Todd E. Humphreys

Associate Professor,  William J. Murray, Jr. Fellowship in Engineering No. 1

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Phone: (512) 471-4489
Office: ASE 3.234

Research Areas:
Controls, Autonomy and Robotics
Orbital Mechanics

Ph.D., Cornell University

Research Interests:

  • Secure perception for autonomous systems

  • Positioning, navigation, and timing technology and security

  • Detection and estimation

  • Software-defined radio

Dr. Humphreys specializes in the application of optimal detection and estimation techniques to problems in satellite navigation, autonomous systems, and signal processing. He directs the Radionavigation Laboratory and is associate director of UT SAVES. His recent focus has been on secure perception for autonomous systems, including navigation, timing, and collision avoidance, and on centimeter-accurate location for the mass market.

Dr. Humphreys is also on the graduate study committee of the UT Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a faculty member of the WNCG. He received the UT Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award in 2012, the NSF Career Award in 2015, the Institute of Navigation Thurlow Award in 2015, and the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE, via National Science Foundation) in 2019. Dr. Humphreys joined the faculty of the Cockrell School of Engineering in Fall 2009. 

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