Dr. Qihao Weng is a Full Professor and Center Director at Indiana State University, USA. He serves as an Editor-in-Chief of ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, and Lead of GEO’s Global Urban Observation and Information Initiative. Dr. Weng is an elected Fellow of IEEE, AAAS and ASPRS. He has been honored with distinguished career awards that include NASA senior fellowship, AAG Distinguished Scholarship Honors Award, Taylor & Francis Lifetime Achievements Award, and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (Short-term S[E]) Fellowship. He is the author of 250 articles, 14 books, and 5 conference proceedings, with over 21,000 citations and H-index of 66.