Christopher Franklin (Fall 2018)
“Three Essays for the Retail Planner: Spatializing Bass, Temporalizing Huff and Visualizing the Ensemble”
Freelance Marketing/GIS Consultant, Self Employed
Professor: Brian J.L. Berry

Xiaojun Pu (Fall 2018)
“Three Papers Addressing Migration Induced Autocorrelation in Spatial Analysis within a Bayesian Modelling Framework”
Postdoctoral Researcher and Research Assistant, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences & Chongqing Institute of Green and Intelligent Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Professor: Michael Tiefelsdorf

Binthunaiyan Abdullah (Spring 2018)
“Multimodal Traffic Modeling in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: A Co-evolutionary, Best Case Analysis”
Project Manager, National Information Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Professor: Denis J. Dean

Hyeongmo Koo (Spring 2018)
“Visualizing and Modeling Spatial Data Uncertainty”
Postdoctoral Researcher, The Key Labaratory of Virtual Geographic Environment at Nanjing Normal University, China
Professor: Yongwan Chun

Monghyeon Lee (Fall 2017)
“Impacts of Location Uncertainty on Statistical Modeling of Georeferenced Data”
Staff Engineer, Samsung Electronics
Professor: Daniel A. Griffith /Yongwan Chun (co-chair)

Vaishnavi Thakar (Fall 2017)
“A Spatial Optimization Approach to Finding Locations for Wildfire Fuel Treatments”
Instructor, University of Washington
Professor: Denis J. Dean

Ni Feng (Fall 2016)
“High Performance Computing with Remotely Sensed Spatial Big Data Using Many-Core Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)”
Software Developer, Spatial Front Inc.
Professor: Fang Qiu

Amir Najian (Fall 2016)
“Simulation of Human Wayfinding Uncertainties: Operationalizing A Wandering Disutility Function”
Geospatial Modeler, RMS
Professor: Denis J. Dean

Amy Hughes (Spring 2016)
“Residential Mobility and CRC Screening: A Spatial Analysis of CRC Screening in an Urban Safety-Net Clinic”
Assistant Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Professor: Daniel A. Griffith

Fernando Jose Mendoza Jara (Spring 2015)
“A Forest Optimization Model to Reduce the Risk of Hurricane Damage in Eastern Nicaragua”
Professor, National Agrarian University, Nicaragua
Professors: Denis J. Dean & Michael Tiefelsdorf

Parmanand Sinha (Spring 2015)
“Modeling Land Use Change Using Eigenvector Spatial Filtering Specification And Sprawl Measures: A Case Study Of Collin County, Texas”
Computational Scientist, University of Chicago
Professor: Daniel Griffith

Vini Indriasari (Spring 2015)
“Design of a Data Model and Algorithm for Time-Dependent Shortest Paths”
Head of Computer Science, UPN Veteran Jakarta, Indonesia
Professor: Denis J. Dean

E Scott (Randall) Morris (Spring 2015)
“Fractal Volume of an Urban Environment: 3-Dimensional Space Filling of Dallas, Texas”
Data Scientist, Monsanto
Professor: Daniel Griffith

Yuhong Zhou (Spring 2015)
“Fusion of Hyperspatial Imagery and Lidar Waveform at the Object Level for Land Cover Classification Using Curve Matching Approaches”
GIS Developer, Spatial Front Inc.
Professor: Fang Qiu

Mofareh Dhayem Qoradi (Fall 2014)
“GIS-Based Cartographic Design: Development and Evaluation of the Tourism Symbols of the National Park Service (NPS) and Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA)”
Lecturer, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Professor: Denis J. Dean

Nicholas Knize (Fall 2013)
“Assessing the Impact of a Proposed Web2.0 Geospatial Information System for Improving the Decision-Making Process of Emergency Management and Incident Response Personnel”
Spatial Agent, Elastic
Professor: Denis J. Dean

Scott Ellis Horn (Spring 2013)
“Finding Hidden Road Segments by Determining a Cost Surface from Visible Proximal Segments: Discovering the Limits of Dean’s Approach”
GIS Manager, the City of Dallas
Professor: Denis J. Dean

Harini Sridharan (Fall 2012)
“Object-Based Approaches to Image Classification for Hyperspatial and Hyperspectral Data”
Co-Founder and CTO, Sturfee
Professor: Fang Qiu

Chien-Chou Chen (Spring 2012)
“Small Area Demand and Supply Estimation Accounting for Spatial Interaction Patterns: The Mismatch of Tobacco Sales and Customer Base within”
Senior Engineer, Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan
Professor: Michael Tiefelsdorf

Jie Chang (Summer 2011)
“Segmentation-Based Filtering and Object-Based Feature Extraction from Airborne Lidar Point Cloud Data”
3D Analyst Product Engineer, Enivronment System Research Institute (ESRI) – California
Professor: Fang Qiu

Bryan J. Chastain (Summer 2011)
“A Hybrid CA/MAS Model of Residential Burglary with AHP and GA-Based Calibration”
Geospatial Data Scientist & Consultant, General Dynamics
Professor: Fang Qiu

Michelle Wurtz Penton (Spring 2011)
“Recording a Vanishing History: Three-Dimensional Scanning of Petroglyphs at Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada”
Cultural Resources Group Lead, Versar Inc.
Professor: Carlos Aiken

Gene A. Feighny (Fall 2010)
“A Predictive Terrestrial Clutter Model for Ground-to-Ground Automated Target Detection Applications”
Engineering Fellow, Raytheon
Professor: Denis J. Dean

Melissa J. Rura (Fall 2010)
“Eigenvector Spatial Filtering for Image Analysis: An Efficient Algorithm”
Managing Editor, Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing
Professor: Denis J. Dean

Caiyun Zhang (Fall 2010)
“Urban Forest Inventory Using Airborne Lidar Data and Hyperspectral Imagery”
Associate Professor, Department of Geosciences, Florida Atlantic University
Professor: Fang Qiu

Yan Li (Fall 2009)
“An Automated System for Image-to-Vector Georeferencing”
Lead Application Analyst, Pioneer Natural Resources
Professor: Ronald Briggs

Janis Schubert (Summer 2009)
“Incorporating Time and Daily Activities into an Analysis of Urban Violent Crime”
Senior Member of Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories
Professor: Daniel Griffith