Youssef O. Kaddoura Ph.D. is the Academic Program Specialist II in the Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center at the University of Florida (UF). He graduated from the University of Florida with a doctoral degree in Geomatics Science. His research investigates establishing a reproducible methodology to georeference oblique tower-mounted (PhenoCam) images, through applying a multidisciplinary approach that encompasses the fields of photogrammetry, ecology, lidar, conventional surveying techniques, and theories. As a member of ASPRS, he served as a Board Member for the period March 2020 to March 2021. He holds a M.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Florida, which included deploying innovative use of technology towards enabling aging seniors to live independently for a longer period of time. This work resulted in a US Patent titled “Remote surveillance and assisted care using a mobile communication device”, which served as a catalyst to further pursue remote sensing and photogrammetry. Previously, Youssef worked at Geospatial Consultancy Company, an ESRI partner in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.