Chris Ruf

Chris Ruf

Frederick Bartman Collegiate Professor of Climate and Space Science


2527A Climate & Space Research Building
2455 Hayward Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2143

Additional Title(s)

  • Director, University of Michigan Space Institute
  • Graduate Advisor, Program: Ph.D. Concentration in Geoscience and Remote Sensing


  • Ph.D., Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • B.A., Physics, Reed College

Professional Service

Research Interests

  • Earth and Planetary Remote Sensing
  • Principal Investigator, NASA Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System Earth Venture Mission
  • Remote Sensing Group

Specializations and Research Interests

  • Earth environment remote sensing methods
  • Ocean, atmosphere and land geophysical parameter estimation methods
  • Remote sensing instrumentation and technology development