Robert Leben

Research Professor
Contact Information:
Robert.Leben@colorado.edu
303-492-4113

Office Location: ECNT 314

Focus Area

Remote Sensing, Earth, & Space Sciences

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

1994-Present, 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 for the TOPEX/POSEIDON Mission Design (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)

Research Interests

Numerical ocean modeling, computational fluid dynamics, geophysical fluid dynamics, satellite oceanography, remote sensing, supercomputing