Lin Liu

Lin Liu

Professor

Professor, Interim Graduate Director, Co-Director of GIS Center

Braunstein Hall

400E

A&S Geography - 0131

Professional Summary

GIS, geographic visualization, quantitative methods, location analysis, crime mapping and analysis, geo-simulation, China

Education

Ph.D.: The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio, 1994 (Geography, GIS)

M.S.: Peking University Beijing, China, 1987 (Remote Sensing, Computer Cartography)

B.S.: Peking University Beijing, China, 1984 (Geography, Geomorphology)

M.S. (Course requirement): University of Cincinnati 2002 (Computer Science)

Research and Practice Interests

Dr. Lin Liu is Professor of Geography at University of Cincinnati and is also the  Co-Director of the Joint Center of GIS and Spatial Analysis. He has served as the thesis/dissertation advisor of over 20 M.A. and Ph.D. students. Dr. Liu is the author/co-author of nearly 70 articles, books, and edited volumes. He has been awarded over 20 research grants from various funding agencies, including the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The total funding received as a PI or Co-PI has exceeded $1.5 million. Professor Liu has served in a number of NSF advisory/review panels. His research interest includes spatial interaction modeling, crime analysis and simulation modeling, location analysis, spatial data mining, geographic visualization, and environmental modeling. Dr. Liu is a former President and Chair of Board of Directors of the International Association of the Chinese Professionals in GIS. He has co-chaired a number of international conferences on GIS. Professor Liu obtained a Ph.D. from the Ohio State University, and earned a B.S and M.S. from Peking University, China. He is one of the pioneers in GIS software development in China.

Positions and Work Experience

2007 -To Present Professor and Department Head, Department of Geography, University of Cincinnati

2005 -To Present Co-Director, Joint Center of GIS & Spatial Analysis, University of Cincinnati

02-17-2003 -03-31-2003 Visiting Senior Scientist, Social Science Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University

2001 - Associate Professor , Department of Geography, University of Cincinnati

1997 -2001 Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of Cincinnati

1994 -1996 Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of New Orleans

1992 -1994 Full Responsibility Instructor, Geography 200 (World Regional Geography). Class size is 80 - 90 students per Quarter., Department of Geography, The Ohio State University

1992 - Graduate Research Associate, Worked on the development of OSU-MAP-for-the PC. Fixed some bugs in the existing system, and added new code (in Fortran) so that the system can access multiple databases., The Ohio State University

1990 -1992 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Assisted in courses on Introduction to GIS, GIS Design, Introduction to Cartography, and Regional Geography., The Ohio State University

1990 -1992 Graduate Research Assistant, Worked as an assistant technician in the GIS Lab. Created departmental equipment databases in Paradox, and worked on the maintenance of SUN workstation, IBM/PC, Macintosh, and other lab equipment. ,

-1991 Summer Student Intern, Worked on the development of AML macros for the Redistricting Application at the city level, in which data are extracted from TIGER and census data files., ESRI

1989 -1990 GIS Software Engineer, Developed LSYS, a vector-based land information system for nationwide land use inventory in China, China Institute of Land Surveying and Planning, Beijing

1987 -1990 Assistant Professor, Instructed graduate level courses on Remote Sensing and GIS. Developed PURSIS, a raster-based GIS., Institute of Remote Sensing, Perking University, Beijing

1987 -1989 GIS Lab Manager, Managed a GIS lab equipped with IBM personal computers, digitizers, and plotters. , Institute of Remote Sensing, Perking University, Beijing

Research Support

Investigators:Liu, L. J. Eck, J. Uber, et al. 2007 -2008 Sustainable Urban Engineering Center at the University of Cincinnati Agent-based simulation for crime prevention and sustainable cities Role:PI $22,000 Type:Grant Level:University

Investigators:Liu, L. 2006 -2007 UC|21 ALIGNMENT GRANT Applications of geographic information systems to studying urban growth in Guangzhou and Cincinnati Role:PI $4,000 Type:Grant Level:University

Investigators:Wei, H., M. Lu, L. Liu, X. Wang 2006 -2007 Faculty Development Council Interdisciplinary Grants Develop Interdisciplinary Collaboration Capacity to Integrate Transportation Engineering, Urban Planning, GIS and Air Quality Areas Role:Co-PI $12,000 Type:Grant Level:University

Investigators:Liu, L. and X. Wang 2006 -2011 The City of Cincinnati Scholarships and fellowships for the Cincinnati Area Geographic Information System Role:Co-PI $1,645,231 Type:Contract Level:Regional

Investigators:Liu, L. H.A. Stafford 2005 -2006 National Science Foundation, via the Cincinnati Creates Company project at the University of Cincinnati MapWiz: Intra & Internet Map Retrieval/Web Atlas Role:PI Level:National

Investigators:Uber, J. and L. Liu 2004 -2008 USEPA through Emory University Drinking Water Quality and Emergency Visits for Gastroenteritis in Atlanta Role:Co-PI $235,000 Type:Grant Level:National

Investigators:Liu, L. (with R. Engel as PI) 2003 -2005 Pennsylvania State Police, via the Division of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati Project on Police-Citizen Contacts Role:Collaborator $268,000 Type:Grant Level:National

Investigators:Eck, J., L. Liu 2001 -2003 The City of Cincinnati Analyze Data on Cincinnati Police Vehicle Stops Role:Co-PI $146,075 Type:Grant Level:Regional

Investigators:Frohn, R., R. Beck, L. Liu and X. Wang 2001 -2004 Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Statewide Land Use Classification and Validation in Ohio Role:Co-PI $333,930 Type:Grant Level:National

Investigators:Lange, L., L. Liu 2001 -2003 USEPA, via Cincinnati Port Authority Brownfield Outreach & Education Project Role:Co-PI $30,000 Type:Grant Level:National

Grant: #IIS-0081434 Investigators:Liu, L., R. Bhatnagar 2000 -2004 National Science Foundation Advanced Algorithms for Spatial Temporal Interactions in Distributed GIS Environments Role:PI $489,621 Type:Grant Level:National

Investigators:Pant, P. D., Y. Cheng (Co-PIs) and L. Liu 2000 -2002 Ohio Department of Transportation Rational Schedule of Base Accident Rates for Rural Highways in Ohio Role:Collaborator $195,070 Type:Grant Level:State

