Von R. Eshleman - Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus
Research Areas
  • Radio Science
  • Planetary Exploration
  • Electromagnetic Theory
  • B.E.E., George Washington University
  • M.S., Stanford University
  • Ph.D., Stanford University
Specific Research Interests
  • Radar astronomy
  • Development of space radio science for planetary exploration, especially atmospheres, surfaces and rings
  • Celestial mechanics and general relativity
Other Information
  • On Stanford faculty since 1957 (on research staff since 1952).
  • Member: National Academy of Engineering; Fellow of IEEE; AAS, COSPAR, AGU, IAU, URSI.
  • Director of Watkins Johnson Co.
  • Principal or Co-Investigator on space flight experiments Marinver V (Venus), Mariner IV (Mars), Viking (Mars), Pioneers 6-9 (Interplanetary medium), Voyagers 1, 2 (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune), Galileo (Jupiter), and several lunar missions including Apollo
  • Author of over 100 scientific and technical papers and chapters in books.
  • George Washington University Engineering Alumni and Alumni Achievement Awards (1974, 1975)
  • NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal (1981)

Office: 350 Serra Mall, David Packard #309
Stanford University
Stanford CA 94305-9515
Phone: (650) 723-3531
Fax: (650) 723-9251
Email: eshleman@nova.stanford.edu
Administrative Assistant: Helen Niu
(650) 723-8121