RTCA annually presents the William E. Jackson Award to an outstanding graduate student in the field of aviation electronics and telecommunications. This award is a memorial to William E. Jackson, a pioneer in the development and implementation of the nation's air traffic control system and an enthusiastic supporter of student engineers. 


Adam Naab-Levy is a Software Engineer at Blue Ridge Envisioneering currently developing algorithms and tools to improve signal processing systems. His work focuses on machine-learning-based signal detectors and tools to mitigate uncalibrated geolocation error sources. Before working in the private industry, he earned a B.S. (2012) and M.S. (2015) in Electrical Engineering from Ohio University. His current interests include photography, space exploration, and potentially obtaining a private pilot license.