Dr. Y. Jade Morton 

Helen and Hubert Croft Professor
Director of Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research
Ann and H. J. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences Department
University of Colorado at Boulder
Boulder, CO 80303
Office: Aerospace Engineering Sciences Building Room N403
Tel: (303) 492-8630
Email: jade.morton@colorado.edu
URL: ccar.colorado.edu/SeNSe
CV: colorado.edu/jade_morton_cvsummary_jun_2021.pdf


Dr. Jade Morton is the Helen and Hubert Croft Professor of and Director for Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research (CCAR) in the Ann and HJ Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences Department at the University of Colorado (CU), Boulder.  Prior to joining CU in 2017, she was an electrical engineering professor at Colorado State University and at Miami University where she led the creation of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.  Dr. Morton’s research interests lie at the intersection of satellite navigation technologies and remote sensing of the Earth’s space environment, atmosphere, and surface.  She is an author/co-author of over 300 technical publications and the lead editor of a two-volume set of books titled Position, Navigation, and Timing Technologies in the 21st Century published by Wiley-IEEE Press.  She has lead and participated in more than 40 projects sponsored by AFOSR, AFRL, ARMY, DARPA, DHS, NASA, NOAA, NSF, ONR, Lockheed Martin, Septentrio, etc..  She has advised and mentored more than 40 graduate students and post-docs, given more than 100 invited presentations, delivered over 50 short courses and tutorials for government labs, industry partners, and at professional conferences and workshops.  She has provided numerous services to the navigation and the space science research communities, including being the Technical Editor of Navigation Systems for IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronics Systems, an editor for Beidou Special Issue for Navigation, Journal of Institute of Navigation (ION), President of the ION, Program Chair and General Chair of numerous international conferences, and a founding member of the Consortium of Ohio Universities on Navigation and Timekeeping (COUNT).  She is a distinguished lecturer of the IEEE Aerospace and Electronics Systems Society and a recipient of the ION Burka, Thurlow, and Kepler award, and the IEEE PLANS Richard Kershner award.  Dr. Morton is a fellow of IEEE, ION, and the Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN).