Dr. Yongze Song, RGS Fellow, is a Lecturer and Doctoral Supervisor at Curtin University, Australia.
He has expertise in developing geospatial methods and implementing Earth data for sustainable infrastructure. He developed a series of geospatial methods and 6 R software packages with over 86,000 downloads globally for understanding geographical and spatial data. He published over 40 peer-reviewed journal articles in the fields, including articles in 38 Q1 journals and 2 ESI highly cited papers. He is a recipient of 12 awards at international and national levels, such as the Global Top 10 Young Scientist Award, Global Top 1% Peer Review Awards in Geosciences, and the Australian National Location Data First Prize.
He is an Editorial Board Member of GIScience & Remote Sensing (IF 6.238) and Scientific Reports (IF 4.379). He is a Managing Guest Editor of the International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Remote Sensing, and Sustainable Earth. He serves as a Session Chair, Scientific Committee Member, Keynote Speaker, or Special Issue Coordinator for international conferences IAMG, AAG, AGILE, WBC, IPC, IWEG, ICCSTE, etc. He serves for over 30 peer-reviewed journals as a reviewer. He was invited to present more than 40 research seminars at universities and industries globally.
Presentation “Innovative Geospatial Methods for Sustainable Infrastructure Development” at Harvard University.
Call for Papers
Call for Papers: “Recent Advances in Geocomputation and GeoAI for Mapping”
50% discount on APC
Submission deadline: 1 July 2022
Call for Papers: “Remote Sensing for Mapping Global Land Surface Parameters”
Submission deadline: 30 September 2022
Call for Papers: “Earth Observation for Mapping Sustainability”
Submission deadline: 31 October 2022
Optimal Parameters-based Geographical Detectors (OPGD) Model in R
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Honours and Professional Services
2022, Program Committee Member: 7th Smart Data and Smart Cities Conference & 17th 3DGeoinfo Conference, 19 – 21 October 2022, Sydney, Australia (Link)
2022, Chair of Session “Spatial Associations”, International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) 2022 Annual Conference, 29 August – 3 September, 2022, Nancy, France
2022, Keynote Speaker: The Fifth International Workshop on Environment and Geoscience (IWEG2022), 16-18 July 2022, China
2022, Special Issue Coordinator (Sustainable Earth): World Building Congress (WBC2022), and The 9th International Conference on Innovative Production and Construction (IPC2022), Joint Conference, 27-30 June 2022, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
2022, Scientific Committee Member: 7th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Transportation Engineering (ICCSTE’22), 5-7 June, 2022, Niagara Falls, Canada
2022, Chair of Session “Symposium on Scale in Spatial Analytics and Modeling: Scale and Spatial Associations”, American Association of Geographers (AAG) 2022 Annual Meeting, 25 February – 1 March, 2022, New York City, USA
2022, Publications Committee Member, International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG)
2022, Managing Guest Editor: Remote Sensing: Special Issue “Remote Sensing for Mapping Global Land Surface Parameters” (Link)
2021, Special Issue Coordinator: Pacific Islands GIS & RS Conference 2021 (PGRSC-2021), The Pacific GIS & Remote Sensing Council, 22-23 November, 2021, Port Vila, Vanuatu
2021, Scientific Program Committee Member: The Association of Geographic Information Laboratories in Europe, AGILE 2021 (the 24rd Conference), 8-11 June, 2021, Crete, Greece
2021, Managing Guest Editor: Sustainable Earth: Collection “Earth Observation for Mapping Sustainability” (Link)
2021, Managing Guest Editor: International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation: Special Issue “Recent Advances in Geocomputation and GeoAI for Mapping” (Link)
2021, Global Young Scientist Award (Top 10)
2021, Editorial Board Member: Scientific Reports, Nature.
2021, Editorial Board Member: GIScience & Remote Sensing, Taylor & Francis.
2020, Fellow of Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), United Kingdom
2020, Managing Guest Editor: Remote Sensing: Special Issue “Remote Sensing on Land Surface Albedo”
2019, Global Peer Review Award: Top reviewers in Geosciences (Top 1%) and Top reviewers in Cross-field (Top 1%), Publons
2019, Chancellor’s Award for Exceptionally High Standard in the PhD Thesis, Curtin University
2019, Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad (Top 0.1% Globally)
2018, National Honourable Mention: Exploring the Oceans Award, GovHack, Australia
2017, National Honourable Mention: STEM Award, GovHack, Australia
2016, Australian National First Prize: Location Data First Prize, GovHack, Australia
2015, Outstanding Graduate Award (Top 1%)
2013, National Scholarship for Postgraduates (Top 1%), China
2012, International Honourable Mention Certificate in Interdisciplinary Contest in Modelling Certificate of Achievement (ICM), COMAP and NSA, USA
2011, National Scholarship (Top 1%), China
2011, International Honourable Mention Certificate in Mathematical Contest in Modelling Certificate of Achievement (MCM), COMAP and NSA, USA
-2021, Reviewer for over 30 international peer-reviewed journals