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Dr. Jiancheng Shi
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Name: Dr. Jiancheng Shi
Current Appointment: Director of State Key Laboratory for Remote Sensing Science and Senior Research Scientist at Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China.
Education:
Ph.D degree in Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara,1991.
M.A degree in Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara,1987.
B.A degree in Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology, University of Lanzhou, China,1982.
Areas of Specialization:
Hydrology, Climatic Change, Water Cycle, Data assimilation, Remote sensing, Microwave modeling, Image processing techniques, snow, soil, and vegetation parameters retrieval.
Academic Awards:
2010 Recipient of the “Thousand Talents program” of China.
2012 Recipient of the “Outstanding Contribution award of SPIE”
Society Appointments:
(1) Member of SPIE since 1993
(2) Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) since 2002
(3) Member of International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society since 1993
(4) Associate Editor of IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letter.
(5) Member of American Geophysical Union since 1994
(6) Academician of the Electromagnetic Academy since 2003.
(7) Served as Chair, Co-chair, and Technical Program Committee Member of numerous international conferences, such as: 1) Technical Committee Member and chairman of invited sessions at Progress in Electromagnetic Remote Sensing Symposia in 1997, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007-2012; 2)Technical Committee Member and chairman of invited sessions at International Symposium on Geosciences and Remote Sensing from 1997 to 2012. .
Refereed Journal Articles:
1. J. Shi, R. E. Davis, and J. Dozier, “Stereological determination of dry snow parameters for discrete microwave modeling”, Annals of Glaciology, pp. 295-299, vol 17, 1993.
2. J. Shi and J. Dozier, “Measurement of snow and glacier covered areas by single-polarization SAR”, Annals of Glaciology, pp. 72-76, vol. 17, 1993.
3. J. van Zyl, B. D. Chapman, P. Dubois, and J. Shi, “The effect of topography on SAR calibration”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 1036-1043, 1993.
4. J. Shi, J. Dozier, and H. Rott, “Snow mapping in alpine regions with synthetic aperture radar”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 152-158, 1994.
5. Rignot, E., J. B. Way, K. McDonald, L. Viereck, C. Williams, P. Adams, C. Payne, W. Wood and J. Shi, “Monitoring of environmental conditions in taiga forests using ERS-1 SAR”. Rem. Sens. of Environ. 49: 145-154, 1994.
6. J. Shi and J. Dozier, “Inferring snow wetness using SIR-C C-band polarimetric synthetic aperture radar”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 905-914, 1995.
7. M. M. Brugman, A. Pietroniro, and J. Shi, “Mapping Alpine Snow and Ice Using Remote Sensing at Wapta Icefield”, Journal of Canadian Remote Sensing, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 127-136, 1996.
8. L. Tsang, K. Pak, R. Weeks, J. Shi, and H. Rott, “Electromagnetic Wave Scattering from Real-life Rough-surface Profiles and Profiles Based on an Averaged Spectrum”, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 12, no. 5, pp 258-261, 1996.
9. J. Shi and J. Dozier, “Mapping Seasonal Snow with SIR-C/X-SAR in Mountainous Areas”, Remote Sensing Environment, vol. 59, no. 2, pp. 294-307, 1997.
10. J. Wang, E. T. Engman, P. O’Neill, J. Shi, and A. Hsu, “Evaluation of Current Soil Moisture Algorithms from SIR-C Image Data”, Remote Sensing Environment, vol 59, no. 2, pp. 308-320, 1997.
11. J. Shi, J. Wang, A. Hsu, P. O'Neill, and E. T. Engman, “Estimation of bare surface soil moisture and surface roughness parameters using L-band SAR image data”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 35, no. 5, pp. 1254-1266, 1997.
12. L. M. Zurk, L. Tsang, J. Shi, and R. E Davis, “Electromagnetic Scattering Calculated from Pair Distribution Functions Retrieved from Planar Snow Sections”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 35, no. 6, pp. 1419-1428, 1997.
13.J. Shi, J. Wang, A. Hsu, P. ONeill, and E. T. Engman, “Estimation of bare surface soil moisture and surface roughness parameter using L-band SAR image data”, IEEE Transactions On Geoscience And Remote Sensing,Vol.35,no.5,pp.1254-1266,1997
14. T. Albright, T. Painter, D. Roberts, E. Fielding, J. Shi, and J. Dozier, “Classification of surface types using SIR-C/X-SAR, Mount Everest Area, Tibet”, Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 103, no. E11, pp. 25823-25837, 1998.
