Assistant Professor in GIScience
Department of Geography and Environment
University of Hawaii at Manoa
My research areas include in spatio-temporal data modeling, visual analytics, geocomputation, disaster vulnerability and resilience, dynamic modeling of coupled natural and human (CNH) systems.
News: I am currently hiring graduate students with a degree in geography, computer science, environmental sciences or other relevant disciplines for 2020-2021 Academic Year.
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I am currently hiring graduate students with a degree in geography, computer science, environmental sciences or other relevant disciplines for 2020-2021 Academic Year.
Ph.D. in geography (2012), Ghent University
M.Sc. in GIS (2007), University of Edinburgh
B.Sc. in GIS (2006), Beijing Normal University,
Assistant Professor (2017 - present), Dept. of Geography, University of Hawaii - Manoa
Research Associate (2016), Dept. of Geography, The Earth Lab, University of Colorado - Boulder
Postdoctoral researcher (2013 - 2016), Dept. of Environmental Sciences, Louisiana State University
Research assistant (2007), e-Science Institute, UK
Using visualization techniques for pattern detection and interactive exploration of multi-dimensional data.
Sensing human-environment interactions using big geospatial data.
Quantitatvie assessment and modeling of social vulnerability and resilience
Integrating GIS, data mining and simulation techniques to model dynamic processes of CNH systems.
An introductory level GIS course for editing, managing, and analyzing spatial data using desktop GIS software.
Using open-source Python packages to wrangle, visualize, and model large quantities of geospatial data.
Development of web-based GIS applications for sharing and visualizing geospatial data in the Internet.
Applications of GIS in various problems in social, natural, and environmental sciences.
2424 Maile Way, Saunders Hall 416, Honolulu, HI-96822