2020 ION Annual Award Recipients

Burka Award: Jennifer Ellen Donaldson, Joel J. K. Parker, Dr. Michael C. Moreau, Dr. Dolan E. Highsmith, Dr. Philip D. Martzen 
For their paper “Characterization of On-orbit GPS Transmit Antenna Patterns for Space Users” published in the Summer 2020 issue of NAVIGATION, Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 67, No. 2, pp. 411-438.
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Distinguished Service Award: Dr. Y. Jade Morton 
For extraordinary service to The Institute of Navigation.
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Hays Award: Karen L. Van Dyke 
For her significant contributions to civil GPS applications, for her lead role directing the Adjacent Band Compatibility study, and for her commitment to international PNT coordination.
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Per Enge Early Achievement Award: Dr. Robert Odolinski 
For development of multi-GNSS models for precise real-time kinematic (RTK) positioning and for the sustained dedication to the research community, future surveyors and navigation professionals.
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PTTI Distinguished Service Award: Michael A. Lombardi 
For system development and leadership in the successful delivery of the U.S. time and frequency standards signals to a variety of domestic and international PTTI users.
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Superior Achievement Award: Captain Andrew P. Zimmerman 
For validating critical navigation processes and collaborating with Air Force tacticians to provide the highest standards of navigation and protection for the Air Force’s premier electronic attack asset.
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Thurlow Award: Dr. Mingquan Lu 
For significant and sustained contributions to the BDS-3 signal design and BDS-3/GNSS interoperable receivers development.
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Weems Award: Dr. Charles K. Toth 
For significant contributions to the development and implementation of multi-sensor integrated navigation systems and for demonstrated excellence as an academic mentor and professional leader.
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