Professional Memberships

  • Member, Canadian Institute of Geomatics
  • Member, American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
  • Member, IEEE, Geoscience and Remote Sensing


Selected Services to the University

  • Member, Biomedical Committee, Faculty of Engineering, 2009 - present
  • Department Acting Chair, Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, July - December 2007
  • Member, Dineen Memorial Lecture committee, 2000 - 2008
  • Principal Organizer, Dineen Memorial Lecture, 2001, 2007
  • Member, Subcommittee of the Engineering Task Force for developing the 2nd design course of first year engineering curricula, 2004 - 2005
  • Member, Continuing Education Committee, Faculty of Engineering, 2000 - 2008


Referee of Research Grants

  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Strategic Project Grants
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Discovery Research Grants
  • U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)  
  • Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), Leaders Opportunity Fund
  • Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
  • Belgian Remote Sensing Program, Thematic Projects
  • Belgian Remote Sensing Program, Technical Projects


Reviewer of Scholarly Journals

  1. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing
  2. International Journal of Remote Sensing
  3. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing
  4. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters
  5. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
  6. Remote Sensing of Environment
  7. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing
  8. International Journal of Image and Data Fusion
  9. Geomatica
  10. IEE Proceedings - Vision, Image and Signal Processing
  11. IEE Electronics Letters
  12. Machine Vision and Applications Journal
  13. Future Generation Computer Systems (Elsevier)
  14. Information Fusion (Elsevier)
  15. Pattern Recognition Letter
  16. International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology


Member of Professional Committees

  • Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Image and Data Fusion, publisher Taylor&Franci, March 2009 – present
  • Member, Scientific Committee of TECTERRA (a Canadian funding program to promote geomatics technologies), January 2011 - May 2012
  • Chair, ISPRS Working Group VII/4: Methods for Land Cover Classification, 2008 - 2012
  • Co-Chair, ISPRS Working Group VII/4: Advanced Classification Techniques, 2004 - 2008
  • Canadian National Correspondent, CIG-ISPRS, Commission VII, 2004 - present
  • Member, Talbert Abrams Award Committee, ASPRS, 2005 and 2006
  • Canadian National Correspondent, CIG-ISPRS, Commission II, 2001 - 2004
  • Member, Steering Committee of Belgian Remote Sensing Program, 2006 - 2009


Member of Conference Committees

Served on committees of over 21 international conferences since 2001, such as:

  • 2009 Joint Urban Remote Sensing Event/Conference, May 20-22, 2009, Shanghai, China.
  • The Second International Conference on Earth Observation for Global Changes (EOGC2009), 25-29 May 2009, Chengdu, China.
  • ISPRS Workshop on Updating Geo-spatial Databases with Imagery & the 5th International Workshop on DMGISs, Urumchi, Xingjiang,P.R. China, August 28-29, 2007.
  • The 4th IEEE GRSS/ISPRS Joint Workshop on Remote Sensing and Data Fusion over Urban Areas, 11-13 April 2007, Paris, France.


Consulting Activities

Technical consulting support to dozens of Canadian government and industry organizations, and dozens of international organizations, since 2001.



Public Awareness/Education

  • Delivered multiple remote sensing presentations to school students each year.
  • Developed 2D and 3D satellite image Web sites for local communities and schools in Fredericton.