Upcoming lecture by Dr Jan van Aardt

3 Jul 2015 - 15:45

Next week Tuesday, Dr. Jan van Aardt from Rochester Institute of Technology will be delivering a presentation titled On the use of simulation towards a better understanding of remote sensing’s sensor-target phenomena (or why I’d rather play with cartoons than real data).

Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Profile of speaker

Dr. Jan van Aardt is an associate professor and acting director of Rochester Institute of Technology’s Digital Imaging and Remote Sensing (DIRS) group. Prior to joining RIT, he was a research group leader at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), and before that, he worked as a post-doc at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. He received his MS and PhD degrees in forestry from Virginia Tech, USA, and his B.Sc. degree in forestry from the University of Stellenbosch.

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Date and time

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, at 11h00


Old John Martin Room, Room 6.01, 6th Floor, Menzies Building, Upper Campus, University of Cape Town.


Please RSVP to Prof Daniel O’Hagan at danieloha  {at}  googlemail.com.

Further dates and venues

The talk will also be presented at the CSIR in Stellenbosch and in Pretoria:

  • Tuesday 7 July 2015 15:30 – A-Block Seminar Room, CSIR Stellenbosch, 11 Jan Celliers Street, Stellenbosch: RSVP to Jeanine Engelbrecht at jengelbrecht {at}  csir.co.za
  • Thursday 9 July 2015 10:00 – Meraka Auditorium, CSIR Pretoria Campus, Building 43, Meiring Naude Road, Brummeria, Pretoria:
    RSVP to kwessels@csir.co.za