AGSE 2018: Meme gwevi - Moeder van die arde - Mama wehi - Madre Tierra - Mother Earth: Contribution of Geospatial Science and Technology
Date & Location
Local Organizing Committee
Kaleb G. Negussie
International Advisory Board
Prof. Dr. Jossein Arefi, Department of Geomatics Engineering, University of Tehran
Prof. Dr. Jaishanker Nair, IIITM-K, Trivandrum, India
German Organizing Committee
Dr. Anja Ernst, Research Coordinator, Faculty of Geomatics, Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart
Prof. Dr. Michael Hahn, Faculty of Geomatics, Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart
Prof. Dr. Dietrich Schröder, Faculty of Geomatics, Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart
Mirka Rodriguez de Zimmermann, Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, Hannover
The Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), an institute of tertiary education in Windhoek, Namibia, was established in 1994 through an Act of Parliament and is situated in the heart of the City of Windhoek, Namibia. On 12 December 2012 Cabinet resolved that the Polytechnic should be renamed to the Namibia University of Science and Technology.
Currently, the NUST has over 12,000 students studying on a full-time, part-time and distance education basis. It consists of seven Schools/ Faculties namely, the Faculty of Computing and Informatics, Engineering, Health and Applied Sciences, Human Sciences, Management Sciences, Natural Resources and Spatial Sciences and the Harold Pupkewitz Graduate School of Business.
NUST consists of two campuses and a number of scattered former residential buildings all located close to the city centre.
The Department of Geo-Spatial Sciences and Technology offers degrees in Geomatics and Geoinformation Information Technology and a Masters in Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation and a Masters of Spatial Science. The department is supported by 18 full time staff bringing with them both local and international expertise. In addition the department receives support and contributions from local and international stakeholders in the delivery of their degree programs, ensuring that our material is kept current and relevant.