Speaker Bio: Prof. Weimin Huang

Prof. Weimin Huang

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Weimin Huang (Senior Member, IEEE) received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in radio physics from Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, in 1995, 1997, and 2001, respectively, and the M.Eng. degree in electrical engineering from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, Canada, in 2004.,From 2008 to 2010, he was a Design Engineer with Rutter Technologies, St. John’s, NL, Canada. 

Since 2010, he has been with the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, Canada, where he is currently a Professor. He has authored or coauthored more than 260 research articles. He has edited the book Ocean Remote Sensing Technologies: High Frequency, Marine, and GNSS-Based Radar. His research interests include the mapping of oceanic surface parameters via high-frequency ground wave radar, X-band marine radar, synthetic aperture radar, and global navigation satellite systems.

Dr. Huang was the recipient of a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, the Discovery Accelerator Supplements Award from NSERC in 2017, and the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society 2019 Letters Prize Paper Award as well as some other teaching and research awards. He is also an Area Editor for the IEEE Canadian journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, an Associate Editor for IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, Remote Sensing, Frontiers in Marine Science, and is a Guest Editor for the IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing and five other journals. He is a Reviewer for more than 130 international journals and a Reviewer for many IEEE international conferences, such as RadarCon, International Conference on Communications, IEEE Global Communications Conference, and IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, and Oceans. From 2018 to 2021, he was a Member and Co-Chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Evaluation Group for Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Discovery Grants. He has been a Technical Program Committee Member. He is the General Co-Chair and Technical Program Co-Chair for the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society 13th Currents, Waves, and Turbulence Measurement Workshop.