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Introduction

The Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems (CSISS) is an interdisciplinary research center chartered by the provost and affiliated with the College of Science at George Mason University, Fairfax VA, 22030, U.S.A.
CSISS currently operates Laboratory for Advanced Information Technology and Standards (LAITS)

CSISS is a member of National Committee on Information Technology Standards Technical Committee L1, and a member of Open GIS Consortium (OGC).

CSISS Misson:
* To conduct world-class research in spatial information science and system.
* To provide the state-of-art research training to post-doctoral fellows, Ph.D. and Master students in the field.

CSISS Research Focus:
* Theory and methodology of spatial information science;
* Standards and Interoperability of spatial data, information, knowledge and systems;
* Architecture and prototype of widely distributed large spatial information systems, such as NSDI, GSDI, and GEOSS, as well as service-based spatial knowledge and decision-making systems;
* Exploration of new information technologies that have potential applications in Spatial Information Science (SIS);
* The applications of SIS in the society sectors having either national interests or major commercial values, such as renewable energy, location-based mobile services, intelligent transportation, and homeland security.

Personnel

Name

Office No.

Cell No.

E-mail

Director & Professor

Dr. Liping Di

703-993-6114

 

ldi at gmu.edu

Associate Director & Research Professor

Dr. Wenli Yang

301-614-5312

 

wyang1 at gmu.edu

Associate Director & Associate Research Professor

Dr. Meixia Deng

703-993-6113

240-888-9619

mdeng at gmu.edu

Affiliate Faculty

Dr. Ruixin Yang

703-993-3615

 

ryang at gmu.edu

 

Dr. Jie Zhang

703-993-1998

 

jzhang7 at gmu.edu

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Changyong Cao

 

 

Changyong.Cao at noaa.gov

 

Dr. Hampapuram K. Ramapriyan

 

hampapuram.k.ramapriyan at nasa.gov

 

Dr. Zhengwei Yang

703-877-8000 X 145

 

zhengwei_yang at nass.usda.gov

 

Dr. Yuqi Bai

 

 

yuqibai at gmail.com

Research Professor

Dr. Suhung Shen

301-614-5088

 

suhung.shen at nasa.gov


Dr. Zhong Liu

301-614-5764

Zhong.Liu-1 at nasa.gov


Dr. Daniel Tong

Daniel.Tong at noaa.gov

Research Associate Professor

Dr. Peisheng Zhao

301-614-5509

410-971-6420

pzhao at gmu.edu


Dr. Aijun Chen

301-614-5152

410-807-5611

achen6 at gmu.edu

Dr. Genong (Eugene) Yu

703-993-6116

510-508-6999

gyu at gmu.edu

Research Assistant Professor

Dr. Weiguo Han

703-993-6111

240-367-3459

whan at gmu.edu

 

Dr. Yuanzheng Shao

703-993-6119

 

yshao3 at gmu.edu

Post-doctoral Research Scientist

Dr. Gil Heo

 

703-657-9367

gheo at gmu.edu

 

Dr. Hong Lei

 

 

 

Research Associate

Bei Zhang

703-993-6110

240-423-6769

bzhang4 at gmu.edu

 

Ali Levent Yagci

 

267-506-8893

ayagci at gmu.edu

 

Claire Boryan

   

cboryan2 at gmu.edu

 

Ranjay Shrestha

   

rshresth at masonlive.gmu.edu

 

Lingjun Kang

703-993-6119

lkang3@maosnlive.gmu.edu

 

Weishu Gong

703-993-5821

 

wgong2 at gmu.edu

 

Li Lin

 

llin2@masonlive.gmu.edu

 

Ziheng Sun

703-993-6124

 

zsun at gmu.edu

Visiting Scholar

Dr. Jianjun Bai

703-993-6117

703-975-9666

jbai at gmu.edu

 

Dr. Liquan Qu

 

703-6777-0415

qlq78 at jsnu.edu.cn

 

Jae Hun Shin

 

 

jshin18 at gmu.edu

 

Dr. Xicheng Tan

 

571-354-0045
(86)-18602767088

xichengtan@gmail.com
xtan@gmu.edu

 

Dr. Liang Liang

 

 

liangliang198119@163.com

 

Dr. Hongxia Luo

 

 

tam7236@gmail.com

 

Dr. Chao Zhang

 

 

05022@cau.edu.cn

 

Dr. Liying Guo

 

 

guoly@caas.net.cn

 

Dr. Hua Zhang

 

 

zhanghua@caas.cn

 

Dr. Xiaomei Zhang

 

 

xzhang20@gmu.edu

 

Dr. Qunyong Wu

 

571-325-8814

qywu@fzu.edu.cn



CSISS Alumni

Name

Organization

Office No.

