George Vosselman

Delegate The Netherlands (academia), Delegate The Netherlands (academia)

Short biography

George Vosselman is Professor at the Faculty ITC, University of Twente and Head of the Department of Earth Observation Science. His expertise is in photogrammetry and laser scanning for the acquisition of large-scale geospatial data and the automated extraction of geo-information, making use of aeroplanes, UAVs, vehicles, and backpacks as sensor platforms. George is Editor-in-Chief of the ISPRS Open Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing and the recipient of several awards including the ISPRS Schwidefsky Medal (2012) and the ASPRS Photogrammetric (Fairchild) Award (2015). He was elected ISPRS Fellow in 2020.


About the University of Twente

The University of Twente was founded in 1961 as the third technical university in the Netherlands. Located on a green campus in between the cities of Enschede and Hengelo, the university employs around 3000 staff members and provides education to around 12,500 students in 20 Bachelor and 34 Master programmes.


About the Faculty ITC

ITC was founded in 1950 as the International Training Centre for Aerial Survey. As of 1 January 2010, ITC became the Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the University of Twente. More than 25,000 students from over 170 countries graduated from ITC’s courses with specialisations in Disaster Management, Earth Sciences, Geoinformatics, Land Administration, Natural Resources, Urban Planning, and Water Resources.