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Paine, Scott

Senior Physicist

Millimeter-wave and submillimeter-wave optics and instrumentation; Fourier transform spectroscopy; Atmospheric radiometry and radiative transfer modeling; Radio spectrum management

Professional Biography

  • Scott Paine has been affiliated with the Submillimeter Array radio interferometer on Maunakea, Hawaii, since its original development and construction, and is also active in the CMB-S4 experimental cosmology project. His research interests include advancing instrumentation and techniques for radio astronomy, and measuring, understanding, and statistically characterizing radiative properties of the Earth’s atmosphere having broad application to optimizing astronomical observations, remote sensing, and modeling of the Earth’s climate system.