Work Experience

  • 2020-06 2015-04

    Director

    School of Remote Sensing and Information Engineering, Wuhan University

  • 2009-02 2008-11

    Research Professor

    enter for Spatial Information Science and Technology, George Mason University

  • 2005-08 2000-08

    Chair Professor of “Cheung Kong Scholars Program”, Deputy Director

    State Key Laboratory of Information Engineering in Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing, Wuhan University

  • 2000-08 1998-10

    Professor,Deputy Director

    State Key Laboratory of Information Engineering in Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing, Wuhan Technical University of Surveying and Mapping

  • 1998-09 1998-03

    Visiting Professor

    Department of Surveying and Land Information, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • 1998-03 1996-02

    Professor, Deputy Director

    State Key Laboratory of Information Engineering in Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing, Wuhan Technical University of Surveying and Mapping

  • 1996-02 1995-10

    Visiting Professor

    Department of Geography, University of Massachusetts

  • 1995-09 1992-03

    Associate Professor

    Department of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Wuhan Technical University of Surveying and Mapping

  • 1988-03 1982-07

    Lecturer

    Department of Surveying and Mapping, East China Geology College

Educational Experience

  • Ph.D 1988-03 To 1992-03

    Department of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

    Wuhan Technical University of Surveying and Mapping

    Technical University of Denmark( Sept.,1989 – Aug.,1990)

  • Bachelor 1978-10 To 1982-07

    Surveying and Mapping

    East China Geology College

Honorary Job

  • 2011-
    Science and Technology Leading Talents of the National Bureau of Surveying and Mapping
    Science and Technology Leading Talents of the National Bureau of Surveying and Mapping
  • 2011-
    Academician of Chinese Academy of Science
    Academician of Chinese Academy of Science
  • 2010-
    Science and Technology Leading Talents of the National Bureau of Surveying and Mapping
    Science and Technology Leading Talents of the National Bureau of Surveying and Mapping
  • 2005-
    National outstanding scientific and technological workers
    National outstanding scientific and technological workers
  • 2004-
    Advanced Individual of the State Key Laboratory Program of the Ministry of Science and Technology
    Advanced Individual of the State Key Laboratory Program of the Ministry of Science and Technology
  • 2001-
    Advanced Individual of the "Ninth Five-Year" National Key Scientific and Technological Research Plan
    Advanced Individual of the "Ninth Five-Year" National Key Scientific and Technological Research Plan
  • 1997-
    Excellent Scientist,China Human Source Ministry and State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping
    Excellent Scientist,China Human Source Ministry and State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping
  • 1997-
    National Outstanding Returned Overseas Students
    National Outstanding Returned Overseas Students
  • 1996-1998
    Award of National Excellent Youth Scientist Fund, National Natural Science Foundation of China
    Award of National Excellent Youth Scientist Fund, National Natural Science Foundation of China
  • 1993-
    State Council Special Allowance
    State Council Special Allowance
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    Chair Professor of “Cheung Kong Scholars Program”
    Chair Professor of “Cheung Kong Scholars Program”

Academic Job

  • 2015-2020
    Member of the National Geographic Information Standardization Technical Committee ((SAC/TC230)
    Member of the National Geographic Information Standardization Technical Committee ((SAC/TC230)
  • 2012-2016
    President,International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing(ISPRS) Commission VI
    President,International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing(ISPRS) Commission VI
  • 2010-2014
    Deputy Chairman of the 10th Editorial Committee of "Journal of Surveying and Mapping"
    Deputy Chairman of the 10th Editorial Committee of "Journal of Surveying and Mapping"
  • 2009-
    Editorial Board of 'International Journal of Health Geographics'
    Editorial Board of 'International Journal of Health Geographics'
  • 2009-
    Editorial Board of 'Transaction in GIS'
    Editorial Board of 'Transaction in GIS'
  • 2008-2012
    Chair, ISPRS WG IV/4 (Virtual Globes and Context-Aware Visualization and Analysis )
    Chair, ISPRS WG IV/4 (Virtual Globes and Context-Aware Visualization and Analysis )
  • 2007-2009
    Member of Expert Committee (Earth Observation and Navigation Field), High-New Technology Program (863 Program) of China
    Member of Expert Committee (Earth Observation and Navigation Field), High-New Technology Program (863 Program) of China
  • 2004-2005
    Member of Expert Committee (Information Acquisition and Processing Technology Field), High-New Technology Program (863 Program) of China
    Member of Expert Committee (Information Acquisition and Processing Technology Field), High-New Technology Program (863 Program) of China
  • 2004-2008
    Co-Chair, Academy Committee of ISPRS XXI Congress
    Co-Chair, Academy Committee of ISPRS XXI Congress
  • 2004-2008
    Chair, ISPRS WG VII/5 (Multi Temporal Data Processing and Change Detection)
    Chair, ISPRS WG VII/5 (Multi Temporal Data Processing and Change Detection)
  • 2003-2013
    Member of Working Group, (Geographical Information Service) of ISO/TC230
    Member of Working Group, (Geographical Information Service) of ISO/TC230
  • 2002-2015
    BoD Member of Chinese Association of GIS and Chair, GIS theory and Methodology Commission of CAGIS
    BoD Member of Chinese Association of GIS and Chair, GIS theory and Methodology Commission of CAGIS
  • 2000-2004
    Chair, ISPRS WG IV/2 (Federal Database and Interoperability)
    Chair, ISPRS WG IV/2 (Federal Database and Interoperability)
  • 1996-2000
    Secretary, ISPRS Commission VI
    Secretary, ISPRS Commission VI
  • -
    Chair, Organization Committee of SPIE and ISPRS Commission VII Joint Conference
    Chair, Organization Committee of SPIE and ISPRS Commission VII Joint Conference
  • -
    President, The International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Science
    President, The International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Science
  • -
    Editorial Board of Information Science Edition of Journal of Wuhan University
    Editorial Board of Information Science Edition of Journal of Wuhan University
  • -
    Chair, Organization Committee of OGC-China Symposium
    Chair, Organization Committee of OGC-China Symposium
  • -
    BoD Member, Chinese Society of Surveying and Mapping
    BoD Member, Chinese Society of Surveying and Mapping
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    Chief Scientist of the 973 Program‘ Earth-observation Data--Geospatial Information--Geographical Knowledge: Transformation Mechanism’
    Chief Scientist of the 973 Program‘ Earth-observation Data--Geospatial Information--Geographical Knowledge: Transformation Mechanism’
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    Member of the National Expert Group of the International Organization for Standardization Geographic Information/Earth Information Professional Technical Committee (ISO/TC211)
    Member of the National Expert Group of the International Organization for Standardization Geographic Information/Earth Information Professional Technical Committee (ISO/TC211)