Research Interests:

  • GIS and Remote Sensing
  • Cyberinfrastructure, Spatial Web Services, Interoperability, Provenance and Integration.
  • Ontology and Geospatial Semantics: Ontology-aided Semantic Search, Semantic Similarity
  • Spatial-temporal Data Mining and its Environmental Applications
  • Spatial Optimization: Heuristic Modeling
  • Spatiotemporal Pattern Analysis

Funded projects:

  • NSF Grant (PI: 2015/07-2018/07): PolarGlobe: Powering up Polar Cyberinfrastructure using M-Cube Visualization to Support Polar Climate Studies.
  • NSF Grant (PI: 2015/05-2020/05): CAREER: Cyber-Knowledge Infrastructure for Geospatial Data.
  • USGS Grant (PI: 2015/06-2018/06): Deep Learning from Multi-Source Geospatial Data to Support Terrain Feature Extraction.
  • OGC Grant (PI: 2015/01-2015/09): OGC Testbed OWS-11 Initiative.
  • NSF Grant (PI: 2014/01-2015/12): Building a Polar Cyberinfrastructure Portal to Support Sustained Polar Sciences.
  • ASU CLAS Seed Grant (PI: 2014/01-2014/12) : Development of Spatiotemporal Pattern Analysis Tool for Analyzing Urban Growth and its Land Use Changes.
  • OGC Grant (PI: 2013/10-2014/07): Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Testbed OWS-10 Initiative.