IVS CTE

IVS Committee on Education and Training

The IVS Directing Board decided on its 30iest meeting held at GFZ in Potsdam in September 2013 to create the IVS Committee on Training and Education, successing the IVS WG 6 on Education and Training. Rüdiger Haas (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden) was voted as the Chair of the new committee.

The Terms of Reference (ToR) of the IVS CTE are:

  • To organize IVS Training Schools on VLBI for Geodesy and Astrometry on a triannual basis in connection to IVS General Meetings and regional VLBI meetings.
  • To establish and maintain contacts to education institutions in geodesy, geosciences and astrometry worldwide with the aim to raise the interest for geodetic and astrometric VLBI among students.
  • To develop education material that can be distributed to education institutions.

So far, two IVS VLBI schools were organised:

When established in 2013, the IVS CTE had the following members:

Rüdiger Haas (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, chair of IVS CTE), Christopher Beaudoin (MIT Haystack, USA), Alessandra Bertarini (Bonn University, Germany), Yuri Bondarenko (IAA St. Petersburg, Russia), Johannes Böhm (TU Vienna, Austria), Mauricio Gende (Universidad National de la Plata, Argentina), Thomas Hobiger (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden), Chris Jacobs (JPL, USA), James Lovell (UTas, Australia), Fengchun Shu (SHAO, China)

The current members are:

Rüdiger Haas (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, chair of IVS CTE), Yuri Bondarenko (IAA St. Petersburg, Russia), Johannes Böhm (TU Vienna, Austria), Mauricio Gende (Universidad National de la Plata, Argentina), Chris Jacobs (JPL, USA), Fengchun Shu (SHAO, China).

Last updated: 2018-08-10, by Rüdiger Haas