[unav_all] Ph.D. Student Opportunities in Geosensing Systems Engineering and Sciences

Hauser, Darren L dlhauser at Central.UH.EDU
Thu Sep 29 09:51:20 MDT 2016

Ph.D. Student Opportunities in Geosensing Systems Engineering and Sciences
Deadline: February 1, 2017

The Geosensing Systems Engineering and Sciences (GSES) Graduate Program in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Houston, in conjunction with the NSF National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM), is seeking qualified applicants (with backgrounds in engineering, geomatics, geosciences, physics, astronomy, computer sciences, or geography) interested in: Design, development, and testing of lidar, digital image, and hyperspectral sensors; Research applications of lidar observations, including when combined with digital imagery or hyperspectral measurements; Study of satellite altimetry for applications in hydrology, glaciology, geodynamics, and sea levels; Applications of terrestrial laser scanning, airborne lidar, and GPS in natural hazards studies and mitigation; and Applications of airborne remote sensing techniques in geomorphology, climate/weather studies, hydrology, and tectonics.

Additionally, U.S. citizens interested in single photon and Geiger mode lidar analysis are encouraged to apply for opportunities to participate in sensor design and error analysis, geometric and radiometric calibration algorithm development, data filtering and feature extraction, comparison and fusion with traditional active and passive remote sensing products, and multi-sensor fusion design and data exploitation.

Please visit: http://ncalm.cive.uh.edu/gses/geosensing, for more information.

The application process and forms can be found on the Civil and Environmental Engineering website (http://www.cive.uh.edu/admissions/civil-engineering/application-forms). Interested students can contact Dr. Craig Glennie at: clglennie at uh.edu.

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