(Department of Data Fusion, Command and Control Systems, Security and Defence Solutions, Saab AB, Järfälla, Sweden)
Egils Sviestins is a Senior Scientist at Saab AB, with the Department of Data Fusion located under Command and Control Systems, Security and Defence Solutions, in Järfälla, Sweden. Egils Sviestins's current tasks include managing R&D related projects and a Data Fusion Center of Excellence at Saab. He received his PhD from University of Stockholm in Theoretical Physics, specialising in General Relativity. After moving to Saab and its predecessors he has been designing algorithms for multisensor tracking for Air Traffic Control and air and sea surveillance. This includes an international patent on bias estimation. Other design and research areas are Short Term Conflict Alert, Wide Area Situation Picture, Bayesian track correlation and numbering, Network Enabled Capabilities, Situation Assessment and ground sensor tracking.