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

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