Institute of Navigation Announces 2013 Kepler Award Winner John Betz
The Institute of Navigation’s (ION) Satellite Division awarded Dr. John Betz its Johannes Kepler Award on September 20, 2013 at the ION GNSS+ Conference (Nashville, Tennessee) for his contributions to GNSS signal modernization and to the compatibility and interoperability of global navigation satellite systems. From 2004 through 2012, Dr. Betz was a member of the U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, including for three years when he led the 52 nationally recognized scientists and engineers providing technology advice to the Air Force’s senior leadership. He is a Fellow of The MITRE Corporation and has been selected as a member of the National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing Advisory Board. He is an ION Fellow, an IEEE Fellow and a past recipient of the ION’s Burka and Thurlow Awards.