15. D. K. Hall, S. Li, A. W. Nolin, and J. Shi, “Pre-launch validation activities for MODIS snow and sea ice algorithms”, The Earth Observer, 11:31-35, 1999.
16. Q. Li, L. Tsang, and J. Shi, “Application of Physical-based Two-Grid Method and Sparse Matrix Cannonical Grid Method for Numerical Simulations of Emissivity of Soils with Rough Surface at Microwave Frequencies”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 38 No. 4, pp. 1635-1643, July, 2000.
17. J. Shi and J. Dozier, “Estimation of Snow Water Equivalence Using SIR-C/X-SAR, Part I: Inferring snow density and subsurface properties”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 38, No. 6, pp. 2465-2474, Nov. 2000.
18. J. Shi and J. Dozier, “Estimation of Snow Water Equivalence Using SIR-C/X-SAR, Part II: Inferring snow depth and particle size”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 38, No. 6, pp. 2475-2488, Nov. 2000.
19. T. D. Wu, K. S. Chen, J. Shi and A. K. Fung, “A Transition Model for the Reflection Coefficient in Surface Scattering”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 39, No. 9, pp. 2040-2050, Sept., 2001.
20. K. S. Chen, T. D. Wu, and J. Shi,” A model-based inversion of rough soil surface parameters from radar measurements”, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Application,Vol. 15,No. 2, pp. 173-200, 2001
21. Z. Li, H. D. Guo, and J. Shi, “Retrieving dry snow density with SIR-C polarimetric SAR data”, Chinese Science Bulletin,Vol. 46, No. 14, pp. 1211-1214, Jul, 2001
22. Q. Li, J. Shi, and K. S. Chen, “A Generalized Power Law Spectrum and Its Applications to the Backscattering of Soil Surface on the Integral Equation Model”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 40(2):271-280, 2002.
23. J. Shi, K. S. Chen, Q. Li, T. J. Jackson, P.E. O’Neill, and L. Tsang, “A parameterized Surface Reflectivity Model and Estimation of Bare Surface Soil Moisture with L-band Radiometer”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 40(12):2674-2686, Dec. 2002.
24. Chen, K. S., T. D. Wu, L. Tsang, Qin Li, J. Shi and A. K. Fung, “The Emission of Rough Surfaces Calculated by the Integral Equation Method with a Comparison to a Three-Dimensional Moment Method Simulations”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 41(1):90-101, Jan. 2003.
25. Dara Entekhabi, Eni Njoku, Paul Houser, M. Spencer, T. Doiron, J. Smith, R. Girard, S. Belair,W. Crow, T. Jackson, Y. Kerr, J. Kimball, R. Koster, K. McDonald, P. O’Neill, T. Pultz, S. Running, J.C. Shi, E.Wood, and J. van Zyl, “The Hydrosphere State (HYDROS) Mission Concept: An Earth System Pathfinder for Global Mapping of Soil Moisture and Land Freeze/Thaw”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 42(10):2184-2195, Oct. 2004.
26. W.T. Crow, T. Chan, D. Entekhabi, P.R. Houser, A. Hsu, T.J. Jackson, E. Njoku, P.E. O'Neill, J. Shi, and X. Zhan, “An Observing System Simulation Experiment for Hydros Radiometer Soil Moisture Products”, 43(6) 1289-1303, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, June, 2005.
27. C. H. Tseng, K. S. Chen, J. Shi, and C. H. Chu, “Prediction of Ka-band terrestrial rain attenuation using 2-year rain drop size distribution measurements in northern Taiwan”, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, 19(13): 1833–1841, 2005.
28. Mao, K. B., Z. Qin, J. Shi, and P. Peng, “A practical split-window algorithm for retrieving land-surface temperature from MODIS data”, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 26(15) 3181-3204, August, 2005.
29. J. Shi, L. M. Jiang, L. X. Zhang, K. S. Chen, J. P Wigneron, and A. Chanzy, “A Parameterized Multi-Frequency-Polarization Surface Emission Model”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 43(12):2831-2841, 2005.
30. K. S. Chen, A. K. Fung, J. Shi, and H. W. Lee, “Interpretation of backscattering mechanisms from non-gaussian correlated randomly rough surfaces”, J. of Electromagn. Waves and Appl., 20(1): 2233-2246, Jan., 2006.
