Time: 15:00-17:00 November 21,2014
Location: D128, Geography and Environment Building, the South Campus of SYSU
Name: Prof. Jón Atli Benediktsson
Affiliation: University of Iceland
Jón Atli Benediktsson received the Cand.Sci. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Iceland in 1984, and the M.S.E.E. and Ph.D. degrees from Purdue University in 1987 and 1990, respectively. He is currently Pro-Rector of Science and Academic Affairs and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Iceland. His research interests are in remote sensing, biomedical analysis of signals, pattern recognition, image processing, and signal processing. Prof. Benediktsson was the 2011-2012 President of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS) and has been on the GRSS AdCom since 2000. He was Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (TGRS) from 2003 to 2008. He is on the Editorial Board of the Proceedings of the IEEE, the International Editorial Board of the International Journal of Image and Data Fusion and was the Chairman of the Steering Committee of IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (J-STARS) 2007-2010. Prof. Benediktsson is a Fellow of the IEEE and a Fellow of SPIE. Prof. Benediktsson is a member of the 2014 IEEE Fellow Committee.