2023 ION Annual Award Recipients

Burka Award: Dr. Daniele Borio 
For his paper “Bicomplex Representation and Processing of GNSS Signals” published in the Winter 2023 issue of NAVIGATION, Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Vol. 70, No. 4
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Hays Award: Chad E. Pinkelman 
For enduring contributions to Global Positioning System (GPS)-based programs, including significant contributions to an open architecture for multi-sensor integration, delivering assured PNT capabilities
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PTTI Distinguished Service Award: Francine Vannicola 
For major contributions to GPS system time synchronization and GPS atomic frequency standard performance analysis; and for contributions to the success of the annual PTTI meetings
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Per Enge Early Achievement Award: Dr. Tyler Gerald René Reid 
For outstanding innovations in the development of low Earth orbiting satellites for providing an enhanced global positioning service
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Superior Achievement Award: Captain Laura D. Norton 
For leadership and professionalism while executing two short notice casualty evacuations; and developing international combat search and rescue training
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Thurlow Award: Dr. Jiyun Lee 
For significant contributions that guarantee the safety of satellite-based navigation systems for aviation
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Tycho Brahe Award: Dr. Luke Winternitz 
For outstanding development of receivers and filtering algorithms that enable GNSS cislunar navigation and pulsar-based deep-space navigation
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Weems Award: Paul C. Manz 
For outstanding contributions and exceptional technical leadership in the development and delivery of “resilient and survivable PNT” for assured precision weapons and munitions
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