Darren Muff MBE “ICEYE RADARS in Space : Some Trade Secrets”
A discussion on satellite Imaging radar and why they don’t work
Darren has been a physicist working in the field of satellite Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) since 1991. He has worked primarily as a government research scientist with the UK’s Defence and intelligence communities but has also had positions as Officer Commanding Operations for JARIC (The Joint AIr Reconnaissance Intelligence Centre) and as the Senior Scientific Advisor to Joint Forces Intelligence Group (JFIG). He spent 4 years living in the US working for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and received Honors from The Queen for his support to military operations during the Afghanistan Conflict. His most recent position was as The Space Technical Fellow for the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) and he was also the UK’s principal technical authority for Space ISR (Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance) R&D . He joined ICEYE in October 2019 as the Senior SAR Product Manager and is responsible for ICEYE’s SAR processing algorithms and advanced signal processing techniques. His principal skills are in the field of RF signal processing and computer science.