COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-Sanborn is pleased to announce that Dr. Srini Dharmapuri has joined the Sanborn team as Vice President and Chief Scientist. In this role, Dr. Dharmapuri will be responsible for implementing scientific, research, and technology improvements across the company. Additionally, he will also operate as a Program Manager and provide assistance in business development efforts.

Dr. Dharmapuri’s career in the Geomatics industry has been extensive and widespread. He has over 30 years of global experience, including extensive hands-on experience in a variety of roles in remote sensing, lidar, photogrammetry and UAS. He has also held leadership and management positions where he successfully guided and provided support for his team. Prior to relocating to the USA, he was a senior scientist at India’s premier space research institution—analogous to NASA here in the USA.

Dr. Dharmapuri holds a PhD in Satellite Photogrammetry, a Master of Technology in Remote Sensing and a Master of Science in Physics. He is certified in photogrammetry and lidar by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), and is a licensed photogrammetric surveyor in South Carolina and Virginia. In addition, he is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and GIS Professional (GISP). He has been actively associated with ASPRS, holding various positions including National Director and President of Eastern Great Lakes Region (EGLR).

“We look forward to the contributions of Dr. Dharmapuri in our development programs,” says John Copple, CEO. “Sanborn has invested in a number of new technologies that will broaden our portfolio of products and services. Dr. Dharmapuri’s experience within the geospatial profession will add significant technical depth and strategic management value to our organization and to our ongoing innovations.”

About The Sanborn Map Company, Inc.

Sanborn (www.sanborn.com) is an innovator in the modern geospatial industry, delivering state-of-the-art mapping, visualization and 3D solutions for customers worldwide. The firm currently operates a fleet of aircraft located strategically across the United States. Embracing cutting-edge technology, Sanborn specializes in oblique aerial imagery; aerial and mobile lidar mapping; aerial orthophotography; 3D modeling and visualization software and services; SPIN indoor mapping; unmanned aircraft system (UAS) services and image processing; and a host of geospatial software products.