Jane Jean Kiam, software developer at ANavS, received a VDI prize 2013 for her excelIent master thesis on “Low-cost GPS-based Compass with Reliable Ambiguity Resolution and Cycle Slip Correction“. The award ceremony took place at Knorr Bremse on November 15, 2013.
Patrick Henkel and Patryk Jurkowski won the first prize in the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) in Bavaria in 2010, which included an incentive funding of 35.000 € of the Bavarian Ministry of Economy, I nfrastructure, Transportation and Technology, and an additional incentive funding of 25.000 € of the European Space Agency (ESA). A more detailled description of ANavS’s “Multi-Frequency Differential Carrier Phase Receiver” system and the ceremony in the Munich residence can be found at: http://www.esa.int http://www.galileo-masters.eu http://conference.galileo-masters.eu Patrick Henkel received the “Vodafone Förderpreis für Natur- und Ingenieurwissenschaften” of the Vodafone research foundation for his excellent dissertation on “Reliable carrier phase positioning” at the Langen Foundation in Neuss on May 16, 2011. The award included a plaque and a prize money of 5 000 €. Some further information on the award and the prize winner can be found at: http://www.vodafone-stiftung-fuer-forschung.de/preistraeger/2011/