Alan M. Christman

Professor of Electrical Engineering
All FacultyElectrical & Computer Engineering

Contact Information
Phone: 724-458-3344

Alan M. Christman

What is your educational background?

  • B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from West Virginia University, Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering from Ohio University
  • B.S. in Mineral Preparation Engineering and M.S. in Mining Engineering from Penn State University

What are the main focuses of your research?

Antennas for the medium-frequency and high-frequency bands.

What specific courses or specialties do you teach?

Two-semester sequence in Electromagnetics, two-semester sequence in electronics, radio-frequency engineering, electrical machines and transformers, junior-year labs.

In your opinion, what is the most important piece of advice you give your students to help them succeed?

Each student should seek God’s will for their life. I often read Scripture at the start of each class, and this is a good time to speak to them about the importance of doing God’s will.

Please list a selection of your publications

  • “Radial Configurations for Elevated Four-Square Arrays,” QST, April 2022.
  • “Using the ON4UN Low-Band DXing Software – A Design Example,” QEX: A Forum for Communications Experimenters, Issue # 340, September/October 2023.