BiographyArik Brown received his BS degree in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1993. He also received his MS and PhD from the University of Michigan in Electromagnetics in 1995 and 2000 respectively. Arik was a member of the University of Michigan's Radiation Laboratory in the computational electromagnetics Laboratory working with Dr. John L. Volakis who is the current director of the Ohio State University ElectoScience Laboratory.
Arik joined Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems in 2000. While at Northrop he has been involved in radiator design, array pattern synthesis, system level analysis of antenna architectures and system architecture design. He has worked on various airborne and space platform programs. Arik also teaches several internal courses for the Antenna Department's Antenna Fundamental Classes and also an Antenna System's Design class. Arik also teaches an Introductory Electronically Steered Array class for potential and existing customers.
Arik has been a Northrop Grumman Presidential Leadership Award recipient twice, has multiple technical publications and has received several Trade Secret awards. He currently works in the Advanced Concepts and Technology Division as a Senior Advisory Systems Architect.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Electronically Scanned Arrays