Email: yongze.song@curtin.edu.au
School of Design and the Built Environment,
Curtin University
Kent Street, Bentley, 6102, WA, Australia

Dr. Yongze Song, RGS Fellow, is a Lecturer and Doctoral Supervisor at Curtin University, Australia.

He has expertise in developing geospatial methods and implementing Earth data for sustainable infrastructure. He developed a series of geospatial methods and 6 R software packages with over 75,000 downloads globally for understanding geographical and spatial data. He published over 40 peer-reviewed journal articles in the fields, including articles in 35 Q1 journals and 2 ESI highly cited papers. He is a recipient of 12 awards at international and national levels, such as the Global Young Scientist Award, Global Top 1% Peer Review Awards in Geosciences, and the Australian National Location Data First Prize.

He is an Editorial Board Member of “GIScience & Remote Sensing” (IF 6.238) and “Scientific Reports” (IF 4.379). He is a Managing Guest Editor of “International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation” (IF 5.933), “Remote Sensing” (IF 4.848), and “Sustainable Earth“. He serves as a Session Chair, Scientific Committee Member, Keynote Speaker, or Special Issue Coordinator for international conferences IAMG, AAG, AGILE, WBC, IPC, IWEG, ICCSTE, etc. He serves for over 30 peer-reviewed journals as a reviewer. He was invited to present more than 40 research seminars at universities and industries globally.

Faculty Website; ResearchGate; Google Scholar; Publons; Google.


Presentation “Innovative Geospatial Methods for Sustainable Infrastructure Development” at Harvard University.

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Call for Papers

Call for Papers of Special Issue: “Recent Advances in Geocomputation and GeoAI for Mapping”. Submission deadline: 1 July 2022

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Optimal Parameters-based Geographical Detectors (OPGD) Model in R

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Honours and Professional Services

2022, Chair of Session “Spatial Associations”, International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) 2022 Annual Conference, 29 August – 3 September, 2022, Nancy, France

2022, Chair of Session “Symposium on Scale in Spatial Analytics and Modeling: Scale and Spatial Associations”, American Association of Geographers (AAG) 2022 Annual Meeting, 25 February – 1 March, 2022, New York City, USA

2022, Managing Guest Editor: Remote Sensing: Special Issue “Remote Sensing for Mapping Global Land Surface Parameters

2022, Keynote Speaker: The Fifth International Workshop on Environment and Geoscience (IWEG2022), 16-18 July 2022, China

2022, Special Issue Coordinator (Sustainable Earth): World Building Congress (WBC2022), and The 9th International Conference on Innovative Production and Construction (IPC2022), Joint Conference, 27-30 June 2022, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

2022, Scientific Committee Member: 7th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Transportation Engineering (ICCSTE’22), 5-7 June, 2022, Niagara Falls, Canada

2021, Special Issue Coordinator: Pacific Islands GIS & RS Conference 2021 (PGRSC-2021), The Pacific GIS & Remote Sensing Council, 22-23 November, 2021, Port Vila, Vanuatu

2021, Managing Guest Editor: International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation: Special Issue “Recent Advances in Geocomputation and GeoAI for Mapping”

2021, Managing Guest Editor: Sustainable Earth: Collection “Earth Observation for Mapping Sustainability”

2021, Global Young Scientist Award (Top 10)

2021, Editorial Board Member: Scientific Reports, Nature.

2021, Editorial Board Member: GIScience & Remote Sensing, Taylor & Francis.

2021, Scientific Program Committee Member: The Association of Geographic Information Laboratories in Europe, AGILE 2021 (the 24rd Conference), 8-11 June, 2021, Crete, Greece

2020, Fellow of Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), United Kingdom

2020, Managing Guest Editor: Remote Sensing: Special Issue “Remote Sensing on Land Surface Albedo”

2019, Global Peer Review Award: Top reviewers in Geosciences (Top 1%) and Top reviewers in Cross-field (Top 1%), Publons

2019, Chancellor’s Award for Exceptionally High Standard in the PhD Thesis, Curtin University

2019, Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad (Top 0.1% Globally)

2018, National Honourable Mention: Exploring the Oceans Award, GovHack, Australia

2017, National Honourable Mention: STEM Award, GovHack, Australia

2016, Australian National First Prize: Location Data First Prize, GovHack, Australia

2015, Outstanding Graduate Award (Top 1%)

2013, National Scholarship for Postgraduates (Top 1%), China

2012, International Honourable Mention Certificate in Interdisciplinary Contest in Modelling Certificate of Achievement (ICM), COMAP and NSA, USA

2011, National Scholarship (Top 1%), China

2011, International Honourable Mention Certificate in Mathematical Contest in Modelling Certificate of Achievement (MCM), COMAP and NSA, USA

-2021, Reviewer for over 30 international peer-reviewed journals