Electrical and Computer Engineering
Personal OverviewEta Kappa Nu
Materials Research Society
IEEE Advisor Florida Tech Chapter
University Research Council member
Educational BackgroundB.S. University of Florida 1995
M.S. University of Florida 1998
Ph.D. University of Florida 2002
Professional ExperienceMarch 2009 - Present: Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
January 2003 - March 2009: Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
May 2002-August 2002; Visiting Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Florida.
Current Research2008-Present: Solar cell fabrication and characterization (polymer and crystalline)
2007-Present: NASA/Analex: Lightning simulation study
2004-Present: Hydrogen sensor development
Selected PublicationsKostanic I.N., S. K. Earles, N. E. Turner, and S. L. Meredith, Impulse Response Based Lightning Return
Stroke Model, submitted to: IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, 2009.
Turner N. E., W. D. Cramer, S. K. Earles, B. A. Emery, Geoefficiency and Energy Partitioning in CIR-driven and CME-driven Storms, J. Atmos. & Sol.-Terr. Phys., 2009.
Stanley J.E., D.H. Trout, S.K. Earles, I.N. Kostanic, P.F. Wahid, FEKO model of a multi-layer composite cavity, Applied Computational Electromagnetic Society, 2009.
Earles S.K, K. Yalamanchili, I. N. Kostanic, M. Nazer, M. Pozo de Fernandez, M. H. McCay, Electrical and optical responsivity of thin palladium films during hydrogen exposure, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 1098, HH08, 04, 2008
Lowrie C. and S. Earles, Wavelet processing of palladium foil images from atomic force microscopy (AFM) measurements. Electrochem. Soc. 702, 94, 2007.