The focus of the University of Adelaide Radar Research Centre is in the use of radar for surveillance and environmental monitoring. It brings together research groups from the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and the Discipline of Physics in the School of Science together with various external organizations such as the Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation, the Bureau of Meteorology, the Australian Antarctic Division and commercial companies such as Raytheon Australia and ATRAD.
Key research themes in the Centre are in the area of radar systems and technology, RF propagation and radar signal processing.
The applications focus for the Centre' s research will be the areas of environmental and atmospheric monitoring through radar sensing, surveillance and radar systems design.
The educational focus of the Centre is the training of radar researchers at post graduate level and in the delivery of post-graduate short courses of radars and their applications.