systems, optical system design, and electro-optics.


MSU IoE Office

Montana State University
605 Leon Johnson Hall
Bozeman, MT 59717
(406) 994-2374
MSU Director: Bruce Maxwell

UM IoE Office

The Universityi of Montana

The University of Montana
Davidson Honors College
Missoula, MT 59812
(406) 243-6058
UM Director: Maury Valett


Montana University System

Montana University System

Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
2500 Broadway Street
Helena, MT 59620