Dr. Haluk Cetin was reelected as National Director of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) Mid-South Region (a second three-year term). Dr. Cetin is a Professor in the Department of Geosciences of Murray State University and a Research Associate at the Mid-America Remote Sensing Center (MARC).
Cetin has been very active in ASPRS for many years; he has served as a Vice President of Student Activities Committee of ASPRS. He was Kentucky Councilperson for the ASPRS Mid-South Region from 1999 to 2001 and held 1st and 2nd Vice President positions from 2001-2004.
Dr. Cetin served as President of the ASPRS Mid-South Region for two years (2004-2005) and as the Student Coordinator of the Mid-South Region for six years (1998-2004). He helped organize several events for the Mid-South Region and hosted the 2002 ASPRS Mid-South Region Fall Conference at Murray State University. Cetin has held positions in other societies as well. He was President of MSU Chapter of Sigma Xi in 2004, and helped organize several Sigma Xi events including a joint meeting with UT Martin Sigma Xi.
He has also served as Chair of the Continuing Education Committee, Division of Environmental Geosciences of AAPG. He is currently the Faculty Advisor for Murray State University Student Chapter of ASPRS.