Associated Researchers / Visiting Scholars

CUEC welcomes you to come as visiting scholar and post doctoral research associate.

Funding available through CUEC. For funding information please contact Dr.Weng

Associated Researchers

Dengsheng Lu, Ph.D., Research Fellow, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences,
602 Duncan Drive, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, 36849.
Phone: (334) 844-1062 Email:

Dr. Dale A. Quattrochi is a Senior Scientist with the NASA George C. Marshall Space Flight Center,
Earth System Science Division, Huntsville, AL 35806.
Phone: (205) 922-5886 Email:

Dr. George Xian is a Principal Scientist at Sceince Applications International Cooperation (SAIC),
USGS Center for Earth Resources Observation and Science, Sioux Falls , SD 57198
Phone: (605)-594-2599 Email:

Assefa M. Melesse, Ph. D., P.E., D.WRE., Assocaite Professor at Department of Environmental Studies,
ECS 339, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199.
Phone: (305) 348-6518, Fax: (305) 348-6137.
E-mail: Website: Personal Page

Paolo Gamba is a Associate Professor at Department of Electronics,
University of Pavia, Via Ferrata, 127100 Pavia Italy,
Phone:(+39) 0382-985781 Fax: (+39) 0382-422583 Website: Personal page
TLC & remote sensing lab page

Shihong Yang is a Professor at Department of Geography,
South China Normal University Guangzhou 510630, Guangdong, China

Dr. Fenglei Fan is a Professor at School of Geography,
South China Normal University, Guangzhou 510631, China

Dr. Honglin Xiao, Associate Professor - Department of History and Geography
Elon University, NC 27244.
Phone: (336) 278-6408 Email:

Dr. Hongsheng Zhang, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr. Iphigenia Keramitsoglou, Senior Researcher, National Observatory of Athens, Greece

Dr. Guangxing Wang, Associate Professor, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Dr. Yuyu Zhou, Senior Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Lab

Dr. Feng Gao, Research Physical Scientist,
USDA-ARS Hydrology and Remote Sensing

Dr. Rongbo Xiao, National Key Lab of Urban and Regional Ecology,
Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences,
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 100085. China

Yehua Dennis Wei is a Professor at Department of Geography,
University of Utah. 260 S. Central Campus Dr. Rm. 270
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-9155.
Phone: (801) 585-0545 Fax: (801) 581-8219.
Email: Website: Personal Page

Visiting Scholars






Dr. Tao Yuan,

Visiting Scholar from China University of Geoscience, Beijing, China (Apr. 2014 - Apr. 2015).

He received his PHD degree in land resource management from China University of Geoscience, Beijing, China. He is a lecturer in School of Land Science and Technology, China University of Geosciences. He came to CUEC as a visiting scholar in 2014 (supervised by Prof. Qihao Weng). His research interest mainly focuses on remote sensing for land resources and land information system.


Dr. Yanhong Zou,

Visiting Scholar from Central South Univeristy, Changsha, China (Sep. 2014 - Sep. 2015).

Yanhong Zou started her study and research as a visiting scholar at ISU since September,2014, Dr. Qihao Weng served as her advisor. She is an associate professor in the Department of GIS at Central South University, Changsha, China. She got her PhD degree in Land Resources and Information Engineering at Central South University 2005, and her current research focuses on 3D Geoscience modeling and GIS application.