2021 ISIF Young Investigator Award

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Florian Meyer is the recipient of the 2021 ISIF Award for Young Investigators.  Dr. Meyer’s publication record and his contributions to graph-based localization and tracking are the basis for the award. Florian Meyer received the Dipl.-Ing. (M.Sc.) and Ph.D. degrees (with highest honors) in electrical engineering from TU Wien, Vienna, Austria in 2011 and 2015, respectively.  He is an Assistant Professor with the University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, jointly between the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. From 2017 to 2019, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow and Associate with Laboratory for Information & Decision Systems at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, and from 2016 to 2017, he was a Research Scientist with NATO Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation, La Spezia, Italy. Dr. Meyer was a keynote speaker at the IEEE Aerospace Conference in 2020. He has served on the technical program committees of several IEEE conferences and as a co-chair of the IEEE Workshop on Advances in Network Localization and Navigation at the IEEE International Conference on Communications in 2018, 2019, and 2020. He is an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems and the ISIF Journal of Advances in Information Fusion.