Professor Debra F. Laefer today released the world’s densest urban aerial laser scanning (LiDAR) dataset.New York, NY – New York University’s Center for Urban Science and Progress (NYU CUSP) Professor Debra F. Laefer today released the world’s densest urban aerial laser scanning (LiDAR) dataset. At over 300 points per square meter, this is more than 30 times denser than typical LiDAR data and is an order of magnitude denser than any other aerial LiDAR dataset.
UCD PhD candidate wins Royal Academy of Engineering early-stage career awardUCD PhD candidate Frank O’Leary is one of five young engineers in the UK and Ireland who have received early-stage career awards of £3,000 from the Royal Academy of Engineering.
The Civil Engineering PhD candidate’s research at UCD focuses on analysing the behaviour of retaining walls in clay. Frank works in the UK with engineering firm Arup as a geotechnical engineer. He is currently working on the design and construction of a basement beneath a hotel in London.