Biography: Yee Leung is currently Research Professor in the Department of Geography and Resource Management and Director of the Institute of Future Cities at The Chinese university of Hong Kong. He is Chair of the IGU Commission on Modeling Geographical Systems and Chair of the Commission on Quantitative Geography of the Chinese Geographical Society.He has done significant research in the statistical approach to uncertainty analysis in general and uncertainty propagation in geographical information systems in particular. He pioneers research in geographical analysis under fuzziness, and generalizes uncertainty analysis to various types of uncertainty using rough set theory, possibility theory, granular computing and theory of evidence. He also engages in novel theoretical and applied research in intelligent spatial decision support systems, spatial data mining and knowledge discovery, climate variability, air and water pollution, and urban and regional analysis.He has obtained more than 30 research grants, authored/co-authored six books and over 190 papers in international journals, encyclopaedias, and book chapters in geography, computer science, and information engineering. His landmark research monographs are: Spatial Analysis and Planning under Imprecision (Elsevier, 1988); Intelligent Spatial Decision Support Systems (Springer-Verlag, 1997), and Knowledge Discovery in Spatial Data (Springer-Verlag, 2010).
He is editorial board member of some international journals, such as Annals of Association of American Geographers,Geographical Analysis,Journal of Geographical SystemsGeoinformatica, Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies.