TU1208 GPR Association

International non-profit network on Ground Penetrating Radar

Cooperation - Sharing - Open science - Excellence - Embracing diversity - Inclusiveness - Innovation - Bottom up 

Founded in September 2017 as a follow up initiative of COST Action TU1208

Members of TU1208 GPR Association from UK

Mr Kevin Banks (Member in 2017 and 2018) 

GPR user since more than 10 years, with experience in a wide variety of GPR applications built over several years working for manufacturers, survey companies and universities, and a long list of successful GPR projects.  He owns and  manages  GPR Surveys Ltd, a company based in Southampton which   provides GPR surveys and consultancy services  throughout the UK and worldwide.

Affiliation: KB GPR Surveys Ltd

Email: kevin@kbgprsurveys.co.uk 

Website: www.kbgprsurveys.co.uk

Dr Lai Bun Lok (Member in  2018)

Royal Society University Research Fellow and Lecturer in High Frequency Electronics. His research focuses on the development of innovative reconfigurable and low-power radar sensors operating over multiple frequency bands, optimised for a wide range of applications in the field of geophysics and environmental sciences.

Affiliation: Lancaster University

Email: l.lok@lancaster.ac.uk 

Website: www.lancaster.ac.uk/engineering/about/people/lai-lok

Mr Chris Stefas (Member in 2018)


GPR expert from Geomorph Instruments (GM), a company providing  quality-cost efficient geophysical and non-destructive testing products worldwide. GM owns a range of geophysical and NDT equipment in order to provide rental and training around the globe. You may be interested in buying geophysical or other equipment from GM, or you may like to rent or lease their equipment based on the specific needs of a project.

Affiliation: Geomorph Instruments

Email: sales@gmradar.com 

Website:  www.gmradar.com

Dr Craig Warren (Member in 2017 and 2018)

Senior Research Fellow, with BEng in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering and PhD in Civil Engineering from The University of Edinburgh. He carries out fundamental and applied research on sensing technologies for infrastructure and geophysical applications.  He is lead developer of gprMax, a well known open-source software that simulates electromagnetic wave propagation.

Affiliation: Northumbria University

Email: craig.warren@northumbria.ac.uk 

Website: www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/our-staff/w/craig-warren/

Join us!

If you wish to join the association, please send us your filled out and signed Application Form at tu1208@gpradar.eu. After your application is approved, you can complete the procedure by paying the membership and subscription fees, as outlined below.  Please do not pay before your application is approved, else your payment will be considered as a donation.

Standard Membership




40,00 EUR

80,00 EUR

20,00 EUR

Reduced Membership  (1)




30,00 EUR

60,00 EUR

20,00 EUR

Supportive Membership




100,00 EUR

200,00 EUR

20,00 EUR

Membership is on a calendar year basis. Membership applications received after 1 December will be made effective as of 1 January of the following year, unless otherwise requested.

* Subscription is a lump sum that has to be paid by new Members willing to join the association.


(1) Available only for Inclusiveness Target Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Croatia, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Serbia and Turkey.

Support us!

If you wish to support the association, you can make a donation and/or sponsor our activities.   Please feel free to contact us at tu1208@gpradar.eu to discuss about sponsorship opportunities.

Basic information

TU1208 GPR Association

Fiscal Code: 97946170582

Via Flaminio Ponzio 14

00153, Roma, Italy

Tel. +39 06 97619403

Email: tu1208@gpradar.eu

Website: www.gpradar.eu/tu1208

IBAN: IT49H0200805012000104921152

For information concerning COST Action TU1208 and TU1208 GPR Association, please take contact with the Chair of the Action and President of the Association, Prof. Lara Pajewski. From 4 April 2013 to 3 October 2017, this website was supported by COST, European Cooperation in Science and Technology - COST is supported by the EU RTD Framework Programme Horizon2020. TU1208 Members are deeply grateful to COST for funding and supporting COST Action TU1208. As of 4 October 2017, this website is supported by TU1208 GPR Association, a non-profit association stemming from COST Action TU1208.

Blog: http://tu1208blog.gpradar.eu/