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Paul Blunt

Associate professor of GNSS and communications engineering, Faculty of Engineering


  • workRoom B11 Nottingham Geospatial Building
    Jubilee Campus
    Wollaton Road
    NG8 1BB
  • work+44(0)115 8466058


Paul Blunt is Associate Professor of GNSS and Communications engineering at the University of Nottingham. His research is performed within the Nottingham Geospatial Institute and he teaches for the Electrical and Electronic Engineering department. Dr Blunt has a wide ranging experience in Industry and Academia. His main field of work and research is GNSS receiver design and he has designed receivers for Space, Miltary, Mass Market and Scientific applications.

Dr Blunt is part of the Nottingham Geospatial Institute Research group.

Expertise Summary

  • Acquisition and tracking of GNSS signals
  • Space applications of GNSS
  • Interference and multi-path mitigation techniques
  • Modulation, coding and multiplexing of GNSS signals

Teaching Summary

Microwave, Millimetre and Terahertz systems (EEEE4126)

Contemporary Engineering Themes (EEEE2047)

Research Summary

  • High sensitivity acquisition and tracking of GNSS signals
  • Interference mitigation with signal processing techniques
  • Spoofing detection and mitigation

Past Research

  • GNSS receiver design for high altitude missions (moon receivers)
  • BOC ambiguity resolution
  • GNSS signal generation and multiplexing
  • Antenna beam-forming for interference mitigation
  • GNSS front ends and acquisition for high bandwidth signals

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

The University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 95 14081