Prof. V.N. Bringi has been at Colorado State University since 1981. His research interests are in electromagetics and polarimetric weather radar, being a pioneer in the latter field. Since 1990 he has been a Co-PI on the CSU-CHILL National Radar Facility which is operated under a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation for the university weather radar community both nationally and internationally. The CSU-CHILL radar facility is at the cutting edge of research and providing for advanced education with the recent addition of the first 9 m dual-offset Gregorian antenna on a weather radar. Prof. Bringi has served for four years as Editor of the Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology and is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society. He is co-author of the book "Polarimetric Doppler Weather Radar" by V.N. Bringi and V. Chandrasekar published by Cambridge University Press in 2001.