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Qinghua Guo

Adjunct Professor

School of Engineering,   Sierra Nevada Research Institute,   Environmental System Graduate Group

University of California at Merced, 5200 North Lake Road, Merced, CA 95343
Phone: (209) 228-2911, Fax: (209) 228-4047
Email: qguo@ucmerced.edu

Research Interests

Geographic Information Science, Remote Sensing of Environment, Lidar, Geographical One-class Data, Climate Change and Terrestrial Ecosystem.


Ph.D. 2005. Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, UC-Berkeley
M.S. 1999. Institute of Remote Sensing and GIS, Peking University, China
B.S. 1996. Department of Urban and Environmental Science, Peking University, China


2005 - present. Assistant Professor (founding faculty), Associate Professor, Full Professor, Adjunct Professor, School of Engineering, UC Merced


2014 Erdas Award for Best Scientific Paper in Remote Sensing: American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing
2013 Second Honorable Mention recipients for the Talbert Abrams Award: American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing
2006 Faculty Development Award: UC Merced
2004 Student Honors Paper Competition (2nd place): Remote Sensing Specialty Group: 100th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers
2002 Carolyn Meek Scholarship: UC Berkeley
1999 Jiu Ding-Xuan Scholarship: Peking Univ
1998 Outstanding Youth Scientist Award: Peking Univ.
1995 Excellent Academic Scholarship: Peking Univ
1993 Excellent Social Work Award: Peking Univ

Professional Service

Reviewer for journals and conferences
Giscience and Remote Sensing
Remote Sensing of Environment
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing
Computers and Geosciences
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Data Knowledge and Engineering
Ecological Informatics
Forest Ecology and Management
International Journal of Geographical Information Science
International Journal of Remote Sensing
International Journal of Wildland Fire
ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Journal of Environmental Quality
Global Ecology and Biogeography
IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence 2008
Journal of Spatial Hydrology
Journal of Visual Languages and Computing
Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing
6th California Oak Symposium
ASPRS 2006 Annual Conference
Acta Ecological Sinica
Reviewer for agency
Panelist for National Science Foundation (NSF)
Panelist for National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
CalFed Bay-Delta Program
France-Berkeley Fund
Citizen Science Alliance
State Key Lab of Remote Sensing Science (China)