Peng Gong#


Peng Gong
Membership Number:5281
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:CHINA
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Elected:2020
ORCID:0000-0003-1513-3765
Homepage: https://www.tsinghua.edu.cn/publish/essen/7710/2017/20170220035720831261538/20170220035720831261538_.html




Present and Previous Positions
  • Professor and Chair of the Department of Earth System Science, Dean of School of Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • 1980 - 1986 Studies at Nanjing University
  • University of British Columbia (1986-1987) and University of Waterloo (1987-1990)
  • 1990 - 1991 Research Scientist, York University
  • 1991 and 1994 Assistant Professor, Department of Geomatics Engineering at the University of Calgary (Canada)
  • Assistant Professor (1994-1997), Associate Professor (1997-2001), Full Professor (2001-) Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management at the University of California, Berkeley (USA) between 1994 and 2014

Fields of Scholarship
  • Remote sensing
  • Global environmental change studies
  • Environmentally-related infectious disease modeling
  • Public health

Honours and Awards
  • 2018 Mei Yiqi Memorial Award for Research, Tsinghua University
  • 2017 Outstanding Associate Editor, Science Bulletin
  • 2016 Outstanding Author Award (10 total), Board of Directors, Science China and Science Bulletin
  • 2016 Best Dissertation Award, First Class, Tsinghua University (Out of 26, Directed research)
  • 2015-2021 Honorary Professor of Medical School, University of Exeter, UK (Approved on July 28, 2015)
  • 2014 “Most contributing author” for publications in Chinese Science Bulletin after 2012
  • 2014 Top “most read” paper in International Journal of Remote Sensing among 502 papers published in 2013
  • 2012 Plenary Speaker, 22nd Congress of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Melbourne, Australia, August 29th, 2012.
  • 2008 Outstanding Contributions in Remote Sensing Award, Association of American Geographers
  • 2006 One of 3 Invited Overseas Participants to the Congress of Science and Technology of China
  • 2004 Member of Advisory Expert Group, Ministry of Science and Technology, China (A total of 9)
  • 2002 Distinguished Service Award, International Association of Chinese Professionals in GISci
  • 2000 Honorary Professor, Sichuan Institute of Parasitic Diseases, P.R. China
  • 1999 Overseas Expert Assessor, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1 of 33 selected worldwide
  • 1998 National Outstanding Young Scientists Award for Overseas Chinese, China, 1 of 30 selected worldwide

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