UYGU 2016

The second “Earth Observation Applications Summer School Uydu Yer Gözlem Uygulamaları Yaz Okulu – UYGU 2016)”, was organized by IEEE GRSS Turkey Chapter in June 2016. The summer school was funded by IEEE GRSS and hosted in the campus of Istanbul Technical University (ITU) in the dates of 13-16 June 2016. The theme of the summer school was multidimensional image processing: hyperspectral & radar.

Othmar Frey from ETHZ, Switzerland, Mauro Dalla Mura from GIPSA-Lab, France, and Devis Tuia from UZH, Switzerland were the international invited lecturers. Ufuk Sakarya from TÜBİTAK Uzay, Kadim Taşdemir from Antalya International University, Prof. Dr. A. Aydın Alatan from Middle East Technical University, Esra Erten from Istanbul Technical University, Koray Kayabol from Gebze Technical University, Oğuz Güngör from Karadeniz Technical University, and Alp Ertürk and Sarp Ertürk from Kocaeli University were the national lecturers.

The summer school had over 300 applications, from the attendees had to be limited to 40. The applicants were not only MSc. and Phd. students from various universities in Turkey, but also some applicants were from over 30 Public Institutes and 5 Private Sector Firms.  At the end of the summer school an evaluation was performed by the attendees and the summer school was deemed a great opportunity and success.