Dr. Xutong Niu
Assistant Professor in Geomatics
Office: (334) 808-6222; Fax: (334) 670-3796
Email: xniu at troy dot edu
Geodetic Science, The
· 1999 M.E., Remote Sensing, Zhejiang University, P. R. China
Jan. 2008 – now Assistant
Professor, Surveying and Geomatics Sciences,
Jan. 2005 – Dec. 2007 Postdoctoral
Researcher, Mapping and GIS Lab,
· 2008 ESRI Award for Best Scientific Paper in GIS from ASPRS (American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing)
C. Brown Junior Award, The
and GIS Lab Award, Mapping and GIS Lab, The
· 2006 ESRI Award for Best Scientific Paper in GIS from ASPRS
2002 - 2003 Fellow,
Program for the Enhancement for Graduate Studies (PEGS), Geodetic Science, The
· 2002 Travel Funds to present professional papers, Program for the Enhancement of Graduate Studies (PEGS), Geodetic Science, The Ohio State University
1999 - 2000 University
Mar. 2009 – Feb. 2010 Proposal
Writing Fund from
2009 – Dec. 2010 GIS projects for National Forest Service in
· 2007 – present, Member of American Geophysical Union (AGU)
· 2004 – present, Member of American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)
Reviewer of Journals and Conference
· IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (2007)
· Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing (PE & RS) (2005-2010)
· ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (2006-2010)
· Professional Geographer (2005)
· Marine Geodesy (2007, 2009)
· Environmental Modeling and Software
· Future of Remote Sensing Workshop 2006
· EURO mGOV 2006
Peer-reviewed Journal Papers
Li, R., X. Niu, C. Liu, and B. Wu. 2009. Impact of Imaging Geometry on 3D Geopositioning Accuracy of Stereo IKONOS Imagery. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, Vol. 75, No. 9, pp. 1119-1125.
Liu, J-K, R. Li, S. Deshpande, X. Niu, and T-Y Shih. 2009. Estimation of Blufflines Using Topographic LiDAR Data and Orthoimages. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, Vol. 75, No. 1. pp. 59-69.
Agrawal, G., H. Ferhatosmanoglu, X. Niu, K. Bedford, and R. Li. 2008. A vision for cyberinfrastructure for coastal forecasting and change analysis. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) 4540 LNCS, pp. 151-174.
Li, R., S. Deshpande, X. Niu, K. Di, and B. Wu. 2008. Geometric Integration of Aerial and High-Resolution Satellite Imagery and Application in Shoreline Mapping. Marine Geodesy, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 143-159.
Cheng, K-C, C-Y Kuo, C. K. Shum, X. Niu, R. Li, and
K. W. Bedford. 2008.
Accurate Linking of
Li, R., F. Zhou, X. Niu, and K. Di. 2007. Integration of IKONOS and QuickBird Imagery for Geopositioning Accuracy Analysis. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, Vol. 73, No. 9.
Li, R. and X. Niu. 2007. Guest Editorial. Journal of Marine Geodesy (the 5th Special Issue on Marine and Coastal GIS), Vol. 30, No. 1-2, pp. 1-2.
Li, R., K. Di, J. Wang, X. Niu, S. Agarwal,
E. Brodyagina, E. Oberg, and J. Hwangbo. 2007. A
WebGIS for Spatial Data Processing, Analysis, and
Distribution for the MER 2003
Niu, X. 2006. A Semi-Automatic Framework for Highway Extraction and Vehicle Detection Based on A Geometric Deformable Model. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Vol. 61, No. 3-4, pp. 170-186.
Niu, X., R.
Ma, T. Ali, and R. Li. 2005. Integration of
O’Kelly, M.E, T. Matisziw, R. Li, C. Merry, and X. Niu. 2005. Identifying Truck Correspondence in Multi Frame Imagery for Use in Modeling Traffic Dynamics. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 1-17.
Xu, F., X. Niu, and R. Li. 2003. An Improved Approach to Automatic Recognition of Civil Infrastructure Objects. Journal of Geographic Information Sciences. Vol 9, No. 1-2, pp. 78-89.
