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Wireless Research Centre Leader named as Inaugural Theme Leader in the Geospatial Research Institute

Dr. Samuel Decker is a research leader of the Wireless Research Centre. She was named and invited to be the inaugural theme leader in the Geospatial Research Institute (GRI) with the theme GeoUrban: Smart Cities and Infrastructure.
The GRI is a unit that operates within the University of Canterbury. It conducts a wide range of research projects relating to geospatial-related research.
The theme, Smart Cities and Infrastructure is a popular and significant topic to a lot of people and it has gained the attention of many due to the fact that a lot of opportunities have arisen in relation to the rebuilding of Christchurch. The rebuilding, to be a successful one, requires a good foundation of the infrastructure and one of which is …

SERC and Wireless Research Centre’s Collaboration with Chris Hendricks

Chris Hendricks is a doctoral student from Massey University. He has previously worked with Sirtrack as a Wildlife Telemetry Consultant and he was also a Product Manager of Trimble.
He is widely known for his work in relation to the development of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or UAVs. It is known in layman’s term as drones.
Drones have gained popularity over the years and it has likewise evolved in terms of its features.
It has helped a lot of researchers in terms of conducting their studies in far-flung areas or hard-to-reach areas since the drones can get a clear view of the areas without having to be physically present in the location.
Chris Hendricks has been conducting research regarding yellow-eyed penguins, their population and the foraging dynamics. In …