Salar Saeed, Senior Remote Sensing Analyst at the Centre for Water Informatics and Technology (WIT), LUMS participated in the Young Professionals in Space Dubai Conference 2019 held on November 4-6, 2019 in Dubai, UAE. The conference was organised by IEEE & Muhammad Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC).
Young Professionals in Space (YPS) is an initiative to bring scientists, practitioners, engineers and leaders of space industry and agencies together on a single platform to discuss recent research breakthroughs, technical advances, existing opportunities and emerging space technologies. The platform aims to provide the young generation with a holistic view of the science, engineering and space technology fields and provide access to professionals and experts from around the world.
Saeed was among the 31 participants who were selected to receive a travel grant for the Young Professionals in Space Conference 2019 out of a total 251 young scientists, practitioners, engineers and leaders from around the world.
During the conference, Saeed met researchers from academia and industry, shared research conducted at WIT and ongoing projects. He also participated in a workshop, ‘Introduction to Amateur Radio and Satellite Observation’ at the Conference.