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.
Named in memory of Dr. Carl Pulfrich of the scientific staff at Carl Zeiss, the Carl Pulfrich Award honours achievements 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 Email Contact. 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.
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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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