TU Delft has been chosen as Geospatial Research Institute of the Year 2015. The award shall be presented during Geospatial World Forum on May 25, 2016 at World Trade Centre, Rotterdam. The jury, comprising of renowned professionals representing industry, academia, government and multilateral organization, met in December ‘15 to select this year’s Geospatial World Leadership Awardees.
The jury has recognized TU Delft’s crucial role in the field of geospatial technology and it’s applications. Known as the premier GIS science research institute, TU Delft’s contribution in the fields of 3D geoinformation, geomatics applications in civil engineering and urbanism has been vital.
“The jury has recognized the application-oriented research being undertaken with various government departments in the area of transportation, public works, water management, cadastre and land registry and environment. I would like to complement and congratulate the institute, its faculty and the research staff,” said Sanjay Kumar, CEO, Geospatial Media and Communications
“It is a great honor and recognition to be awarded Geospatial World Leadership Award for Research Institution of the Year 2015. We are delighted to join the exclusive pool of award winners together with ITC Enschede, University of Hannover, Salzburg University, and Wuhan University. The award reflects the quality and width of TU Delft’s geomatics research and education spectrum, from data acquisition and positioning to geo-ICT (urban, water management, cadastre, crisis management, etc.),” stated Prof. Dr. Ir. P.J.M. van Oosterom, Research Programme Leader, Geoinformation Technology and Governance, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology.
About Geospatial Leaderships Awards
Established in 2007, by Geospatial Media and Communications, the Geospatial World Leadership Awards have evolved as the premium geospatial awards and acquired the reputation of being most well accredited global recognition. Categories of these awards are aligned with characteristics and directions of geospatial industry.
About Geospatial Media and Communications
Geospatial Media and Communications is an internationally accredited organization, having committed itself to serve stakeholders of geospatial community and work towards opening new era of industrialization, while facilitating collaboration and demonstrating value and benefits of geospatial technology and information for governance, businesses and people.