Justin Legarsky

Justin Legarsky

Justin Legarsky, Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Justin Legarsky Portrait


Justin Legarsky is an associate professor and the director of undergraduate studies in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Legarsky has been awarded a Certificate in Effective Instruction from the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE). Legarsky has completed Mizzou’s Online Teaching Foundations Program. Legarsky worked for NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionospheric Sounding instrument, which currently orbits Mars. At Mizzou, Legarsky’s research has included projects with antennas, microwave sensor design, radar image processing, optical image processing, sensor data processing, ground-based radar, satellite imagery, polarimetry, interferometry, advanced radar and electro-optical sensors. Legarsky’s research has been funded by the NSF, various DoD funding agencies and private industry.


PhD from the University of Kansas
MS from the University of Kansas
BS from the University of Washington

Technical Focus

Microwave sensor design
Radar image processing
Optical image processing
Sensor data processing
Ground-based radar
Satellite imagery
Advanced radar
Electro-optical sensors

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