Working Groups of ISPRS Commission V


WG V/1 - Framework for Multi‐level Education & Training – Curriculum Development and Methodology

 
Home Page: www.commission5.isprs.org/wg1/
 


 Chair Co-Chair Co-Chair Secretary
Anjana Vyas Peter Tian-Yuan Shih Grazia Tucci Vikram Sorathia
M Tech. Geomatics
Faculty of Technology
CEPT University
Ahmedabad – 380009
India
+91 9825522844
Department of Civil Engineering
National Chiao Tung University
1001 Ta-Hsueh Road, Hsinchu
Taiwan, 30010
+886-35712121 ext 54940
Civil and Environmental Engineering Dep. (DICEA)
University of Florence
GECO Laboratory
Via Pier Antonio Micheli, 8
50121 Firenze
Italy
+39 335 6687162
Kensemble Tech Labs
315/1, Sector 7A
Gandhinagar, Gujarat
India, 382007
+91 9327652651
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WG V/1 - Terms of Reference:

  • Support and promote the development of national and international geospatial-information curricula and educational modules;
  • Promote and organize seminars, workshops and summer schools at different levels of education and different levels of governance; i.e., academics and professional, and public and private sectors;
  • Strengthen cooperation with the user of spatial data in order to build educational modules in specific application sectors (such as cultural heritage, environment and risk management, urban planning, structural monitoring etc.)
  • Organize activities through cooperation with other Technical Commissions;
  • Compile and Incorporate best practices for multi-level education and training;
  • Cooperate in particular with WG 4/6/7 for the testing of the most technologically advanced tools for education (e-learning, web based resources, innovative technologies)
  • Cooperating with other national or international geospatial and related societies.
  • Organise CATCON

WG V/2 - Promotion of International Collaborative Education Programs

 
Home Page: www.commission5.isprs.org/wg2/
 


 Chair Co-Chair Secretary Regional Coordinator
Igor Musikhin Maria Grazia D'Urso Ekaterina Makhina Giannina Sanna
Siberian State University of Geosystems and Technologies
Russian Federation
+7 913 790 0918
+7 383 343 2539
University of Cassino and Southern Lazio
via G. Di Biasio, 43
03043 Cassino (FR)
Italy
+39 0776 299 4309
+39 0776 299 3939
Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography
Faculty of Applied Astronautics and Photogrammetry
Russian Federation
+7 915 139 6706
+7 499 261 9081
University of Cagliari
Facolta' di Ingegneria
Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Architecture
Piazza D'Armi
09123 Cagliari
Italy
070/6755437
070/6755405
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 Regional Coordinator   
Rao Divi    
Department of Earth & Environmental Science
Faculty of Science
Kuwait University
Kuwait - 13060
Kuwait
+965 24985952
   
   
     

 

WG V/2 - Terms of Reference:

  • Further support of existing ISPRS initiated projects collaborative education programs in the fields of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing, Spatial Information, Mapping at Universities;
  • Support, promote, stimulate and initiate international collaborative education programs dissemination efforts such as: seminars, tutorials, workshops, symposia, e-bulletins and other mechanisms & tools, in various levels aimed at: Researchers, PhD, MA, Undergraduate, Engineers, Technicians and other professionals;
  • Cooperate with other working groups within Commission V and other ISPRS commissions, on how to synchronize the efforts and how to cooperate in launching seminars and workshops;
  • Initiate and support: e-learning and remote teaching activities; development and integration of high-tech elements and tools in teaching and training;
  • Cooperating with other Geo-societies on issues of: common themes and goals; mobilizing lecturers; adopting efficient ways for planning and running the seminars; and how to share and cut expenses;
  • Cooperate with regional universities, organizations, and societies in order to stimulate them to cooperate, provide facilities, share local know how and offer a base for future further cooperation;
  • Search for universities and individuals that will reiterate the WG Seminars and collaborative education programs dissemination in other regions;
  • Dissemination of methodical recommendations, management of educational seminars and summer schools for the sharing of knowledge and experience of young professionals in the fields related to geo-sciences (photogrammetry, remote sensing, spatial information etc.);
  • Dissemination of innovative courses and techniques for writing Master and PhD's thesis proposal, and academic writing;
  • Dissemination of innovative educational courses on teaching and aimed at young university teachers working in the field of photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information.

