SHORT BIO

Education

   Ph.D., Geography 2009, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
   M.Sc., Geography 2004, The University Of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
   B.Sc., Earth Science 2001, Beijing (Peking) University, Beijing, China

Professional Experiences

  • Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) | Jun. 2012 – present
    IDCE Department, Clark University, Worcester, MA, USA
  • Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) | Aug. 2010 – Jun. 2012
    Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Visiting Assistant Professor | Aug. 2009 – Aug. 2010
    Department of Geography, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
  • Postdoc Fellow | Jan. 2009 – Aug. 2009
    Department of Geography, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
  • Research Associate | Sep. 2004 – Dec. 2008
    Department of Geography, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
  • Research Assistant | Sep. 2002 – Jul. 2004
    Department of Geography, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada

Courses Taught

  • GIS: Introduction to GIS, Intermediate GIS, Advanced GIS, GIS Programming, Cartography and Thematic Mapping
  • Remote Sensing: Introduction to Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing Image Processing
  • Others: Python Programming, Weather and Climate, Statistical Methods in Geography

Technical Skills

  • Commercial GIS: ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, ArcSDE
  • Open Source GIS: Quantaum GIS, GDAL, OGR
  • Image processing skills: ERDAS Imagine, ENVI, IDRISI, eCognition
  • Programming skills: PYTHON, VB, C, KML, Javascript
  • Web Mapping: GeoServer, Google Maps/Earth APIs, OpenLayers, OpenStreetMaps
  • Statistical skills: SPSS, R, SAS.