Univ.-Prof. Dr.phil.nat. Urs Hugentobler

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

Room: 3618

Tel: +49 89 / 289 231 95
Fax: +49 89 / 289 231 78

E-Mail: urs.hugentobler@tum.de

CURRENT POSITION

Head of Forschungseinrichtung Satellitengeodäsie (FESG) at the Institute for Astronomical and Physical Geodesy, TUM

FIELD OF WORK

Space geodesy

High precision applications of the GNSS such as positioning, orbit determination, reference frame realization, time transfer

BIOGRAPHY

  • 1989: Diploma theoretical physics, University of Bern.
  • 1989-1998: Research Scientist at the Astronomical Institute of the University of Bern.
  • 1997: Doctoral Thesis at the University of Bern.
  • 1998-1999: Visiting scientist in the Mission Analysis group at ESOC/ESA in Darmstadt, Germany and Tenerife, Spain.
  • 1999-2006: Head of the GPS research group at the Astronomical Institute of the University of Bern, responsible for the CODE (Center for Orbit Determination in Europe) Analysis Center of the International GNSS Service (IGS), responsible for the developments of the Bernese GPS Software.
  • since 2006: Professor at the Institute for Astronomical and Physical Geodesy, Technical University Munich and head of the Forschungseinrichtung Satellitengeodäsie that contributes to research and operations at the German geodetic observatory in Wettzell.

COURSES