Professor of Civil Engineering
Lyles School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Office: HAMP 4110
Phone: (765) 494-2168
Personal Web Site
Space mapping, GIS imagery integration, feature extraction, and spatial data mining.
Ph.D., Wuhan Technical University of Surveying & Mapping, 1989
M.S., Zhengzhou Institute of Surveying & Mapping, 1985
B.S., Zhengzhou Institute of Surveying & Mapping, 1982
Honors & Awards
Research Fellowship Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany, Sept. - Dec. 2005.
Eduard Doleal Support for attending the 18th Congress of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, the Federal Ministry of Science, Transport and the Arts, Austria, 1996.
Research Fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany, 1995-1996
Prize for Outstanding Young Scholars in Science and Technology, Association of Science and Technology of Henan Province, China, 1993.
Prize for Outstanding Young Scholars in Science and Technology, Chinese Association of Science and Technology, China, 1992.
Prize for Scientific and Technological Advancement, State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping, China, 1992 (Project: High Precision Global Positioning Systems Supported Aerial Triangulation for Urban Areas) .
Best Paper Prize, Chinese Society for Surveying and Mapping, China, 1990 (Paper: A Fast Recursive Method for Repeated Computation of the Reliability Matrix QvvP).