Alexa Putnam
Research Associate
COLORADO CENTER FOR ASTRODYNAMICS RESEARCH (CCAR)

Research Interests 

Alexa’s research interests include satellite altimetry, data analysis and applying remote sensing technology to study ocean surface and sea level change.

About

She holds a BS in Biochemistry from the University of Massachusetts Boston and transitioned to engineering in Munich, Germany where she obtained her MS in Earth Oriented Space Science and Technology (ESPACE) from the Technical University of Munich. In the Fall of 2021, Alexa received her PhD in Aerospace Engineering Sciences from the University of Colorado Boulder. Outside of research, Alexa spends her time with her husband and friends rock climbing and skiing, along with lots of playtime with her baby, Zayta.