31. H. Yang, J. Shi, Z. Li, and H. D Guo, “Temporal and Spatial Soil moisture Change Pattern Detection in Agricultural Area Using Multi-temporal Radarsat ScanSAR Data”, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 27(19):4199-4212, Oct., 2006.
32. J. Shi, L. M. Jiang, L. X. Zhang, K. S. Chen, J. P Wigneron, A. Chanzy, and T. Jackson, “Physically Based Estimation of Bare Surface Soil Moisture with the Passive Radiometers”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 44(11): 3145-3153, Nov, 2006.
33. J. Y. Du, J. Shi, S. Tjuatja, and K. S. Chen,” A combined method to model microwave scattering from a forest medium”, IEEE Transactions On Geoscience And Remote Sensing, Vol. 44, No. 4, pp. 815-824, Apr,2006
34. Z. W. Sun, J. Shi, L. M. Jiang, H. Yang, and L. X. Zhang, ” Development of Snow Depth and Snow Water Equivalent Algorithm in Western China Using Passive Microwave Remote Sensing Data”, Advance in Earth Sciences, Vol.21, No. 12, pp. 1363-1369, 2006
35. K. B. MAO, J. Shi, Z. H. Qin, P. Gong, B. Xu, and L. M. Jiang, “A Four-Channel Algorithm for Retrieving Land Surface Temperature and Emissivity from ASTER Data”, Journal of Remote Sensing,10(4):593-599,2006
36. H. E. Zhang, J. Shi, and S. H. Liu,” Sub-pixel lakes mapping in Tibetan Plateau”, Advances in Water Science, 17(3):376-382,2006.
37. L. M. Jiang, J. Shi, and L. X. Zhang,” Comparison of Dry Snow Emission Model with Experimental Measurements”, Journal of Remote Sensing, 10(4):515-522,2006
38. Z. J. Zhang, J. Shi, and J. Z. Luan,” The Microwave Scattering and Absorption Characteristics of Vegetation”, Journal of Remote Sensing, 10(4):537-541,2006
39. K. B. Mao, J. Shi, Z. L. Li, Z. H. Qin, M. C. Li, and B. Xu,“A physics-based statistical algorithm for retrieving land surface temperature from AMSR-E passive microwave data”Science in China (Series D), 50(7):1115-1120, July, 2007
40. K. S. Chen. L. Tsang, J. Shi, and H. C. Huang, “Microwave Emission from Two Dimensional Inhomogeneous Dielectric Rough Surfaces Based on Physics-Based Two-Grid Method”, Progress in Electromagnetic Research, 67:181-203, 2007.
41. K. B. Mao, J. Shi, Z. L. Li, and H. Tang, “An RM-NN Algorithm for Retrieving Land Surface Temperature and Emissivity from EOS/MODIS Data”, Journal of Geophysical Research-atmosphere, 112, D21102, doi:10.1029/2007JD008428, 2007.
42. L. M. Jiang, J. Shi, S. Tjuatja, J. Dozier, K. S. Chen, and L. X Zhang “A Parameterized Multiple-Scattering Model for Microwave Emission from Dry Snow”, Remote Sensing Environment, 111(2-3):357-366, Nov. 2007.
43. Z. W. Sun, J. Shi, H. Yang, L. M. Jiang, and L. Peng, “A Study on Snow Depth Estimating and Snow Water Equivalent Algorithm for FY-3 MWRI”, Remote sensing Technology and Application, 22(2):264-267,2007
44. L. M. Jiang, J. Shi, and L. X. Zhang, “On Improvement of Snow Water Equivalence Estimation for Passive Microwave Instrument-AMSR/E”, Journal of Remote Sensing, 11(5):677-685,2007
45. Y. B. Qiu, J. Shi, L. M. Jiang, K. B. Mao, and Y. Guo,” Spatio-temporal correlation analysis between soil moisture and rain rate estimated from AMSR-E passive microwave remote sensing”, Journal of Beijing Normal University, 43(3):350-355,2007
46. K. B. Mao, J. Shi, H. Tang, Z. L. Li, X. Wang, and K. S. Chen, “A Neural Network Technique for Separating Land Surface Emissivity and Temperature from ASTER Imagery”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 46(1):200-208, doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2007.907333, Jan. 2008.
