Mr. Brad Henning
Electrical Engineer
National Geographic


Brad Henning, Engineer at National Geographic Society’s Exploration Technology Team

Brad Henning received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota, USA, in 2012. During his studies, he worked as a research assistant with the SDSU Electrical Engineering Department’s Satellite Image Processing Laboratory. His research involved characterizing performance aspects of the OLI multi-spectral imaging sensor, now operating onboard Landsat-8.

He joined The National Geographic Society’s Exploration Technology engineering team after graduation, where he currently designs electrical hardware and software systems that the group uses to produce custom imaging and lighting equipment. His work has led him around the world on scientific expeditions and photographic assignments with scientists, explorers, photographers, and filmmakers.