Investigators:Liu, L., L. Travis 2000 -2001 University of Cincinnati Developing Interdisciplinary Collaboration for Crime Mapping Role:PI $12,000 Type:Grant Level:University

Grant: #PC 200 992S007027 Investigators:Liu, Lin 05-27-1999 -12-31-1999 Cincinnati Parks Department Geographic Information Systems Based Analysis of Tree Canopy Coverage in Cincinnati Role:PI $20,000.00 Closed Level:Local Government

Grant: #IIS-0081434-NCE Investigators:Liu, Lin 09-01-2000 -08-31-2004 National Science Foundation Advanced Algorithms for Spatial-Temporal Interactions in Distributed Geographic Information Systems Role:PI $489,620.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #SRS 006629 Investigators:Liu, Lin 11-01-2009 -06-30-2010 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Spatial Analysis of Preterm Birth Role:PI $1,500.00 Closed Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #5031101A-012411-S-A Investigators:Liu, Lin 10-01-2010 -06-30-2011 Department of Transportation Health Risks of Transportation-Related Emissions: A GIS Assessment Role:PI $17,000.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #133329 \ 22-FY13-543 Investigators:Bessett, Danielle; Jacquez, Farrah; Liu, Lin; Malat, Jennifer 07-01-2013 -12-31-2013 March of Dimes March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center at CCHMC Role:Collaborator $11,574.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #134267 \ 22-FY14-470 Investigators:Bessett, Danielle; Jacquez, Farrah; Liu, Lin; Malat, Jennifer 01-01-2014 -12-31-2014 March of Dimes March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center at CCHMC Role:Collaborator $50,523.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Wang,Yanjun, Chen,Qi, Zhu,Qing, Liu,Lin, Li,Chaokui, Zheng,Dunyong (2019. ) A Survey of Mobile Laser Scanning Applications and Key Techniques over Urban Areas .Remote Sensing, , 11 (13 ) ,1540

Feng,Jiaxin, Liu,Lin, Long,Dongping, Liao,Weiwei (2019. ) An Examination of Spatial Differences between Migrant and Native Offenders in Committing Violent Crimes in a Large Chinese City .ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, , 8 (3 ) ,119

Zhou,Hanlin, Liu,Lin, Lan,Minxuan, Yang,Bo, Wang,Zengli (2019. ) Assessing the Impact of Nightlight Gradients on Street Robbery and Burglary in Cincinnati of Ohio State, USA .Remote Sensing, , 11 (17 ) ,1958

Cao,Zheng, Wu,Zhifeng, Liu,Lin, Chen,Yinbiao, Zou,Yuxuan (2019. ) Assessing the relationship between anthropogenic heat release warming and building characteristics in Guangzhou: A sustainable development perspective .Science of The Total Environment, , 133759

Pan,Cuilin, Wang,Xianwei, Liu,Lin, Wang,Dashan, Huang,Huabing (2019. ) Characteristics of Heavy Storms and the Scaling Relation with Air Temperature by Event Process-Based Analysis in South China .Water, , 11 (2 ) ,185

Peng,Liheng, Liu,Kai, Cao,Jingjing, Zhu,Yuanhui, Li,Fengshou, Liu,Lin (2019. ) Combining GF-2 and RapidEye satellite data for mapping mangrove species using ensemble machine-learning methods .International Journal of Remote Sensing, , 1 -26

Wang,Zengli, Liu,Lin, Zhou,Hanlin, Lan,Minxuan (2019. ) Crime Geographical Displacement: Testing Its Potential Contribution to Crime Prediction .ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, , 8 (9 ) ,383

Du,Fangye, Liu,Lin, Jiang,Chao, Long,Dongping, Lan,Minxuan (2019. ) Discerning the Effects of Rural to Urban Migrants on Burglaries in ZG City with Structural Equation Modeling .Sustainability, , 11 (3 ) ,561

Wang,Dashan, Wang,Xianwei, Liu,Lin, Wang,Dagang, Huang,Huabing, Pan,Cuilin (2019. ) Evaluation of TMPA 3B42V7, GPM IMERG and CMPA precipitation estimates in Guangdong Province, China .International Journal of Climatology, , 39 (2 ) ,738 -755

Li,Qiuping, Zhong,Shaobo, Fang,Zhixiang, Liu,Lin, Tu,Wei, Chen,Biyu (2019. ) Optimizing Mixed Pedestrian-Vehicle Evacuation via Adaptive Network Reconfiguration .IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, ,

Nong,Yun, Zhou,Suhong, Liu,Lin, Li,Qiuping, Peng,Yinong, Hao,Xinhua (2019. ) Structural cities: delimiting retailing center boundaries and their hierarchical characteristics in urban China based on GPS-enabled taxi data .Journal of Planning Education and Research, , 39 (3 ) ,345 -359

Li,Fengshou, Liu,Kai, Tang,Huanli, Liu,Lin, Liu,Hongxing (2018. ) Analyzing Trends of Dike-Ponds between 1978 and 2016 Using Multi-Source Remote Sensing Images in Shunde District of South China .Sustainability, , 10 (10 ) ,3504

Long,Dongping, Liu,Lin, Feng,Jiaxin, Zhou,Suhong, Jing,Fengrui (2018. ) Assessing the Influence of Prior on Subsequent Street Robbery Location Choices: A Case Study in ZG City, China .Sustainability, , 10 (6 ) ,1818

Liu,Lin, Feng,Jiaxin, Ren,Fang, Xiao,Luzi (2018. ) Examining the relationship between neighborhood environment and residential locations of juvenile and adult migrant burglars in China .Cities, , 82 ,10 -18

He,Zhi, Liu,Lin (2018. ) Hyperspectral Image Super-Resolution Inspired by Deep Laplacian Pyramid Network .Remote Sensing, , 10 (12 ) ,1939

Cao,Jingjing, Liu,Kai, Liu,Lin, Zhu,Yuanhui, Li,Jun, He,Zhi (2018. ) Identifying Mangrove Species Using Field Close-Range Snapshot Hyperspectral Imaging and Machine-Learning Techniques .Remote Sensing, , 10 (12 ) ,2047

Xiao,Luzi, Liu,Lin, Song,Guangwen, Ruiter,Stijn, Zhou,Suhong (2018. ) Journey-to-Crime Distances of Residential Burglars in China Disentangled: Origin and Destination Effects .ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, , 7 (8 ) ,325

