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Moghaddam Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2005-present
  • Associate Editor, J. Electromagnetics Waves and Applications, 2008-present
  • Guest Co-Editor, IEEE JSTARS, Special Issue on Microwave Remote Sensing for Land Hydrology Research and Applications, 2009
  • Chapter Chair, IEEE-GRS Southeastern Michigan, 2005-present
  • Guest Editor, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, ICONIC07 Special Issue.
  • Science Team, Japanese Earth Exploration Agency ALOS/PALSAR mission
  • Science Definition Team, NASA Soil Moisture Active/Passive (SMAP) mission, 2008-2012
  • Chair, Algorithms Working Group, SMAP mission, 2008-2012
  • Chair, SMAP 2nd Algorithms Workshop, to be held March 2010
  • Co-Chair, SMAP Algorithms and Cal/Val Workshop, June 2009
  • Steering Committee, Microwave Land Hydrology Workshop, October 2008
  • Co-Chair, NASA ESTO Radar Technology Panel, 2003
  • Member, NASA Surface Water Working Group
  • Member, NASA ESTO Radar/Radiometer Technology Working Group
  • Thesis Opponent, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, May 2007
  • Organizer of numerous conference sessions
  • Chair/Co-Chair of numerous conference sessions
  • Member of Technical Program Committees, multiple conferences


  • Fellow, IEEE
  • Education Excellence Award, College of Engineering, The University of Michigan (2009)
  • Elected member of URSI Commission B
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu (Vice President, 1985-1986)
  • NASA Certificate of Recognition: Dual low-frequency radar for soil moisture under vegetation and at-depth
  • NASA Certificate of Recognition: Single-chip high-density FPGA implementation of the SAR azimuth prefilter
  • NASA Certificate of Recognition: Dual frequency stacked-patch array for large aperture antenna feed
  • NASA Group Achievement Award: Cassini Program, Cassini Radar Team
  • NASA Certificate of Recognition: Cassini Program, Cassini Radar Team