Dennis Akos
Professor
Research and Engineering Center for Unmanned Vehicles (RECUV) • Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research (CCAR)

Office Location: AERO 452

Focus Area

Astrodynamics & Satellite Navigation

Education

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

2017-Present, Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
2008-2017, Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
2004-2008, Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
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