"We are extremely proud of Dr. Lee's achievements and honored that he has been selected for this important industry and academic award," said Russ Haney, president of the National Programs business unit of Harris Corporation's Government Communications Systems Division (GCSD). "Andy and his team have worked to enhance the field of topographical data processing so that more accurate, wide-area topographic products can be provided to the warfighter and the intelligence community in short timelines and large volumes. This award not only recognizes Andy's achievements, but reflects Harris' strong commitment to the geospatial intelligence community."
The efforts of Dr. Lee and his team have been instrumental in proving the viability of cost-effectively delivering large volumes of high-resolution, highly accurate digital elevation models (DEMs) and other topographic products with automatic processing techniques that can be fielded in the near term. Implementation of large-scale, high-resolution, topographic products will enable a wide range of new products for development and exploitation applications such as 3D change detection and precision targeting.
The USGIF is the first and only foundation where members can work together -- outside their own organizational and corporate interests -- toward a mutual goal of improving national and homeland security. USGIF brings together the many disciplines involved in the geospatial intelligence sector to exchange ideas, share best practices, and promote the education and importance of a national geospatial intelligence agenda.
Harris GCSD, one of four divisions within Harris Corporation, conducts advanced research studies, develops prototypes, and produces, supports and services state-of-the-art, assured communications(TM) solutions and information systems that solve the mission-critical challenges of its military and government customers, while serving as the technology base for the company's diverse commercial businesses. Harris Corporation, which also provides tactical radio, microwave, broadcast, and network products and systems, serves customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit http://www.harris.com/ .
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