Dr.-Ing. Thomas Gruber

Institut für Astronomische und Physikalische Geodäsie
Technische Universität München
Arcisstr. 21 80333 München

Room: 3614

Tel: +49 89 / 289 231 92
Fax: +49 89 / 289 231 78

E-Mail: thomas.gruber@tum.de


Academic Director of the Institute for Astronomical and Physical Geodesy, Technische Universität München


Research interests:

  • High resolution Earth gravity field modeling
  • High performance computing for gravity field determination
  • Combination of satellite derived gravity fields with surface data
  • Time variable gravity field analysis and geophysical mass transport studies
  • Sea level studies
  • Satellite radar altimetry and geophysical applications


  • 1989: Diploma in Geodesy, Technische Universität München
  • 1989-1992: Research Scientist at German Geodetic Research Institute (DGFI), Department 1 "Theoretical Geodesy" in Munich
  • 1992-2001: Research Scientist at the GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Division 1, Section 1.2, Operation and Development of Satellite Missions
  • June/2000: Doctoral Thesis (Dr.-Ing.) at Technische Universität München titled: "High resolution gravity field modelling by combination of terrestrial and altimetric data with satellite information"
  • since 2001: Research Scientist and Permanent Staff Member at the Technische Universität München, Institute for Astronomical and Physical Geodesy