Yongze Song is a Lecturer and Doctorial Supervisor at Curtin University, Australia. He is a Fellow of Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), UK, and Editorial Board member of "GIScience & Remote Sensing" (IF 6.238, Q1). He is a Scientific Program Committee Member of the Association of Geographic Information Laboratories in Europe (AGILE), and lifetime member of International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG). He is recipient of 12 awards at international and national levels.

Yongze Song ORCID iD iconhas published 38 peer-reviewed journal articles (ResearchGate). The articles include two ESI highly cited papers and 33 articles published on JCR Q1 journals, including IJGIS, RSE, IEEE T-GRS, RSER, IEEE T-ITS, IEEE T-GRSL, IEEE JSTARS, GRS, IJRS and EHJ. His h-index is 16 (Google Scholar). He developed 7 geospatial data analysis models and published 5 R open-source packages on CRAN for the innovative models with over 65,000 downloads globally.

Contact      Email: yongze.song@curtin.edu.au      Personal website: https://yongze.org      Faculty website: https://www.curtin.edu.au
Education      PhD (Chancellor Award), Curtin University, Australia      MEng (Outstanding, top 1%) and BEng (1/30), China University of Geosciences (Beijing), China

Professional Services

Fellow Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), UK
Editorial Board Member GIScience & Remote Sensing (IF 6.238, Q1)
Lead Guest Editor International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation (IF 5.933, Q1): Special Issue "Recent Advances in Geocomputation and GeoAI for Mapping"
Lead Guest Editor Remote Sensing (IF 4.848, Q1): Special Issue "Remote Sensing on Land Surface Albedo"
Scientific Program Committee Member AGILE 2021 (the 24rd Conference), The Association of Geographic Information Laboratories in Europe (AGILE), 8-11 June, 2021, Crete, Greece
Research      Innovative Geospatial Methods, Spatial Statistics, Earth Observation Big Data, and Global Sustainable Infrastructure Development.

Publications (Selected)      Read More Publications

[38] Song, Y., & Wu, P. Earth Observation for Sustainable Infrastructure: A Review. Remote Sensing, 2021. 13(8), 1528. (Supplementary Materials)

[37] Song, Y., & Wu, P. An interactive detector for spatial associations. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 2021. (Supplementary Materials)

[36] Song, Y., Wang, J.F., Ge, Y., & Xu, C. An optimal parameters-based geographical detector model enhances geographic characteristics of explanatory variables for spatial heterogeneity analysis: cases with different types of spatial data. GIScience & Remote Sensing, 2020. 57(5): 593-610.

[35] Song, Y., Wang, X., Wright, G., Thatcher, D., Wu, P., & Felix, P. Traffic Volume Prediction With Segment-Based Regression Kriging and its Implementation in Assessing the Impact of Heavy Vehicles. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2019. (20)1: 232 - 243. ESI Highly Cited Paper

[34] Song, Y., Thatcher, D., Li, Q., McHugh, T., & Wu, P. Developing sustainable road infrastructure performance indicators using a model-driven fuzzy spatial multi-criteria decision making method. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2021. 138. 110538.

[33] Song, Y., Tan, Y., Song, Y., Wu, P., Cheng, J.C.P., Kim, M.J., & Wang, X. Spatial and temporal variations of spatial population accessibility to public hospitals: A case study of rural-urban comparison. GIScience & Remote Sensing, 2018. ESI Highly Cited Paper

[32] Song, Y., Long, Y., Wu, P., et al. Are all cities with similar urban form or not? Redefining cities with ubiquitous points of interest and evaluating them with indicators at city and block levels in China. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 2018. 32(12): 2447-2476.

[31] Song, Y., Wright, G., Wu, P., Thatcher, D., et al. Segment-Based Spatial Analysis for Assessing Road Infrastructure Performance Using Monitoring Observations and Remote Sensing Data. Remote Sensing, 2018. 10(11): 1696.

[30] Song, Y., Wu, P., Gilmore, D., et al. A Spatial Heterogeneity-Based Segmentation Model for Analyzing Road Deterioration Network Data in Multi-Scale Infrastructure Systems. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2020.

[29] Song, Y., Wang, X.Y., Tan, Y., et al., Trends and Opportunities of BIM-GIS Integration in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction Industry: A Review from a Spatio-Temporal Statistical Perspective. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 2017. 6(12): p.397.

Technical Guides

Understanding Spatial Stratified Heterogeneity Using R. 2021
Introduction to Spatial Stratified Heterogeneity Models in R. 2021
Optimal Parameters-based Geographical Detectors for Assessing Spatial Factors. 2020

R Packages

GD Spatial Heterogeneity Analysis and Geographical Detectors. Manual, Publication
IDSA Interactive Detector for Spatial Associations. Manual, Publication
EDA Energy decomposition analysis for measuring factors of energy or carbon emission changes.
HS Homogenous Segmentation for Spatial Lines Data. Publication
SK Segment-Based Ordinary Kriging and Segment-Based Regression Kriging for Spatial Prediction. Publication
Honors and Awards

Fellow of Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), United Kingdom
Global Young Scientist Award (Top 10)
Global Peer Review Award: Top reviewers in Geosciences (Top 1%), Publons
Global Peer Review Award: Top reviewers in Cross-field (Top 1%), Publons
Australian National First Prize: Location Data First Prize, GovHack, Australia
Chancellor's Commendation for Exceptionally High Standard in the PhD Thesis, Curtin University
Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad (Top 0.1% Globally)
National Honourable Mention: Exploring the Oceans Award, GovHack, Australia
National Honourable Mention: STEM Award, GovHack, Australia
Outstanding Graduate Award (Top 1%)
China National Scholarship for Postgraduates (Top 1%)
International Honourable Mention Certificate in Interdisciplinary Contest in Modelling Certificate of Achievement (ICM), COMAP and NSA, USA
China National Scholarship (Top 1%)
International Honourable Mention Certificate in Mathematical Contest in Modelling Certificate of Achievement (MCM), COMAP and NSA, USA

Reviewer for Refereed Journals (26), A – Z

Annals of GIS
Applied Sciences
Computers and Geosciences
Environmental Impact Assessment Review
Environmental Science & Technology
GIScience & Remote Sensing
IEEE Access
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology
ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information
Journal of Cleaner Production
Journal of Environmental Management
Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization
Remote Sensing
Remote Sensing of Environment
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
Resources, Conservation & Recycling
Science of The Total Environment
Sustainable Cities and Society
Transactions in GIS

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