School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

Scott Hudson

Interim director of the School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1991
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1986
  • B.S. (Honors) Applied Science, California Institute of Technology, 1985

Joined WSU Tri-Cities in 2002 from WSU Pullman

Research Interests


  • Electromagnetics
  • Telecommunications
  • Radar and space science
Recent Publications
  • MC Nolana, C Magri, ES Howell, LAM Benner, JD Giorgini, CW Hergenrother, RS Hudson, DS Lauretta, JL Margot, SJ Ostro, DJ Scheeres, “Shape Model and Surface Properties of the OSIRIS-REx Target Asteroid (101955) 1999 RQ36 from Radar and Lightcurve observations”, submitted to Icarus, 2/2013
  • Hudson RS, Ostro SJ, Scheeres DJ, “High-resolution model of Asteroid 4179 Toutatis”, Icarus, 161:346-355, 2003
  • Benner LAM, Ostro SJ, Hudson RS, Rosema KD, Jurgens RF, Yeomans DK, Campbell DB, Chandler JF, Shapiro I, “Radar observations of asteroid 3908 Nyx”,  Icarus 158:379-388, 2002
  • Benner LAM, Ostro SJ, Nolan MC, Margot JL, Giorgini JD, Hudson RS, Jurgens RF, Slade MA, Howell ES, Campbell DB, Yeomans DK, “Radar observations of asteroid 1999 JM8”, Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 37: 779-792, 2002
  • Giorgini JD, Ostro SJ, Benner LAM, Chodas PW, Chesley SR, Hudson RS, Nolan MC, Klemola AR, Standish EM, Jurgens RF, Rose R, Chamberlain AB, Yeomans DK, Margot JL, “Asteroid 1950 DA’s encounter with Earth in 2880: Physical limits of collision probability prediction”, Science, 296: 132-136, 2002
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