Professor, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Adjunct Researcher, Sierra Nevada Research Institute.
Ph.D. Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, UC-Berkeley
M.S. Institute of Remote Sensing and GIS, Peking University, China
B.S. Department of Urban and Environmental Science, Peking University, China
Research InterestsGeographic Information Science, Lidar application, Geographical One-class Data, Climate Change and Terrestrial Ecosystem.
Assistant professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor, School of Engineering, UC Merced
Editorial Board， Remote Sensing
Deputy Director of the Research Center for UAV Applications and Regulations, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Awards and Group Memberships
Erdas Award for Best Scientific Paper in Remote Sensing: American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing
Second Honorable Mention recipients for the Talbert Abrams Award: American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing
Faculty Development Award: UC Merced
Student Honors Paper Competition (2nd place): Remote Sensing Specialty Group: 100th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers
Carolyn Meek Scholarship: UC Berkeley
Jiu Ding-Xuan Scholarship: Peking University
Outstanding Youth Scientist Award: Peking University
Excellent Academic Scholarship: Peking University
Excellent Social Work Award: Peking University