2005 Burka Award

Presented to: Dr. Mark L. Psiaki, Dr. Dennis M. Akos and Jonas Thor

Citation: For their paper “A Comparison of Direct Radio Frequency Sampling and Conventional GNSS Receiver Architectures” published in the Summer 2005 issue of NAVIGATION, The Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 52, No. 2, p. 71.

Dr. Dennis Akos

Dr. Dennis Akos is currently an assistant professor with the Aerospace Engineering Sciences Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Dr. Akos completed his doctorate degree in electrical engineering at Ohio University within the Avionics Engineering Center. He has since served as a faculty member with Luleå Technical University, Sweden, and as a researcher with the GPS Laboratory at Stanford University.



Dr. Mark L. Psiaki is an associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Cornell University. He received his bachelor’s degree in physics and his master’s and doctorate degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Princeton University. His research interests are in the areas of estimation and filtering, spacecraft attitude and orbit determination, and GPS technology and applications.