Marcus J. Holzinger

Prof. Holzinger is an Associate Professor, H. Joseph Smead Faculty Fellow, Associate Chair for the Undergraduate Curriculum, and Associate Director of the Colorado Center for Astrodynamics (CCAR) Research in the Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences Department at the University of Colorado Boulder. His research focuses on theoretical and empirical aspects of space domain awareness, in which he has authored or co-authored over 130 conference & journal papers and built several Raven-class telescope systems. Dr. Holzinger has made fundamental advances in cislunar space domain awareness, low signal-to-noise ratio detection and tracking, telescope tasking to resolve hypotheses, lightcurve inversion, and reachability theory.

He is a recipient of an AFOSR Young Investigator Award and the National Academies Grainger Award, and is a National Academies selectee for the US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium. Dr. Holzinger has testified at congressional hearings and been interviewed for magazine articles and radio segments. Dr. Holzinger is an AIAA Associate Fellow, an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions in Aerospace and Electronic Systems, and is a former Chair for the AAS Space Surveillance Technical Committee (AMOS Conference).