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Chunfeng Ma

Postdoctoral Fellows
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Environmental Sciences and Engineering​

Introduction

Dr. Ma received his PhD and Master degree in the field of remote sensing and GIS from University of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2016 and 2012, respectively. Before his graduate degrees, he was working as a geophysical engineer during 2007 to 2009 after his graduation from China University of Geosciences in Wuhan of China. Chunfeng joined KAUST in August 2018 as a post-doctoral fellow

Research Interests

Microwave remote sensing modeling, Soil &vegetation parameters estimation, Uncertainty quantification

Selected Publications

  • Ma CF, Li X*, Notarnicola C, Wang SG, Wang WZ. Uncertainty Quantification of Soil Moisture Estimations Based on a Bayesian Probabilistic Inversion. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 55, no. 6, pp 3-94-3207, 2017.
  • ​Ma CF, Li X*, Wang J, Wang C, Duan QY, Wang WZ. A Comprehensive Evaluation of Microwave Emissivity and Brightness Temperature Sensitivities to Soil Parameters Using Qualitative and Quantitative Sensitivity Analyses. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 1025-1038, 2017.
  • ​Ma CF, Li X*, Wang SG. A Global Sensitivity Analysis of Soil Parameters Associated with Backscattering Using the Advanced Integral Equation Model. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 53, pp. 5613-5623, 2015.
  • Ma CF, Li X*, Wei L, Wang WZ. Multi-Scale Validation of SMAP Soil Moisture Products Over Cold and Arid Regions in Northwestern China Using Distributed Ground Observation Data. Remote Sensing, vol. 9, 327, doi:10.3390/rs9040327, 2017.
  • Ma CF, Wang WZ*, Han XJ, Li X. Soil Moisture Retrieval in the Heihe River Basin Based on the Real Thermal Inertia Method. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, vol. 6, pp. 1460-1467.

Education

  • 2012.9-2016.7: PhD. Remote Sensing and Geography Information System, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
  • 2009.9-2012.7: MSc. Remote Sensing and Geography Information System, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
  • 2003.9-2007.7: BS. Geo-information Science and Technology, China University of Geoscience, Wuhan, China

Professional Profile

  • 2018.8-Present: Post-Doctoral Fellow, WDRC, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2016.7-2018.8: Research Assistant, CAREERI, CAS, Lanzhou, China
  • 2007.7-2009.8: Geophysical Engineer, Henan Bureau of Geo-exploration & Mineral Development, Zhengzhou, China

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • IEEE Member, IEEE GRSS Member 
  • ​Member of China Society of Cryosphere Science