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Donghwan Kim and Hyongki Lee at department ceremony. Donghwan Kim Receives Best Dissertation Award
May 6, 2022
Kim Receives Awards at Department and College Levels Geosensing Systems Engineering & Sciences Ph.D. graduate Donghwan Kim won the best dissertation award in the Department of Civil…
Andrea Albright's and Sean Zhu's dissertations with Dr. Craig Glennie. GSES Ph.D. Candidates Defend Dissertations
May 4, 2022
Andrea Albright and Sean Zhu Defend Ph.D. Dissertations in April Two doctoral candidates from the Geosensing Systems Engineering & Sciences (GSES) graduate program recently defended…
3D point cloud colored by elevation of the Dump Creek basin in Idaho. (Credit: OpenTopography) New NCALM Dataset Northwest of Salmon, Idaho Available
March 25, 2022
A new lidar dataset covering 42 km2 northwest of Salmon, Idaho is now available on OpenTopography. This lidar dataset was collected by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM…
National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping NCALM Announces 2021 Seed Proposal Winners
March 9, 2022
2021 Student Seed Proposal Winners Selected The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping surveys multiple projects each year for graduate student PIs whose research would be enhanced by…
DTM colored by elevation of a section north of Ridgecrest, California.  (Credit: OpenTopography) New NCALM Lidar Dataset in Southeastern Sierra Nevada and Inyo Mountains
March 3, 2022
A new lidar dataset covering approximately 133 km2 north of Ridgecrest, California, in the southeastern Sierra Nevada and Inyo Mountains, is now available on OpenTopography. This lidar…
Pietro Milillo, assistant professor of civil engineering at the University of Houston, is joined in the project by University of California Irvine researchers and scientists from NASA, the German Aerospace Center and the Italian Space Agency. Radar Tech From CEE's Milillo Records Antarctic Glaciers Losing Ice Faster Than Ever Documented Before
February 9, 2022
By: Sally Strong In a new University of Houston study using an advanced remote imaging system known as synthetic aperture radar interferometry, three glaciers at the South Pole are being…
3D point cloud colored by elevation of the Eastern Cascade Mountains. (Credit: OpenTopography) New NCALM Dataset of Eastern Cascade Mountains, Washington Now Available
January 5, 2022
A new lidar dataset covering approximately 63 sq km of the Eastern Cascade Mountains in Washington State is now available on OpenTopography. The study area is located northwest of…
3D point cloud colored by elevation of the Lake Michigan coast east of Milwaukee, WI. (Credit: OpenTopography) New NCALM Dataset Along Coast of Lake Michigan, Wisconsin
November 11, 2021
A new lidar dataset covering 84 sq km along the coast of Lake Michigan east of Milwaukee, Wisconsin is now available on OpenTopography. This lidar dataset was collected as part of a…
University of Houston Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering Geosensing Systems Engineering Seeks Faculty for Assistant Professor
November 3, 2021
Geosensing Systems Engineering & Sciences Faculty Position The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Houston invites applications for one full-…
Lidar-based 3D image of the site of Buenavista on the day of sunrise alignment. Image by Takeshi Inomata, University of Arizona. Airborne mapping identifies nearly 500 sites and patterns, re-conceptualizing early Mesoamerica
October 25, 2021
Through the analysis of airborne laser mapping (lidar), an international team of researchers – including several from the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston –…