Lt Col Kenneth W. Burgi

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Ph.D., Engineering Physics, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, Dec 2016
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan, Dec 2010
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan, May 2002



  • Meritorious Service Medal (2020)
  • Air Medal with 10 Oak Leaf Clusters (2012)
  • Aerial Achievement Medal (2012)
  • Air Force Commendation Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster (2013)
  • Air Force Achievement Medal (2005)


  • AETC Nuclear Deterrence Operations Professional Team of the Year Award (2019)


Journal Articles

Nagamine, Eric K., Kenneth W. Burgi, and Samuel D. Butler. "Beam Formation and Vernier Steering Off of a Rough Surface." Micromachines 12.8 (2021): 871

Burgi, K., Marciniak, M., Oxley, M., & Nauyoks, S., “Measuring the Reflection Matrix of a Rough Surface,” Applied Sciences, 7(6), 568, 2017.

Burgi, K., Ullom, J., Marciniak, M., Oxley, M., “Reflective Inverse Diffusion,” Applied Sciences, 6(12), 370, 2016.

Conference Papers

Burgi, K.W., Marciniak, M.A., Nauyoks, S.E., Oxley, M.E., “Matrix methods for reflective inverse diffusion,” Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9961 (2016)

Belen’kii, M.S., Burgi K., Gillespiie, P., Gimmestad, G.G., Huges, K., Roberts, D., Steward, J., Wood, J., “Measurement of Tilt Anisoplanatism with Discrete and Extended Sources”, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 5160 (2004)

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