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Dr Kimia Shamaei receives Parkinson award

Sep 2020 | No Comment

The Institute of Navigation’s (ION) Satellite Division presented Dr. Kimia Shamaei with its Bradford W. Parkinson Award September 25, 2020 during the ION GNSS+ 2020 VIRTUAL Conference.

Dr. Shamaei was recognized for her thesis, “Exploiting Cellular Signals for Navigation: 4G to 5G.”

 The Bradford W. Parkinson Award is awarded annually to an outstanding graduate student in the field of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS).  This award, which honors Dr. Parkinson for his leadership in establishing both the U.S. Global Positioning System and the Satellite Division of the ION, includes a personalized plaque and a $2,500 honorarium.

Any ION member who is a graduate student completing a degree program with an emphasis in GNSS technology, applications, or policy is eligible for the award.  We would like to thank the altruistic experts who served on this year’s selection committee.

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