Kurt Oughstun is a Professor of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science in the College of Engineering & Mathematics
at the University of Vermont where he was University Scholar in the Basic and Applied Sciences. A graduate of The Institute
of Optics at the University of Rochester, he is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America, a member of the European Optical
Society and a member of the United States National Committee of the International Union of Radio Science. His research centers
on electromagnetic and optical wave theory, asymptotic methods of analysis, and computational techniques. He has published
extensively on his research in these areas in such journals as the Journal of the Optical Society of America A & B, Journal
of the European Optical Society A, Physical Review A & E, Physical Review Letters, IEEE Proceedings, and Radio Science.