Dr. Peiliang Xu, Kyoto University
Bio: Dr. Peiliang XU, theoretical geodesist from Kyoto University, obtained his PhD degree in geodesy from Wuhan University, China in 1989. He has done research since then at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, Stuttgart University, Germany, The University of Calgary, Canada and Kyoto University, Japan. He was the chairman of the theoretical geodesy committee in IAG (2003-2007) and the delegate of IUGG (2003-2007). He was also the editorial board member of Journal of Geodesy (1999-2007, 2015-present) and International Journal on Geomathematics (2011-2016). He has published more than 80 papers covering high frequency GNSS, satellite gravity, inverse problems, Mathematical geodesy, global optimization, statistics, perturbation theory, mathematical geophysics and seismology. And more than 60 published papers has been indexed by SCI and cited more than 1000 times. He has been supported by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation twice and awarded the best paper from IAG in 1999 and the Tsuboi prize from geodetic society of Japan. He was elected as the fellow of IAG in 2003.