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NCALM Investigators

William Dietrich
William E. Dietrich, Co-Director
Ph.D., 1982, University of Washington
Professor: Mechanistic, quantitative understanding of the form and evolution of landscapes, linkages between ecological and geomorphic processes, tools to tackle environmental issues
bill [at]
Juan Carlos Fernandez Diaz
Ph.D., 2010, University of Florida
Research Assistant Professor: Active remote sensing for 3D structural parameters and processes, lidar/radar synergy, environmental monitoring, archaeological prospection in tropical environments, logistics and operations lead for airborne mapping projects in Latin America
jfernandez11 [at]
Craig L. Glennie, PI & Director
Ph.D., 1999, University of Calgary
Professor: Kinematic remote sensing system integration and calibration, lidar processing and analysis, 3D change detection, open source software development
clglennie [at]

GSES Faculty

Fanghui Deng
Ph.D., 2020, University of South Florida
Research Assistant Professor: Surface and subsurface features and changes using satellite and ground-based geodetic data
fdeng4 [at]
Nima Ekhtari
Ph.D., 2018, University of Houston
Research Assistant Professor
nekhtari [at]
Hyongki Lee
Ph.D., 2008, Ohio State University
Professor: Satellite altimetry, gravimetry, and synthetic aperture radar, natural hazard monitoring and warning using satellite geodetic observations
hlee [at]
Pietro Milillo
Ph.D., 2016, University of Basilicata
Assistant Professor: Remote sensing data exploitation, computational analyses in earth science and hazard response, instrument effectiveness analysis
pmilillo [at]
Surui Xie
Ph.D., 2020, University of South Florida
Assistant Professor: Seafloor geodesy, crustal deformation, coastal subsidence, marine-terminating glacier and mélange dynamics, GNSS interferometric reflectometry
sxie6 [at]

Emeritus Investigators

Ramesh Shrestha
Ramesh L. Shrestha, Co-PI & Director
Ph.D., 1983, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Professor: Geodesy, GPS, adjustment computations, coordinate reference frames, GIS, Airborne Laser Swath Mapping (ALSM), lidar surface modeling, airborne digital imaging and mapping
rlshrestha [at]
William Carter
Ph.D., 1973, University of Arizona
Advanced geodetic techniques (e.g., VLBI), GPS, Airborne Laser Swath Mapping (ALSM), absolute gravimetry
wecarter [at]