Robert Leben Robert Leben
Research Professor
Aerospace Engineering Sciences
University of Colorado at Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309-0431
Office: ECNT 314
Phone: (303) 492-4113
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Research Interests

Ocean remote sensing, satellite altimetry, satellite oceanography, sea level reconstruction and climate monitoring.

Education

Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado, 1986
M.S., Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado, 1982
B.S., Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado, 1981

Professional Experience

2006-present, Research Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
1994-2006, Associate Research Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
1989-1994, Assistant Research Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
1986-1988, Research Associate, Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado

Awards (selected)

NASA Group Achievement Award, PO.DAAC Next Generation Team (2009)
NASA Certificate of Appreciation, TOPEX/POSEIDON Project (1995)
NASA Group Achievement Award, TOPEX/POSEIDON Verification Team (1994)
NASA Group Achievement Award for the TOPEX/POSEIDON Mission Design Team (1993)
Yalov B. Zeldovich Award, Committee on Space Research: Commission A and the Institute for Space Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1992)
ASEE Summer Research Faculty Fellowship with Naval Oceanographic and Atmospheric Research Laboratory (1990)