Brian Gilchrist

Faculty Co-Director

Brian Gilchrist is a professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science as well as Oceanic, Atmospheric and Social Sciences. Professor Gilchrist specializes in plasma electrodynamics and technological applications principally for in-space applications. In addition to his research, he is the founding director at the Multidisciplinary Design Program where he enjoys working with a core committed faculty and staff to create educational structure for opportunities that engage students in real world professional practice centered on design-build-test project activities. He received both his BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana and his PhD from Stanford.

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