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This website represents the scientific activities of the AI4RS (artificial intelligence for remote sensing) team. AI4RS is led by Pedram Ghamisi who works as (1) head of the machine learning group (FWGE-L) at Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany (HZDR) and (2) visiting full professor at Lancaster University, UK.

The topics we cover:

  • Trustworthy AI for Earth observation

  • Foundation models

  • AI for social good

  • Explainable AI

  • Deep learning and its applications to, e.g., semantic segmentation and scene classification

  • Human-in-the-loop Earth observation data analysis

  • Vision and language for Earth Observation

  • Multisensor and multitemporal data fusion

  • Adversarial attacks and defenses

  • Domain adaptation and transfer learning

  • Weakly supervised learning

  • Change detection

  • Semantic segmentation and scene classification

  • Visual question answering

  • Zero- and few-shot learning

Team members (only those who work on remote sensing-related subjects at HZDR-HIF):

  • Dr. Pedram Ghamisi (Leader)

  • Aldino Rizaldy (Ph.D. Student at HZDR)

  • Weikang Yu (Ph.D. Student at HZDR)

  • Elias Arbash (Ph.D. Student at HZDR)

  • Yuduo Wang (Research Engineer at HZDR)


  • Dr. Yonghao Xu (Postdoc at IARAI) 

  • Dr. Shizhen Chang (Postdoc at IARAI)

  • Dr. Omid Ghorbanzadeh (Postdoc at IARAI)

  • Dr. Kasra Rafiezadeh Shahi (Ph.D. Student at HZDR)

  • Dr. Laura Elena Cue La (Exchange Ph.D. Student at HZDR)

  • Dr. Ziping He (Exchange Ph.D. Student at HZDR)

  • Dr. Zijia Zhang (Exchange Ph.D. Student at HZDR)

  • Dr. Yaoming Cai (Exchange Ph.D. Student at HZDR)

  • Dr. Puhong Duan (Exchange Ph.D. Student at HZDR)

  • Dr. Samiran Das (Postdoc at HZDR)

  • Dr. Decky Aspandi (Postdoc at HZDR)

  • Dr. Behnood Rasti (Research Scientist at HZDR)

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