Leica Geosystems opens nominations for Carl Pulfrich Award 2017

Prestigious award honours advancements in the fields of photogrammetry, remote sensing, and earth imaging

Carl Pulfrich Award

(Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 30 March 2017) – Leica Geosystems is calling industry related professionals to submit their nominations for this year’s Carl Pulfrich Award, the prestigious industry honour that recognises advancements in the fields of photogrammetry, remote sensing and earth imaging.

Nominees will be considered on the basis of experience, activities in field of photogrammetry and remote sensing, and contributions to the advancement of all aspects of the earth imaging field. Applied work involving hardware systems, software solutions or innovative service activities will also be considered. With the Carl Pulfrich Award, Leica Geosystems continues the tradition of promoting outstanding scientific, application-oriented design and manufacturing ingenuities in the industry.

“We are pleased to support Leica Geosystems in the recognition of significant contributions to the photogrammetry, remote sensing, and earth imaging fields the implementation of which has resulted in the advancement of Earth sciences,” said Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Sörgel, Institute for Photogrammetry, University of Stuttgart and chairman of the Carl Pulfrich Award jury.

How to nominate

Nominations can be submitted by email to Carl-Pulfrich-Price@leica-geosystems.com. Closing time for submissions is 17 July 2017 at 5 p.m. CEST. Nominations received after this time and date will not be considered.

Winners will be announced during the award ceremony at the 56th Photogrammetric Week (PhoWo) in Stuttgart, Germany 12 September 2017.

History of the Carl Pulfrich Award

The biennial award and donation honours the memory of Dr. Carl Pulfrich, a member of the scientific staff at Carl Zeiss from 1890 to 1927. During his tenure, Pulfrich directed the design of the first stereo photogrammetric and surveying instruments from Zeiss.

In its 56th year, the Carl Pulfrich Award has gained worldwide recognition. Past winners include Dr. Christoph Strecha, winner of the 55th award, Prof. Dr. Nicolas C. Coops and Prof. Dr. Norbert Haala, co-winners of 54th award.

For more information about the Carl Pulfrich Award criteria, please visit: http://leica-geosystems.com/about-us/events/carl-pulfrich-award

Revolutionising the world of measurement and survey for nearly 200 years, Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, creates complete solutions for professionals across the planet. Known for premium products and innovative solution development, professionals in a diverse mix of industries, such as aerospace and defence, safety and security, construction, and manufacturing, trust Leica Geosystems for all their geospatial needs. With precise and accurate instruments, sophisticated software, and trusted services, Leica Geosystems delivers value every day to those shaping the future of our world.

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