February 8, 2018
Professor Jason Leigh, founding director of the Laboratory for Advanced Visualization & Applications (LAVA) is awarded 200,000 Euros from TEIN for LandSage- a project to provide decision support for monitoring and mitigation of natural disasters (landslides, mudflows, and floods) in Southeastern Asia using Cyber-enabled Collaboration, Analysis, Navigation and Observation Environments (CyberCANOEs).
This project will be jointly led by Jason Haga at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Japan, to provide training for researchers and decision makers in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos on the use of advanced cyber-infrastructure for disaster monitoring and mitigation.
TEIN (Trans-Eurasia Information Network) is a high speed network for research and education which connects 20 countries in Asia and 34 countries in Europe. This network is actively being used for international joint researches in cutting-edge areas, including information telecommunications and bioengineering.