Professor Jon Mills
Jon Mills is Professor of Geomatic Engineering and Director of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Geospatial Systems within the School of Engineering. He is Deputy Head of the Geospatial Engineering group and leads the Newcastle Earth Observation research laboratory (NEOlab). Jon is currently Chair of Commission 1, primary data acquisition, for EuroSDR (European Spatial Data Research). He has previously served as an elected Member of Council for the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS, 2012-16), as President of ISPRS Technical Commission V on close range image measurement techniques (2008-12), and as Chair of ISPRS Working Group I/4 on airborne digital sensor systems (2004-08). Jon's research develops optimised image and range-based modelling solutions for measurement, mapping, monitoring and parameterisation of engineering models and has been disseminated through the publication of over 200 papers in refereed journals, conference proceedings and professional periodicals. His work has also been highlighted in the national and international media.