li_zhenlong Zhenlong Li, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography
Director, Geoinformation and Big Data Research Lab
USC Hazards and Vulnerability Research Institute
Faculty Associate, South Carolina SmartState Center for Healthcare Quality
University of South Carolina
709 Bull Street, Columbia, SC 29208

Email:   zhenlong@sc.edu
Work:   803-777-4590

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Dr. Zhenlong Li is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Geography at the University of South Carolina, where he leads the Geoinformation and Big Data Research Laboratory. He received his B.S. degree in Geographic Information Systems from Wuhan University in 2006, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Earth Systems and Geoinformation Sciences from George Mason University in 2010 and 2015 respectively (Advisor: Chaowei Yang).

Dr. Li’s primary research field is GIScience with a focus on big data analytics, spatial computing, and geospatial cyberinfrastructure/CyberGIS with applications to disaster management, climate analysis, and human mobility. He has over 50 publications including 33 peer-reviewed journal articles, over 20 book chapters and conference papers, and co-edited two books.

Currently, he sits on the Editorial Board of the ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information and PLOS ONE, and serves as Vice Chair of the Association of American Geographers CyberInfrastructure Specialty Group and the Board of Director of the International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Sciences(CPGIS).