Bernd Eissfeller is full professor of navigation and director of the Institute of Space Technology and Space Applications (formerly the Institute of Geodesy and Navigation) at the University FAF Munich.
He is responsible for teaching and research in navigation and signal processing. Until the end of 1993 he worked in industry as a project manager on the development of GPS/INS navigation systems.
He received the Habilitation (venia legendi) in Navigation and Physical Geodesy, and from 1994-2000 he was head of the GNSS Laboratory of the Institute of Geodesy and Navigation.
From 2000 to 2008 he was Vice Director of the IGN until he became the Director of the Institute which was formerly led by Prof. Guenter Hein.
Eissfeller is author of more than 215 scientific and technical papers.