Grant Awardees 2012

Honor Roll of 2012 Grantees

With thanks to our Donors, event sponsors and grant evaluation committees we are pleased to announce that The ISPRS Foundation (TIF) funding for 2012 has been provided in the four TIF grant categories of:

″Research Initiatives″     ″Travel Grants″     ″Awards″


Grants for Research Initiatives

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

  Dr. Derek Lichti – University of Calgary ″Compilation of an authoritative, on-line bibliography on Terrestrial Laser Scanning″
(Finalizing the project, see external link


Travel Grants

We are pleased to announce that eleven (11) Travel Grants have been awarded to deserving grantees from ten (10) countries for their participation in the events listed below.

Congratulations to the following Grantees:

ISPRS Congress 2012 in Melbourne
25 Aug - 1 Sep 2012 – Melbourne, Australia

       Mr. Abdul Nurunnabi

       Ms. Xun Li

       Ms. Olga Piedad Rudas

       Ms. Andrea Kovacs

       Mr. Rakeshkumar Chandulal

       Mr. Milad Niroumand Jadidi

       Mr. Bashar Alsadik
       Mr. Ali Maliki

       Ms. Cristina Re

       Mr. Amjad Ali

       Mr. Alexander Velizhev



Following Awards were funded by The ISPRS Foundation in 2012:

  • CATCON – Computer Aided Teaching contest at ISPRS Congress in Melbourne
    • (First Place) M.P. Imhof, M.T. Cox, D.W. Harvey, G.E. Heemskerk, and C.J. Pettit
      Future Farming Systems Research Division, Department of Primary Industries, Australia
      Landscape Visualization on the Internet (1000 USD)
    • (Second Place) Diego Gonzalez-Aguilera, Diego Guerrero, David Hernandez-Lopez, Pablo Rodriguez-Gonzalvez, Marc Pierrot, Jesus Fernandez-Hernandez
      University of Salamanca, Spain,
      Photogrammetry Workbench (750 USD)
    • (Third Place) Aguiar, R.A. Brito, J.L.N.S. Badolato, I.S. Bernardo Filho, O. Coelho Filho, L.C.T. Pupin, P.A.B. Reolon, P.F. Ribeiro, J. Ribeiro, J.A. Silveira, F.J.C. Silveira, M.T.,
      The Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ), Cartographic Engineering, Brazil,
      The E-FOTO Project: A free digital photogrammetric workstation for educational purposes developed under the GNU/GPL paradigm, (500 USD)
  • Christian Heipke – Doyle Award presented at the ISPRS Congress in Melbourne (2500 USD)
  • Wenzhong Shi – Zhizhou Award presented at the ISPRS Congress in Melbourne (2500 CHF)




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