LIVERMORE, CA --Columbus, Ohio -- Ohio State University doctoral students Tae-Suk Bae and Chang-Ki Hong were the recipients of the first annual 2006 Topcon Positioning Systems Student Award. Each student received $2,000 and a certificate.

LIVERMORE, CA--Columbus, Ohio -- Ohio State University doctoral students Tae-Suk Bae and Chang-Ki Hong were the recipients of the first annual 2006 Topcon Positioning Systems Student Award. Each student received $2,000 and a certificate.

The awards were established to recognize research achievements of OSU Geodetic Science graduate students. Bae and Hong were honored for their "exceptional achievements in graduate research in the art and science of satellite navigation and geodetic surveying."

About the award, Dr. Dorota Brzezinska, associate professor in Geodetic Science chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Geodetic Science, said, "Topcon is the recognized innovative trend-setter in the industry. We are pleased to be associated with the largest company in the world focused exclusively on positioning control and machine control products, software, and applications for geodetic engineering, civil engineering, and construction."

About Topcon:

Topcon Positioning Systems, a developer and manufacturer of positioning equipment, offers the world's leading selection of innovating precision GPS, GIS, laser, optical surveying, and machine control, products, software, and applications.

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