Monthly Archives: January 2019

USC Spatial Sciences Institute’s Yuanbin Cheng wins ACM SIGSPATIAL Student Research Award

Yao-Yi Chiang’s Spatial Computing Lab continues award-winning streak On November 9, 2018, Yuanbin Cheng, a M.S. student in computer science on the Spatial Sciences Institute’s Spatial Computing team, took the third place award for student research competition at the 26th ACM International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL) in Seattle, Washington. Cheng’s…
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Michael R. Pfonner

Originally from Western New York, Michael obtained a Bachelor of Arts from The State University of New York (SUNY), College at Buffalo and is a Marine Corps veteran. Currently, Michael R. Pfonneris a Ph.D. student at the University of Southern California in Political Science and International Relations (POIR) program in the Dornsife College of Letters,…
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Joanna Wang

Joanna Wang - I graduated USC with a B.S. in GeoDesign and a minor in Economics in May 2018. For my summer internship in the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office DataLA Summer Academy, my project with the City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation for the 2019 Vision Zero program was to identify a set of…
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Courtney Fassett

Courtney Fassett - I am a junior majoring in GeoDesign with a double minor in Applied Analytics and Spanish. The Spatial Sciences Institute alerted me that the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office was accepting applications for its Data Team’s DataLA Summer Academy.  I was accepted and landed a summer internship with the City of Los Angeles…
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