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Nelson Institute Professional Programs Student Receives Ta Liang Scholarship

January 29, 2019

Nelson Institute Environmental Observation and Informatics (EOI) professional master's candidate, Alana Herro has been named the winner of the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) Ta Liang Award, which helps to “facilitate research-related travel by outstanding graduate students in remote sensing.”

"I'm deeply honored to receive the Ta Liang Memorial Award, particularly in light of Ta Liang's many contributions to the field,” said Alana Herro. “I'm also extremely grateful to the faculty and staff of the UW as their help was paramount in winning this award."

In particular, Herro would like to thank Environmental Observation and Informatics Program Coordinator Sarah Graves, who alerted Herro to the scholarship and served as a guide during the application process. Herro would also like to thank her adviser, Mutlu Ozdogan and professor Steve Ventura, who both wrote letters of recommendation for her.

The awards will be presented on Wednesday, January 30, at 8:30 a.m. during the ASPRS Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado.