College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Geosciences
Dr. Zhu studies how the Earth is changing at large scales based on satellite observations. He uses remote sensing as the tool to study land cover and land use change and their impacts to climate change. Dr. Zhu received his PhD in Geography from the Department of Geography and Environment, Boston University and was a Post-Doctoral Associate with Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University. Before joining TTU he was a Research Scientist in InuTeq at the Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, U.S. Geological Survey.
Recent Scholarship: Zhu, Zhe, Yingchun Fu, Curtis E. Woodcock, Pontus Olofsson, James E. Vogelmann, Christopher Holden, Min Wang, Shu Dai, and Yang Yu., Including land cover change in analysis of greenness trends using all available Landsat 5, 7, and 8 images: A case study from Guangzhou, China (2000–2014), Remote Sensing of Environment (2016).