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Helena Leppäkoski

Helena Leppäkoski received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Tampere University of Technology (TUT), Tampere, Finland, in 1990 and 2015, respectively.

She was with Metso Corporation, Helsinki, Finland, from 1990 to 2000. She joined TUT in 2000, where she is currently a Post-Doctoral Researcher.

Leppäkoski’s research topics have varied from satellite positioning to various methods for pedestrian indoor positioning and machine learning for location related context inference.

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Vicente Lucas-Sabola

Vicente Lucas-Sabola was born in Barcelona, Spain, in 1990. He received the B.Sc. in telecommunication systems engineering in 2015 and the M.Sc. in telecommunication engineering in 2017, both from Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB).

Since 2015 he is involved in the development of a Cloud GNSS receiver, a project funded by the European Space Agency (ESA).

Since 2017 he is pursuing the PhD at the SPCOMNAV group, dealing with topics related to Cloud GNSS signal processing for Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

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Philipp Richter

Philipp Richter holds a doctoral degree in telecommunications and works currently as a post-doctoral researcher in the Wireless Communication and Positioning group at the Tampere University of Technology.

From 2009-2012 he was a research associate at the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS.

His main research interests are in signal processing, Bayesian inference and machine learning applied to robust multi-sensor data fusion, positioning and tracking.

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Adrien Perkins

Adrien Perkins is a Ph.D. candidate in the Stanford GPS Laboratory working under the guidance of Professor Per Enge in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

He received his B.S. in Mechanical Aerospace Engineering from Rutgers University in 2013 and his Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University in 2015. 

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Tyler Reid

Tyler Reid is currently a research scientist at Ford Motor Company.

He received his Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University in 2017.

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Monica Navarro

Dr. Monica Navarro is a Senior Researcher at the Centre Tecnologic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya within the Communication Systems Division.

She received the MSc degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC) in 1997 and the PhD degree in Telecommunications from the Institute for Telecommunications Research (ITR), University of South Australia, in 2002.

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Hiroyuki Yamada

Hiroyuki Yamada is the Senior Deputy Director: Sub-Division for Operational Safety and Human Element, Maritime Safety Division, International Maritime Organization (IMO). The Sub-Division deals with all technical and operational matters related to navigation, communications, search and rescue and the human element of shipping.

Yamada has worked at IMO for 12 years in various positions related to ship safety. Previously he worked for the Japanese Government, mainly responsible for legislation and implementation of IMO regulations.

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August 4, 2017

Stephen Orr

Stephen Orr is an accomplished Wireless Industry Specialist and has more than 30 years of Wireless and Telecommunications experience in the areas of Engineering, Sales, and Business Management. Stephen graduated from the University of New Brunswick in 1985 with a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and in 2001 he went on to complete his MBA at Queens University in Kingston.

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August 3, 2017

Gianmarco Baldini

Gianmarco Baldini is with the European Commission – Joint Research Centre in the directorate for Space, Security and Migration.

He has worked as Senior Technical Architect and System Engineering Manager in Ericsson, Lucent Technologies, Hughes Network Systems and Finmeccanica before joining the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in 2007 as a Scientific Officer.

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Eduardo Cano-Pons

Eduardo Cano-Pons received the Master degree in Telecommunications in 2002 from the Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona. He was awarded a PhD in 2006 from the University of Limerick in Ireland in the area of Ultra-Wideband Impulse Radio systems.

Since February 2016, he is working with the European Commission Joint Research Centre in Ispra and his main areas of research are interference modelling for wireless networks and signal processing techniques for GNSS and wireless communication.

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Ciro Gioia

Ciro Gioia received his MS in Nautical Sciences from Parthenope University, Italy, in 2009. In 2014, he successfully defended his PhD thesis at the same University.

From May 2013 to April 2014, he was a visiting researcher at the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC). From May 2014 to June 2016 he worked as an external consultant at the JRC.

Currently, Gioia is a Scientific/Technical Project Officer at the European Commission JRC.

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K. S. Parikh

K. S. Parikh, Outstanding Scientist, received Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication in the year 1986.

He joined Space Applications Centre, Indian Space Research Organisation, India as an RF and Microwave engineer. He was involved in the design, development and space qualification of satellite payload systems for communication satellites, and was also responsible for the development of high power passive microwave components for satellite communication payload.

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May 29, 2017

Yu (Jade) T. Morton

Dr. Yu (Jade) T. Morton is an electrical engineering Professor at Colorado State University.

She received a PhD in electrical engineering from Penn State and was a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Michigan.

Prior to joining CSU, she was a professor at Miami University, where she led the creation of its Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.

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