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Beihang Confers Honorary Professorship to Professor Peter J.G. Teunissen, Fellow of KNAW

Release time:September 30, 2018 / Lv Xingyun

On the afternoon of September 26th, the appointment ceremony of Peter J.G. Teunissen, a professor of Satellite Navigation at Delft University of Technology (Netherlands), as an honorary professor at Beihang University was held. Those who attended the ceremony included Tao Zhi, Vice President of Beihang University, Yang Lijun, Dean of the School of Astronautics, Weng Jingnong, Dean of the International School, Dong Yunfeng, Vice Dean of the School of Astronautics, and others. Huang Hai, a professor of the School of Astronautics, presided over the ceremony.

During the ceremony, Vice President Tao issued the letter of appointment to Prof. Teunissen. In his remarks, he extended his gratitude to Prof. Teunissen’s visit and congratulated Professor Teunissen on becoming an Honorary Professor of Beihang University. Prof. Teunissen introduced the Delft University of Technology and hoped to conduct future cooperation with Beihang in the field of scientific research and education.

Prof. Teunissen is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), a foreign Fellow of the Deutschen Geodätischen Kommission Akademie der Wissenschaften, and a Fellow of the International Association of Geodesy. He is a world authority on Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) positions and navigation and the inventor of the Least-squares AMBiguity Decorrelation Adjustment (LAMBDA) method for GNSS carrier phase ambiguity resolution. The method innovatively improves the high-precision navigation capability of the satellite navigation system, which has been the industry standard in the field of high-precision satellite navigation.

 

Reported by Sun Xiucong

Edited by Song Chao and Lv Xingyun

Translated by Lv Xingyun