Ken Pesyna

Marconi Young Scholar Ken Pesyna

Recognized in 2015

“The Marconi Young Scholar Award has given me the chance to network with some of the world’s most famous innovators, which has provided me with the opportunity to seek valuable advice as I commercialize my own work.”

Current Young Scholars Role

Social Vice Chair

Research Area

Low-cost precise positioning for automated vehicles

Current Position

CTO and Co-Founder, Radiosense


  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, UT Austin
  • MSEE, UT Austin
  • BSEE, Purdue University

Young Scholar Research

Techniques to enable centimeter-accurate GPS positioning on smartphones and other low-cost platforms

Other Honors

  • 2009-2012 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellow
  • 2009-2013 University of Texas Microelectronics and Computer Development Fellowship recipient
  • 2011 Innovative Signal Analysis Fellowship recipient

Fun Fact

I love to cycle. I also play the oboe and was in an orchestra all the way up to the last few years of my PhD when real life set in.