Lassonde Professor Costas Armenakis is the recipient of the new prestigious Geomatica award from the Canadian Institute of Geomatics.
Costas Armenakis is an Associate Professor at the Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering.
The Geomatica award is presented to someone who has contributed to the advancement of geomatics in Canada in an exceptional manner.
Dr. Armenakis has an exceptional record of contributions with over 30 years of experience in the field of geomatics and, more specifically, photogrammetry, remote sensing and GIS.
After a successful career as a research scientist for Natural Resources Canada, Dr. Armenakis joined the Lassonde School of Engineering.
He has represented Canada on the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) for over 25 years, chaired many geomatics conferences and symposiums in Canada, has been involved as Associate Editor in diverse scientific journals, including Geomatica, and contributed to professional organizations like CIG for over two decades.