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Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth,Chinese Academy of Sciences
Dr. Fang Chen is a “Hundred Talent Program” professor at the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth at Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). His interdisciplinary work combines remote sensing, ecology and other fields of study to assess spatial patterns of disaster risk. He is currently serving as Executive Deputy Director of the CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation (SDIM), Secretary-General of IRDR Chinese National Committee, and Deputy Secretary-General of “Digital Belt and Road” Program (DBAR), coordinating and involving in multiple collaborative projects related to disaster risk management in developing countries. He has published 50 original research articles in peer-reviewed, internationally recognized journals and one patent. He has been involved in numerous professional activities, and speaks worldwide on a broad range of Earth observation and disaster issues.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
2 - Zero hunger
9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
11 - Sustainable cities and communities
13 - Climate action
15 - Life on land
17 - Partnerships for the goals
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Disaster Risk, Remote Sensing, Big Earth Data
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07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
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TWAS East and South-East Asia and the Pacific Regional Partner (TWAS-SAPREP)
Last updated on 24/07/2019