20 November 2014
Peter Teunissen awarded Honorary Doctorate
The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) awarded Professor Peter Teunissen an Honorary Doctorate Honoris Causa degree in recognition of his academic eminence and esteemed contributions to the fields of Geodetic Science and Global Satellite Navigation.
The Honorary Doctorate degree was conferred upon Professor Teunissen by Zhongli Ding, Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, President of the University Chinese Academy of Sciences and a member of the Chinese Academy of Science. The official ceremony took place at the Institute of Geodesy and Geophysics (IGG) in Wuhan, China, on 10-11 November 2014.
After accepting the award Professor Teunissen gave a presentation entitled Next Generation GNSS: Opportunities and Challenges for Geodesy and Geophysics. In addition, Professor Yong Wang, on behalf of IGG, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen future collaboration between IGG and GNSS Research Center, Curtin University and build on the already very successful collaborations with Chinese Institutes and the Centre's Chinese colleague researchers.