Eric (Arek) Saczuk

Ph.D., Fellow International (’18) of The Explorers Club, Transport Canada Certified Drone Pilot, Nikon Professional Services Photographer

Born in Poland, Eric presently resides in Vancouver, BC, Canada with his wife and two daughters. He is a full-time instructor at the British Columbia Institute of Technology, Director of the RPAS Hub specializing in remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS, aka drones), Research Chair, and Geomatics consultant.

Outside the classroom, Eric’s images brighten the spaces of hundreds of commercial spaces all over the world as the lead photographer for Hambleton Fine Art Services. Through his company, Space Hog Graphics, Eric has found a means of using his artistic talents to help underprivileged children in Nepal gain access to healthcare and education. With a deep passion for adventure travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations, his photographs feature prominently in the short documentaries Beyond the Gates of Phu (2013) and “Colours of Edziza” (2015).

Eric just returned from Svalbard, Norway where he provided thermal drone training to support the Hearts in the Ice citizen science climate change research project.

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