About Chris Parrish

Chris Parrish holds a Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering with an emphasis in Geospatial Information Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an M.S. in Civil and Coastal Engineering with an emphasis in Geomatics from the University of Florida. Chris is the Director of OregonView, a statewide consortium under AmericaView, dedicated to applied remote sensing research, STEM education, workforce development, and technology transfer. Prior to joining OSU, Chris served as lead physical scientist in the Remote Sensing Division of NOAA's National Geodetic Survey. He also holds an affiliate faculty position in the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping - Joint Hydrographic Center (CCOM-JHC) at the University of New Hampshire. He is Vice President of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), and has previously served as Director of the ASPRS Lidar Division and President of ASPRS Potomac Region.