Dr Gerard Offermans
Senior Research Scientist, UrsaNav
Dr. Gerard Offermans is Senior Research Scientist of UrsaNav engaged in various R&D project work and product development. He supports customers and operations in the European, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region from UrsaNav’s office in Belgium. He is one of the developers of the Eurofix Loran Data Channel deployed at Loran installations around the world, and holds a patent on Private eLoran. Dr. Offermans is maintaining and expanding eLoran technology within UrsaNav, most recently on receiver technology, the Loran Data Channel, Differential eLoran for Maritime Harbor Entrance Approach and timing applications. Dr. Offermans received a PhD degree, with honors, and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.