Attila Komjathy is the Group Supervisor of Near Earth Tracking Systems Group (335S) and a Principal Member of the Tracking Systems and Applications Section at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the California Institute of Technology, specializing in remote sensing techniques for terrestrial and planetary applications.
He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering of the University of New Brunswick, Canada where he currently also serves as an adjunct professor. Dr. Komjathy spent four years as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is a recipient of several NASA awards including an Exceptional Space Act Award, Best Paper, and JPL Group Achievement Awards. Dr. Komjathy is JPL’s primary interface to the GATEW working group (Global Navigation Satellite System Augmentation to Tsunami Early Warning System) under the leadership of IUGG and IAG. He is an Editorial Board member of the AGU’s Radio Science and also served as an associate editor for Springer’s GPS Solutions – the Journal of Global Navigation Satellite Systems. In addition, he serves as Commission Chair for the URSI National Committee “Ionosphere and Radio Propagation” since 2018. The US Institute of Navigation elected Dr. Komjathy as a Fellow for contributions to remote sensing of Earth’s ionosphere using GNSS signals in 2015.