He,Zhi, Li,Jun, Liu,Kai, Liu,Lin, Tao,Haiyan (2018. ) Kernel Low-Rank Multitask Learning in Variational Mode Decomposition Domain for Multi-/Hyperspectral Classification .IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, , 56 (7 ) ,4193 -4208

Cao,Jingjing, Leng,Wanchun, Liu,Kai, Liu,Lin, He,Zhi, Zhu,Yuanhui (2018. ) Object-Based Mangrove Species Classification Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Hyperspectral Images and Digital Surface Models .Remote Sensing, , 10 (1 ) ,89

Wang,Yanjun, Chen,Qi, Liu,Lin, Li,Xiong, Sangaiah,Arun, Li,Kai (2018. ) Systematic Comparison of Power Line Classification Methods from ALS and MLS Point Cloud Data .Remote Sensing, , 10 (8 ) ,1222

Song,Guangwen, Liu,Lin, Bernasco,Wim, Xiao,Luzi, Zhou,Suhong, Liao,Weiwei (2018. ) Testing indicators of risk populations for theft from the person across space and time: The significance of mobility and outdoor activity .Annals of the American Association of Geographers, , 108 (5 ) ,1370 -1388

Huang,Huabing, Chen,Xi, Zhu,Zhanqiang, Xie,Yuhuan, Liu,Lin, Wang,Xianwei, Wang,Xina, Liu,Kai (2018. ) The changing pattern of urban flooding in Guangzhou, China .Science of The Total Environment, , 622 ,394 -401

Song,Guangwen, Liu,Lin, Bernasco,Wim, Zhou,Suhong, Xiao,Luzi, Long,Dongping (2018. ) Theft from the person in urban China: Assessing the diurnal effects of opportunity and social ecology .Habitat International, , 78 ,13 -20

Wang,Dashan, Wang,Dagang, Qi,Xiangyan, Liu,Lin, Wang,Xianwei (2018. ) Use of highâ€;resolution precipitation observations in quantifying the effect of urban extent on precipitation characteristics for different climate conditions over the Pearl River Delta, China .Atmospheric Science Letters, , 19 (6 ) ,e820

Zhou,Jinhao, Qin,Xiaoxing, Liu,Lin, Hu,Yueming (2017. ) A potential evaluation model for land consolidation in fragmental regions .Ecological Indicators, , 74 ,230 -240

Zhu,Yuanhui, Liu,Kai, Liu,Lin, Myint,Soe W., Wang,Shugong, Liu,Hongxing, He,Zhi (2017. ) Exploring the Potential of WorldView-2 Red-Edge Band-Based Vegetation Indices for Estimation of Mangrove Leaf Area Index with Machine Learning Algorithms .Remote Sensing, , 9 (10 ) ,1060

Liang,Yutian, Jiang,Chao, Ma,Li, Liu,Lin, Chen,Weishan, Liu,Lulun (2017. ) Government support, social capital and adaptation to urban flooding by residents in the Pearl River Delta area, China .Habitat International, , 59 ,21 -31

He,Shenjing, Liu,Lin, Yang,Gangbin, Wang,Fenglong (2017. ) Housing differentiation and housing poverty in Chinese low-income urban neighborhoods under the confluence of State-market forces .Urban Geography, , 38 (5 ) ,729 -751

Liu,Lin, Jiang,Chao, Zhou,Suhong, Liu,Kai, Du,Fangye (2017. ) Impact of public bus system on spatial burglary patterns in a Chinese urban context .Applied Geography, , 89 ,142 -149

Pan,Cuilin, Wang,Xianwei, Liu,Lin, Huang,Huabing, Wang,Dashan (2017. ) Improvement to the Huff Curve for Design Storms and Urban Flooding Simulations in Guangzhou, China .Water, , 9 (6 ) ,411

Chen,Jianguo, Liu,Lin, Zhou,Suhong, Xiao,Luzi, Song,Guangwen, Ren,Fang (2017. ) Modeling Spatial Effect in Residential Burglary: A Case Study from ZG City, China .ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, , 6 (5 ) ,138

Liu,Lin, Li,Jessica C. M. (2017. ) Progress and Future Directions of Crime Research in China with Selected Case Studies .Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, , 54 (4 ) ,447 -453

Dongping,LONG, Lin,LIU, Suhong,ZHOU, Fangye,D. U., Guangwen,SONG, Luzi,XIAO (2017. ) Research progress of criminal behavior from the perspective of geography .Progress in Geography, , 36 (7 ) ,886 -902

Chen,Jianguo, Liu,Lin, Zhou,Suhong, Xiao,Luzi, Jiang,Chao (2017. ) Spatial Variation Relationship between Floating Population and Residential Burglary: A Case Study from ZG, China .ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, , 6 (8 ) ,246

Gu,Xihui, Zhang,Qiang, Singh,Vijay P., Liu,Lin, Shi,Peijun (2017. ) Spatiotemporal patterns of annual and seasonal precipitation extreme distributions across China and potential impact of tropical cyclones .International Journal of Climatology, , 37 (10 ) ,3949 -3962

Wang,Yanjun, Chen,Qi, Liu,Lin, Zheng,Dunyong, Li,Chaokui, Li,Kai (2017. ) Supervised Classification of Power Lines from Airborne LiDAR Data in Urban Areas .Remote Sensing, , 9 (8 ) ,771

He,Zhi, Li,Jun, Liu,Lin, Shen,Yi (2017. ) Three-dimensional empirical mode decomposition (TEMD): A fast approach motivated by separable filters .Signal Processing, , 131 ,307 -319

Zhou,Jinhao, Xiao,Ningchuan, Liu,Lin, Li,Qiuping (2016. ) A weighted aggregation and closeness approach to measuring the compactness of landscape with multiple parts'; .Ecological Indicators, , 64 ,158 -170

Jianguo,CHEN, Suhong,ZHOU, Lin,LIU, Luzi,XIAO, Guangwen,SONG (2016. ) Estimating the effect of traffic congestion on accessibility to emergency medical care services: Take Guangzhou as an example .PROGRESS IN GEOGRAPHY, , 35 (4 ) ,431 -439

Qin,Xiaoxing, Liu,Lin (2016. ) Evaluating the Relationships of Bus Transit with Street and Off-Street Robberies .The Professional Geographer, , 68 (2 ) ,227 -237

