Graduate Advising (* chair)

Doctoral In Progress

  • Wei Kang.* Arizona State University.
  • Hu Shao.* Arizona State University
  • Joanna Merson. Arizona State University.
  • Nazli Aronne. Arizona State University

Post Doctoral Positions

  • 2018- Su Han.* Neighborhoods in Space-Time Contexts
  • 2018- Elijah Knaap.* Spatial Distribution Dynamics
  • 2009 Myrna L. Sastre Gutierrez.* Regional Dynamics, Convergence, and Space in Mexico
  • 2005 Juan Carlos Duque.* Integrating Industrial and Spatial Clustering Methodolgies.
  • 2005 Oleg Smirnov.* Spatial Analytical Approaches Towards Economic Development.

Doctoral Completed

  • 2017 Taylor Oshan. Arizona State University
  • 2017 Levi Wolf.* Arizona State University.
  • 2017 Janet Reyna. Arizona State University.
  • 2017 Marynia Kolak. Arizona State University
  • 2017 Chao Fan. Arizona State University.
  • 2017 Jianhua Huang. Arizona State Unveristy.
  • 2015 Jason Laura.* Towards a Taxonomy of Parallel Spatial Algorithms. Arizona State University.
  • 2015 Insu Hong. Efficient methods for shortest paths avoiding obstacles in continuous space. Arizona State University.
  • 2013 Boris Dev.* Assessing Inequality Using Geographic Income Distributions. SDSU-UCSB Joint Doctoral Program.
  • 2013 Ran Wei. Addressing geographic Uncertainty in Spatial Optimization. Arizona State University.
  • 2012 David Folch.* Residential Segregation Measures and their Spatial Properties. Arizona State University.
  • 2012 Nicolas Malizia. Arizona State University.
  • 2012 Yin Liu. An exploratory toolkit for exploring rsidential movement patterns at a micro scale.. Arizona State University.
  • 2011 Huaqun Li. Regional Inequality and Foreign Direct Investment in China. George Mason University (Public Policy).
  • 2010 Daniel Arribas-Bel. Essays on the Distribution and Spatial Structure of Cities. Universidad de Zaragoza (Economics).
  • 2010 Xinyue Ye.* Comparative Space-Time Dynamics. SDSU-UCSB Joint Doctoral Program.
  • 2008 Myrna L. Sastre Gutierrez Multiregional Dynamic Modeling for a Transnational Region, Mexico-United States: A Space-Time Approach. (Economics, Universidad Autonoma De Baja California).
  • 2007 Jared Aldstadt Analysis and Modeling of Dengue Virus Transmission in Space and Time. SDSU-UCSB Joint Doctoral Program.
  • 2006 Mark Janikas.* Regional Income Dynamcs: Clustering, Scale, and Geocomputation. SDSU-UCSB Joint Doctoral Program.
  • 2003 Jennifer Miller. Incorporating Spatial Dependence into Predictive Vegetation Maps. SDSU-UCSB Joint Doctoral Program.
  • 1999 Scott Munroe. The Economic and Spatial Dynamics of US Metropolitan Retailing 1972-96. SDSU-UCSB Joint Doctoral Program.
  • 1999 Lauren Scott. The Accessible City: Employment Opportunities in Time and Space. SDSU-UCSB Joint Doctoral Program.
  • 1998 Long Gen Ying. Modeling the Temporal and the Spatial Dynamics of Chinese Economic Growth. SDSU-UCSB Joint Doctoral Program.

