James L. Garrison received the B.S. degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, in 988, the M.S. degree from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, in 1990, and the Ph.D. degree in aerospace engineering sciences from the University of Colorado, Boulder, in 1997.
He has held courtesy appointments in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Division Environmental and Ecological Engineering. He has been a Member of the Faculty with Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA, since 2000, where he is currently an Associate Professor with the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics. From 1988 to 2000, he was employed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), first at the Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, USA, and later at the Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA. His research interests include earth remote sensing using Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and signals of opportunity. He is the author or co-author of 28 journal articles, 52 conference proceedings, 6 US Patents, and has served as the Chair of GNSS+R 2012, an IEEE-NASA co-sponsored conference. Prof. Garrison has received a number of awards, including a NASA Exceptional Space Act Award, a NASA New Investigator grant, an Institute of Navigation Early Achievement Award, and a Keck Futures Initiative grant.