Wang,Dashan, Wang,Xianwei, Liu,Lin, Wang,Dagang, Huang,Huabing, Pan,Cuilin (2016. ) Evaluation of CMPA precipitation estimate in the evolution of typhoon-related storm rainfall in Guangdong, China .Journal of Hydroinformatics, , 18 (6 ) ,1055 -1068

He,Zhi, Li,Jun, Liu,Lin, Liu,Kai, Zhuo,Li (2016. ) Fast three-dimensional empirical mode decomposition of hyperspectral images for class-oriented multitask learning .IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, , 54 (11 ) ,6625 -6643

Zhang,Qiang, Gu,Xihui, Singh,Vijay P., Liu,Lin, Kong,Dongdong (2016. ) Flood-induced agricultural loss across China and impacts from climate indices .Global and Planetary Change, , 139 ,31 -43

Zhang,Shaoquan, Li,Jun, Liu,Kai, Deng,Chengzhi, Liu,Lin, Plaza,Antonio (2016. ) Hyperspectral Unmixing Based on Local Collaborative Sparse Regression .IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, , 13 (5 ) ,631 -635

He,Zhi, Liu,Lin, Zhou,Suhong, Shen,Yi (2016. ) Learning group-based sparse and low-rank representation for hyperspectral image classification .Pattern Recognition, , 60 ,1041 -1056

He,Zhi, Liu,Lin, Deng,Ruru, Shen,Yi (2016. ) Low-rank group inspired dictionary learning for hyperspectral image classification .Signal Processing, , 120 ,209 -221

Gu,Xihui, Zhang,Qiang, Singh,Vijay P., Chen,Xi, Liu,Lin (2016. ) Nonstationarity in the occurrence rate of floods in the Tarim River basin, China, and related impacts of climate indices .Global and Planetary Change, , 142 ,1 -13

Li,Jun, Bioucas-Dias,Jos, Plaza,Antonio, Liu,Lin (2016. ) Robust collaborative nonnegative matrix factorization for hyperspectral unmixing .IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, , 54 (10 ) ,6076 -6090

He,Zhi, Liu,Lin (2016. ) Robust multitask learning with three-dimensional empirical mode decomposition-based features for hyperspectral classification .ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, , 121 ,11 -27

Ci,Hui, Zhang,Qiang, Singh,Vijay P., Xiao,Mingzhong, Liu,Lin (2016. ) Spatiotemporal properties of growing season indices during 1961â€;"2010 and possible association with agroclimatological regionalization of dominant crops in Xinjiang, China .Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, , 128 (4 ) ,513 -524

He,Zhi, Li,Jun, Liu,Lin (2016. ) Tensor Block-Sparsity Based Representation for Spectral-Spatial Hyperspectral Image Classification .Remote Sensing, , 8 (8 ) ,636

Xiao,Mingzhong, Zhang,Qiang, Singh,Vijay P., Liu,Lin (2016. ) Transitional properties of droughts and related impacts of climate indices in the Pearl River basin, China .Journal of Hydrology, , 534 ,397 -406

Zhuo,Li, Zheng,Jing, Zhang,Xiaofan, Li,Jun, Liu,Lin (2015. ) An improved method of night-time light saturation reduction based on EVI .International Journal of Remote Sensing, , 36 (16 ) ,4114 -4130

Zhang,Qiang, Xiao,Mingzhong, Singh,Vijay P., Liu,Lin, Xu,Chongâ€;Yu (2015. ) Observational evidence of summer precipitation deficitâ€;temperature coupling in China .Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, , 120 (19 ) ,10 -040

LIU,Yong, ZHANG,Shaoyue, LIU,Lin, WANG,Xianwei, HUANG,Huabing (2015. ) Research on urban flood simulation: A review from the smart city perspective .PROGRESS IN GEOGRAPHY, , 34 (4 ) ,494 -504

Zhu,Yuanhui, Liu,Kai, Liu,Lin, Wang,Shugong, Liu,Hongxing (2015. ) Retrieval of mangrove aboveground biomass at the individual species level with WorldView-2 images .Remote Sensing, , 7 (9 ) ,12192 -12214

Wang,Ninghua, Liu,Lin, Eck,John E. (2014. ) Analyzing crime displacement with a simulation approach .Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, , 41 (2 ) ,359 -374

Liu,L., Liu,Y., Wang,X., Yu,D., Liu,K., Huang,H., Hu,G. (2014. ) Developing an effective 2-D urban flood inundation model for city emergency management based on cellular automata .Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences Discussions, , 2 (9 ) ,6173 -6199

Liu,Kai, Liu,Lin, Liu,Hongxing, Li,Xia, Wang,Shugong (2014. ) Exploring the effects of biophysical parameters on the spatial pattern of rare cold damage to mangrove forests .Remote Sensing of Environment, , 150 ,20 -33

Liu,Lin, Li,Xia (2014. ) GIS and built environment .GeoJournal, , 79 (2 ) ,127 -128

Wang,Xianwei, Zheng,Hailing, Chen,Yaning, Liu,Henan, Liu,Lin, Huang,Huabing, Liu,Kai (2014. ) Mapping snow cover variations using a MODIS daily cloud-free snow cover product in northeast China .Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, , 8 (1 ) ,084681

Swift,Andrew, Liu,Lin, Uber,James (2014. ) MAUP sensitivity analysis of ecological bias in health studies .GeoJournal, , 79 (2 ) ,137 -153

Chao,JIANG, Huanli,TANG, Lin,LIU (2014. ) Review of crime geography in China .Progress in Geography, , 33 (4 ) ,561 -573

Suhong,Zhou, Xinhua,Hao, Lin,Liu (2014. ) Validation of spatial decay law caused by urban commercial center';s mutual attraction in polycentric city: Spatio-temporal data mining of floating cars'; GPS data in Shenzhen .Acta Geographica Sinica, , 69 (12 ) ,1810 -1820

Wang,Xianwei, Xie,Hongjie, Ke,Yanan, Ackley,Stephen F., Liu,Lin (2013. ) A method to automatically determine sea level for referencing snow freeboards and computing sea ice thicknesses from NASA IceBridge airborne LIDAR .Remote Sensing of Environment, , 131 ,160 -172

