Per Enge Early Achievement Award

Sponsored by The Institute of Navigation


To recognize an individual early in his or her career who has made an outstanding achievement in the art and science of positioning, navigation and/or timing.

Given in memory of Prof. Per Enge, a brilliant engineer and teacher, who used his cheerfulness and enthusiasm to inspire others through education, advising and mentorship.


Individuals who have made a significant achievement (35 years or younger in the year of the achievement). Preference in selection of the recipient shall be given to persons early in their careers for those contributions that assumed prominence and importance.  The nominee must be age 40 or younger at the time of the scheduled award presentation in order to be considered eligible for the award.


Nominations for this award may be submitted by anyone, but all nominations must be in conformance with ION nomination standards. Recipients need not be members. Those received in correct form by October 15 will be considered.

Submit a Nomination

Nominations can be submitted online, by fax to 703-366-2724, by email to or by mail to:

Chair, Awards Selection Committee
The Institute of Navigation
8551 Rixlew Ln., Suite 360
Manassas, VA 20109


Nominations must be received by October 15. Submissions received after the closing date will not be considered.


The presentation of this award is a highlight of the ION International Technical Meeting.

Past Recipients

1999: Mr. Victor T. Wullschleger
1998: Dr. Sam Pullen
1997: Bruce DeCleene
1997: Dr. Christopher Hegarty