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3 CU Boulder professors named American Academy of Arts and Sciences members

April 26, 2024

Min Han and Arthur Nozik, both in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Kristine Larson in the College of Engineering and Applied Science have been named members of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The academy, founded in 1780 to help a young nation face its challenges...

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Eos highlights Larson earning Charles A. Whitten Medal

May 26, 2021

The journal Eos is touting Professor Emerita Kristine Larson's win of the 2020 AGU Charles A. Whitten Medal. The American Geophysical Union honor recognized Larson for her outstanding achievement in research on the form and dynamics of the Earth and planets: "Kristine Larson is among the great innovators in geodesy...

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“She will never be able to do this.” – A career of breaking scientific boundaries

June 12, 2020

Kristine Larson looks at GPS differently. Where many see only a wayfinding tool, Larson has stretched and reshaped the technology, inventing methods to use it for everything from measuring Arctic ice sheets to monitoring soil moisture on...

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Larson joins the ranks of the National Academy of Sciences

April 28, 2020

This week, the National Academy of Sciences announced that it had elected a CU Boulder researcher at the forefront of GPS science to its prestigious membership. Kristine Larson will join more than 140 other United States-based and international scientists receiving this recognition in 2020. The honor is often considered one...

Working with GPS in the Artic.

Scientific American: GPS is doing more than you thought

Oct. 31, 2019

Scientific American is exploring GPS applications that go far beyond map wayfinding. They've published an article highlighting a numerous Coloradans doing exciting work with GPS systems, including Smead Aerospace Professor Emerita Kristine Larson, who has led many of the discoveries into new applications for GPS. Read the full article...

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Kristine Larson to share groundbreaking GPS work on Dec. 5 as Distinguished Research Lecturer

Dec. 1, 2018

RSVP for Professor Larson's talk: GPS Can't Do That, Can It? Kristine M. Larson of the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences will deliver a Distinguished Research Lecture about traditional and leading-edge applications of Global Positioning System (GPS) at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5. Glenn Miller...

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Larson honored with 2018 Distinguished Research Lectureship

Sept. 12, 2018

Kristine M. Larson of the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences and William M. Lewis Jr. of the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology department have been selected to receive the 2018 Distinguished Research Lectureship. The Lectureship is among the most esteemed honors bestowed by the faculty upon a...

Kristine Larson with a GPS device.

Breakthrough GPS work earns 2017 Governor's Award

Aug. 18, 2017

Congratulations to professor Kristine Larson for being named a winner of a 2017 Governor's Award for High-Impact Research for her work "GPS Reflections: Innovative Techniques." Now in their 9th year, the Governor's Awards are a project of CO-LABS, and celebrate the exceptional and groundbreaking work of scientists and engineers from...

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Larson awarded honorary doctorate for groundbreaking GPS research

Feb. 17, 2017

Congratulations to CU Boulder aerospace professor Kristine Larson for being awarded an honorary doctorate from the Chalmers University of Technology! Located in Gothenburg, Sweden, Chalmers is known for its engineering education and research programs. Larson is receiving the doctorate in recognition of her groundbreaking research using GPS signals to measure...