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Jahshan Bhatti

Jahshan A. Bhatti is pursuing a Ph.D. in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at the University of Texas at Austin, where he also received his B.S.

His research interests are in development of small satellites, software-defined radio applications, and GNSS technologies.

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April 22, 2010

Kaveh Pahlavan

Kaveh Pahlavan is a professor of electrical and computer engineering, a professor of computer science, and director of the Center for Wireless Information Network Studies, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts.

He is also a visiting Professor of Telecommunication Laboratory and Center for Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Finland, and the chief technical advisor of Skyhook Wireless, Boston, Massachusetts.

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Christopher Steger

Christopher Steger is a systems engineer at Skyhook Wireless, where he designs algorithms for Wi-Fi, cellular, and hybrid positioning systems.

He received his Ph.D. from the Center for Multimedia Communications at Rice University in 2008 with a specialization in the information theoretic analysis of training and feedback for wireless communication systems.

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Mohammad Heidari

Mohammad Heidari is a research engineer at Skyhook Wireless focusing on hybrid Wi-Fi positioning and its challenges.

His research interests are analysis of dynamic behavior of WiFi and hybrid positioning systems, indoor geolocation applications, wireless sensor networks, and UWB channel measurement and modeling.

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Farshid Alizadeh-Shabdiz

Farshid Alizadeh-Shabdiz is the chief scientist at Skyhook Wireless Inc. responsible for the research and development of Skyhook’s positioning technology.

He has more than 17 years of industrial experience in the design and implementation of satellite and wireless networks.

Before joining Skyhook Wireless, he was the head of the communications section of Advanced Solutions Group (part of Cross Country Automotive Services). Earlier, he worked at Hughes Network Systems.

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Ted Morgan

Ted Morgan is the CEO and founder of Skyhook Wireless.

He founded Skyhook with Michael Shean in 2003 to capitalize on the explosive growth of Wi-Fi usage and the emerging demand for location-based services.

Prior to founding Skyhook, Morgan was the vice-president of marketing for edocs Inc., a provider of customer self-service solutions that was sold to Siebel Systems in January 2005. At edocs, he ran marketing communications, inside sales, product marketing, and product management.

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Yunxing Ye

Yunxing Ye is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI).

He received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, and M.S. degree in electrical and computer engineering from WPI.

His current research interests include cooperative robot localization and body area network (BAN).

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Ferit Ozan Akgul

Ferit Ozan Akgul is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

He received his B.S. degree from Middle East Technical University and his M.S. degree from Koc University in Turkey.

He is currently working as a research assistant on RF-based indoor geolocation and indoor channel characterization with a particular focus on multipath-aided precise indoor ranging.

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Mohammed Khider

Mohammed Khider received his masters degree in communications technology from the University Of Ulm, Germany.

He obtained his B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering/communications from the UAE University, United Arab Emirates.

He is currently with the German Aerospace Center and a Ph.D. student at the University of Ulm.

His research interests are navigation, multi-sensor fusion, mobility models, signal processing, and context-aware services.

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Michael Angermann

Michael Angermann received a Ph.D. in electronic engineering from the University of Ulm, Germany.

He is currently with DLR, where his research interests are advanced and integrated communication and navigation systems.

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Patrick Robertson

Patrick Robertson received a Ph.D. in electronic engineering from the University of the Federal Armed Forces, Munich.

He is currently with DLR, where his research interests are navigation, sensor-based context-aware systems, signal processing, and novel systems and services in various mobile and ubiquitous computing contexts.

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David Last

David Last is a radionavigation expert and consultant, past president of the Royal Institute of Navigation, and professor emeritus at the University of Bangor, Wales.

Before his retirement in 2005, he headed the university’s Radionavigation Group. He is a past president of the International Loran Association, a fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), and a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

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March 10, 2010

Peter de Bakker

Ir. Peter de Bakker graduated from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering of Delft University of Technology.

He started as a Ph.D. candidate at Delft University of Technology in 2008 on the subject of precise point positioning and integrity monitoring.

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