Prof. Holzinger is a researcher and professor in space domain awareness, spacepower, and space traffic management

Dr. Marcus J Holzinger [Credit: Stable Diffusion]

Prof. Holzinger is an Associate Professor, Endowed Joseph T. Negler Professor, and Associate Director of the Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research (CCAR) in the Ann & H. J. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences Department at the University of Colorado Boulder, and is a Co-Investigator of the CU Boulder Space & Sustainability Initiative.

His research focuses on theoretical and empirical aspects of space development, strategy, and domain awareness, for which he has testified to congress, authored or co-authored nearly 150 conference & journal papers, and built several Raven-class space domain awareness telescope systems.

He served as the lead author for AFRL’s ‘A Primer on Cislunar Space’ white paper, 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.

Prior to coming to CU Boulder in 2018, Marcus was granted promotion and tenure at the Georgia Institute of Technology while serving as an Assistant Professor from 2012-2018. Prof. Holzinger is a Fellow in the American Astronautical Society (AAS) and an Associate Fellow in the American Institute for Aeronautics & Astronautics (AIAA).

Marcus Holzinger