Category Archives: Aerial/UAS

Jeremiah Johnson

Flight Test Engineer at 3D Robotics Just as test pilots for manned aircraft need to have the “right stuff,” so do UAS pilots. Jeremiah Johnson, surveyor and pilot, got his start at a surveying company in Texas where he wrote tools for the QC of aerial data captured by the company’s manned helicopters. After realizing...

Andrea Halter

Co-founder and Head of Marketing and Sales at SenseFly The meteoric rise of senseFly in the international UAS market was no accident; as the person in charge of senseFly’s commercial activities, Andrea Halter oversees the company’s marketing and sales teams. Born in Germany, she’s a qualified land surveyor and holds a degree in geodesy engineering...

Antonio Abellan

Associate Research Fellow and Lecturer at the Risk Analysis Group, Faculty of Geosciences and Environmenta at the University of Lausanne Switzerland is home to several of the world’s premier geospatial research and development institutions; some call it the Silicon Valley of the geospatial world. Many of the top minds in the related disciplines have been...

Joshua Sisskind

Software Developer at DigitalGlobe A skilled geospatial developer, Joshua Sisskind is also dedicated to growing the geospatial professions. He works on the open-source software toolkit Hootenanny, a joint effort between National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and DigitalGlobe, that provides a scalable processing engine and interactive editing interface to enable rapid conflation of map features generated from satellite...

Nora Csanyi May

Senior Systems/Geodetic Engineer at Fugro Geospatial Inc. and Instructor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County Nora May received her MS in surveying and geoinformatics engineering from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary and her PhD from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Geodetic Science, The Ohio State University. She has...

Chris Trevillian

Product Manager at Trimble Navigation People have described Chris Trevillian as a “parachute guy” (you can parachute him into nearly any situation) and as a geospatial “Swiss army knife.” Coming to Trimble from a surveying background, Chris has held several challenging positions related particularly to new and disruptive technologies. For example, when Trimble jumped into the...