Dr Xiaolin Meng is Director of the Sino-UK Geospatial Engineering Centre, a dedicated international centre for technology transfer. He is Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation, Associate Professor and Theme Leader of Positioning and Navigation Technologies at the Nottingham Geospatial Institute within The University of Nottingham.
He has been Special Professor of Chinese Academy of Surveying and Mapping and Wuhan University in China since 2004 and 2006, respectively. He holds a PhD in Highway, Urban Road and Airport Engineering from Tongji University in Shanghai where he was appointed Guest Professor in 2010, and a PhD in Space Geodesy from The University of Nottingham.
Dr Meng has authored more than 200 journal and international conference papers. His research focuses include integrated GNSS for structural health monitoring of bridge, advanced GNSS and geodetic data processing, Network RTK GNSS and wide engineering and environmental applications, satellite geometry and its impact on positioning quality in GNSS denied areas.
He has been chair of a special study group within IAG on Network RTK Quality Issues, and subcommittee “GNSS for SHM” of International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety (IABMAS) since 2006.
Dr Meng is Associate Editor of Journal of Navigation, Board Member of Journal of Applied Geodesy, Journal of Positioning and Navigation and Journal of LBS.
He is leading joint research with China on deformation monitoring of long bridges ,
Agri-Tech research and intelligent transportation systems and services where China has huge demands and opportunities.
In April 2014 a high level Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed with China’s Ministry of Science and Technology and SUGEC as one of its 20 overseas implementation centre.
For further details please see Dr Meng's eStaff profile.