GIS Speakers Series Hosts Dr. Fahui Wang

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Dr. Fahui Wang The Matter of GIS in Public Health Studies
James J. Parson Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography and Anthropology at Louisiana State University

The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Speakers Series hosts its first speaker, Dr. Fahui Wang, on April 20, 2016, in the UCF Teaching Academy, Room 117, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fahui Wang, PhD, is an internationally renowned expert in Geographic Information Systems, applications in the social sciences and public policy, and most well-known for his groundbreaking work on spatial analysis methods and related applications in urban studies, public health and crime analysis.

His work has been supported by the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health and other federal agencies including the U.S. Department of Justice garnering more than $2 million in grants and contracts. His publication record includes four books and more than 100 refereed articles that are widely cited. His popular 2SFCA method is adopted by national government agencies such as France and Australia for designation of physician shortage areas.

Wang received his bachelor’s degree in geography from Peking University in China, his master’s degree in economics and doctorate in city and regional planning from The Ohio State University.

For more information about the GIS Speakers Series, contact Dr. Yingru Li at yingru.li@ucf.edu

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