Anita Simic Milas is an assistant professor of geospatial sciences at Bowling Green State University, Ohio. Dr. Simic Milas received her M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in remote sensing from the University of Toronto. She was a Session/Senior Lecturer at the University of Toronto, Ryerson University, the University of Victoria, BC and at the University of Wuhan in China. Dr. Simic Milas worked in the field of environmental engineering for some time and as a scientist at the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing for several years. She is the founder of SPatial LITeracy - SPLIT Remote Sensing, the international educational program for early career professionals.
Dr. Simic Milas conducts research on remote sensing applications in vegetation science and hydrology with expertise in applications of optical remote sensing. Her recent research considers monitoring agriculture under different treatments and nutrient applications, as well as the impact of excess nutrients and suspended sediment on vegetation and water quality in wetlands and rivers/lakes. She collaborates with NASA and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources on projects involving Lake Erie, and with Michigan State University on the Kellogg Biological Station / Long-Term Ecological Research in Michigan.
Dr. Simic Milas was a member of the IEEE GRS Society for several years; she is actively involved with America View and has been an Editor of the Drones Section for the International Journal of Remote Sensing since 2016.