Spectral and Polarimetric Imaging Postdoc

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in science and engineering on behalf of national security. We are seeking an experienced Spectral and Polarimetric Imaging Postdoc who is interested in joining our Space and Remote Sensing Group and participating in cutting-edge research programs in sensing, signal/image processing and detection. Relevant technologies and phenomenologies include spectral sensing, imaging, polarization, radar, acoustic and sonar.

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In this position, you will make visible/near-infrared/short-wave infrared (VNIR-SWIR) polarized spectral measurements, surface roughness measurements using an optical profilometer, targets for polarimetric imaging, and possibly help develop a new observation scenario for bi-static radar imaging.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in physics, engineering, computer science or other sensing-related field completed within the last 5 years
  • Coursework and research experience in remote sensing, preferably in spectral or polarimetric sensing
  • Fluency in one or more scientific programming languages (Python, Matlab, IDL/ENVI, C)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team

Desired Qualifications:

  • Laboratory experience making spectral measurements
  • Familiarity with spectral or polarimetric sensing and phenomenology
  • Experience with surface roughness measurements using a profilometer
  • Experience with Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imaging

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