2014 PTTI Distinguished Service Award

Presented to: Dr. Wlodzimierz Lewandowski

Citation: For the development and support to new and refined time transfer techniques and for his contribution to civil applications of navigation systems.

Dr. Wlodzimierz Lewandowski

Dr. Wlodzimierz Lewandowski has been employed for 28 years at the International Office of Weights and Measures (BIPM), where as a Principal Physicist at the Time Section where he has taken part in the evaluation and diffusion of the international time scale UTC. He is engaged in research on the Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) time transfer, Two-Way time transfer, and time scale algorithms.

Dr. Lewandowski is secretary of the Consultative Committee on Time end Frequency (CCTF) Working Groups on Two-Way and GNSS time transfer standards, and European Commission expert for Galileo. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of Polish Space Research Centre (SRC) and of the Institute of Navigation (ION). Since 1988 he is a member of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC), where he chairs the Timing Subcommittee.

Dr. Lewandowski holds a MS in geodetic science from the Warsaw Polytechnic and a PhD degree in space geodesy science from the French Geographical Institute.