Professor Alexander Braun

Alexander Braun

Professor (Cross-appointed from Geophysics)

Faculty, Engineering & Applied Physics

Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Arts & Science

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Graduate Opportunities

Prof. Braun has openings for new graduate students. Please contact him via email.

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About My Research

My research group focuses on understanding Earth and planetary systems 
and their interactions by using geophysical observations from 
satellites, airborne and terrestrial platforms on any scale.
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Research Interests

  • Applied Geophysics
  • Satellite Geodesy
  • Synthetic Aperture Radar, Altimetry, Hyperspectral Sensing
  • 4D Visualization
  • Signal Processing
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles


  • Admiral Richard E. Byrd Fellow
  • Fellow, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL)
  • University of Calgary Engineering Students Society award for excellence in teaching, 2006 and 2007
  • University of Calgary Schulich School of Engineering Early Research Excellence Award, 2008
  • Certificate of Appreciation, University of Texas at Dallas Office of Technology Commercialization, 2012