Dr. Xin Miao



Department

Geography Geology and Planning

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Geography Geology and Planning
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897

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Education

  • PhD Remote Sensing and Ecosystem, 2006, University of California at Berkeley
  • MA Applied Statistics, 2005, University of California at Berkeley
  • MS Mapping and Geography Information Systems, 2000, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • BE Precision Instruments and Measurement and Control Techniques, 1997, Tsinghua University

Teaching

  • GEO 360 Interpretation of Aerial Photography
  • GEO 551/651 Remote Sensing
  • GEO 572/672 Photogrammetry
  • GEO 578/678 Remote Sensing Digital Image Processing

Research and professional interests

  • Remote sensing
  • Deep learning
  • Photogrammetry
  • LiDAR
  • Cryosphere
  • Vegetation monitoring

Awards and honors

  • NSF Collaborative Research ($127,966), "Developing On-Demand Service Module for Mining Geophysical Properties of Sea Ice from High Spatial Resolution Imagery" , January 2019-December 2021
  • Polar Cyberinfrastructure Research Coordination Network ($1,816), NSF sponsored XSEDE 2016 Hackathon, 2016
  • NSF EPSCoR Seed Project ($69,986), "Monitoring and modeling vegetative response to climate fluctuation and seasonal change through UAS-based hyperspectral sensor and camera system", 2015-2017
  • Summer Faculty Fellowship ($6,000), "Data Mining of High Spatial Resolution Images for Arctic Sea Ice Physical Properties", 2015
  • University of Texas in San Antonio Sabbatical, "Applying tree-based ensemble classification algorithms for ecosystems", 2012.
  • BancorpSouth Academic Spotlight, Missouri State University, 2010.
  • Faculty Research Grant ($6,900), Missouri State University, 2009
  • Ecosystem Indicator Research Grant ($111,597), Clark County, NV, 2009
  • Summer Faculty Fellowships ($6,000), 2009
  • Faculty Research Grant ($6,290), Missouri State University, 2008

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