Qian,Junxi, He,Shenjing, Liu,Lin (2013. ) Aestheticisation, rent-seeking, and rural gentrification amidst China';s rapid urbanisation: The case of Xiaozhou village, Guangzhou .Journal of Rural Studies, , 32 ,331 -345

Wang,Xianwei, Chen,Yan, Song,Lianchun, Chen,Xianyan, Xie,Hongjie, Liu,Lin (2013. ) Analysis of lengths, water areas and volumes of the Three Gorges Reservoir at different water levels using Landsat images and SRTM DEM data .Quaternary International, , 304 ,115 -125

Dai,Jicai, Li,Xia, Liu,Lin (2013. ) Simulation of pedestrian counter flow through bottlenecks by using an agent-based model .Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, , 392 (9 ) ,2202 -2211

Li,Yingru, Liu,Lin (2012. ) Assessing the impact of retail location on store performance: A comparison of Wal-Mart and Kmart stores in Cincinnati .Applied Geography, , 32 (2 ) ,591 -600

South,Andrew P., Jones,David E., Hall,Eric S., Huo,Shuyon, Meinzen-Derr,Jareen, Liu,Lin, Greenberg,James M. (2012. ) Spatial analysis of preterm birth demonstrates opportunities for targeted intervention .Maternal and child health journal, , 16 (2 ) ,470 -478

Ye,Xinyue, Liu,Lin (2012. ) Spatial crime analysis and modeling .Annals of GIS, , 18 (3 ) ,157 -157

Hall,Davin, Liu,Lin (2009. ) Cops and robbers in Cincinnati: a spatial modeling approach for examining the effects of aggressive policing .Annals of GIS, , 15 (1 ) ,61 -71

Lao,Yong, Liu,Lin (2009. ) Performance evaluation of bus lines with data envelopment analysis and geographic information systems .Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, , 33 (4 ) ,247 -255

Liu,Xiaoping, Li,Xia, Liu,Lin, He,Jinqiang, Ai,Bin (2008. ) A bottomâ€;up approach to discover transition rules of cellular automata using ant intelligence .International Journal of Geographical Information Science, , 22 (11-12 ) ,1247 -1269

Liu,Lin, Li,Xia, Liu,Kai, Zhang,Xinchang (2008. ) Advanced Spatial Data Models and Analyses .

Liu,Xiaoping, Li,Xia, Liu,Lin, He,Jinqiang, Ai,Bin (2008. ) An innovative method to classify remote-sensing images using ant colony optimization .IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, , 46 (12 ) ,4198 -4208

Liu,Lin, Eck,John (2008. ) An overview of crime simulation .Artificial crime analysis systems: using computer simulations and geographical information systems, , xiv -xxi

Liu,Lin, Eck,J. E. (2008. ) Artificial crime analysis systems .Using Computer Simulations and Geo, ,

Eck,John E., Liu,Lin (2008. ) Contrasting simulated and empirical experiments in crime prevention .Journal of Experimental Criminology, , 4 (3 ) ,195 -213

Liu,Lin, Li,Xia, Liu,Kai, Zhang,Xinchang, Lao,Yong (2008. ) Monitoring and Assessment of Natural Resources and Environments .

Swift,Andrew, Liu,Lin, Uber,James (2008. ) Reducing MAUP bias of correlation statistics between water quality and GI illness .Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, , 32 (2 ) ,134 -148

Xierali,Imam M., Liu,Lin (2006. ) Explaining foreign diplomatic presence in the US with spatial models: a liberal spatial perspective .GeoJournal, , 67 (1 ) ,85 -101

Zhang,Xingyou, Christoffel,Katherine Kaufer, Mason,Maryann, Liu,Lin (2006. ) Identification of contrastive and comparable school neighborhoods for childhood obesity and physical activity research .International journal of health geographics, , 5 (1 ) ,14

Baker,Jonathan B., Liu,Lin (2006. ) The determinants of primary health care utilization: a comparison of three rural clinics in Southern Honduras .GeoJournal, , 66 (4 ) ,295 -310

Xierali,Imam M., Liu,Lin (2006. ) The Effect of Power and Space on Foreign Diplomatic Presence in the United States: a Spatial Modeling Approach .Geographic Information Sciences, , 12 (2 ) ,53 -63

Engel,Robin S., Calnon,Jennifer M., Tillyer,Rob, Johnson,Richard, Liu,Lin, Wang,Xuguang (2005. ) Project on police-citizen contacts: Year 2 final report (May 2003-April 2004) .Cincinnati, OH: University of Cincinnati.Submitted to the Commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police, Harrisburg, PA, ,

Engel,Robin Shepard, Calnon,Jennifer M., Liu,Lin, Johnson,R. R. (2004. ) Project on Police-Citizen Contacts, Year 1 Final Report .Report submitted to the Pennsylvania State Police, Harrisburg, PA, ,

Li,Bin, Zhou,Qiming, Ding,Yuemin, Liu,Lin, Tu,Hanming, Tang,Qin (2003. ) Expert Evaluation as Means of Promoting GIS Software Development .Geographic Information Sciences, , 9 (1-2 ) ,22 -28

Eck,John E., Liu,Lin, Bostaph,Lisa Growette (2003. ) Police vehicle stops in Cincinnati: July 1-December 31, 2001 .A Report to the Monitor.Cincinnati, OH: University of Cincinnati, ,

Lee,Boyoung, Liu,L., Stafford,HOWARD A. (2000. ) Industrial districts: measuring local linkages .Industrial networks and proximity, , 87 -104

Marble,Duane F., Gou,Zaiyong, Liu,Lin, Saunders,James (1997. ) Recent advances in the exploratory analysis of interregional flows in space and time .Innovations in GIS, , 4 ,75 -88

Liu,Lin (1995. ) PPFLOW: An interactive visualization system for the exploratory analysis of migration flows .Geographic Information Sciences, , 1 (2 ) ,118 -123

Lin,LIU, Wenjuan,LIU, Weiwei,LIAO, Hongjie,Y. U., Chao,JIANG, Rongping,LIN, Jiakai,J. I., Zheng,ZHANG Comparison of random forest algorithm and space-time kernel density mapping for crime hotspot prediction .PROGRESS IN GEOGRAPHY, , 37 (6 ) ,761 -771

Jiangyu,SONG, Suhong,ZHOU, Lin,LIU, Dongping,LONG, Luzi,Xiao Health effects of daily activities in different gender groups: Take Guangzhou as an example .PROGRESS IN GEOGRAPHY, , 37 (7 ) ,999 -1010

Eck,John E., Liu,Lin, Bostaph,Lisa Growette Police Vehicle Stops in Cincinnati: July .

