The gAGE research group was created at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) in 1987. Initially registered as the Research group of Astronomy and Galactic Dynamics, it was renamed as Research group of Astronomía i Geodesia Espacial  (gAGE) in 1994, and as Research group of Astronomy and GEomatics (gAGE) in 1998.
In the nineties most of the research group activities were oriented to GNSS in collaboration with Dr. Antoni Rius from CSIC until 1997, and with the incorporation of Dr. Manuel Hernández Pajares in 1990 as a gAGE staff until 2013. In 2009, the company gAGE-NAV, S.L. was created as an University Spin-off of gAGE/UPC.

The activity portfolio of gAGE in GNSS includes new algorithms for Wide Area navigation and Fast Precise Point Positioning at the centimetre-level of accuracy using GPS/Galileo signals, SBAS and GBAS studies, and precise Ionospheric and tropospheric sounding. Educational activities include GNSS teaching at different University levels (undergraduate, Master and PhD).

Other activities developed by gAGE members are in the field of Astronomy and Galactic Dynamics.

gAGE research group is coordinated by Dr. Jaume Sanz Subirana and Dr. José M. Juan Zornoza.

gAGE/UPC University Research Group

Location

Jordi Girona 1-3
C3 Building, 08034 Barcelona.
Spain
41° 23' 19.0536" N, 2° 6' 42.8256" E
Campus

 

GNSS Education Network for Industry and Universities (GENIUS)

GENIUS - ESNC University Challenge 2012

Objectives

The European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) values innovation, especially when it comes to new business ideas involving satellite navigation. This is why it wants to give you the opportunity to present and promote your idea - and eventually put it into practice.

Method and system for real time navigation using satellite transmitted three-carrier radio signals and ionospheric corrections

The invention concerns a real-time navigation method for locating a rover using three-carrier radio signals of three different frequencies to determine the position of a user, transmitted by satellites.

gAGE/UPC projects on GNSS

The R+D+i projects of gAGE/UPC on GNSS are provided in this section.
It includes a Project server (password protected) with the reports and working files available for the difefrent partners.

Peer Reviewed Papers on GNSS

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From 1996 to 2012, the three members of gAGE/UPC, Manuel Hernandez Pajares, Jose Miguel Juan Zornoza and Jaume Sanz Subirana, were developing its research activities together. This involved the development of a number techniques (algorithms and related software) in the  field of satellite navigation (GNSS) and their applications.

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