Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska

Vice President for Knowledge Enterprise

Dorota A. Grejner-Brzezinska is Ohio State's vice president for knowledge enterprise, a University Distinguished Professor, and the Lowber B. Strange Endowed Chair in Engineering. She is also a professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering. She recently served as the Associate Dean for Research in the College of Engineering and the Senior Associate Vice President for Research, Corporate and Government Partnerships. 

She is also a Director of the Satellite Positioning and Inertial Navigation (SPIN) Laboratory. Her research interests cover GPS/GNSS algorithms, GNSS/inertial and other sensor integration for navigation in GNSS-challenged environments, sensors and algorithms for indoor and personal navigation, image-based navigation using artificial intelligence (AI) methods, and mobile mapping. She published over 350 peer reviewed journal and proceedings papers, numerous technical reports and five book chapters on GPS and navigation, and led nearly 60 sponsored research projects with the total budget of over $30mln.  

Dr. Grejner-Brzezinska is a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), Fellow of the Institute of Navigation (ION), Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN), and the recipient of the 2016 ION Johannes Kepler Award, the 2005 ION Thomas Thurlow Award, the 2005 and 2015 United States Geospatial Information Foundation (USGIF) Academic Research Award, and the 2018 International Association of the Institutes of Navigation (IAIN) John Harrison Award. She served as President of the Institute of Navigation (2015-2017), and President of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG) Commission 4, Positioning and Applications (2011-2015), and is an IAG Fellow. She currently serves as Principal Investigator for the NSF Engineering Research Visioning Alliance (ERVA) and is a member of the National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Advisory Board and served on the U.S. President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).

Dr. Brzezinska holds an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Geodetic Science from The Ohio State University, and an M.S. in Surveying Engineering and Land Management Systems from the University of Warmia and Mazury, Poland.  

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