Widener,M. J., Liu,L. Simulating Relief Resource Distribution Strategies in Urban Settings .

Fan,Rona, Liu,Lin The Impact of Spatial Aggregation on Environmental Modeling .

Book Chapter

Wang,Xuguang, Liu,Lin, Eck,John (2008 ) Crime simulation using GIS and artificial intelligent agents Artificial crime analysis systems: Using computer simulations and geographic information systems .(pp. 209 -225).IGI Global

Eck,John, Liu,Lin (2008 ) Varieties of artificial crime analysis: Purpose, structure, and evidence in crime simulations Artificial crime analysis systems: Using computer simulations and geographic information systems .(pp. 413 -432).IGI Global

Liu,Lin, Wang,Xinhao (2002 ) Building a Geographic Information System Managing Intermediate Size Cities .(pp. 223 -234).Springer

Wang,Xinhao, Liu,Lin (2002 ) Water Resources for a Sustainable Chiang Mai Managing Intermediate Size Cities .(pp. 187 -208).Springer

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Lin Liu (02-11-2011. ) Geo-Simulation and Modeling .Presented at Department of Geography, The University of Akron.

Lin Liu (04-18-2010. ) Recent Growth in Geography at University of Cincinnati .AAG Meeting, Washington DC.

Lin Liu (04-13-2010. ) Agent-based Crime Simulation and Its Challenges .Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam.

Lin Liu (02-2010. ) Challenges and Opportunities in Geography .Sun Yat-Sen University,

Lin Liu (2009. ) Agent-based simulation and its applications to urban-economic problems .Wuhan University and Beijing Normal University, Capital Normal University, Chinese Academy of Survey, Institute of Geography of Chinese Academy of Sciences,

Lin Liu (11-18-2008. ) Crime Analysis and Simulation in Cincinnati .Ball State University,

Lin Liu (2008. ) Crime Analysis and Agent-Based Simulation .East China Normal University,

Lin Liu (2008. ) Spatial interaction and transportation modeling in urban studies .Shanghai Normal University,

Lin Liu (2008. ) From Google Earth to Crime Simulation .Shanghai Normal University,

Lin Liu (2008. ) Spatial interaction and transportation modeling in urban studies .Dalian Maritime University,

Lin Liu (2008. ) Spatial interaction and transportation modeling in urban studies .Heilongjiang Bureau of Survey and Mapping,

Lin Liu (2007. ) Network structure in crime simulation .NSF workshop on Crime Hot Spots: Behavioral, Computational and Mathematical Models, UCLA.

Lin Liu (2006. ) GIS-based Market Analysis -- A Spatial Perspective on Retail Store Performance: Using Retail Store Chains in Cincinnati as Examples .Sun Yat-sen University, Southwest Jiatong University, Tibet University, Guangxi Teachers College,

Liu, L. and J. Eck (2005. ) Agent Based Simulation of Street Robbery .ACJS meeting,

Eck, J. and L. Liu (2005. ) An Agent-based Cellular Automaton In RA/CA Crime Simulation .Division of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati,

Lin Liu (2004. ) Simulating Crime Events And Crime Patterns In a RA/CA Model .Department of GIS and Remote Sensing, Sun Yat-Sen University.

Lin Liu (2004. ) Simulating Crime Events And Crime Patterns In a RA/CA Model .Department of Land Survey and Geomatics, Hongkong Polytechnical University.

Lin Liu (2004. ) Simulating Crime Events And Crime Patterns In a RA/CA Model .Institute of Remote Sensing and GIS, Peking University,

Lin Liu (2004. ) Simulating Crime Events And Crime Patterns In a RA/CA Model .Institute of Remote Sensing Applications, Chinese Academy of Science,

Lin Liu (1996. ) Exploring Unchannelized Spatial Flows: A Dynamic Visualization Approach .LAURISA Workshop on RS/GIS, Lafayette, Louisiana.

Paper Presentations

Ninghua Wang and Lin Liu (2010. ) Analyzing spatial effects of hotspot policing with a simulation approach .Washington DC. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Li Zhou and Lin Liu (2010. ) Modeling the distribution of blizzard damaged mangroves using IKONOS images and micro climate conditions .Washington DC. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Kai Liu, Lin Liu, Hongxing Liu, Xia Li (2010. ) Simulating the daily price-setting behavior of gas stations in Cincinnati by agent-based system .Washington DC. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Lin Liu (2009. ) Keynote Speech. How to grow Geography? .Guang Zhou, China.

Lin Liu (2009. ) Geography at the University of Cincinnati .Guang Zhou, China.

Lin Liu (2009. ) Recent Growth in Geography at University of Cincinnati .Dayton. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Yin Liu, Lin Liu (2009. ) Evaluating the Reliability of using NFIRS Database on Emergency Response Study: using the City of Lebanon, Ohio as an example .Las Vegas. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Lin Liu, John Eck, Karl Siemsen, Ninghua Wang (2009. ) SPACES-II: An Agent-based Crime Simulation System .Las Vegas. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Lin Liu (2009. ) Theories and Applications of Virtual Crime Analysis and Simulation .Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Lin Liu, John Eck, Karl Siemsen, Ninghua Wang (2008. ) Introduction of SPACES 2 – A Crime Simulation Environment .St. Louis. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Beck, R.A., Eisner, W.R., Hinkel, K.M. and Liu, L (2008. ) Mobile, Low-Cost, Geo-Referenced Still and Video Image System for Environmental Research .Guangzhou, China.

Manoj Dhanotiya, Lin Liu (2008. ) Developing a virtual tour to Downtown Cincinnati using Google Earth .Boston. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Yin Liu, Lin Liu (2008. ) Inferring routing decision from an emergency response database: using the Fire Department of the City of Lebanon in Ohio as an example .Boston. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Lin Liu (2008. ) Progress in Crime Simulation .Boston. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Swift, A., L. Liu, L. and J. Uber (2007. ) The Effect of Confounding Variables and MAUP Bias on Correlation between Water Quality and GI Illness .San Francisco. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Lin Liu (2006. ) The impact of network constrained spatial aggregations on correlating point and polygon based variables .Vancouver.

