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Dr. Oliver Montenbruck Receives Johannes Kepler Award

By [email protected] - 25th October 2018 - 11:34

The Institute of Navigation’s (ION) Satellite Division presented Dr. Oliver Montenbruck with its Johannes Kepler Award September 28, 2018 at the ION GNSS+ Conference (Miami, Florida) for his pioneering contributions to GPS for navigation of space vehicles, the advancement of multi-GNSS understanding and tracking networks to support scientific and societal benefit. Dr. Oliver Montenbruck is head of the GNSS Technology and Navigation Group at DLR’s German Space Operations Center and an affiliated professor for GNSS at the Technical University of Munich. His research activities have been devoted to spaceborne GNSS applications, where he made outstanding contributions in the fields of receiver technology, autonomous navigation systems, spacecraft formation flying and precise orbit determination. His unique expertise in the field has resulted in numerous consultancy tasks for national and European space industry and agencies. Focusing on the new satellite navigation systems, he has pioneered the advancement of monitoring networks, characterization of new navigation signals, GNSS performance assessment, and multi-GNSS processing.