2013 Burka Award

Presented to: Dr. Young Chang Lee

Citation: For his paper “New Advanced RAIM with Improved Availability for Detecting Constellation-wide Faults, Using Two Independent Constellations” published in the Spring 2013 issue of NAVIGATION, Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 71-83.

Dr. Young Chang Lee

Dr. Young Chang Lee is a member of the Principal Technical Staff at the Center For Advanced Aviation System Development of the MITRE Corporation. Dr. Lee has been very active at the ION, presenting and publishing over 50 papers, mostly as the sole or primary author, in the area of GPS integrity for civil aviation. His most noteworthy accomplishment is his authorship of the first paper to introduce the concept and analyze the performance of Receiver Autonomous Integrity Monitoring (RAIM) in 1986. For the last several years, he has been an active member of the GNSS Evolutionary Architecture Study (GEAS) Panel and the Advanced RAIM Technical Subgroup of the EU-US Cooperative Working Group-C. Dr. Lee has also served RTCA Special Committee (SC)-159 as the secretary of the committee and the chair and co-chair of its different working groups. Dr. Lee received a B.S. from Seoul National University, Korea and a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia, both in electrical engineering.