WG V/3 - Promotion of Regional Collaboration in Citizen Science and Geospatial Technology

 
Home Page: www.commission5.isprs.org/wg3/
 


 Chair Co-Chair Co-Chair Secretary
Sultan Kocaman Magsad Gojamanov Sameer Saran Nusret Demir
Hacettepe University
Dept. of Geomatics Engineering
Ankara
Turkey
+90 (312) 780 5792
+90 (312) 297 6167
Baku State University
Dept. of Geodesy and Cartography
Baku
Azerbaijan
+994 (12) 538 01 70
+994 (12) 598 33 76
Geoinformatics Department
Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics Group
Indian Institute of Remote Sensing ( IIRS )
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Dehradun
INDIA
+91 (135) 2524123
+91 (135) 2741987
Faculty of Science
Dept. of Space Science and Tech.
Chair of Remote Sensing
Antalya

Turkey
+90 (242) 227 44 00/3826
 
 Regional Coordinator Regional Coordinator  
Nazmi Saleous Julian Smit   
Department of Geography and Urban Planning
United Arab Emirates University
P.O. Box 15551
Al Ain
United Arab Emirates
+971 3 713 5031
+971 2 6672449
University of Cape Town
Geomatics Division
Cape Town
South Africa
+27 (21) 650 3573
  
  
    

 

WG V/3 - Terms of Reference:

  • Citizen Science approaches in geoinformatics – from hypothesis generation to communicating results
  • Geo-processing tools and technologies in citizen science
  • Data quality assurance and data verification
  • Integration of Web 2.0 / mobile technologies and citizen science
  • Data, metadata and ownership within citizen science projects
  • Investigation of data fusion and mashup algorithms
  • Incorporation of game design elements in citizen science – towards geo-gamification
  • Geodata enrichment and learning through citizen science
  • Promoting open data, standards, interoperability and FOSS4G in citizen science
  • Improvement of regional collaboration and community capacity building through citizen science projects

WG V/4 - Web-based Resource Sharing for Education and Research

 
Home Page: www.commission5.isprs.org/wg4/
 


 Chair Co-Chair Co-Chair Secretary
Ansgar Brunn Zhipeng Gui Berk Anbaroglu Harish Karnatak
Faculty for Plastics Engineering and Surveying
University of applied sciences
Germany
School of Remote Sensing and Information Engineering
Wuhan University
China
Dept. of Geomatics Engineering
Hacettepe University
Ankara
Turkey
Indian Institute of Remote Sensing,
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Department of Space
Govt. of India
Dehradun
India
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WG V/4 - Terms of Reference:

  • Promotion of web-based resources with free access for Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry and GIS
  • Cooperation with WG V/8 for joint events and other WGs in TC I to IV for data sharing
  • Establishment of an online platform for discovery, sharing and geoprocessing
  • Collaboration with academic partners to introduce more use cases for teaching and education and industrial partners to adopt and propagate new technologies.
  • Increasing the motivation of students and researchers in a web-based resource sharing environment.
  • Mass awareness through web based resource sharing and webinars.

WG V/5 - Promotion of the Profession to Young People

 
Home Page: www.commission5.isprs.org/wg5/
 


 Chair Co-Chair Co-Chair Secretary
Krzysztof Sterenczak Ivan Detchev Cemal Özgür Kivilcim Ayda Akkartal Aktaş
Department of Modelling and Information Technology
Forest Research Institute
Braci Lesnej 3 Street
05-090 Raszyn
Poland
+48 22 59 38 217
+48 22 59 38 239
Department of Geomatics Engineering
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Canada
+1-403-220-4978
+1-403-284-1980
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality
Directorate of Superstructure Projects
IBB Yeniyol Sk. Kagithane
Istanbul
Turkey
+90 212 449 99 89
Istanbul Technical University (ITU)
Informatics Institute
ITU Ayazağa Campus 34469
Maslak-İstanbul
Turkey
+90 212 2857194 ext.126
+90 212 2857073
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WG V/5 - Terms of Reference:

  • Provide guidance for Student Consortium activities and maintain the Student Consortium budget
  • Advocate for support for Student Consortium activities from the ISPRS Foundation (TIF) and the ISPRS Council
  • Harmonize all summer schools associated with the ISPRS under the Student Consortium brand
  • Increase world wide networking to establish local branches of the ISPRS SC
  • Link all ISPRS technical commission executives with the youth
  • Support networking with international and regional societies relevant to ISPRS
  • Arrange for Youth Forum sessions during the Commission V midterm symposium and the next congress
  • Conduct regular meetings and document working group activities

WG V/6 - Distance Learning - Education and Training Services

 
Home Page: www.commission5.isprs.org/wg6/
 


 Chair Co-Chair Co-Chair Secretary
Ana I. Prados S.K. Srivastav Hilcea Ferreira Pawan Gupta
NASA Applied Remote Sensing Training (ARSET)
Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Laboratory
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771
USA
+1-301-614-5494
Remote Sensing & Geoinformatics Group
Indian Institute of Remote Sensing
Indian Space Research Organisation
Department of Space, Government of India
4, Kalidas Road
Dehradun-248001
India
+91-135-2524131
National Institute for Space Research (INPE)
Earth Observation General Coordination
Av. dos Astronautas 1758
Sao Jose dos Campos SP, 12227-010

