Australian positioning expertise at the forefront

Australian positioning expertise at the forefront


Australia: Matt Higgins, President of the Australia-based International Global Navigation Satellite Systems (IGNSS) Society has been appointed to the United States Space-based Positioning Navigation and Timing Advisory Board.

“This is a great honour for Matt, who is one of only six non-Americans appointed to the US Presidential Committee, which advises the US Government on policy issues related to global positioning systems (GPS) and positioning navigation and timing” said Peter Woodgate CRCSI CEO.

Appointed by the NASA Administrator, Matt brings to the Advisory Board thirty years of experience in GNSS, including the USA’s GPS. He is also a participant in the UN mandated International Committee on GNSS where he co-chairs Working Group D on Reference Frame, Timing and Applications.

Source: CRC SI