All posts by Shelly Cox

Elena Buenrostro

Founder & CEO, Women Who Drone New York, USA By the summer of 2018, the Federal Aviation Administration of the U.S. had already reached the 100,000 mark for part 107 small UAS operator registrations. The number of units for non-military UAS is expected to triple to over three million units by 2022—or more. Elana Buenrosto...

Jacky C.K. Chow

President, Vusion Technologies  Calgary, Canada Jacky Chow is a passionate and talented researcher in the fields of sensor fusion, robotics, machine learning, calibration, biomedical imaging, and numerical optimization. His work covers a broad scope of applications, from calibrating omnidirectional cameras for robot vision to using photogrammetric techniques for monitoring of burns patients. Although he has...

Nattaporn Thoonsaengngam

Research Assistant & Geodesist, National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand Chiang Mai Province, Thailand “I wonder, because it is a wonder,” says Nattaporn Thoonsaengngam, a talented researcher, published geodesist, and professional photographer. The worlds of astronomy, geodesy, radio astronomy, humanity, and natural and built environments are all captured by her mind’s eye, photographer’s lens, and...

Muhammad Luqman

PhD Student, University of Melbourne Melbourne, Australia A certified surveyor from Pakistan, Muhammad Luqman is currently a PhD researcher at the University of Melbourne in the field of Earth sciences. He completed his Master of Philosophy in geomatics in 2014 with a focus on the application of geospatial technologies, as well as a master’s in...

Shane Nafe

Co-founder & President, MTX Surveying Texas, USA As the president and co-founder of MTX Surveying, Shane Nafe led the company from 2 employees to 18, with more growth expected this year. His business partner says that he has excelled faster than most professionals his age thanks to his outstanding technical abilities and leadership skills. When...

xyHt Doer: Brennan O’Neill

Brennan O’Neill Hawaiian Pacific Branch Manager for Frontier Precision Frontier Precision has been in business since 1988, selling and supporting Trimble, Nikon, Zeb-Revo, and Spectra Precision hardware and software. One thing I get a kick out of at work is, after listening to the customer, showing them the exact thing they need to do their...