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Professor LIN Hui (林琿教授)


Chen Shupeng Professor of GeoInformation Science

DipEngr (Wuhan Tech. U. of Survey & Mapping)
MSc (Grad. School of Chinese Academy of Science)
MA, PhD (State U. of New York at Buffalo)

(852) 3943-6010

Teaching Fields

Geographic Information Systems
Remote Sensing

Research Interests

Virtual Geographic Environments
Remote Sensing in Tropical and Sub-Tropical Areas
Spatially Integrated Humanities and Social Science



Ph.D. in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), State University of New York at Buffalo, USA. (Supervisor: Professor Hugh Calkins)


M.A. in GIS, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA. (Supervisor: Professor  Duane Mable)


M.Sc. in Remote Sensing, Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. (Supervisor: Professor CHEN Shupeng)


Dip. Engineering in Aerial Photogrammetry, Wuhan Technical University of Surveying and Mapping, Wuhan, China.  


Director, Institute of Space and Earth Information Science, CUHK
Head, Division of GeoInformation Science, CUHK
Chief Editor, Annals of GIS
Academician, International Eurasian Academy of Sciences
Zijiang Chair Professor, East China Normal University
Guest Professor, Wuhan University
Guest Professor, IRSA, CAS

Selected Publications

Zhang, Hongsheng, Hui Lin* and Yu Li. Impacts of Feature Normalization on Optical and SAR Data Fusion for Land Use/Land Cover Classification. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 2015, vol. 12(5), pp. 1061-1065

Tan, Lu, Lei Wu, Hui Lin*, 2015, An individual cognitive evacuation behavior model for agent-based simulation: a case study of a large outdoor event,  International Journal of Geographical Information Science, DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2015.1030751.

Tan, Lu, Mingyuan Hu, Hui Lin*, 2014, Agent-based simulation of building evacuation: Combining human behavior with predictable spatial accessibility in a fire emergency, Information Sciences, DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2014.09.029.

Zhang, Chunxiao, Hui Lin*, Min Chen, Rongrong Li, Zhichao Zeng, 2014, Scale compatibility analysis in geographic process research: A case study of a meteorological simulation in Hong Kong, Applied Geography, Vol.52, Aug, pp.135-143.

Lin, Hui, M. Chen, G. Lv, Q. Zhu, J. Gong, X. You, Y. Wen, B. Xu, M. Hu, 2013, Virtual Geographic Environments: a New Generation of Geographic Analysis Tool, Earth-Science Reviews, 126, 74-84.

Lin, Hui, Min Chen, Guonian Lu, 2013, Virtual Geographic Environment – A Workspace for Computer-aided Geographic Experiments, Annals of AAG, Vol. 103, No. 3, 465-482.

Chen, Fulong,  Hui Lin*, Wei Zhou, Tianhua Hong, Gang Wang, 2013, Surface deformation detected by ALOS PALSAR small baseline SAR interferometry over permafrost environment of Beiluhe section, Tibet Plateau, China, Remote Sensing of Environment,138, pp10-18.

Xu, Bingli, Hui Lin*, J. Gong, S. Tang, Y. Hu, I Nasser, T. Jing, 2013, Integration of a computational grid and virtual geographic environment to facilitate air pollution simulation, Computer & Geosciences, Vol.54, April, pp. 184-195, 

Chen, F. Hui Lin*, Zhen Li, Quan Chen, Jianmin Zhou, 2012, Interaction between permafrost and infrastructure along the Qinghai-Tibet Railway detected via jointly analysis of C- and L-band small baseline SAR interferomentry, Remote Sensing of Environment, 123, 532-540.

Wang, Hongshuo, Hui Lin*, J. Chen, and F. Chen, 2012, Study on the relationship between  sub-pixel percentage cover and multi-temporal NDVI, International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 33, No. 17, pp. 5615-5628.

Zhang, H., Hui Lin*, Y. Li, Y. Zhang, 2012, Feature Extraction for High-resolution Imagery Based on Human Visual Perception, International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 34, No. 4, pp.1146-1163.

Lin, Hui, F. Chen, Q. Zhao, 2011, Land  deformation  monitoring  using  coherent target-neighborhood  networking  method  combined  with  polarimetric  information, a  case  study  of  Shanghai,  China. International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol.32, No.9, pp.2395-2407.

Jiang, L. Hui Lin*, J. Ma, B. Kong, Y. Wang, 2011, Potential of small-baseline SAR interferometry for monitoring land subsidence related to underground coal fires: Wuda (Northern China) case study, Remote Sensing of Environment, 115, 257-268.

Xu, Bingli, Hui Lin*, Longsang Chiu; Ya  Hu; Jun Zhu, Mingyuan Hu, Weining Cui, 2011, Collaborative virtual geographic environments: a case study of air pollution simulation, Information Science, Vol. 181,No.11, pp.2231-2246.

Lin, Hui, Jun Zhu, Jianhua Gong, Bingli Xu, Hua Qi. 2010, A Grid-based Collaborative Virtual Geographic Environment for the Planning of Silt Dam Systems.  International Journal of Geographical Information Science.  24 (4): 607-621.

Ongoing Research Projects

2015- (GRF $719,992) Sensing Urban Space: Correlation Analysis between Spatial Variables and Psychological State for Visual Quality Assessment
2014  - (ITF $3,703,000) Development of Geographic-feature-based PSInSAR 3D deformation monitoring system (UIM/264)
2014 - (MOST ¥15,000,000) Studies on the interaction between global climate change and human activities.
2014 - (Faculty CRF $317,814) Correlation Analysis of Emotional Experience based on Dynamic Context-awareness and Multi-modal Emotion Recognition
2013 - (ITF $998,735) Research and Development of SAR Tomography based on Compressed Sending (ITS/075/13)
2012 - (ITF $2,948,278) Evaluation Technology and Demonstrative Platform for Cross-boundary Air Pollution in the Pearl River Delta Region
2012 - (CNSF RMB600,000) 基於地理過程感知與動態決策行為模型的地理空間認知環境研究
2012 - (ITF $8,060,755+RMB4,590,000) Developments of Key Technolgies and Demonstration Systems for Guangdong,Hong Kong and Macao Water Quality and Quantity Remote Sensing Monitoring.