Vern Singhroy


Dr. Vern Singhroy is the chief scientist of the Canadian Space Agency RADARSAT Constellation Mission scheduled to be launched in 2018. As a senior research scientist at the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, he is internationally recognized as a world leader on the uses remote sensing images for Geohazard, Geological and Geoengineering applications. Dr. Singhroy received his Ph.D. in environmental and resource engineering from the State University of New York, Syracuse and is a professional engineer in Ontario, Canada. He has published over 300 papers in scientific journals, proceedings, and books. He is also the co-editor of four books including of the Encyclopedia of Remote Sensing and was the editor-in-chief of the Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. He is a Professor of Earth Observation at the International Space University in Strasbourg, France, since 1998 and an adjunct professor in Planetary and Space Sciences at the University of New Brunswick in Canada. Dr. Singhroy received the prestigious Gold Medal Award from the Canadian Remote Sensing Society and the (2012) Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal for his contribution to the Canadian and International Remote Sensing.




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