Liu, L. and K. Hasan (2006. ) Estimating the Spatial-temporal Distribution of Radon Releases from the K-65 Silos .Chicago. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Swift, A., L. Liu and J. Uber (2006. ) MAUP-ing Bias in Correlation of Water Quality and GI Illness .Chicago. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Li, Y. and L. Liu (2006. ) Agglomeration Effects on Retail Performance: A case study of Wal-Mart and Kmart in the Greater Cincinnati Area .Chicago. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Eck, J. and L. Liu (2005. ) Using Crime Pattern Simulations to Elaborate Theory .Toronto.

Lin Liu (2005. ) Spatial Interaction Modeling and its applications to store closure and traffic stop analysis .Sun Yat-sen University, Guizhou Normal University, Kunming Institute of Technology, Southwest Normal University, Jiangxi Normal University, Huibei University.

Li, Y. R. and L. Liu (2005. ) A GIS based locational analysis on Wal-Mart and Kmart stores in Cincinnati with modified Huff models .Denver.

Eck, J. and L. Liu (2004. ) Routine Activity Theory in a RA/CA Crime Simulation .

Liu, L., X. Wang and J. Eck (2004. ) An Agent-based Cellular Automaton In RA/CA Crime Simulation .

Wang, X., L. Liu and J. Eck (2004. ) Spatial Adaptation in Crime Simulation .

Lin Liu (2004. ) Improving baseline estimates by spatial interaction modeling in Cincinnati .Wellington, New Zealand.

Liu, L. and Y. Xu (2004. ) GIS based analysis of store closure: a case study of an Office Depot store in Cincinnati .Gavle, Sweden.

Wang, X. L. Liu and J. Eck (2004. ) A Spatial Dynamic Simulation of Crime Using Agent-based Modleing and GIS .

Eck, J., L. Liu and L. Bostaph (2003. ) The Geography of Disparity: A Case Study .Denver.

Liu, L., J. Eck and L. Bostaph (2003. ) Analyzing spatial-temporal patterns of racial disparities of police vehicle stops in Cincinnati .Denver.

Bostaph, L., J. Eck and L. Liu (2003. ) The Repetitive Nature of Police Stops .Denver.

Liu, L., X. Zhang, S. Sivaganesan (2003. ) Spatial Interaction Modeling of US Interstate Migration Flows: A Bayesian Approach .Toronto.

Liu, L., X. Wang (2003. ) Simulating Street Robbery Using Cellular Automata and Routine Activity Theory .Toronto.

Liu, L., J. Eck, J. Liang (2003. ) Simulating Crime Events & Crime Patterns Using The Routine Activity Theory .Cincinnati, Ohio.

Liu, L., J. Liang, J. Eck (2003. ) Simulating crime events and crime patterns .New Orleans.

Eck, J., L. Liu and L. Bostaph (2002. ) Panel presentation on Racial Profiling .Chicago, Illinois.

Liu, L., J. Liang, J. Eck (2002. ) A spatial-temporal simulation model for studying commercial robberies using cellular automata and routine activity theory .Nanjing.

Bhatnagar, R. and L. Liu (2002. ) Mining temporal data .Crystal City, Virginia.

Lin Liu (2001. ) A new algorithm for constructing contiguous area cartograms in GIS environments based on non-topological data structures .Cincinnati, Ohio.

Lin Liu (2001. ) Mining Distributed GIS Databases .Buffalo, New York.

Liang, J., L. Liu and J. Eck (2001. ) Simulating Crimes and Crime Patterns Using Cellular Automata and GIS .Buffalo, New York.

Liu, L. J. Eck and H. Stafford (2001. ) Alternative Methods for Developing Spatial Models of Crime .Washington D.C.

Liu, L., J. Eck and H. Stafford (2001. ) Spatial-temporal modeling of drug-related crimes with neural networks .New York City. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Stafford, H and L. Liu (2001. ) Spatial-Temporal Modeling of Industrial Property Values .New York City.

Liu, L. and J. Eck (2000. ) Street Patterns and Crime Patterns .San Diego, CA.

Lin Liu (2000. ) A cell-based distance decay model for studying water quality in relation to non-point source pollution .Alberta, Canada.

Lin Liu (2000. ) A sustainable GIS for the sustainable development of Chiang Mai .Monterey Bay, California.

Lin Liu (1999. ) The impact of spatial aggregation on environmental modeling: a GIS approach .

Liu, Lin, with B. Lee and H. Stafford (1999. ) Industrial districts: measuring degree of spatial linkages within the Cincinnati Metropolitan Area .Ann Arbor. University of Michigan.

Liu, Lin with C. Du (1999. ) Creating Continuous Area Cartogram Using ArcView Avenue .Ann Arbor. University of Michigan.

Liu, Lin with Changming Du (1999. ) Bivariate mapping in ArcView GIS .San Diego.

Liu, Lin with Changming Du (1999. ) Creating Cartogram in ArcView GIS .San Diego.

Lin Liu (1999. ) Identifying Industrial Districts .Hawaii.

Lin Liu (1997. ) Organizer and chair of the session on Internet GIS at GIS/LIS .

Lin Liu (1997. ) Interactive Graphics for the Exploratory Analysis of Spatial Flows .Anaheim, California.

Lin Liu (1996. ) GIS-based Environmental Equity Analysis in Louisiana .West Palm Beach, Florida.

Lin Liu (1996. ) Applying GIS to Environmental Equity Analysis in Louisiana .Charlotte, North Carolina.

Lin Liu (1996. ) Exploratory Visualization of Migration Flows .San Jose.

Lin Liu (1995. ) Interactive Visualization and Analysis of State-to-State Migration Flows .Nashville.

Lin Liu (1995. ) Exploring Interregional Migration Using Interactive Flow Visualization System PPFLOW .Chicago, Illinois.

Lin Liu (1994. ) Visualizing Multidimensional Spatial Data: Pattern Recognition by Projection Pursuit Methods .San Francisco.

Lin Liu (1993. ) Developing An Advanced LIS for the China-wide Landuse Inventory .Minneapolis.

