Lawrence R. Weill is one of the three technical founders of Magellan Systems Corporation, which in 1989 produced the world's first low-cost handheld GPS receiver for the consumer market.
He received B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from the California Institute of Technology. He earned an M.S. degree in mathematics at San Diego State University and a Ph.D. in mathematics at the University of Idaho.
He is professor of mathematics emeritus at California State University, Fullerton, and has operated his own consulting firm for 28 years.
As an active researcher, Weill has published numerous papers on signal processing for GNSS, radar, sonar, optical sensor, and satellite communication systems, including substantial contributions to the theoretical foundations and practical aspects of GNSS signal compression and multipath mitigation.