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Associate Professor Tamara Steger receives 2018 CEU Distinguished Teaching Award

June 26, 2018

Congratulations to Associate Professor Tamara Steger who received the 2018 CEU Distinguished Teaching Award, to be conferred at the opening of the 2018-19 academic year in September. Professor Steger is known to all, both colleagues and students as an ardent supporter of excellence and innovation in teaching and learning. We are proud of her recognition and wish her continuing success.

Experiential Learning through Internships

A project on Experiential Learning was successfully completed at Syslab within the Environmental Practicum course. The project, called “Experiential Learning through Internships and (guided) Reflection”, was supported by the CEU Teaching Development Grant. Its goal was to introduce a more structured reflection scheme and refinement of the Practicum course as a whole.

Doctoral Program Committee Chair announcement

May 11, 2018

Upon completing his term as Chair of the Doctoral Program Committee (DPC), effective May 6, 2018 Prof. Alexios Antypas has passed the torch to Prof. Guntra Aistara. We are grateful for Prof. Antypas’ service and reassured that the program will be in the good hands with Prof. Aistara. The DPC is now guiding a very healthy doctoral program with 28 full-time and 5 part-time students. Prof. Aistara will be serving as Chair for a term of three years.

Syslab's students visit UN

April 12, 2018

This week Syslab organized a day long trip for participants of “Disaster Management” (DM) and “Introduction to Geospatial Analysis” courses to United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) at UN Headquarters in Vienna. UNOOSA is responsible for promoting international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space. This UN office is also managing the United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER).

CEU at UN/Pakistan Conference on Use of Space Technologies

March 14, 2018

Dr Viktor Lagutov represented the Department at the UN / Pakistan / PSIPW International Conference on the Use of Space Technology for Water Management and contributed to the event;s organization as a member of the International Programme Committee. The Conference was held in Islamabad, Pakistan, from 26 February to 2 March 2018.