Li, R., S. Deshpande, X. Niu, I-C Lee, and B. Wu. 2008. Multi-Dimensional Geospatial Data Integration for Coastal Change Analysis. Proceedings of XXIst Congress of International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
Agrawal, G., H. Ferhatosmanoglu,
X. Niu, K. Bedford, and R. Li 2006. Cyberinfrastructure for Coastal
Forecasting and Change Analysis. Proceedings
of the 2nd International Conference on Geosensor
Li, R., K. Bedford, C.K. Shum, X. Niu, F. Zhou, V. Velissariou, R. Ramirez, A. Zhang 2006. Digitalization
of Coastal Management and Decision making Supported by Multi-Dimensional
Geospatial Information and Analysis. Proceedings
of the 7th Annual International Conference on Digital Government
Niu, X. 2006. A Geometric Active Contour Model for Highway Extraction. Proceedings of ASPRS 2006 Annual Conference,
Zhou, F., X. Niu, and R. Li,
2005. Vertical Datum
Niu, X., F. Zhou, K. Di, and R. Li 2005. 3D Geopositioning Accuracy Analysis based on Integration of QuickBird and IKONOS Imagery. Proceedings of ISPRS Hannover Workshop 2005 in High Resolution Earth Imaging for Geospatial Information, Hannover, Germany, May 17-20, 2005.
Srivastava, A., X. Niu, K. Di and R. Li 2005. Shoreline
Modeling and Erosion Prediction. Proceedings
of ASPRS 2005 Annual Conference,
Di, K., F. Xu, J. Wang, X.
Niu, C. Serafy, F. Zhou, R. Li and L. Matthies 2005. Surface Imagery Based Mapping and Rover
Localization for the 2003 Mars Rover Exploration
Niu, X., X. Xu, and R. Li
2004. On-Site Coastal Decision Making With Wireless
Niu, X., K. Di, J. Wang, , J.
Lee, and R. Li 2004. Geometric Modelling and Photogrammetric
Processing of High-Resolution Satellite Imagery. XXth Congress of International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote
Sensing (ISPRS 2004),
Niu, X., K. Di, J. Wang, J.
Lee, and R. Li 2004. Geometric Modelling and Processing
of QuickBird Stereo Imagery. Proceedings of ASPRS 2004 Annual Conference.
Niu, X., and R. Li, 2004. Application of
Niu, X., C. Kuo, V. Velissariou, R. Li, K.Bedford and C. K. Shum 2003. Multi-source Coastal Data Analysis. Proceedings of the NSF National Conference for Digital Government
T. Ali, R. Ma, A. Elaksher and R. Li 2003. Implementation
of a Coastal Decision Making System using Internet and Wireless Technologies. Proceedings of the NSF National Conference
for Digital Government Research,
Ma, R., T. Ali, X. Niu, V. Velissariou,
K. Cheng, C. Kuo, X. Xu, A.
Elaksher, R. Li, K. Bedford, C. K. Shum, J. Ramirez
and A. Zhang 2003. A Spatio-temporal Decision Making System for Coastal Change
Monitoring and Coastal Management. Proceedings
of the NSF National Conference for Digital Government Research,
Li, R., X.
Niu, T. Ali, R. Ma and A. Elaksher 2003. Development
of a Web-Based, Mobile, Spatial System for Coastal Management and Decision
Making. Proceedings of ASPRS
2003 Annual Convention, May 5-9,
Niu, X., R. Li, and M.
O’Kelly, 2002. Truck Detection from Aerial Photographs, in Proceedings of ISPRS Commission II Symposium
on Integrated Systems for Spatial Data Production, Custodian and Decision
Niu, X., F. Xu, R. Li, C. Merry, M. O’Kelly, and T. Matisziw,
2002. Detection of Trucks from Georeferenced Aerial Photographs. ACSM – ASPRS 2002 Annual Conference and FIG
2002 XXII International Congress,
Xu, F., X.
Niu, and R. Li. Automatic Recognition of Civil Infrastructure Objects Using
Hopfield Neural Network. ACSM - ASPRS
2002 Annual Conference and FIG 2002 XXII International Congress,
Li, R., K. Bedford, X. Niu,
Li, R., K. Bedford, X. Niu,
Li, R., K. Bedford, X. Niu, V. Velissariou, F. Zhou, and S. Deshpande 2005. Seamless Integration of Geospatial Data from Water to Land. Annual Project Report (October 2004 – September 2005). Report to NGA.
O’Kelly, M.E., R. Li, C. Merry, T. Matisziw, X. Niu, and G. Hall. Freight and intermodal flow analysis, Annual report Period 2000 – 2001. Report to National Consortium on Remote Sensing in Transportation – Flows.