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photogrammetry and remote sensing educator

Armin Gruen, German photogrammetry and remote sensing educator. Recipient Otto v. Gruber gold medal International Society Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 1980, Helva award, 2000, Thompson award, 2005. Member German Society Photogrammetry, American Society Photogrammetry and Remote Sension (Talbert Abrams award 1985, 95, Fairchild award 1994), Swiss Society Photogrammetry.

Background

Gruen, Armin was born on April 27, 1944 in Berneck, Bavaria, Germany. Son of Walter and Hedwig (Ammon) Gruen.

Education

Diploma in engineering, Technology University Munich, 1968. Doctor of Engineering, Technology University Munich, 1974.

Career

Researcher Bavarian Academy of Sciences, Munich, 1968-1969. Assistant professor Technology University Munich, 1969-1974, associate professor, 1974-1980, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1980-1984. Professor photogrammetry and remote sensing Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, since 1984.

Consultant to government agencies and companies, Germany, United States, Switzerland, since 1969. Vice president International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. Chairman Institute of Science Advisory Committee, 2001, 2003, 2005.

Membership

Member German Society Photogrammetry, American Society Photogrammetry and Remote Sension (Talbert Abrams award 1985, 95, Fairchild award 1994), Swiss Society Photogrammetry.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, music, sports.

Connections

Married Gudrun Poehner, February 12, 1969. Children: Gunilla, Gillian.

father:
Walter Gruen

mother:
Hedwig (Ammon) Gruen

spouse:
Gudrun Poehner

child:
Gillian Gruen

child:
Gunilla Gruen