Wenwen Li

Professor (Twitter/X)
Director, Cyberinfrastructure and Computational Intelligence Lab (CICI)
Research Director, Spatial Analysis Research Center (SPARC)
School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning
Arizona State University
Coor Hall 5644
975 S. Myrtle Ave. POBOX 875302
Tempe, AZ 85287-5302


Email: wenwen at asu dot edu
Cell Phone: 805-729-5725
SGSUP: https://sgsup.asu.edu/
ASU: http://www.public.asu.edu/~wenwenl1
UCSB: http://geog.ucsb.edu/~wenwen

Research Sponsors:

  • 08/2023: Dr. Li receives new Google.org research grant to use AI to advance Arctic Science. Read ASU News here!

  • 06/2023: Dr. Li was named as a UCGIS Fellow! Read ASU News here.

  • 01/2023: Dr. Li was named as an AAG Fellow of the 2023 Class!

  • 10/2022: Dr. Li led a team to receive a $1 million NSF cybertraining grant! Read ASU news "Is AI the answer to the Arctic's climate change problems?" about this project.

  • 03/2022: The first GeoAI Challenge for the geospatial community is announced! Come to join us to explore GeoAI and spatial sciences together!

  • 02/2022: Dr. Li organized and spoke at the ASU/AAG Ethical GeoAI Webinar. Watch the webinar here!

  • 09/2021: Dr. Li received Mid-Career Advancement Award from NSF! Read ASU News here .

  • 08/2021: Check out our new PNAS paper on Reproducibility and Replicability. Read ASU New about this new piece here.

  • 10/2020: We are hiring! The CICI lab has one GIScience postdoc and two PhD positions open. Read more information here.

  • 10/2020: ASU News reporting our new convergence accelerator project on building an open knowledge network for data-driven analytics can be found here.

  • 09/2020: Dr. Li received two new NSF awards on convergence research. Please read news here.

  • 09/2019: Dr. Li received a new NSF grant on GeoAI. Read news here.

  • 05/2019: Dr. Li gave an invited talk on "Redistricting in the Era of Big Data" at the 2019 Harvard University CGA Conference: The Geography of Redistricting.

  • 04/2019: Dr. Li received the Emerging Scholar Award from the AAG Spatial Analysis and Modeling (SAM) specialty group. The award honors early- to mid-career scholars who have made significant contributions to education and research initiatives that are congruent with the mission of AAG-SAM.

  • 11/2018: Our team's Multi-dimensional, Real-time, and Virtual Globe-based Visualization Tool PolarGlobe is reported by ASU, Physics.org, and infodocket, and Bulletin of American Meteorological Society!

  • 02/2017: PolarGlobe 1.0 -- Web-scale virtual globe-based visualization system is launched!

  • 01/2017: The CICI (Cyberinfrastructure and Computational Intelligence Lab's website is launched! Check out our recent research projects and publication HERE .

  • Call for papers: Special Issue on "Cyberinfrastructure and Data-Driven Geography" in Computer, Environment and Urban Systems. Deadline: August 1, 2015.

  • Polarhub was reported by Open Geospatial Consortium! Read the news here.

  • The NSF PolarHub 1.0 is launched! PolarHub is a large-scale web crawling system to discover distributed geospatial data in the cyberspace. Try it out here: http://polar.geodacenter.org/polarhub.

  • Read more news here..