APSCO and Beihang University jointly organized the Interview for MASTA 2019 Program and DOCSTA 2019 Program on April 11 and 12, 2019 at APSCO Headquarters. The selection was conducted on the basis of Applicants’ academic excellence, language ability and background relevant to the program. In order to ensure transparency and fairness of the selection process, the Secretariat established the joint Selection Committee with Beihang University of China for evaluation and conducted interview with each applicant from APSCO Member States over internet. Ten professors and lecturers from Beihang University joined the interview sessions.
In total 53 applicants from Member States applied for the following disciplines:
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program on Space Technology and its’ Applications (DOCSTA)
Remote Sensing and Geo-Information System (RS&GIS) of MASTA Program
Satellite Communication and Global Navigation Satellite Systems (SC&GNSS) for MASTA Program
Micro-Satellite Technology for MASTA Program
After preliminary audit, 46 students were invited to attend interview. The interview result would be announced within two (2) months.