Kristine M. Larson received the B.A. degree in engineering sciences from Harvard University and the Ph.D. degree in geophysics from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego.
She was a member of the technical staff at the Jet Propulsion Lab from 1988–1990. Since 1990, she has been a professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder.
Larson's research interests are focused on developing new applications and techniques for GPS.