Project 1: OPTIKAL

Optical Payload Technology, In-depth Knowledge Acquisition, and Localization

This project aims to design and develop a scientific and operational optical
payload with agricultural monitoring as its primary mission.

Implementing Institutes
UP Diliman National Institute of Physics (UP-NIP)
UP Diliman Training Center for Applied Geodesy and Photogrammetry (UP-TCAGP)
RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
Optics Development
Optomechanics
Calibration and Validation
Control System
Project Leader
Dr. Maricor N. Soriano
Dr. Maricor N. Soriano is a Professor at the University of the Philippines Diliman National Institute of Physics (NIP), where she obtained her Doctorate in Philosophy. She is recipient of the Third World Academy of Science (TWAS) and Most Outstanding Young Scientist in the Philippines (2009), and Outstanding Young Scientist (2006). She is also the Former Deputy Director for Academic Affairs at the National Institute of Physics (NIP) and Former President of the Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas (SPP).

Research interests: Color, Video, and Image Processing applied to Marine Science, Art Conservation, Biometrics and Spectral and Medical Imaging; Physics Education

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