Leica Geosystems opens nominations for Carl Pulfrich Award 2019

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

(Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 29 May 2019) – Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, 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.

“Winning the Carl Pulfrich Award puts participants among the best in their field of work. It means they significantly contributed to the photogrammetry, remote sensing and earth imaging fields and their projects have delivered results. We are pleased to support Leica Geosystems in the recognition of these significant contributions,” said Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Sörgel, Institute for Photogrammetry, University of Stuttgart and chair 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 15 July 2019 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 57th Photogrammetric Week (PhoWo) in Stuttgart, Germany, 10 September 2019.

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.

The Carl Pulfrich Award has gained worldwide recognition. Past winners include Prof. Dr.-Ing. Franz Rottensteiner, winner of the award 2017, and Dr. Christoph Strecha, winner of the award 2015.
 
For more information about the Carl Pulfrich Award criteria, please visit: https://leica-geosystems.com/about-us/events/events-overview/2019/carl-pulfrich-award

Leica Geosystems – when it has to be right
Révolutionnant le monde de la mesure et de la topographie depuis près de 200 ans, Leica Geosystems est le leader de l’industrie des technologies de mesure et de l’information. Nous créons des solutions complètes destinées aux professionnels du monde entier. Reconnue pour l’innovation de ses produits et le développement de solutions, Leica Geosystems bénéficie de la confiance de professionnels dans des secteurs aussi variés que le levé topographique et l’ingénierie, la sûreté et la sécurité, le bâtiment et la construction, l’énergie et l’industrie pour l’ensemble de leurs besoins dans de domaine géospatial. Grâce à des instruments d’une qualité inégalée, à des logiciels élaborés et à des services fiables, Leica Geosystems offre chaque jour les moyens nécessaires à ceux qui façonnent notre monde.

Leica Geosystems fait partie du groupe Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm : HEXA B ; hexagon.com), un fournisseur mondial majeur de technologies de l’information qui améliorent la qualité et la productivité dans tous les domaines du géospatial et de l’industrie.

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