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Prof. Dr. Diego González-Aguilera
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Editor-in-Chief
Cartographic and Land Engineering Department, Higher Polytechnic School of Avila, University of Salamanca, Hornos Caleros, 50 05003 Avila, Spain
Interests: photogrammetry; laser scanning; 3D modeling; topography; cartography
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Dr. Pablo Rodríguez-Gonzálvez
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Co-Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Yangquan Chen *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME), University of California, Merced, CA 95343, USA
Interests: drone-based remote sensing; 3D photogrammetry; optimal sensing in cyber-physical systems; distributed collaborative sensing in distributed parameter systems; mobile sensor networks; virtual metrology
* Section: Drones in Agriculture and Forestry
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Dr. Abdessattar Abdelkefi *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003, USA
Interests: energy harvesting; nonlinear dynamics; vibration and control; smart materials; aeroelasticity; fluid-structure interactions; micro-/nanoelectromechanical systems (MEMS/NEMS); flight dynamics
* Section: Drone Design and Development
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Dr. Eben Broadbent *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Spatial Ecology and Conservation Lab, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32603, USA
Interests: unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs); forest ecology; airborne sensors; GatorEye
* Section: Drones in Ecology
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Dr. Vishal Sharma *
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School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast BT9 5BN, UK
Interests: UAV communications; 5G and beyond; blockchain; mobile internet systems and CPS-IoT
* Section: Drone Communications
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Dr. Costas Armenakis
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Associate Professor and Program Director, Geomatics Engineering, Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University, Ontario, ON M3J 1P3, Canada
Interests: photogrammetric engineering and remote sensing mapping; low-cost unmanned mobile mapping systems with focus on the use of unmanned aerial mapping systems for geomatics; indoor/outdoor navigation and mapping; sensor integration; 3D modelling using optical and lidar data; mapping from high resolution imagery; image-sequence for mapping and scene analysis; spatial data co-registration; spatial awareness and intelligence; integration of GIS and remote sensing methods; risk assessment and disaster management
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Prof. Dr. Georg Bareth
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GIS & RS Group, Institute of Geography, University of Cologne, D-50923 Cologne, Germany
Interests: low-weight UAVs; hyperspectral and multisepctral remote sensing; field spectrometry; terrestrial lasercanning; 3D analysis; plant biomass; plant nitrogen; change detection; matter fluxes; precision agriculture; spatial data management
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Prof. Dr. Petros Bithas
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General Department, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 34400 Psahna-Evia, Greece
Interests: wireless communications; UAV-enabled communications; channel modeling; stochastic analysis
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Dr. Barbara Bollard
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Drone Lab, Auckland University of Technology, 55 Wellesley Street East, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Interests: conservation planning; unmanned aerial vehicles; multi and hyperspectral imaging; marine mammal; habitat modelling; object recognition; spatial ecology; multitemporal remote sensing
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Prof. Dr. César Briso-Rodríguez
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School of Telecommunication Engineering, Technical University of Madrid, 28031 Madrid, Spain
Interests: railway communications; UAV; aerospatiale communications; propagation modeling and simulation
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Dr. Kim Calders
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Computational & Applied Vegetation Ecology, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Interests: terrestrial and UAV based LiDAR; measurement and modelling of full 3D vegetation structure and how this is related to airborne or spaceborne remote sensing signals; radiative transfer modelling
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Prof. Dr. Javaan Chahl
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Sensor Systems, School of Engineering, University of South Australia, Adelaide 5001, Australia
Interests: aerospace automation; unmanned aerial vehicles; defence systems; biologically inspired vision systems; biologically inspired flight systems; space exploration technology; vision; robots; UAV; surveillance; sensors; biomimetics
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Prof. Dr. Mou Chen
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College of Automation Engineering, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing 210016, China
Interests: UAV; intelligent decision-making; flight control; non-linear control; cooperative decision and control
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Dr. Bo Cheng
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Department of Mechanical EngineeringThe Pennsylvania State University228 Reber Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Interests: animal locomotion; bioinspired robotics; control; fluid dynamics; robot learning
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