Cell No.

E-mail

Dr. Yuqi Bai

Tsinghua University

ybai1 at gmu.edu

Dr. Nengcheng Chen

Wuhan University

  +86-13886019231

cnc_dhy at hotmail.com

Xuanang Cheng

ESRI China

 

18611713811

xcheng at gmu.edu

Upendra Dadi

ERT

   

udadi at gmu.edu

Dr. Jianya Gong

Wuhan University

   

geogjy at 163.net

Dr. Chengfang Hu

Changjiang River Scientific Research Institute

 

+86-15337225750

hucf_2 at 163.com

Dr. Hui Li

China University of Geosciences

 

+86-13808618138

rslihui at gmail.com

Dr. Peichuan Li

National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation, China

   

pli4 at gmu.edu

Dr. Xiaoyan Li

ERT

301-713-2806, ext. 169

301-377-8525

Xiaoyan.Li at noaa.gov

Prof. Lei Yan

Beijing University

 

 

lyan at pku.edu.cn

Dr. Di Wang

Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

 

571-276-2609

wangdicaas at 126.com

Pengqin Tang

Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

 

 

tpqin at hotmail.com

Dr. Dayong Shen

The University of Mississippi

 

 

dayong_shen at yahoo.com

Dr. Zeqiang Chen

Wuhan University, China

 

 

czq0119 at gmail.com

Dr. Chao Yang

China University of Geosciences

 

 

ycgeoscience at gmail.com

Lianlian He

 

 

 

 

Dr. Yonglin Shen

Beijing Normal University

 

 

yonglinshen at gmail.com

Dr. Wei Liu

China University of Mining and Technology

 

+86-13013939855

Yang Liu

Google, Inc.

 

408-329-1756
650-335-5249

 

Dr. Lizhen Lu

Zhejiang University

    lulizhen21 at 163.com

Dr. Min Min

Huazhong Agricultural University

 

+86-18971606539

mmin2006 at gmail.com

Dr. Xinlin Qian

 

+86-13554396131

Qianxinlin at gmail.com

Dr. Xiaojuan Sun

Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology

 

 

xsun3 at gmu.edu

Dr. Yaxing Wei

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

 

202-372-7976

weiy at ornl.gov

Dr. Yingjie Yu

Chinese Academy of Sciences

     

Dr. Xiangru Yuan

Wuhan University, China

     

Dr. Dengrong Zhang

Hangzhou Normal University

   

zju_rs at 126.com

Dr. Hu Zhao

 

+86-13521549338

jhaohu at gmail.com

Dr. Peng Yue

Wuhan University, China

 

 

pyue at gmu.edu

Dr. Huilin Wang

 

 

appwhl at gmail.com

Dr. Chunming Peng

 

443-433-8373

cpeng1 at gmu.edu

Dr. Barry Schlesinger

 

 

 

 



Careers at the Center
CSISS is an open center for all GMU researchers who share similar research interests. Researchers have total freedom to decide if they want to join or withdraw from the center. Researchers at CSISS also have total freedom to associate with other centers of GMU. CSISS welcomes GMU faculty members to join the center as faculty associates. All researchers at CSISS will have equal opportunites to access CSISS facility and resources.

CSISS Foundation
CISSS Foundation Inc is a U.S. registered 501(c)(3) tax-deductible nonprofit charity.
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Contact Information
Please contact Prof.Liping Di, Director of CSISS:
* E-mail: ldi@gmu.edu

* Phone: 703-993-6114

* Fax: 703-993-6127

* Conference room: 703-993-6128

* Mailing Address:
4400 University Drive, MSN 6E1
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA 22030

* Physical Address:
4087 University Drive Suite 3100
Fairfax, VA 22030

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