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researcher , civil engineering educator

Washington Yotto Ochieng, Kenyan civil engineering educator, researcher. Fellow: Royal Institute Navigation (satellite navigation group committee 2000), Institution Civil Engineering Surveyors; member: United States Institute Navigation, International Association Geodesy (associate), Hong Kong Research Grants Council Referees.

Background

Ochieng, Washington Yotto was born on October 25, 1964 in Kendu Bay, Nyanza, Kenya. Son of Grace Akumu Yotto and Michael Yotto Amoko.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya, 1988. Master of Science in Engineering, Surveying and Geodesy, University Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy in Space Geodesy, University Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 1993.

Career

Staff surveyor Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning, Nairobi, Kenya, 1988—1989. Part-time lecturer Kenya Polytechnic, 1988—1989. Tutorial fellow, assistant lecturer University Nairobi, Kenya, 1989—1992.

Senior postdoctoral research assistant University Nottingham, England, 1993—1995. Principal engineer, satellite navigation specialist Racal Electronics Plc, Reading, England, 1995—1997. Lecturer Imperial College London, 1997—2001.

Deputy chairman London Center for Transport Studies, University London, since 1999. Senior lecturer Imperial College London, since 2001. Consultant IC Consultants Ltd., London, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in improvements required to enable the Global Positioning System of satellites to be used for safety critical navigation applications. Research in identification of innovative applications of satellite positioning. Design of new civil space-based navigation and positioning systems.

    Development of error models and software for processing global positioning system data. Development of concepts and systems for seamless navigation.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member international editorial board Global Positioning System Solutions journal, Journal Geospatial Engineering.

Membership

Fellow: Royal Institute Navigation (satellite navigation group committee 2000), Institution Civil Engineering Surveyors. Member: United States Institute Navigation, International Association Geodesy (associate), Hong Kong Research Grants Council Referees.

Connections

Married Abosede Adetohun Salako, August 16, 1997. Children: Grace Louise Kerina, Michael Sunday Yotto.

father:
Grace Akumu Yotto

mother:
Michael Yotto Amoko

spouse:
Abosede Adetohun Salako

child:
Grace Louise Kerina Ochieng

child:
Michael Sunday Yotto Ochieng