URBAN, Timothy J.
Research Associate, Center for Space Research
(512) 471-3585 (fax)
Dr. Urban's areas of interest are in geodesy, remote sensing, orbital mechanics, geodetic missions, and mission planning. He has worked with several radar and laser altimetry missions including ERS-1, ERS-2, TOPEX/Poseidon, Jason-1, Jason-2, ICESat and ICESat-2. Key topics of interest are altimeter sensor corrections, measurement validation & calibration, and Earth science applications.
2013, Most Cited Article award, Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (TAO) journal for DOI: 10.3319/TAO.2008.19.1-2.1(SA)
1998-1999, NASA Texas Space Grant Consortium Graduate Fellowship
1991, Sigma Gamma Tau, National Aerospace Engineering Honor Society
Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2000
M.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993
B.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991