Giorgos Mountrakis

Associate Professor in GIS and Remote Sensing, Dept. of Environmental Resources Engineering, SUNY ESF


Giorgos Mountrakis, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in Land Change, GIS and Remote Sensing

Associate Editor, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Founder, Intelligent Geocomputing Lab
Dept. of Environmental Resources Engineering
State University of NY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

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Top15 News Highlights

2015. May: SUNY ESF Exemplary Researcher Award Announcement
2015. Jan: New grant from NASA to study Grazing Systems in the Altai Mountain Transboundary Zone.
2015. Jan: Associate Editor for the ISPRS journal.
2014. Mar: New grant from USDA McIntire-Stennis Program to study uncertainty in satellite-derived forest maps.
2013. May: Promoted to Associate Professor.
2012. Oct: Review paper on urban growth prediction models was accepted in JGIS.
2012. Sep: Received the Excellent Reviewer Award by ISPRS.
2012. May: Invited Keynote Speaker at the 32nd EARSeL Symposium (European RS).
2011. Sep: An educational paper on inquiry-based learning in RS courses was accepted.
2011. Apr: Students presented the space balloon project at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research.
2010. Nov: A review paper on SVM methods was accepted in the ISPRS journal.
2010. Jun: After invitation attended UN FAO meeting in Rome, Italy.
2009. Aug: Full patent awarded by the USPTO on multi-scale neural networks.
2009. Jan: New grant from NASA to study spatiotemporal relationships between bird migration and climate change.
2008. Oct: Guest Editor for a PE&RS Special Issue on Artificial Intelligence in Remote Sensing.
2008. Aug: Recipient of NASA’s prestigious New Investigator Award to study urban dynamics.