Jeffrey Thayer

Professor, Director of CCAR, Roubos Faculty Fellow
Contact Information:
Jeffrey.Thayer@colorado.edu
303-492-1764

Office Location: ECNT 316

Research Website: http://ccar.colorado.edu/rses/index.html

Focus Area

Remote Sensing, Earth, & Space Sciences

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, University of Colorado
2004-2012, Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
1995-2004, Senior Research Physicist, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA
1990-1994, Research Physicist, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA

Awards (selected)

Roubos Faculty Fellow, 2012
Dean's Award for Outstanding Teaching, 2011
CU Boulder Provost's Faculty Achievement Award, 2010
University of Michigan Alumni Merit Award, 2005
NASA Group Achievement Award, 2005
SRI International Presidential Achievement Award, 2004
NASA Group Achievement Award, 2000

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.