NASA and the Department of the Interior’s U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has named Professor Leung Tsang a 2012 recipient of the William T. Pecora Award. Tsang was recognized for his contributions to microwave remote sensing which have “laid the groundwork for improved data analysis and designs of new measurements and satellite observational systems. His work has resulted in numerous societal benefits, including monitoring climate change and improving management of water and agricultural resources.”
The William T. Pecora Award is sponsored by NASA and the Department of the Interior, and is awarded to individuals or groups that make outstanding contributions towards understanding the Earth by means of remote sensing.
List of Pecora Award Recipients and Contributions Statement
NASA’s Press Release on the William T. Pecora Award
About the William T. Pecora Award
Leung Tsang’s faculty page
Laboratory of Applications and Computations in Electromagnetics and Optics