Biographic Info / Biografia

André R. S. Marçal

Academic degrees / Formação académica :
1998 - PhD (Doutoramento), Remote Sensing and Image Processing
University of Dundee, Scotland, UK
1994 - MSc (Mestrado), Remote Sensing, Image Processing and Applications
University of Dundee, Scotland, UK
1991 - 1st degree in Physics – Scientific, Solid State Physics (4 years)
Licenciatura em Física, Ramo Científico – Física do Estado Sólido e Ciência dos Materiais
Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Prizes / Prémios :
2007 - Syngenta Innovation in Agriculture award / Prémio Inovação em Agricultura – "Avaliação da qualidade da pulverização através do processamento automático de imagem de papéis hidrossensíveis: Spr@y_Image" , Mário Cunha & André Marçal (10 000 euro)
1999 - Remote Sensing Society Student Award – Annual prize for the best PhD (£500)

Publications and presentations / Publicações e comunicações :
Author (or co-author) of over 100 scientific publications, including 26 papers in refereed journals. Participation in over 35 international scientific conferences, 29 oral presentations (4 as guest speaker).

Work as project evaluator / Avaliador de projetos :
European Comission, H2020 (2014-2016)
European Comission, FP7 (2012-2015)
Latvia, Central Finance and Contracting Agency (2016)
Cyprus, Research Promotion Foundation (2009, 2011)
Portugal, MCES/GRICES (2004)
University of Mississippi, USA (2004)

Work as scientific referee / Revisor Científico :
Member of the Scientific Committee of various international conferences, mostly on Remote Sensing and Image Processing, including the review of 89 Full Papers and over 130 Short Papers / Abstracts.

Referee of 40 papers in the following scientific journals:
ASPRS Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing (2006)
Computational & Mathematical Methods in Medicine (2011)
Computers & Geoscience – 3 papers (2005-2014)
EARSeL eProceedings – 2 papers (2004)
EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing (2012)
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters – 2 papers (2006, 2013)
IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (2016)
IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems (2012)
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing – 4 papers (2003-2012)
IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging (2014)
IEEE Signal Processing Letters (2013)
International Journal of Geographic Information Science (2009)
International Journal of Imaging (2010)
International Journal of Remote Sensing – 12 papers (1999-2009)
International Journal of Tomography & Statistics (2008)
Mathematical Problems in Engineering (2014)
Remote Sensing of the Environment – 2 papers (2005)
SPIE Optical Engineering – 2 papers (2003, 2012)
Transactions of the ASABE (2009)
The Scientific World Journal (2014)

Series Editor, with Freek van der Meer (ITC, Netherlands), of the SPRINGER Book Series
'Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing' (2007-2014)

Other activities / Outras actividades :

Secretary General (2005-2009) and Vice-Chairman (2009-2010) of the
European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL)

Organiser of the 25th EARSeL Symposium, General Assembly and Workshops, 6-11 June 2005, FCUP, Porto, Portugal.