John Palimaka studied Engineering Science. Physics and Astronomy at the
University of Toronto, receving a B.Sc. degree in 1976. He received a
M.Sc. degree in Physics from Queen's University at Kingston in 1979.
Now at Telesat Canada, he specializes in the analysis of techniques for
satellite altitude determination and control. He is a Past-Chairman of
the IEEE Ottawa Section (1991-1992).