Education Background

2013, Ph.D in Geography (Geographic Information Science), University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA

2013, M.A in Applied Statistics, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA

2009, B.S. in Geographic Information System, Peking University, Beijing, China

Awards and Honors

College of Liberal Arts Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching, Texas State University, 2021

Teaching Award of Honor, Texas State University, 2020

Richard Wayne Simmons Geography Advocate Award, Department of Geography, Texas State University, 2019

Service-Learning Fellow Spotlight, Texas State University, 2017

Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad, Chinese Ministry of Education, 2013-2014

Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship, Department of Transportation, United States, 2012-2013

Excellence in Research, Department of Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2012

Student Scholarship, the 7th International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience 2012), 2012

Graduate Division Dissertation Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2012-2013

Dangermond Travel Award, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2010, 2011

Excellent Award for Graduation, Peking University, 2009

Undergraduate Academic Star, Peking University, 2009

Person of the Year, School of Earth and Space Science, Peking University, 2008-2009

National Scholarship, P.R.China, 2007-2008

Dean's Award For Study Excellence, Peking University, 2006-2007,2007-2008

Excellent Paper Award for Youth, The 4th China Association for Geographic Information System Congress, 2007

Yang Fuqing & Wang Yangyuan Academician Scholarship, Peking University, 2006-2007

Excellent Award For Undergraduate Research Fund, Beijing Key Lab of Spatial Information Integration and Its Applications, 2007