Fairfax, Virginia — September 9, 2011 – Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has named Amar Nayegandhi manager of elevation technologies. Based in the firm’s Tampa, Florida, office, Nayegandhi will provide management and technical support for LiDAR-derived projects for local, state, and federal clients.
With more than 10 years’ experience, Nayegandhi has developed original data processing algorithms for airborne LiDAR sensors, as well as processed and analyzed waveform, point cloud, and Digital Elevation Model data in submerged, sub-aerial, and vegetative coastal environments. He has presented his research and technological findings at more than 60 international conferences and technical workshops, as well as authored 15 articles and more than 65 reports for the U.S. Geological Survey.
Nayegandhi is a member of the team developing the Experimental Advanced Airborne Research LiDAR (EAARL) system—a unique topo-bathy LiDAR system that generates large volumes of green-wavelength, waveform LiDAR data to measure submerged topography and land elevations seamlessly.
Nayegandhi earned his master’s degree in computer science from the University of South Florida and bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Mumbai, India. He is a member of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, American Geophysical Union, and American Association of Geographers.
Dewberry is a leading professional services firm with a proven history of providing architecture, engineering, and management and consulting services to a wide variety of public- and private-sector clients. Recognized for combining unsurpassed commitment to client service with deep subject matter expertise, Dewberry is dedicated to solving clients’ most complex challenges and transforming their communities. Established in 1956, Dewberry is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, with more than 40 locations and 1,800+ professionals nationwide. To learn more, visit www.dewberry.com.