Timothy A. Murphy

Timothy Murphy Mr. Murphy is a Boeing Senior Technical Fellow in the Boeing Commercial Airplanes Group, where he is a member of the Airplane Systems organization. He has more than 37 years of experience in the field of radio navigation and communications systems for civil aviation. The current focus of his work is avionics for new airplane product development, and next generation CNS technologies to support air traffic management. Mr. Murphy's primary expertise is in navigation systems including satellite navigation systems (GPS, GPS augmentations, GPS modernization, GPS Landing Systems) as well as conventional navigation systems (VOR, distance measuring equipment, ILS, etc.). He also has extensive experience and expertise in communications systems including satellite and ground based communications systems.

Mr. Murphy is very active in the development of domestic and international standards for use of satellite navigation, communications, and surveillance by commercial aviation. He is the panel member nominated by the International Coordinating Council of Aerospace Industries Association (ICCAIA) to the ICAO Navigation Systems Panel. He is the vice-chairman of the CNS/ATM subcommittee of ICCAIA, which coordinates all industry work within ICAO, a branch of the United Nations which deals with Standards and Recommended Practices to support safety and regularity civil aviation operations. Within ICAO in addition to the Navigation Systems Panel, he represents industry on the Global Aeronautical Distress and Safety System Advisory Group and the Integrated Communications, Navigation, Surveillance, and Spectrum Task Force. He has been an active participant within RTCA Inc (an aeronautical standards body), serving on five different special committees in the areas of Satellite Navigation, Satellite Communications, Radio Altimeter, Autonomous Air Vehicles and Automatic Flight Guidance and Control Systems.

Mr. Murphy is active in the Institute of Navigation (ION), where he is currently on the Executive Council as Western Vice President. He has published more than 50 papers and holds more than 20 patents with several more pending. He received a Bachelor's and a Master's in Electrical Engineering from Ohio University, where he was a Stocker fellow and graduate research intern associate at the Ohio University Avionics Engineering Center.

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