Honorary Members

Honorary Members are individuals whose efforts in the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information sciences are exceptionally distinguished and who are duly nominated and elected. The ISPRS statues limit the number of living Honorary Members to a maximum of ten at any time.

The living ISPRS Honorary Members are:

Prof. Dr. Gottfried Konecny Prof. Dr. Gottfried Konecny (1992)
University of Hannover
Institute for Photogrammetry & Eng.Surveys
Nienburger Str. 1
D-30167 Hannover
Prof. Shunji Murai Prof. Shunji Murai (2000)
4-21-9 Mejirodai, Hachioji
Tokyo 193-0833
Lawrence W. Fritz Lawrence W. Fritz (2004)
From November to April
201 N. Riverside Dr., Apt. 701
Pompano Beach, FL
USA 33062-5025
From May to October
PO Box 6544
Pine Mountain Club, CA
USA 93222-6544
Prof. Dr. Armin Gruen Prof. Dr. Armin Gruen (2008)
Institute of Geodesy and Photogrammetry
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
8093 Zurich
Prof. Dr. John C. Trinder Prof. Dr. John C. Trinder (2008)
School of Surveying and SIS
University of New South Wales
Sydney, NSW 2052
Prof. Dr. Ian Dowman Prof. Dr. Ian Dowman (2012)
Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering
University College London
Gower Street
London WC1E 6BT
United Kingdom
Prof. Dr. Li Deren Prof. Dr. Li Deren (2012)
Wuhan University
Prof. Dr. Orhan Altan Prof. Dr. Orhan Altan (2016)
Istanbul Technical University
Prof. Dr. Chen Jun Prof. Dr. Chen Jun (2020)
National Geomatics Centre of China


Deceased Honorary Members:


E. Doležal (Honorary President) Austria 1926-1955
E. von Orel Austria 1938 -1941
G. Poivilliers France 1948-1968
F. Baeschlin Switzerland 1952-1961
U. Nistri Italy 1952-1962
O.S. Reading USA 1952-1984
E. Santoni Italy 1952-1970
W. Schermerhorn Netherlands 1952-1986
W. Bauersfeld Germany 1956-1959
G. Cassinis Italy 1956-1964
H. Härry Switzerland 1956-1973
L. Hurault France 1956-1973
P. Mogensen Sweden 1956-1969
R. Ll. Brown Great Britain 1960 -1983
K. Schwidefsky Germany 1972-1986
E.H. Thompson United Kingdom 1972-1976
G. de Masson d'Autume France 1976-2006
K.G. Löfström Finland 1976-1984
J. Cruset France 1980-1994
L. Solaini Italy 1980-1989
P. Fagundes Brazil 1984-1996
F.J. Doyle USA 1988-2013
A. Savolainen Finland 1988-2017
Z. Wang China 1988-2002
F. Ackermann Germany 1996-2021



The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing is a non-governmental organization devoted to the development of international cooperation for the advancement of photogrammetry and remote sensing and their applications. The Society operates without any discrimination on grounds of race, religion, nationality, or political philosophy.

Our Contact

Leibniz University Hannover
Institute of Photogrammetry and GeoInformation
Nienburger Str. 1
D-30167 Hannover
Email: isprs-sg@isprs.org