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  1. Best paper presentation award, A. Abdallah, K. Shamaei, and Z. Kassas, “Assessing real 5G signals for opportunistic navigation,” ION GNSS+ Conference 2020  
  2. Best paper presentation award, Z. Kassas, J. Khalife, A. Abdallah, and C. Lee, “I am not afraid of the jammer: navigating with signals of opportunity in GPS-denied environments,” ION GNSS+ Conference 2020  
  3. Best Short Paper Award, Liang, R. Jiao, T. Sato, J. Shen, Q. A. Chen, and Q. Zhu,  "End-to-End Analysis of Adversarial Attacks to Automated Lane Centering Systems," ISOC AutoSec (Automotive and Autonomous Vehicle Security) Workshop at NDSS, 2021 (highest-scored short paper)  
  4. 2021 Bradford Parkinson Award for Best Dissertation, Dr. Lakshay Narula, Towards Secure and Robust PNT for Automated Systems. PhD thesis, The University of Texas at Austin, Dec. 2020. 
  5. Elevation to Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation (2021), Todd Humphreys  
  6. Best paper presentation award, M. Orabi, A. Abdallah, J. Khalife, and Z. Kassas, "A machine learning multipath mitigation approach for opportunistic navigation with 5G signals," ION GNSS+ Conference 2021 
  7. Best paper presentation award, J. Khalife, M. Neinavaie, and Z. Kassas, "Universal receiver architecture for blind navigation with partially known terrestrial and extraterrestrial signals of opportunity," ION GNSS+ Conference 2021 
  8. IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Lifetime Achievement Award 2021, Prof. Umit Ozguner
  9. Ohio State University College of Engineering Lumley Research Award 2021, Dr. Keith Redmill
  10. 2021 US Department of Transportation (USDOT) Graduate Student of the Year award, Nadim Khairallah (advisor: Prof. Zak Kassas)
  11. Elevation to Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation (2022), Dr. Charles Toth
  12. 2021 IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society (AESS) Robert T. Hill Best Dissertation, "Precise navigation with cellular signals: Receiver design, differential and non-differential frameworks, and performance analysis," Dr. Joe Khalife (advisor: Prof. Zak Kassas)
  13. Best demo award runner-up, A. Abdallah, Z. Kassas, and C. Lee, "I Am Not Afraid of the GPS Jammer: Exploiting Cellular Signals for Accurate Ground Vehicle Navigation in a GPS-Denied Environment," 2022 ACM Workshop on Automotive and Autonomous Vehicle Security (AutoSec)
  14. Cover article, July 2022 issue of IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, Z. Kassas. J. Khalife, A. Abdallah, and C. Lee, "I Am Not Afraid of the GPS Jammer: Resilient Navigation via Signals of Opportunity in GPS-Denied Environments"
  15. Best student paper award, N. Khairallah and Z. Kassas, "An Interacting Multiple Model Estimator of LEO Satellite Clocks for Improved Positioning," IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 2022
  16. Best paper presentation award, R. Tenney and T. Humphreys, “Robust Navigation for Urban Air Mobility via Tight Coupling of GNSS with Terrestrial Radionavigation and Inertial Sensing,” ION GNSS+ Conference, 2022

  17. Best paper presentation award, R. Sabbagh and Z. Kassas, “Observability Analysis of Opportunistic Receiver Localization with LEO Satellite Pseudorange Measurements,” ION GNSS+ Conference, 2022

  18. Best paper presentation award, M. Neinavaie and Z. Kassas, “Joint Detection and Tracking of Unknown Beacons for Navigation with 5G Signals and Beyond,” ION GNSS+ Conference, 2022

  19. Best paper presentation award, S. Kozhaya and Z. Kassas, “Blind Receiver for LEO Beacon Estimation with Application to UAV Carrier Phase Differential Navigation,” ION GNSS+ Conference, 2022

  20. Best paper presentation award, Z. Kassas, A. Abdallah, C. Lee, J. Jurado, S. Wachtel, J. Duede, Z. Hoeffner, T. Hulsey, R. Quirarte, and R. Tay, “Protecting the Skies: GNSS-less Aircraft Navigation with Terrestrial Cellular Signals of Opportunity,” ION GNSS+ Conference, 2022