Dr. Kent Chamberlin chairs and is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. In his more than 35 years in academia, he has performed research for more than 20 sponsors, including the National Science Foundation. He has received two Fulbright awards, including the prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Chair, which he served in Aveiro, Portugal. He has also served as an associate editor for the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and he continues to be active in performing and publishing in a range of research areas.
Dr. Chamberlin has been passionate about his teaching during his career and has received numerous teaching awards. He has experience with international higher education which has included one-semester of teaching in India. He directed and developed UNH’s first internet-based online learning program in 1998 and he has been active in online learning ever since. He was appointed by the Governor to the State’s Distance Learning Commission and he currently serves on the Boards of the Virtual Learning Academy Charter School and the Great Bay e-Charter School. As department chair, he is working to make more of their graduate courses available online.
His research areas include computer modeling of electromagnetic systems, particularly for applications involving communication, biological, and navigation systems.