Time: 9:00 to 10:00 am and 3:00 to 5:30 pm, December 14, 2012
9:00 am to 12:00 pm, December 15, 2012
Venue: Meeting room 205, Building 572
Speaker: Dr. Ye Xinyue, Bowling Green State University
About the speaker:
Dr. Ye Xinyue is the director of Spatial Economic Analysis Lab, Regional Development Center, Bowling Green State University (University Center of Economic Development Bureau, United States Department of Commerce), tutor of a PhD student from theEarth, Environment, and Society Institute, an assistant professor, and one of the assessors of the US National Science Foundation. His main studies focus on spatio-temporal data analysis, spatial econometrics, open source software, and urban planning. He was awarded the research and analysis prize of the Economic Development Institute of American Universities in 2011. He also won the Young Scholar Award for Regional Development and Planning of the US Geographic Society in 2012. He is the vice managing editor of the Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment (SCI Academic Journal). He co-chaired several projects under the US National Science Foundation, United States Department of Commerce, and United States Department of Energy. He was the vice secretary general of Chinese People Geographic Information Society (CPGIS), chairman of the International Conference on published of GeoInformatics (2011,2012;EI Retrieval), and the chairman for developing countries in Regional Development and Planning and East Asia, Asia Committee of the US Geographic Society.He is one of developers of famous open source spatial and temporal analysis software STARS and Pysal. He co-edited six international academic journals (including SCI and SSCI magazine).