Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Verbeth & Henry E. Coe Endowed Professor
Professor of Electrical Engineering

Director, Master of Science in Engineering


  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Electrical Engineering)
  • M.S., University of Missouri-Rolla (Electrical Engineering)
  • B.S., Arkansas State University (Engineering)

Professional Credentials

Professional Engineer - Kentucky No. 23495

Teaching Specialties

  • Electromagnetics
  • Applied mathematics
  • Signals and systems
  • Stochastic analysis

Research Interests

  • Electromagnetics and optics
  • Surfaces and materials
  • Printing technology
  • Analytical modeling


  • Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) Academy of Scholars and Fellows
  • Arkansas Center for Advanced Surface Engineering (CASE)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T)
  • Optical Society (OSA)
  • International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)


Dr. Kemp is an experienced professional engineer with expertise in the application of advanced analytic methods to a variety of technical areas including electromagnetic wave theory, laser printer technology, optical trapping and binding, radar cross section, source localization, signal integrity, and electromagnetic compatibility. Prior to becoming a faculty member at ASU, he spent several years in laser printer product and technology development at Lexmark International, Inc.  Dr. Kemp also has experience in the introduction of knowledge based technology development to industry.


Brandon Kemp, P.E.

Contact Information

P: 870-680-4302
F: 870-972-3948


Building: ABI
Room: 312