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Wouter Pelgrum

Assistant Professor
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science,Avionics Engineering Center
STKR 321E
pelgrum@ohio.edu
Phone: 740.597.1507

Dr. Wouter Pelgrum hails from the Netherlands, where he worked at Reelektronika, a firm specialized in integrated navigation systems. He ran his own company from 2006-2008, and in January 2009 he joined the faculty of Ohio University's School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.


Research Interests: RIGR: Road-Mapping IMU GPS Receiver, GAEM: GPS Anomalous Event Monitoring, Measurement of the impact of ionospheric scintillations on GNSS signal propagation, NAVTEQ-ADAS: Advanced Driver Assistance System, Sub-terrain radionavigation, Robust Time and Frequency transfer, and terrestrial backups for GNSS. Research Topics Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Electronic Navigation Systems Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) Long Range Navigation (eLoran) Distance Measurement Equipment (DME) Time and Frequency

All Degrees Earned: Ph.D., Delft University, the Netherlands, 2006. M.S., Electrical Engineering, Delft University. B.S., Electrical Engineering, Delft University.

Journal Article, Academic Journal (3)

  • Jiao, Y., Morton, Y., Taylor, S., Pelgrum, W. Characterization of High Latitude Ionospheric Scintillation of GPS Signals. 6. Radio Science; 48: 698-708.
  • Li, K., Pelgrum, W. Enhanced DME Pseudorange and Carrier Phase: Concepts, Implementation, and Flight-test Results. 3. NAVIGATION; 60: 209-220.
  • Van Graas, F., Craig, S., Pelgrum, W., Ugazio, S. Laboratory and Flight Test Analysis of Rubidium Frequency Reference Performance. 2. NAVIGATION; 60: 123-131.

Conference Proceeding (43)