47. T. D. Wu, K. S. Chen, J. Shi, H. W. Lee, and A. K. Fung, “A Study of AIEM Model for Bistatic Surface Scattering from Randomly Rough Surfaces”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing,46(9):2584-2598, doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2008.919822, Sept., 2008
48. J. Shi, T. Jackson, J. Tao, J. Du, R. Bindlish, L. Lu, and K. S. Chen, “Microwave vegetation indices for short vegetation covers from satellite passive microwave sensor AMSR-E”, Remote Sensing Of Environment, Vol. 112, No. 12, pp. 4285-4300, Dec., 2008
49. Y. Q. Wang, J. Shi, L. M. Jiang, J. Y. Du, R. J. Sun, and B. S. Tian, “The application of remote sensing data to analyzing the influence of water/thermal conditions on lai of qinghai- tibet plateau”, Remote Sensing for Land & Resources, 4:81-86,2008
50. C. L. Meng, Z. L Li, X. Zhan, J. Shi, and C. Y Liu, “Land Surface Temperature Data Assimilation and Its Impact on Evapotranspiration Estimates from Common Land Model (CoLM),” Water Resource Research, (45):w02421, doi:10.1029/2008wr006971, 2009.
51. Y. Du, J. Shi, Y. Li, and J. A. Kong, “Analyzing EM Scattering from Random Rough Surfaces Using the Stochastic Second-Degree Iterative Method, Sparse Matrix Aglorithm and Chebyshev Approximation,” Electronics Letters, 45 (6): 292-293, MARCH, 2009.
52. W. Z. Yan, Y. Du, Z. Li, E. Chen and J. Shi, “Characterization of the validity Region of the Extended T-Matrix Method for Scattering from Dielectric Cylinders with Finite Length”, Progress in Electromagnetic Research, PIER (96):309-328, Sept.2009.
53. Y. Y. Chen, J. Shi, J. Y. Du, and L. M. Jiang,” Numerical experiments of surface energy balance over China area based on GLDAS”, Advances in Water Science, 20(1):25-31,2009
54. L. Chen, J. Shi, J. P. Wigneron, K. S. Chen, L. Jiang, and J. Du, “A Parameterized Surface Emission Model at L-Band for Soil Moisture Retrieval,” IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letter, 7(1):127-130, Jan. 2010.
55. Q. Bao, Y. Liu, J. Shi and G. Wu, “Comparisons of Soil Moisture Datasets Over the Tibetan Plateau and Application to the Simulation of Asia Summer Monsoon Onset”, Adv. Atm. Sci., 27(2):303-314, DOI: 10.1007/s00376-009-8132-5, 2010.
56. D. Entekhabi, E. Njoku, P. O’Neill, K. Kellogg, W. Crow, W. Edelstein, J. Entin, S. Goodman, T. Jackson, J. Johnson, J. Kimball, J. Piepmeier, R. Koster, K. McDonald, M. Moghaddam, S. Moran, R. Reichle, J.C Shi, M. Spencer, S. Thrman, L. Tsang, and J. van Zyl, “The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Mission”, Proceedings of the IEEE, 98(5): 704-716, 2010.
57. J. Y. Du, J. Shi, and Helmut Rott “Comparison between a Multi-scattering and Multi-layer Snow Scattering Model and its Parameterized Snow Backscattering Model”, Remote Sensing of Environment, 114(5):1089-1098, 2010
58. J. Y. Du and J. Shi, “The development of HJ SAR soil moisture retrieval algorithm,” International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31(14), DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010. 483-486, 2010
59. Y. P Zhang, L. M Jiang, Y. B. Qiu, S.L Wu, J.C Shi, and L.X Zhang, “Study of the Microwave Emissivity Characteristics over Different Land Cover,” SPECTROSCOPY AND SPECTRAL ANALYSIS, 30(6): 1446-1451, 2010
60. X. L Fu, J. Shi, Y. Guo, and L. M. Jiang, “Brightness Temperature Simulation System and Errors Structure Analysis”, Geomatics and Information Science of Wuhan University, 35(9):1052-1056,2010
61. Y. Q. Wang, J. Shi, J. Y. Du, L. M. Jiang, and B. S. Tian, “The development of an algorithm to enhance and match the resolution of the satellite measurements from AMSR-E”, Science China Earth Sciences, (3): 410-419, 2011.
