Penina Axelrad

This individual is a former member of the National Space-Based PNT Advisory Board. The following information has not been updated since his/her service ended.

Penina AxelradDr. Axelrad is a Distinguished Professor in Aerospace Engineering Sciences (AES) at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she has been a faculty member since 1992 and served as Department Chair from 2012-2017.

Her research interests include space domain awareness, technology and algorithms for GPS-based position, navigation, and timing in space, airborne, marine, and land environments, multipath characterization and correction, and remote sensing using GNSS-based reflectometry and radio occultation measurements. She has authored 63 journal papers, 142 conference papers, and served as PI or Co-I on research grants and contracts totaling $12.5 M.

Dr. Axelrad is a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), a Fellow of the Institute of Navigation (ION), and a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). Additional honors include the Lawrence Sperry Award (1996) from the AIAA, Samuel Burka Award (2011) and Johannes Kepler Award (2009) from the ION, Women In Aerospace Educator Award (2015), and University of Colorado Excellence in Leadership Award (2017). She holds bachelor's and master's degrees from M.I.T. and a Ph.D. from Stanford University.

Take Action: