Cordula Robinson, Ph.D., US Citizen

Senior Research Engineer


Cordula Robinson, Ph.D., US Citizen
Senior Research Scientist at the Kostas Research Institute at Northeastern University. Expertise in multimodal geospatial data, with current focus on machine learning infrastructures to create inference engines. Science PI for AFRL congressional contract, 2019-2021 - prototyping and multimodal data fusion using smart technologies. Research is operationally focused to address strategic questions and basic applications. Other geospatial imaging research supported by NASA, NSF, Ministry of Water Resources (Sultanate of Oman); Sharjah Water and Electricity Authority (UAE); and Techno Park (Dubai UAE). Cordula has an asteroid Cordie (2942, Cordie) named after her.


1. Doctor of Philosophy, 1991. University College London - Physics and Astronomy Department, London, UK Harrie Massey Prize for Post-Graduate Research in Physics and Astronomy
2. Bachelor of Science in Geology (Hons), 1987. Durham University, Durham, ENG, UK. Varsity Letters
3. Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Postdoc (1991-1995). Asteroid Cordie (2942, Cordie). NASA contract.
4. Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), Berlin-Adlershof, Scientist (1995-1996). Mars Mission
5. Center for Remote Sensing at Boston University, Research Professor (1996-2007). NSF, techno Park, Ministry of Water Resources, Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority
6. Northeastern University, 2007-present. NGA Center of Academic Excellence; Two-time Fulbright host; USGIF accreditation; Current: AFRL KRI Project PI