HUNTSVILLE, Ala., January 9, 2007 - Intergraph Corporation today announced the call for nominations for the 2007 Carl Pulfrich Award. Intergraph Z/I® Imaging® sponsors the award to promote outstanding scientific, application-oriented design and/or manufacturing activities in the field of photogrammetry and remote sensing, including earth imaging applications. The biennial award is intended to honor the memory of Dr. Carl Pulfrich, a member of the scientific staff at Carl Zeiss from 1890 to 1927, during which time he directed the design of the first stereo photogrammetric and surveying instruments from Zeiss.
The award recipient will receive a monetary gift of $7,500 (U.S.) and will be presented the distinguished 2007 Carl Pulfrich Award plaque during the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) Workshop, May 29 - June 1, 2007, in Hannover, Germany. Nominees will be considered on the basis of experience; activities in the field of photogrammetry and remote sensing; and contributions to the advancement of all aspects of the earth imaging field. In addition, applied work involving hardware systems, software solutions or innovative service activities will be considered by the Award Council. Members of the earth imaging, remote sensing and photogrammetric community are encouraged to submit nominations by 5 p.m. (CST) on March 30, 2007.
“It is with great pleasure that I serve as the Chairman of the 2007 Carl Pulfrich Award Council,” said Dr. Mostafa Madani, Chief Photogrammetrist, Intergraph Corporation. “I am proud to honor the memory of one of the founding fathers among the earth imaging community. Carl Pulfrich was a man devoted to expanding the boundaries of photogrammetry during its primal years, helping to lay the foundation for today’s technological achievements among earth imaging professionals.”
For more detailed information on the 2007 Carl Pulfrich Award Program, including nomination guidelines, visit www.intergraph.com/promo/carlpulfrichaward. For more information on the ISPRS Workshop, visit http://www.ipi.uni-hannover.de/.
Intergraph Corporation is a leading global provider of spatial information management (SIM) software. Security organizations, businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on the Company's spatial technology and services to make better and faster operational decisions. Intergraph's customers organize vast amounts of complex data into understandable visual representations, creating intelligent maps, managing assets, building and operating better plants and ships, and protecting critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world. For more information, visit www.intergraph.com.