Brazil
+55-12-3208- 6482
ARSET Air Quality Team Lead
Universities Space Research Association Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamic Branch
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt MD 20771
USA
301-614-5229
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 Regional Coordinator   
H. Farah    
Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD)
Kasarani Road
P.O.Box 632-00618
Nairobi
Kenya
   
   
     

 

WG V/6 - Terms of Reference:

  • Disseminate knowledge on “Distance-Learning Best Practices” through: 1) conference sessions, 2) “train the trainers” webinar(s) and/or workshop(s), and 3) peer-reviewed articles in ISPRS journals. 
  • Develop and deliver distance-learning courses on access and use of spatial information.
  • Collaborate with Working Groups II, III, IV and V of the TC to develop the content of the distance learning courses and methodologies for sharing with the geospatial community.
  • Collaborate with other international organizations engaged in geospatial capacity building activities.

WG V/7 -Innovative Technologies in Training Civil Engineers and Architects

 
Home Page: www.commission5.isprs.org/wg7/
 


 Chair Co-Chair Co-Chair Secretary
Vladimir A. Seredovich Gottfried Konecny Karel Vach Argina Novitskaya
Siberian State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering
113, Leningradskaya Str.
Novosibirsk, 630108
Russian Federation
7 (383) 266 81 51
Leibniz Universitaet Hannover
Nienburger Str. 1
D-30167 Hannover
GERMANY
+49 511 762 2487
+49 511 762 2483
EuroGV
Smichovska 944/9c
155 00 Praha 5
Czech Republic
+420251615987
Novosibirsk
Russian Federation
+7 913 936 04 56 (Mobile)
 
 Regional Coordinator Regional Coordinator Regional Coordinator 
Roman Shults Eugene Levin Laxmi Thapa  
Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture
31, Povitroflokskyj Ave
Kyiv, 03037
Ukraine
+38 067 230 70 09
Michigan Technological University
School of Technology
426 EERC Building
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, Ml 49931- 1295
USA
+1 906/487-2446
+1 906/487-2583
Survey Department
Ministry of Land Reform and Management
Min Bhawan, Kathmandu
P.O. Box: 9435
Nepal
+977(1)4620849
 
 
   

 

WG V/7 - Terms of Reference:

  • Promotion of cooperation and knowledge exchange between ISPRS and the International Association of Educational Civil Engineering Institutions
  • Methodical guidance, management of educational seminars and summer schools for the sharing of knowledge and experience of young professionals in photogrammetry, remote sensing, civil engineering and architecture, geomatics engineering, and GIS
  • Provide assistance in submitting projects on integrated educational programs financing by various organizations and those of under EU auspices
  • Innovative techniques and technologies in photogrammetry and remote sensing for Bachelor’s and Master’s degree curricula and postgraduate studies in architecture, town planning and civil engineering
  • Development and implementation of innovative educational modules on photogrammetry and remote sensing for Bachelor’s and Master’s degree curricula in civil engineering and architecture
  • Development and implementation of the integrated educational modules using the techniques and DEM creation for the purposes of construction design
  • Development of educational programs for introduction in BIM and computer modelling
  • Development of educational programs on applying photogrammetry, remote sensing and GIS for solving problems of town-planning and spatial territorial management
  • Teaching innovative  photogrammetry and remote sensing technologies for getting learning skills in the assessment of environmental impact of construction
  • Teaching innovative  photogrammetry and remote sensing technologies for structure inventory and certification
  • Outreach the concept of Smart cities among civil engineers and architects with aim to develop a new approach to town-planning and management

 


WG V/8 - Promotion of Open Source on Geospatial Technology

 
Home Page: www.commission5.isprs.org/wg8/
 


 Chair Co-Chair Co-Chair Secretary
Chao-Hung Lin Helena Mitasova Lalu Muhamad Jaelani Chi-Kuei Wang
Department of Geomatics
National Cheng Kung University
Taiwan
+886-6-2757575 ext. 63836
Department of Marine
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
North Carolina State University
USA
hmitaso@ncsu.edu
Dept. of Geomatics Engineering
Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember
Indonesia
+6231-5994251-54
Department of Geomatics
National Cheng Kung University
Taiwan
+881-6-2757575 ext. 63725
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 Regional Coordinator   
Krishnan Sundara Rajan    
International Institute of Information Technology
Deemed University
India
+91-40-66531276
   
   
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WG V/8 - Terms of Reference:

  • Open-source software promotion.
  • Cooperation with Working Group V/4, working groups in Commission II, III and IV, and OSGeo for joint events and data sharing.
  • Organize joint sessions on open-source, and invite authors of latest and popular open-source software to provide tutorials for open source promotion.
  • Co-organize webinar to help people learn and use geospatial technologies with the aid of open sources.