Jeffrey Thayer Jeffrey Thayer
Professor
Director of Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research
Aerospace Engineering Sciences
University of Colorado at Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309-0431
Office: ECNT 316
Phone: (303) 492-1764
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Research Interests

Remote sensing of the atmosphere and ionosphere using lidar and radar techniques; optical systems and design; atmospheric and space physics; geophysical fluid dynamics, electrodynamics, and plasma physics.
Dr. Thayer's Research Group

Education

Ph.D., Atmospheric and Space Science, University of Michigan, 1990
M.S., Atmospheric Science, University of Michigan, 1986
B.S., Meteorology, State University of New York, College at Oneonta, 1984

Professional Experience

2012-Present, Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder CO
2011-2013, Visiting Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder CO
2009-2012, Associate Professor, tenured, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder CO
2004-2009, Associate Professor, tenure-track, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder CO
1995-2004, Senior Research Physicist, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA
1990-1994, Research Physicist, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA

Recent Awards

2012 - College of Engineering Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research
2012 - Roubos Engineering Endowed Faculty Fellowship
2011 - College of Engineering Dean’s Award for Outstanding Teaching
2010 - University of Colorado Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award
2005 - University of Michigan Alumni Merit Award
2005 - NASA Group Achievement Award
2004 - SRI Presidential Achievement Award.

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Curriculum Vitae
Recent Publications