The radar and microwave propagation research group of the Institute of Microwave and Photonic Engineering is mainly engaged in research and development of hard- and software for various radar systems.Furthermore, we do research regarding electromagnetic wave propagation at microwave frequencies.
Our main focus is in radar systems for environmental monitoring. In particular the radar research group has developed radars for the measurement of snow avalanches, a weather radar for precipitation measurement and a wind profiler. Those are generally technology concept demonstrations and prototypes which could be built and put on the market by industrial partners.
The main software development is WIIS a program for displaying weather radar images and other meteorological information. This led to other meeterological software and to display systems for hail suppression onboard the aircrafts.