Dr. Haluk Cetin recently received a letter from the President of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) informing him that he is the recipient of 2014 Ford Bartlett Award of ASPRS given for outstanding service to the Society. The Award will be presented to Dr. Cetin at the 2014 ASPRS Annual Conference to be held in Louisville, Kentucky, March 23-27, 2014. Cetin is currently serving as the Chair of 2014 ASPRS Annual Conference and the National Director of the ASPRS Mid-South Region. More information about the Conference, the largest event of the ASPRS this year, can be found at http://conferences.asprs.org/images/PDF/Louisville/LouisvilleBrochure_FINAL.pdf
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. He is currently the Faculty Advisor for Murray State University Student Chapter of ASPRS.