Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska


Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska Geodetic Science, Geomatic Engineering
Ph.D., Geodetic Science, The Ohio State University
M.S., Geodetic Science, The Ohio State University
M.S., Surveying Engineering and Land Management Systems, University of Warmia and Mazury, Poland


Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska is a Distinguished University Professor, Lowber B. Strange Endowed Chair, and Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering. She is the Vice President for Knowledge Enterprise in The Ohio State University Enterprise for Research, Innovation and Knowledge. She also co-directs the Satellite Positioning and Inertial Navigation Laboratory.

Her research interests cover GPS/Global Navigation Satellite System (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 methods, and mobile mapping.

Brzezinska is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and elected fellow of the Institute of Navigation, the Royal Institute of Navigation, the International Association of Geodesy, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She received the 2016 Institute of Navigation’s Johannes Kepler Award, the 2005 Institute of Navigation’s Thomas Thurlow Award, the 2005 and 2015 United States Geospatial Information Foundation Academic Research Award, and the 2018 International Association of the Institutes of Navigation John Harrison Award and the 2023 IEEE Richard B. Kershner Award.

She served as president of the Institute of Navigation from 2015-2017, and president of the International Association of Geodesy Commission 4, Positioning and Applications from 2011 – 2015. Brzezinska currently serves as Principal Investigator for the NSF Engineering Research Visioning Alliance and is a member of the National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Advisory Board. She previously served on the U.S. President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.

She is a member of the National Science Board’s class of 2022 – 2028.