Satellite Remote Sensing Summer School - SRSSS

5 February 2018

The School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, in conjunction with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and La Trobe University, will be hosting a week-long summer school on satellite remote sensing and Earth observation systems from Monday 5 February – Friday 9 February 2018.

This workshop is designed for Industry, Government and Defence specialists interested in small satellite Earth observation and remote sensing of the 150kg class. International experts in the field shall present current technologies, capabilities, optical systems, image processing, and spectroscopy for small EO satellites.



  • Dr. Andreas Eckardt, Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics DLR
  • Mr. Frank Lehmann, Institute of Optical Sensor Systems DLR
  • Dr. Terry Cocks, HyVista Corporation
  • Mr. Gary Quinn, Environmental Systems and Services
  • Dr. Arnold Dekker, SatDek Consulting Pty Ltd
  • Mr. Alex da Silva Curiel, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd


Course Topics, Focus and Highlights

  • Experts in the field of satellite Earth observation in of the 1 cubic volume class
  • Satellite remote sensing image acquisition and processing
  • Spectroscopy of multispectral and hyperspectral data cubes
  • Water quality and bushfire monitoring applications specific for the Australian context
  • Australia’s first remote sensing satellite proposal presented by European experts
  • Algorithms extracting spectral information
  • LEO/GEO antenna design & tracking
  • CO2 Laser systems & Laser scanners
  • Defence, industry and commercial satellite surveillance systems capability


Registration costs

  • Industry, Government & Defence Professionals: $990
  • External University Students: $300
  • University of Sydney Students: FREE

Event details

  • When: 9.00am - 5.00pm
  • Contact:

    Warwick Holmes, Executive Director of Space Engineering

Satellite Remote Sensing Summer School - SRSSS


5 February 2018

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