Prof. Charles R. Bostater

Fellow Member | Professor at Florida Institute of Technology
Bostater, Charles R.
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SPIE Membership: 25.5 years
SPIE Awards: Fellow status | Senior status | 2020 SPIE Community Champion | 2019 SPIE Community Champion
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Area of Expertise: Airborne & In-Situ Remote Sensing, Freshwater and Coastal Sensing, Hyperspectral Imaging & Simulation, Submerged Target Detection & Modeling, Photogrammetric Engineering, Hyperspectral Synthetic Image Generation
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Dr. Bostater is in the College of Engineering and Science at Florida Institute of Technology. He is the Director of the Marine & Environmental Optics & Remote Sensing Lab and the University's Remote Sensing Center. As an Associate Professor in the University he teaches the Physics of Oceans & Atmospheres; Remote Sensing; GIS. Dr. Bostater is an expert in Airborne Hyperspectral Imaging and Data Fusion of these data types with photogrammetric engineering imagery.

Dr. Bostater also has pioneered the use of Monte Carlo and Analytical Radiative Transfer Models for use in water surface and subsurface target detection.

He also is involved with remote sensing of vegetation stress detection and remote sensing for water quality applications in freshwater, coastal and nearby coastal ocean habitats.

He is the named inventor on four international patents for noncontact remote sensing probes and sondes.

His research concerns Surface & Subsurface Sensing Technologies and Robotic Systems (STARS)

He was elected SPIE Fellow in 2019 and was elected IEEE Senior Member, 2022.

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