At 6:00 pm on June 4, 2019, Professor Chen Jingming, an academician of the Royal Canadian Academy of Sciences, was invited to visit and tell the story of his academic career in a sharing session.This report was hosted by Professor Tang Junjun, deputy director of the Center. The teachers and students of the Center participated in the report.
Chen Jingming is a professor at the Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Toronto, a winner of the National Thousand Talents Program, a senior chief scientist in Canada, and a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Academy of Sciences.He has been engaged in research on vegetation remote sensing and global change for a long time. He has published more than 350 SCI papers, cited more than 16,500 times by peers, and the H index is 64 (Web of Science).He is currently Editor-in-Chief of Remote Sensing Environment, Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. and Canadian Journal of Remote Senssing.
In today's report, Academician Chen mainly introduced two scientists. One is Dr. Juhan Ross of Tartu Observatory in Estonia. His book "Radiation Regimes in Plant Canopies" has a profound influence on Chen’s academic career; the other one is Professor John Norman of the University of Wisconsin at Madison in the United States, a night talk in his home changed the academic value of Chen. In addition to their innovative thinking and hard work, their persistent pursuit and broad mind led Chen to leave the plight of the ego.After the report, Academician Chen Jingming and everyone took a group photo together.