Event Organized

Internet GIS at GIS/LIS

Internet GIS at GIS/LIS 1997 Cincinnati, Ohio

Developing GIS Components with COM/ActiveX Technology at GIS/LIS

Developing GIS Components with COM/ActiveX Technology at GIS/LIS Workshop 1997 Cincinnati, Ohio

Developing Distributed GIS Components with JDBC, RMI, and JavaBeans Technology at GIS/LIS

Developing Distributed GIS Components with JDBC, RMI, and JavaBeans Technology at GIS/LIS 1997 Cincinnati, Ohio

Honors and Awards

2010 Best Service Award, the International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Sciences (CPGIS)

-2007 outstanding individual contributions to academic excellence in McMicken College

-2006 outstanding individual contributions to academic excellence in McMicken College

2006 -2009 Guest professor of Sun Yat-sen University

-1997 Guest professor of Wuhan Technical University on Surveying and Mapping

-1997 Summer Research Fellowship, University of Cincinnati

1996 -1997 President, the Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Systems (CPGIS)

-1996 China Cornell Fellowship

Service

GeoJournal Guest Co-Editor Type:Editorial Service Level:International 2008 -2009

Journal of Geographic Information Sciences (Column Editor on Urban GIS ) Type:Editorial Service Level:National 2007

Security Journal Guest Co-Editor Type:Editorial Service Level:National 2003 -2004

International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management Guest Co-Editor Type:Editorial Service 2004 -2005

Journal of Geographic Information Science Editorial Board Member Type:Editorial Service 1996 -1998

The Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information System Editor Type:Editorial Service 1993 -1995

International Journal of GIS (IJGIS), Journal of Health and Place, Annals of GIS, Landscape and Urban Planning, Criminology, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Systems Research and Behavioral Science, Decision Support Systems, Geographical Analysis, Journal of Geographic Information Science, International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management, The International Journal of Marine Geodesy, The Security Journal, Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, Environmental Modeling & Software, Geographical & Environmental Modeling, Asian Geography (Referee for Paper submitted )

National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Geographic Society (Referee for proposals submitted )

two books and two book proposals for John Wiley & Sons Reviewer Type:Editorial Service

International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Sciences (CPGIS) (Chair, Board of Directors ) Type:Service to Professional Associations 2008 -2010

International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Sciences (CPGIS) (Chair, Faculty Development Advisory Committee ) 2008 -2010

International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Sciences (CPGIS) (Chair, Business Committee ) 2008 -2010

NSF Geography and Regional Science (Panelist, Senior Advisory Panel ) 2006 -2008

Society of Chinese American Professors and Scientists Vice President 2006 -2008

Society of Chinese American Professors and Scientists (SoCAPS) President 2008

International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Sciences (CPGIS) (Academic Development and Advisory Committee ) Committee Chair 2007 -2008

International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Sciences (CPGIS) (Business Development Committee ) Committee Chair 2005 -2006

NSF review panel for ITR proposals Committee Member 2001 -2003

11th International Symposium on Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis Committee Member -2003

GeoInformatics (Program Committee ) Committee Member -2000

international workshop on Geographic and Biological Data Management (GBDM'04) in conjunction with COMSAC Committee Member -2004

USEPA's Environmental Problem Solving with Geographic Information Systems Committee Member Level:National -1999

International Steering Committee for GeoInformatics Co-Chair -1998

International Conference on Modeling geographical and Environmental Systems with Geographical Information systems, organized by The International Geographical Union – Commission on Modeling Geographical Systems Committee Member -1998

1st delegate of Ohio GIS Net to UCGIS 1998 -To Present

Student Volunteers Program GIS/LIS Committee Member -1997

Joint Conference of GIS AM/FM and GeoInformatics Co-Chair -1997

International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Sciences (CPGIS) President 1996 -1997

2007 -2011

UC Space Exploration Institute (Steering Committee ) Committee Member 2007 -To Present

(A&S College Governance and Advisory Committee ) Committee Member 2007 -2008

(Joint Center of GIS and Spatial Analysis, University of Cincinnati ) Co-Director 2004 -To Present

(UC GIS certificate program ) Director 2007 -To Present

Visiting Assistant Professorship, Geography (Search Committee ) Committee Chair -2006

(RPT (Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure) Committee for Colleen McTague ) Committee Chair -2006

(Geography Headship Search Committee ) Committee Member -2002

(Graduate Students Admissions Committee ) Committee Member 1999 -To Present

(Geography Graduate Program ) Committee Chair 2002 -2003

(RPT Committee ) Committee Member 2002 -To Present

(Workload policy committee ) Committee Member -1999

(Curriculum committee ) Committee Member 2004 -To Present

(Finance committee ) Committee Member 2003

(Ph.D. Comprehensive Examination Committee ) Committee Member 1999 -2004

(Robert McNee Award Committee ) Committee Member 2000 -2006

(Maintaining computing facilities ) 1997 -1999

(Liaison with UCit, UC Information Technology ) 1997 -2006

Post Graduate Training and Education

1998-2002 M.S. in Computer Science, Completed all course requirements, University of Cincinnati, ,

2001-2002 Certificate for successful completion of Introduction to Programming ArcObjects with VBA,

-2001 Authorized to teach Migrating to ArcViw 8.1 and Introduction to ArcGIS I,

-2001 Certificate for successful completion of Introduction to ArcGIS I & II,

-1998 Certificate for successful completion of 4.0 Data Analysis Topics, S-PLUS Training Courses, ,

-1998 Certificate for successful completion of Data Analysis Topics, -PLUS Training Courses, by Mathsoft, , University of Cincinnati

-1998 Authorized Instructor for training course on Spatial Analyst, ESRI, ,

-1998 Authorized Instructor for training course on Introduction to Avenue, ESRI, ,

-1997 Certificate for successful completion of ESRI training course on Introduction to ArcView GIS, ESRI, ,

-1997 Authorized Instructor for training course on Introduction to ArcView GIS, ESRI, ,

-1990 Certificate for successful completion of ESRI training course on Introduction to Arc/Info, ESRI, ,

Keywords

Geographic Information Science, GIScience, GIS, Location Analysis, Crime Analysis, Remote Sensing.

Professional Affiliation

1992 -To Present: Lifetime member The Association of American Geographers (AAG),

2003 -To Present: Lifetime member American Society of Criminology (ASC),

1992 -To Present: Lifetime member The Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Systems,

1996 -1997: member American Statistical Association (ASA) ,