To benefit society by promoting the development and realization of Digital Earth
Aerospace Information Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Huadong Guo is a Professor of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Aerospace Information Research Institute, an Academician of CAS, a Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, a Foreign Member of the Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters, and a Fellow of TWAS.
He presently serves as Honorary President of the International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE), President of the Chinese National Committee for ISDE, Member of the UN 10-Member Group to support the Technology Facilitation Mechanism for SDGs, Director of the International Center on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage under the Auspices of UNESCO, Chair of the Digital Belt and Road Program, and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Digital Earth and Big Earth Data.
He served as President of ISDE (2015-2019) and ICSU Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) (2010-2014), and Chairman of the International Committee of Remote Sensing of Environment (2017-2020). He specializes in remote sensing, radar for Earth observation, and Digital Earth science.
He has published more than 500 papers and 19 books, and is the awardee of 17 domestic and international prizes.