Todd E. Humphreys holds the Ashley H. Priddy Centennial Professorship in Engineering in the department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at the University of Texas at Austin. He is Director of the Wireless Networking and Communications Group (24 faculty) and of the UT Radionavigation Laboratory. He specializes in the application of optimal detection and estimation techniques to problems in secure, collaborative, and high-integrity automated situational awareness.
His publications are among the most cited in the field of positioning, navigation, and timing. His awards include The University of Texas Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award (2012), the National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2015), the Institute of Navigation Thurlow Award (2015), the Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (2017), the Walter Fried Award (2012, 2018), and the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE, 2019). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Navigation and of the Royal Institute of Navigation. He earned his B.S. and M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Utah State University, and his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from Cornell University.