Chris Baker holds the University of Birmingham chair in intelligent sensor systems and is also the Chief Technology Officer of Aveillant Ltd, a Thales company. Prior to this he was the Ohio State Research Scholar in Integrated Sensor Systems at The Ohio State University.
Until June 2011 he was the Dean and Director of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the Australian National University (ANU). Before this he held the Thales-Royal Academy of Engineering Chair of intelligent radar systems based at University College London.
He has been actively engaged in radar systems research since 1984 and is the author of over two hundred and fifty publications. His research interests include, coherent radar techniques, radar signal processing, radar signal interpretation, electronically scanned radar systems, radar imaging, natural and cognitive echo locating systems.
He is the recipient of the IEE Mountbatten premium (twice), the IEE Institute premium and is a Fellow of the IET and the IEEE.