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Karl Rinner Preis 2014 goes to Dr. Andreas Roncat

em. Univ. Prof. Dr. Franz Leberl

Once a year this prize initiated by the Austrian Geodetic Commission to promote outstanding international presentations and publications by young scientists is conferred to promising talents. 
In the meeting of May 6th, 2015 the Austrian Geodetic Commission came to the unanimous decision that this time the prize should go to Dr. Andreas Roncat, who works for the Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation at the TU Vienna, were he is part of the research group in Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. The publication: Radiometrically Calibrated Features of Full-Waveform Lidar Point Clouds Based on Statistical Moments was the base for the award.

More information: www.oegk-geodesy.at/austria/tributes-2.html

 

Friedrich Hopfner Medal 2014 goes to
em. Univ. Prof. Dr. Franz Leberl

em. Univ. Prof. Dr. Franz Leberl

Every 4 years the Austrian Geodetic Commission confers the Friedrich Hopfner Medal , the highest Geodetic decoration , created to highlight the merits of Friedrich Hopfner, Professor of Geodesy at the University of Technology from 1934 to 1949 to distinguished geodesists for extraordinary achievement.
In its meeting of May 6th, 2014 the Austrian Geodetic Commission decided to confer the prestigious medal to emeritus professor Dr. Franz Leberl for his life's work. The medal will be bestowed on the awardee during a ceremony held at the Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying, Vienna, on October 28th, 2014.

 

Karl Rinner Preis 2013 goes to Dr. Hana Krásná

Dr. Hana Krásná

Once a year this prize initiated by the Austrian Geodetic Commission to promote outstanding international presentations and publications by young scientists is conferred to promising talents.
In the meeting of May 6th, 2014 the Austrian Geodetic Commission came to the unanimous decision that this time the prize should go to Dr. Hana Krásná, who works for the department of Geodesy and Geoinformation at the TU Vienna, were she is part of the research group in Advanced Geodesy. Dr. Hana Krásná, too, will be awarded the prize during a ceremony at the Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying, Vienna at the 28th of October 2014.

 

Univ. Prof. Dr. Johannes Böhm – New delegate of Austria within the International Association of Geodesy (IAG)

Univ. Prof. Dr. Johannes Böhm

The Austrian Geodetic Commission elected Univ.Prof.Dr. Johannes Böhm from the Technical University of Vienna, Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation as new delegate of Austria within the IAG. This decision has already been confirmed by the IAG