Bundesamt für Eich- und Vermessungswesen (BEV)
Abteilung Grundlagen (V1)
Referat für Geophysikalische Grundlagen und Präzisionsnivellement
Room B 215
Schiffamtsgasse 1-3
1020 Vienna

Contact Information

Call: +43 1 21110-832222


Jakob Gruber


Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying, Department of Control Survey


Jakob Gruber is employed at Austria’s Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying (BEV) in the Section Reference Systems. His main fields of interest are:

  • VLBI raw data processing
  • Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
  • High-Performance Computing (HPC)
  • Radio telescope simulations
  • Operational VGOS correlation


  1. 2013

    Bachelor in Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering

    TU Wien
  2. 2016

    Master in Geodesy and Geoinformation

    TU Wien
  3. 2022

    Dr.techn. (PhD)

    TU WIen

Professional Appointments

  1. Since 2023
    Federal Office or Metrology and Surveying, Department of Control Survey, Geophysics and Precise Levelling
  2. 2019-2023
    TU Wien
  3. 2015 -2019
    TU Wien
  4. during 2015
    VLBI Array Operator
    University of Tasmania

Selected Projects

  • since 2019
    FWF project Vienna Goes VLBI Global Observing System (VGOS Squared)
  • 2016 - 2019
    FWF/DFG project Satellite Observations by Radio Telescopes for Superior Reference Frame Interconnections (SORTS)
  • since 2017
    ESA project Independent generation of Earth Orientation Parameters
  • 2016
    GNSS-EOP - High-Frequency Determination of the Earth Orientation Parameters by GNSS
  • 2016
    ISR-Atmosphere - Use of Intersatellite Ranging for Troposphere Tomography and Ionosphere Monitoring