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Yongqin Zhang

Department
Biological Sciences

Position
Assistant Prof Geospatial Tech

Dr. Zhang’s Website
http://ntweb.deltastate.edu/yzhang/Advisor.html

MAS-GIT Website
http://www.deltastate.edu/college-of-arts-and-sciences/
biological-and-physical-sciences/mas-git/

Office: New Science Building 152

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Toronto

  • M.Sc., Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology
    (former Nanjing Institute of Meteorology)

  • B.Sc., Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology

Areas of Expertise

  • Remote Sensing

  • Photogrammetry

  • GIS

  • Climatology

Research Interests

  • Hyperspectral and lidar remote sensing

  • Advanced spatial analysis

  • Invasive species detection and mapping

  • Grassland and cropland composition and productivity modeling

  • Forest biophysical and biochemical parameters retrieval

  • Use geospatial technologies and modeling approach to estimate and map
    earth system variables

  • Climate change

Professional Certification/Experiences

Courses taught

  • GIS 570. GIS Programming (developed and taught in 2013)

  • GIS 580. GIS for the Internet and Spatial Database
    (developed and taught in 2013 & 14)

  • GIS 631. Photogrammetry (Developed and taught since 2011)

  • GIS 681. Community Growth (developed and taught since 2011)

  • GIS 690. GIS Capstone Project (developed and taught since 2012)

  • REM 316. Remote Sensing (taught in 2012)

  • REM 611. Digital Image Processing (developed and taught since 2011)

  • REM 616. Remote Sensing (developed and taught since 2011)

  • REM 631. Information Extraction from Multi-, hyper-spectral and Lidar
    Remote Sensing (developed and taught since 2012)

  • REM 641. Advanced Sensor Systems and Data Collection
    (developed and taught in 2012)

Joined Delta State in 2011