Bob Marshall
Associate Professor • Associate Chair for Graduate Studies
Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research (CCAR)

Office Location: AERO 419

Focus Area

Remote Sensing, Earth, & Space Sciences


PhD, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 2009
MS, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 2004
BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, 2002

Professional Experience

2022 - Present, Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
2015 - 2022, Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
2013 - 2015, Engineering Research Associate, Aeronautics & Astronautics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
2011 - 2013, Engineering Research Associate, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
2009 - 2011, Research Scientist, Center for Space Physics, Boston University, Boston, MA
2003 - 2009, Graduate Research Assistant, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Awards (selected)

Provost's Faculty Achievement Award, 2022
NSF CAREER Award, 2021
JGR-Space Physics Editor's Citation for Excellence in Refereeing, 2017
International Radio Science Union (URSI) Young Scientist Award, 2011
National Science Foundation CEDAR/GEM Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2010
American Geophysical Union (AGU) Outstanding Student Paper Award, 2004 & 2008
Gerald J. Lieberman Fellowship, 2007
First Place, URSI Student Paper Competition, 2007

Research Interests

Remote sensing and in situ studies of the atmosphere, ionosphere, and magnetosphere using optical, low-frequency radio, and energetic electron measurements; optical and radio systems and design; plasma physics; numerical simulations; observations and modeling of lightning and meteors.