ACRS 2023 - CHEN Shupeng Award

ACRS 2023

CHEN Shupeng Award

The CHEN Shupeng Award was initiated by the Chinese National Committee for Remote Sensing (CNCRS) in 2009. Each year, the award will be given to one person who had great contribution to AARS and/or ACRS. His/her travel expenses up to 2000USD for attending the coming ACRS will be covered by this Award.

1. Purpose

AARS or ACRS’s success is depended on the great efforts from AARS members and ACRS attendees. Though they retire, their great contributions to AARS or ACRS will be always remembered. This Award’s purpose is to recognize, honor and reward their outstanding contributions to AARS and/or ACRS, and provides opportunity and travel expenses for them attending the coming ACRS and returning back to AARS family once again.

2. Application/Nomination

2.1 Each year, each AARS memberships and Secretary General could nominate one person, who has retired and had great contributions to AARS or ACRS. Besides these,self-recommendation is acceptable.
2.2 The candidate should have participated in AARS or ACRS since 30 years ago.
2.3 The candidate should have played an important or leading role in remote sensing activities in his own country or region.
2.4 The candidate should have attended more than half of the ACRS and played important roles.
2.5 The candidate should be over the age of 60.
2.6 The award will be only given to those who will attend ACRS on spot.
2.7 The candidate would be invited to make application for this award and send the completed application form to Chinese National Committee for Remote Sensing (CNCRS), by e-mail:

3. Evaluation

The AARS Foundation Board will choose one person as the winner from the applicants.

AARS Foundation Board

Prof. Gu Xingfa
Prof. Shunji Murai
Prof. Kohei Cho
Dr. Nguyen Dinh Duong
Prof. Wang Jinnian
Ms. Chiwako Fujino
Ms. Wu Jie

4. Prize

The winner will be granted travel expenses up to 2000USD to attend the coming ACRS. The prize will be supported by Chinese National Committee for Remote Sensing (CNCRS). And the winner will be invited to participate, and also conference registration fee will be waived.

5. Presentation

The winner will be announced on two months before the conference, He/she will be granted the certificate of CHEN Shupeng Award and the travel expenses during ACRS Opening Ceremony.

Application Form: CHEN Shupeng Award Application Form.docx