Profiles in "Spatial Analytics" Expertise Area

  • Barton is a complex systems scientist who combines anthropology, archaeology, earth science, and information technologies to study long-term dynamics and interactions of people and landscapes in the Anthropocene.
  • Rice studies archaeology: complex social organizations, community systems, the Hohokam and Mogollon regions.
  • Sarwat is director of the Data Systems (DataSys) lab, and an affiliate member of the Center for Assured and Scalable Data Engineering (CASCADE).
  • Gall is a hazards geographer and studies how natural hazards and society interact. She utilizes geospatial analytics and disaster metrics (vulnerability indices, losses, etc.) to capture these interactions.
  • Yan's research interests include machine learning, data analytics for images, profiles and time series data for change detection and localization, and spatial-temporal analysis.
  • Tong's research primarily focuses on the use of spatial analytics including spatial optimization, geographic information system, and spatial statistics to support urban and regional studies concerning location.
  • Dr. Lu's research interests are climate change and adaptation, agricultural community engagement, disaster and risk management, and parks & protected areas. He integrates advanced quantitative methodologies in his research.