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David Goodenough

David G. Goodenough
Department of Computer Science,
University of Victoria,
Victoria, BC
V8W 2Y2

David G. Goodenough is an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering, at the University of Victoria. He has Masters and Doctoral graduate students and is a NSERC recipient. Dr. Goodenough holds the following degrees: Ph.D. and M.Sc. (University of Toronto), and B.Sc. (University of British Columbia). Dr. Goodenough worked at the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing (1973-1991), where he was a Chief Research Scientist and Head of the Knowledge-Based Methods and Systems Section. He was an Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Ottawa (1979-1996). In 1991, he joined as a Chief Research Scientist the Pacific Forestry Centre of the Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada. He was a recipient of the IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000). He was President of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS) (1992-1993) and served as Past-President (1994-1996). He became a Fellow of the IEEE in 1997. He was a member of the IEEE Fellow Committee. Dr. Goodenough has served the IEEE GRSS as an AdCom Member from 1986 to 2008. He was General Co-Chairman for IGARSS 2000 and was Technical Program Co-Chairman for IGARSS 2002. He has published extensively (>220 papers) and presented frequently (>695 presentations). He is a recipient of the following awards: the IEEE GRSS Distinguished Achievement Award (2006); the 2004 Gold Medal of the Canadian Remote Sensing Society, Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute; the Government of Canada's Award of Excellence; the IEEE GRSS Outstanding Service Award; a Natural Resources Canada Departmental Merit Award; an EMR Merit Award, and NASA Group Achievement Awards. Dr. Goodenough was Principal Investigator of the NASA project, Evaluation and Validation of EO-1 for Sustainable Development (EVEOSD). He led the automation research and development team for the EOSD Project. He is Principal Investigator of the ESA Project, Evaluation and Validation of CHRIS, and leads the Methods and Systems Study. He is PI of a Forest Hyperspectral Applications Project with CSA. He is the PI of CSA's Radarsat-2 Forest Applications Project and a Co-I on UVic's Scientific GRID Computing Project, a Canarie project. He leads the SAFORAH project (www.saforah.org). Dr. Goodenough is a member of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, the Computer Society, the Professional Communication Society, and the Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. He is also a member of the Canadian Remote Sensing Society of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute.