Dennis Akos

Associate Professor
Contact Information:

Office Location: DLC 209 

Research Website:

Focus Area

Astrodynamics & Satellite Navigation


Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ohio University, 1997
M.S., Mathematics, Ohio University, 1996
M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ohio University, 1992
B.S., with distinction, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ohio University, 1990

Professional Experience

2004-Present, Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
1999-2004, Research Associate, GPS Laboratory, Stanford University
1997-1999, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, Lulea Institute of Technology
1990-1997, Graduate Associate, Avionics Engineering Center, Athens, OH

Awards (selected)

Institute of Navigation Thurlow Award (2009)
Samuel M. Burka Award for the outstanding paper of the 2005 Navigation Journal
Best Paper at IEEE Position Location and Navigation Symposium (2002)
Best Presentation Award, Institute of navigation GPS-ION (2000, 2001)
Texas Instruments DSP Challenge Semi-Finalist Advising Professor (2000)
FAA Excellence in Aviation Research (1997)
William E. Jackson RTCA Award (1997)
Gustavus E. Smith Award (1996)

Research Interests

RF Signal processing, RF interference, Integrated Navigation Systems, VHF modulation