Michel F. Morgan, a Ph.D. candidate in the University of Calgary’s (Alberta, Canada) Department of Geomatics Engineering, has been selected as the recipient of the ASPRS 2003 Leica Geosystems Internship, an eight-week intensive program open to graduate students of photogrammetry and remote sensing, designed to augment the participants’ existing research.
The announcement was made today at the Awards Luncheon at the 2003 ASPRS Annual Conference in Anchorage, Alaska, USA. The internship is awarded by ASPRS, The Imaging and Geospatial Information Society, with funding provided by Leica Geosystems GIS & Mapping, LLC.
“Leica Geosystems is pleased to offer the Internship to Michel. His strong academic background, coupled with his excellent research experience makes Michel the ideal candidate to work in Leica Geosystems’ commercial environment and develop his interests,” said Bob Morris, President, Leica Geosystems GIS & Mapping. Morgan’s work thus far has focused on the incorporation of linear featuring in aerial triangulation of multiple sensors, the automation of classical photogrammetric procedures, and the resampling of scenes captured by line scanners according to epipolar geometry.
The program will provide Morgan an opportunity to carry out a small research project of his choice, or work on an existing project as part of a team. Depending on the project, he will work in San Diego, Denver, Atlanta (USA), Heerbrugg (Switzerland), or elsewhere within Leica Geosystems. The eight-week internship consists of a stipend of $2,500 plus an allowance for travel and living expenses for the period of the internship. At the conclusion, Morgan will provide ASPRS with a final report of his research accomplishment.