Prof. Yongwei Sheng
University of California, Los Angeles
Yongwei Sheng received the B.S. and M.E. degrees from the remote sensing program at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, and the Ph.D. degree in environmental science, policy, and management from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1988, 1991, and 2000, respectively. ,He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Resources and Forest Engineering, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, State University of New York, Syracuse. He worked as a Research Scientist at the National Satellite Meteorological Center of China between 1991 and 1995. He held a GIS Specialist position at the University of California–Los Angeles (UCLA) Institute of the Environment from 1999 to 2001. He was a Research Scientist at the Department of Geography, UCLA from 2001 to 2004. His research interests are in photogrammetry, remote sensing, GIS, and their applications addressing natural resources management and environmental assessment. He has published about 30 refereed journal articles.,Dr. Sheng is a Member of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), the Association of American Geographers, and the American Geophysical Union. He was the 1997 recipient of ASPRS William A. Fischer Remote Sensing Scholarship Award.