Xiao Huang is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree with the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA. His research interests include the application of remote sensing, geographic information science, and the technical development of rapid response to natural disasters incorporating social media. Mr. Huang is a member of the Association of the American Geographers and a student member of the International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Sciences.
Huixuan Li received her master’s degree in Geography from Auburn University in May 2015. Her publications mainly employed RS and GIS techniques to analyze water qualities, human and natural environmental interactions. Her current research interests focus on coastal ecosystem and marsh healthiness in South Carolina.
Yuqin Jiang joins the Geoinformation and Big Data Research lab as a Ph.D. student at the Department of Geography, USC in Summer, 2017. Yuqin received M.S. degree in Geography from University of South Carolina and B.A. in Geography with specialization in GIS from University at Buffalo. Yuqin’s research field is GIScience with a focus on spatial network, geo-spatial big data analytics and visualization, cyberinfrastructure-based GIS (cyberGIS) with application to disaster management, human dynamics, social media, and transportation.
Huan received his Bachelor’s degree from Wuhan University. He served as a GIS/RS/UAV Photogrammetry engineer for ten years. Currently, he is a master student in Department of Geography, University of South Carolina and works on RS image semantic segmentation and classification, geo-related social media image analysis.