  • Craig, S., Naab-Levy, A., Li, K., Duan, P., Pelgrum, W., Van Graas, F., Uijt de Haag, M., , . Autonomous Snowplow Design. The Institute of Navigation; 2044-2057.
  • Jiao, Y., Morton, Y., Taylor, S., Pelgrum, W. Correlation Between Ionosphere Scintillation and Geomagnetic Field Activity. The Institute of Navigation.
  • Naab-Levy, A., Pelgrum, W., Naab-Levy, A. Impact of Ground Multipath on Terrestrial Radio Navigation Performance: Simulation and Flight-test Results. The Institute of Navigation.
  • Wang, J., Morton, Y., Zhou, Q., Pelgrum, W. Quantitative Spectrum Analysis on High Lattitude and Equatorial Ionosphere Scintillation. The Institute of Navigation.
  • Liu, Z., Xu, R., Morton, Y., Xu, J., Pelgrum, W., Taylor, S., Chen, W., Ding, X. A Comparison of GNSS-based Ionospheric Scintillation Observations in North and South Hong Kong. Institute of Navigation.
  • Naab-Levy, A., Li, K., Pelgrum, W. DME/N Error Budget Allocation and DME-Next Proof-of-Concept Flight Test and Performance Evaluation. Institute of Navigation.
  • Wang, J., Morton, Y., Pelgrum, W. High Latitude and Equatorial Ionosphere Scintillation Spectrum Analysis. Institute of Navigation.
  • Vinande, E., Pujara, N., Morton, Y., Marcus, R., Van Graas, F., Pelgrum, W. International Collaborative Navigation Research. Institute of Navigation; 1104-1109.
  • Taylor, S., Morton, Y., Marcus, R., Bourne, H., Pelgrum, W., VanDierendonck, A. Ionosphere Scintillation Receivers Performances Based on High Latitude Experiments. Institute of Navigation.
  • Jiao, Y., Morton, Y., Taylor, S., Pelgrum, W. High Latitude Ionosphere Scintillation Characterization. Proceedings of the 2013 International Technical Meeting of The Institute of Navigation.
  • Li, K., Pelgrum, W. Robust DME Carrier Phase Tracking under Flight Dynamics. Proceedings of the 2013 International Technical Meeting of The Institute of Navigation.
  • Ugazio, S., Van Graas, F., Pelgrum, W. Total Electron Content Measurements with Uncertainty Estimates. Proceedings of Navitec 2012, European Space Agency.
  • Pelgrum, W., Li, K., Smearcheck, M., Van Graas, F. eDME Architecture Development and Flight-Test Evaluation. Proceedings of the 25th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation (ION GNSS 2012).
  • Li, K., Pelgrum, W. Flight Test Evaluation of eDME Performance Enhancements. Proceedings of the 25th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation (ION GNSS 2012).
  • Pen, S., Morton, Y., Pelgrum, W. Ionosphere Scintillation Signal Parameters Modeling Based on Triple Frequency Software GNSS Receiver Measurements. Proceedings of the 25th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation (ION GNSS 2012).
  • Craig, S., Kollar, R., Lee, K., Duang, P., Pelgrum, W., Van Graas, F., Uijt de Haag, M. Laser-Guided Autonomous Snowplow Design. Proceedings of the 25th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation (ION GNSS 2012).
  • Niu, F., Morton, Y., Pelgrum, W., van Dierendonck, A. Performances of GPS Signal Observables Detrending Methods for Inosphere Scintillation Studies. Proceedings of the 25th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation (ION GNSS 2012).
  • Wang, J., Morton, Y., Zhou, Q., Pelgrum, W. Spatial Characterization of High-Latitude Ionosphere Scintillations. Proceedings of the 25th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation (ION GNSS 2012).
  • Wang, J., Morton, Y., Zhou, Q., Van Graas, F., Pelgrum, W. Time-Frequency Analysis of Ionosphere Scintillations Observed by a GNSS Receiver Array. Proceedings of IEEE/ION Position, Location and Navigation Symposium.
  • Li, K., Pelgrum, W. Flight Test Performance Assessment of eDME for APNT. Proceedings of the 2012 International Technical Meeting of The Institute of Navigation.
  • Niu, F., Morton, Y., Pelgrum, W. GPS Carrier Phase Detrending Methods and Performances for Ionosphere Scintillation Studies. Proceedings of the 2012 International Technical Meeting of The Institute of Navigation.
  • Taylor, S., Morton, Y., Pelgrum, W., Tripplet, J. Improved Ionosphere Scintillation Event Detection and Automatic Trigger for GNSS Data Collection Systems. Proceedings of the 2012 International Technical Meeting of The Institute of Navigation.
  • Vikram, P., Morton, Y., Pelgrum, W. An Event Driven GPS Data Collection System for Studying Ionospheric Scintillation. Proceedings of the 24th International Technical Meeting of The Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation (ION GNSS 2011).
  • Peng, S., Morton, Y., Pelgrum, W., Van Graas, F. High Latitude Ionosphere Scintillations at GPS L5 Band. Proceedings of the 24th International Technical Meeting of The Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation (ION GNSS 2011).
  • Van Graas, F., Graig, S., Pelgrum, W. Laboratory and Flight-Test Analysis of Rubidium Frequency Reference Performance Under Dynamics. Proceedings of the 24th International Technical Meeting of The Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation (ION GNSS 2011).
  • Craig, S., Miltner, M., Fulk, D., Pelgrum, W., Van Graas, F. Monocular Autonomously-Controlled Snowplow. Proceedings of the 24th International Technical Meeting of The Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation (ION GNSS 2011).
  • Pelgrum, W., Morton, Y., Van Graas, F., Vikram, P., Peng, S. Multi-Domain Analysis of the Impact of Natural and Man-Made Ionosphere Scintillations on GNSS signals Propagations. Proceedings of the 24th International Technical Meeting of The Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation (ION GNSS 2011).
  • Li, K., Pelgrum, W. Optimal Time-of-Arrival estimation for Enhanced DME. Proceedings of the 24th International Technical Meeting of The Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation (ION GNSS 2011).
  • Pelgrum, W., Morton, Y., Van Graas, F., Gunawardena, S., Bakich, M., Cherney, D., Peng, S., Triplett, J., Vemuru, A., Vikram, P. Measurement and Analysis of Artificially-Generated and Natural Ionosphere Scintillations Effects on GNSS Signals. Proceedings of the 2011 International Technical Meeting of The Institute of Navigation.
  • Zhu, Z., Bhattacharya, S., Uijt de Haag, M., Pelgrum, W. Using Single-Camera Geometry to Perform Gyro-free Navigation and Attitude Determination. Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE/ION Position, Location and Navigation Symposium.
  • Bartone, C., Pelgrum, W., Narins, M., Lilley, B., Bridges, K. H-field Antenna Considerations for eLoran Aviation Applications. Monterey, California: IEEE/ION PLANS.
  • Pelgrum, W., Helwig, A., Diggle, D., Narins, M. Loran TOA Measurements System 2.0: System Enhancements, Validation and Shakedown. Orlando, Florida: 36th Annual Convention and Technical Symposium of the International Loran Association.
  • Pelgrum, W., Helwig, A., Kellenbach, R., Diggle, D., Narins, M. Development and Implementation of the Loran TOA Measurement System. Groton, Connecticut: 35th Annual Convention and Technical Symposium of the International Loran Association.
  • Offermans, G., Helwig, A., Williams, P., Pelgrum, W. Differential Loran Trials in Harwich Harbour. Groton, Connecticut: 35th Annual Convention and Technical Symposium of the International Loran Association.
  • Pelgrum, W. High Precision Differential Loran – Tampa Bay Revisited. Groton, Connecticut: 35th Annual Convention and Technical Symposium of the International Loran Association.
  • Pelgrum, W. Noise – From a Receiver Perspective. Santa Barbara, California: 34th Annual Convention and Technical Symposium of the International Loran Association.
  • Pelgrum, W., Helwig, A., van Willigen, D., Offermans, G., Johannessen, E., Grebnev, A. Differential Loran Measurement results in the Tampa Bay Harbor. Tokyo: 33rd Annual Convention and Technical Symposium of the International Loran Association.
  • Pelgrum, W., Offermans, G., Helwig, A., van Willigen, D. First trials of the LORADD integrated eLoran/GPS/WAAS receiver. Tokyo: 33rd Annual Convention and Technical Symposium of the International Loran Association.
  • van Willigen, D., Pelgrum, W. The GNSS-Loran Mating Challenge. Munich: International Symposium European Radio Navigation Systems and Services (EURAN).
  • Pelgrum, W., helwig, A., van Willigen, D., Johannessen, E., Grebnev, A. eLoran For Harbor Entrance and Approach – the Tampa Bay Trials. Rotterdam: ENC-GNSS.
  • Helwig, A., Pelgrum, W., Offermans, G. Improving Availability through Integration of GNSS and Loran-C. Rotterdam: ENC-GNSS.
  • Offermans, G., Helwig, A., Pelgrum, W. Status of UTC distribution in Europe via Eurofix. Rotterdam: ENC-GNSS.
  • Pelgrum, W. Field Measurements of dLoran for Harbor Entrance and Approach. San Diego, California: ION-NTM.

Book, Textbook (1)

  • Pelgrum, W. New Potential of Low-Frequency Radionavigation in the 21st Century. Delft.

Patents

  • Pelgrum, W., Li, K. Carrier Phase Distance Measuring Equipment. EFS ID: 11934693, application Nr: 61591298.