Dr. Ken Jezek

Dr. Ken JezekOn March 7, 2006, the Northeastern North Carolina Chapter of the IEEE-Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society held its Spring Distinguished Lecture Series with Dr. Kenneth Jezek of Ohio State University as the guest speaker.

Dr. Jezek is the Principal Investigator on the RADARSAT-1 Antarctic Mapping Project at the Byrd Polar Research Center. His presentation was titled "Antarctica: Its Ice, Land and Ocean as viewed by RADARSAT-1".

The Lectures Series was preceded by a meeting of the Northeastern North Carolina Chapter of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS). Dr. Linda Hayden, Assistant Dean of the School of Mathematics, Science and Technology and President of the NE NC Chapter of IEEE-GRSS greeted the guests. Visitors included:

  • Mr. Charles Luther of Morgan State University
  • Dr. Barry Rock, University of New Hampshire
  • Dr. Karen Graham, University of New Hampshire
  • Dr. Stephen Hale, University of New Hampshire
  • Dr. George Hurtt, University of New Hampshire
  • Mr. Devoe Levine-Leung, University of New Hampshire
UNH Guests
The event also recognized Dr. Linda Hayden for her Professional Achievement Award from IEEE-USA. This award was for outstanding accomplishments in cultivating student interests in engineering and supporting career development. Dr. John Twitchell, Chair of the IEEE-USA Awards and Recognition Committee, joined the meeting by telephone to congratulate Dr. Hayden. Mr. Luther followed with his recognition of her past and current achievements.