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Grant Awardees 2010

Honor Roll of 2010 Grantees

With thanks to our Donors, event sponsors and grant evaluation committees we are pleased to announce that The ISPRS Foundation (TIF) funding for 2010 has been provided in the four TIF grant categories of:

Research Initiatives″    ″ Travel Grants″    ″ Tools & Literature″    ″ Workshops

 


Grants for Research Initiatives

Congratulations to the following successful applicants whose projects have been deemed worthy of financial grants to pursue their proposed projects.

CANADA –
  Dr. Derek Lichti – University of Calgary ″Compilation of an authoritative, on-line bibliography on Terrestrial Laser Scanning″
(Project underway: See external link  http://www.tlsdatabase.ucalgary.ca/)
   
CHINA –
  Prof. Jianya Gong – Wuhan University ″Integrating Virtual Globe and Web Service Technologies for ISPRS Higher Education Teaching and Research″
(Project Completed: See PDF Document)

 

 


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Travel Grants

We are pleased to announce that twenty-eight (28) Travel Grants have been awarded to deserving grantees from nineteen (19) countries for their participation in the events listed below.

Congratulations to the following Grantees:

ISPRS Commission II Symposium
26-28 May – Hong Kong, China
(Following two Grants sponsored by the Trust Fund Amsterdam 2000)

CHINA -
       Ms. Xi Zhao – LIESMARS, Wuhan University
       Mr. Xiang Zhang – School of Resource & Environmental Science, Wuhan University

 
(Following Grant sponsored by the European Science Foundation)

TURKEY –
       Mr. Berk Anbaroglu – Hacettepe University, Beytepe Campus, Ankara

 


 

ISPRS Commission V Symposium
22-24 Jun – Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
(Following two Grants sponsored by the Trust Fund Amsterdam 2000)

BHUTAN –
       Mr. Sonam Jamtsho – University of Calgary, Canada

SLOVENIA –
       Mr. Vid Peterman – University of Ljubljana

 
(Following three Grants sponsored by the European Science Foundation)

GERMANY –
       Ms. Angela Budroni – Institut für Photogrammetrie, Stuttgart University

POLAND –
       Ms. Emilia Kazana – Warsaw University of Technology
       Ms. Agnieszka Wojtas – COWI Mapping UK

 


 

ISPRS Commission VI Symposium
2-4 Jun – Enschede, Netherlands
(Following four Grants sponsored by the Trust Fund Amsterdam 2000)

MONGOLIA –
       Mrs. Tuul Batbaldan - Land Management & Fiscal Cadastre, Ulaan Baatar

NIGERIA –
       Dr. Jo Akinyede - African Regional Centre for Space S & Technology Education

TANZANIA –
       Mr. Mlenge F. Mgendi – Texas A&M University, USA

TURKEY –
       Mr. Cemal Özgür Kivilcim – Historical Sites Protection, Istanbul Metro. Municipality

 


 

ISPRS Commission VII Symposium
5-7 Jul – Vienna, Austria
(Following three Grants sponsored by the Trust Fund Amsterdam 2000)

IRAN –
       Mr. Ali Shamsoddini – University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

TUNISIA –
       Mr. Riadh Abdelfattah – Ecole Supérieure des Communications de Tunis

ZIMBABWE –
       Mr. Charles Paradzayi – Survey Institute of Zimbabwe

 


 

ISPRS Commission VIII Symposium
9-12 Aug – Kyoto, Japan
(Following five Grants sponsored by the Trust Fund Amsterdam 2000)

UZBEKISTAN –
       Mr. Iskandar T. Muminov – National University of Uzbekistan

VIETNAM –
       Ms. Pham Thi Mai Thy – Ho Chi Minh City Institute of Resources Geography

INDIA –
       Mr. Sudhir Gupta – The LNM Institute of Information Technology

PHILIPPINES –
       Mr. Jojene R. Santillan – University of the Philippines

CHINA –
       Ms. Yuqi Tang – LIESMARS, Wuhan University

 
(Following Grant sponsored by the European Science Foundation)

GERMANY –
       Mr. Christian Koyama – University of Cologne

 


 

ISPRS Commission III Symposium
1-3 Sep – Paris, France
(Following three Grants sponsored by the Trust Fund Amsterdam 2000)

TANZANIA –
       Mr. Adam P. Nyaruhuma – University of Twente, The Netherlands

HUNGARY –
       Mr. Sandor Laky – HAS-BME Research Group for Physical Geodesy & Geodynamics

RUSSIA –
       Mr. Alexander Velizhev – Moscow State University

 
(Following two Grants sponsored by the European Science Foundation)

CHINA –
       Ms. Jing Xiao – University of Tewente, The Netherlands

SLOVENIA –
       Ms. Janja Avbelj – University of Ljubljana

 


 

LARS – Latin American Remote Sensing Week
4-8 Oct – Santiago, Chile
(Following Grant sponsored by the Trust Fund Amsterdam 2000)

CHILE –
       Mr. Erling Johnson – University de Magallanes

 


 

ISPRS Commission IV Symposium
16 -18 Nov – Orlando, U.S.A.
(Following Grant sponsored by the European Science Foundation)

POLAND –
       Mr. Krzysztof Stereńczak - Warsaw University of Life Sciences

 

 


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Tools & Literature Grants

Participants to the ISPRS Joint Workshop on: ″Core Spatial Databases - Updating, Maintenance and Services - from Theory to Practice″ in Haifa, Israel who made donations as part of their registration were entered into a blind drawing to win prizes. The ISPRS Foundation congratulates the prize winners and offers thanks to the In-Kind donors.

 

 


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Workshop Grants

Funding donated to TIF by Leica Geosystems, AG was provided to support the ″5th ISPRS Student Consortium and ISPRS Working Group VI/5 Summer School″ on "″Advanced Remote Sensing for Mapping, Monitoring and Management of the Environment″ in Hanoi, Vietnam during 6 - 10 November 2010.