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Lisa Zurk

APL-UW Executive Director

Professor, Electrical Engineering

Email

zurkl@apl.washington.edu

Phone

206-543-1310

Biosketch

Dr. Zurk joined the Laboratory in the spring of 2018 to become the eighth APL-UW leader since its founding in 1943. She has been associated with the Laboratory throughout her career. She pursued research with APL-UW mentors while a graduate student in the UW Department of Electrical Engineering, where her dissertation was on electromagnetic wave propagation in remote sensing of snow, then was an APL-UW associate scientist during her tenure at Portland State University.

Dr. Zurk concurrently joined the UW Department of Electrical Engineering as a full professor, enriching the interdisciplinary efforts of UW EE and APL-UW.

Her many accolades and distinctions include receiving a Fulbright scholarship, the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the Office of Naval Research Faculty Award, and fellow status in the Acoustical Society of America.

Department Affiliation

Director's Office

Education

B.S. Computer Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1985

M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University, 1991

Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, 1995

Acoustics Air-Sea Interaction & Remote Sensing Center for Environmental & Information Systems Center for Industrial & Medical Ultrasound Electronic & Photonic Systems Ocean Engineering Ocean Physics Polar Science Center
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