Professor Jixian Zhang, born in 1965, is the President of Chinese Academy of Surveying and Mapping (CASM).
has published over 250 research papers (including over 150 peer reviewed journal papers) and 7 books.
is the Chair of ISPRS WGVII/6: Remote Sensing Data Fusion and the Editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Image
and Data Fusion.
He also serves as the Editorial board member of the International Journal of Geoinformatics, and the International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation.
current research interests include image processing, geographic information systems, digital photogrammetry, pattern recognition and intelligent control.