Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
Florida International University, USA
Professor Berrin Tansel has received her PhD in environmental engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1985. Currently, she is a professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, Florida. Before joining FIU, Dr. Tansel was a project manager at Massachusetts Water Resources Authority. She has also worked at the Center for Environmental Management at Tufts University. She has authored over 200 research papers, reports, and professional practice publications. Dr. Tansel is an elected Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and elected Diplomate of American Academy of Water Resources Engineers. She is a member of Water Environment Federation, and Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE.
Dr. Tansel’s research expertise is in the area of environmental sustainability, physical and chemical treatment processes, infrastructure system reliability, contaminant transport, fate and transport modeling of contaminants in soil and water environment.
Professor, Department of Modeling,Simulation and
Old Dominion University, Visualization Engineering , USA
Dr. Zhou Guoqing is professor at Department of Modeling, Simulation and Visualization of Old Dominion University. He has published three books, and 201 academic papers (53 journal papers). Dr. Zhou has worked on 38 projects as PI or Co-PI. During 1996-1998, he had worked on the project of MOMS 2C/2D/2P pre-flight and in-flight calibration, and HRSC pre-flight calibration in Technical University of Berlin, Germany. During his research in the Ohio State University as postdoctoral researcher, he conducted IKNONS in-flight calibration. After he worked in Old Dominion University, he conducted the research on real-time information technology for future intelligent earth observation system. He serves as Chair, editorial board, editorial advisor, editor-in-chief of several journals, and serves as Chair and Co-Chair of Working group of several international societies/organizations. He also serves as panel reviewer of NASA Space Information Program. Dr. Zhou has won seven prestigious international awards including the 1996 Alexander von Humboldt Award (Germany), the1998 Outstanding Young Author Best Paper Award (Japan), the 2000 Talbert Abrams Award (USA), the 2001 NASA-NIAC Fellow Award, and, the 2004 Outstanding Innovative Technology Teaching Award (USA), etc.
Interdisciplines between transportation and remote sensing, interdisciplines between civil engineering and spatial information engineering