Dr. Robert Nelson, Associate Professor

Ph.D. | Faculty

Address: Office | 1001 Chestnut St W, Virginia, MN 55792
Email: robert.nelson@mnsu.edu


  • PhD in Engineering (Electrical focus) from North Dakota State University

Research Areas

  • EMI / EMC (Electromagnetic Interference / Compatibility)
  • Engineering Education
  • Engineering applications of electromagnetic fields – including antennas, transmission lines, and sensors

Dr. Robert Nelson is currently an Associate Professor of Engineering at Iron Range Engineering, Virginia, MN. Dr. Nelson received a B.A. degree in mathematics from Northland College, Ashland, WI, the M.S.E.E. degree from Washington State University, Pullman, WA, and the Ph.D. from North Dakota State University (NDSU). He previously served as a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin – Stout, North Dakota State University and the University of Idaho. Dr. Nelson has also been a member of the technical staff of Bell Telephone Laboratories and has consulted with Michigan Technological University and Lawrence Livermore National Labs; NDSU Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering; Eglin Air Force Base; Otter Tail Power Company; and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, New London, CT. Dr. Nelson has been actively teaching and conducting research in the area of applied electromagnetics, including antennas, transmission lines, microwave engineering since 1981.

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