Masters Completed

  • 2017 Sizhe Wang.* Arizona State University
  • 2015 Michael Bochnovic. Arizona State University.
  • 2015 Anthony DeLuca. Arizona State University.
  • 2013 Sharisse Fisher. Arizona State University.
  • 2012 Stephanie Kleinschmidt. Arizona State University.
  • 2012 Yan Liu. Arizona State University.
  • 2010 Martin Lacayo-Emery Self-organizing Map Toolkit.
  • 2008 Charles Schmidt.* Effects of Irregular Topology in Spherical Self-Organinzing Maps.
  • 2008 Philip Stephens.* The Spatial Impact of Economic Development Policies: The Case of HUBZones in San Diego California.
  • 2008 Esperbe, Aude. Towards High-Resolution Self-Organizing Maps of Geographic Features.
  • 2007 Aarthi Ram. Spatial Algorithms in Python (Computer Science).
  • 2007 Xuening Li.* Max-p region based estimation of disease rates.
  • 2007 Maribel Elias.* Educational Convergence in Peru.
  • 2006 Valentine, Scott A. A Study of Hydrologic Response to the Restoration of Trout Creek, Central Sierra Nevada, California.
  • 2005 Funda Emine Sygin. Estimating the Demand for Air Quality in Southern California: A Hedonic Approach. (Economics).
  • 2005 Kristen Erickson. Defining Location, Location, Location in East San Diego County: A Case of Spatial Non-stationarity?
  • 2004 Michael Farrel Modeling Regimes in Watersheds.
  • 2004 Elizabeth Reynolds Analysis of Woodpecker habitat. (Biology).
  • 2002 Mark Janikas.* Integrating a Social Accounting Matrix into a Local Fiscal Impact Analysis Model.
  • 2001 Daniel J. Mattheis.* The Spatial and Interindustry Characteristics of Industiral Clusters in the San Diego Region.
  • 2001 Deborah Jones.* The Impact of Posted Beach Closures on Coastal Housing Prices: A Spatial Hedonic Price Analysis.
  • 2000 Maritzo Antonetti. Measuring the Performance of Urban Planning Through Urban Indicators: A Comparative Analysis of Quality of Life, Healthy Cities, and Urban Sustainability. (Public Administration and Urban Studies).
  • 2000 Calvin McNeil. Crime and space in Los Angeles. (Economics).
  • 1999 Deana Simmons. Predicting the Effects of Environmental Variables Upon Potential Site Productivity of Chaparral in the Descanso Ranger District.
  • 1998 Brett D. Montouri.* Are US Regional Incomes Converging? A Spatial Analysis.
  • 1998 Boris Dev.* Integrating Spatial and Interindustry Structure in Dynamic Regional Econometric Models.
  • 1988 Gregg Bohr. Cold Season Precipitation in the Rocky Mountains: Patterns of Accumulation and Variability.
  • 1996 Frank. P. Cuozzo. Mandibular Divergence in the Genus Tarsius: Its Relation to Basicranial Breadth. (Anthropology).
  • 1995 Bruce Frank. Developing a Fire Fuel Modification Plan at Camp Pendleton: Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Use of Preference Analysis Techniques in a Geographic Information System.
  • 1994 Amy Bortman. An Integrated Spatial Analysis/GIS Procedure for Estimating Suppressed County Employment Data.
  • 1994 Caroline Sallaway. Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Perceptually Ordered Color Schemes for Maps.

Courses Taught

Short and Invited Courses

  • Spatial Data Analysis with PySal and GeoDaSpace (RSAI 2017, Vancouver, BC)
  • Spatial Data Analysis with PySal and GeoDaSpace (RSAI 2016, Minneapolis, Minnesota)
  • Geographic Data Science with PySAL and the pydata Stack (SciPy 2016, Austin Texas)
  • Spatial Data Science with PySAL and PyData (UCGIS 2016, Scottsdale, Arizona)
  • Spatial Data Analysis with PySal and GeoDaSpace (RSAI 2015, Portland, Oregon)
  • Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis with PySAL (AERUS 2015, Purdue University)
  • Spatial Data Analysis with PySal and GeoDaSpace (RSAI 2014, Bethesda, Maryland)
  • Spatial Data Analysis with PySAL and GeoDaSpace (GIScience 2014, Vienna, Austria)
  • Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis with PySAL (FOSS4G 2014, Portland State University)
  • PySAL Workshop (RSAI 2014, Atlanta, GA)
  • Exploratory spatial data analysis with PySAL (OSGR 2012, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland)
  • PySAL and GeoDaSpace (GIScience 2012, Ohio State University)
  • Spatial Econometrics: Theory and Practice (Wageningen School of Social Sciences, Wageningen University).
  • Introduction to Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis (West Virginia University)
  • Python for Spatial Analysis (University of California, Santa Barbara)

University of California

  • GIS for Public Policy

Arizona State University

  • Geographic Information Science I
  • Geographic Information Analysis
  • Geographics
  • Geocomputation
  • Open Source Tools for Planners

San Diego State University

  • Seminar in Geocomputation and Geovizualization (Co-taught with A. Skupin).
  • Open Source Geocomputation
  • Seminar on Geographic Research Design
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods in Geographic Research
  • Regional and Urban Modeling
  • Open Source Tools for Geographic Research
  • Quantitative Methods in Geographic Research
  • Location and Urban Spatial Structure
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • Spatial Data Analysis
  • Location of Economic Activities
  • Introduction to Human Geography