62. T. Zhao, L.X. Zhang, J. Shi, and L. Jiang “A Physically Based Statistical Methodology for Surface Soil Moisture Retrieval in the Tibet Plateau Using Microwave Vegetation Indices”, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 116, D08116, DOI: 10.1029/2010JD015229, 2011
63. J. Zhu, J. Shi, H. F. Chu, J. W. Hu, X. Z. Li, and W. Li, “Remote sensing classification using fractal dimensions over a subtropical hilly region”, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote sensing, 77(1): 65-74, 2011
64. Y. Chen, K. Yang, J. He, J. Qin, J. Shi, J. Du, and Q. He, “Improving land surface temperature modeling for dry land of China”, Journal of Geophysical Research, VOL. 116, D20104, doi:10.1029/2011JD015921, 2011.
65. J-P Wigneron, A. Chanzy, Y. Kerr, J. C. Shi, M-J Escorihuela, A. Mialon, F. Demontoux, H. Lawrence, P. de Rosnay, and K. Saleh, “Evaluating an improved parameterization of the soil emission in L-MEB”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 49(4): 1177-1189. 2011
66. L. Jiang, J. Shi, S. Tjuajua, K.S. Chen, J. Du, and L.X. Zhang, “Estimation of Snow Water Equivalence Using the Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer from the Cold Land Processes Experiments (CLPX03),” IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letter, 8(2):359-363, 2011
67. Y. Du, W.Z Yan, J. Shi, Z.Y. Li, and E.X. Chen, “Electromagnetic Scattering from a Corn Canopy at L and C Bands”, Progress in Electromagnetic Research, PIER (114):33-49, Feb., 2011
68. Y. Guo, J. Shi, X. Li, and J. Du, “Evaluation of terrain effect on microwave radiometer measurement and its correction,” International Journal of Remote Sensing, DOI:10.1080/01431161.2011.591844, 32(24):8899-8913, Oct., 2011
69. Y. Liu, L. M. Jiang, J. Shi, L. X. Zhang, S. L. Zhang, J. M. Pan, and P. Wang, “ Validation and sensitivity analysis of the snow thermal model (SNTHERM)at Binggou basin,Gansu”, Journal of Remote Sensing, 15(4):792-810,2011
70. L. Jiang, S. Tjuajua, J. Shi, and L. Zhang, “Evaluation of Emission from Snow-covered Ground for Passive Microwave Remote Sensing” , International Journal of Remote Sensing, DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2011.577835, 33(3):872-886, 2012
71. S.L. Zhang, J. Shi, and Y.J. Dou,"A soil moisture assimilation scheme based on the microwave land emissivity model and the community land model" International Journal of Remote Sensing, 33(9): 2770-2797, DOI:10.1080/01431161.2011.620032, May 2012
72. J. Shi et al., “Progresses on Microwave Remote Sensing of Land Surface Parameters,” Science China, Earth Sciences, 55(7):1052-1078, 2012
73. J. Zhu, J. Shi, and Y. Wang, “Sub-pixel snow mapping using MODIS data over Qinghai-Tibet Plateau,” International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, (18):251-262, 2012
74. J. Y. Du and J. Shi, “A method to rebuild historical satellite-derived soil moisture products based on retrievals from current L-band satellites,” IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letter, 9(5):910-914, 2012
75. J. Shi, “An automatic algorithm on estimating sub-pixel snow cover from MODIS”, Quaternary Sciences, 32(1):6-15, 2012
76. H. Lu and J. Shi, “Reconstruction and analysis of temporal and spatial variations in surface soil moisture in China using remote sensing”, Chinese Science Bulletin, Geography, 57(22):2824-2834 doi: 10.1007/s11434-012-5011-8, 2012

Major Research Projects:
1. Thousand Talents program, Remote sensing of global change (2010-2015)
2. CAS/SAFEA International Partnership Program for Creative Research Teams. Remote sensing of global energy and water cycles (2011-2015)
3. Strategic Priority Research Program — “Climate Change: Carbon Budget and Related Issues" of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Spatio-temporal fusing of various CO2 products from different platforms, (2011-2015).
4. Key project of the National Science Foundation of China, Application of passive microwave remote sensing in the monitoring of ecological system and carbon cycle, 2010-2013.

Office Address:
B207,Da Tun Rd.,
Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101
People's Republic of China
Telephone: 86-10-64838048
Email: jshi@irsa.ac.cn