Monthly Archives: October 2020

Congxuan Lei

Congxuan Lei completed her bachelor's degree in management in China where she majored in land resource management. In her undergraduate work, she worked with skilled GIS analysts to identify potential flood hazard zones in Shahe, China by modeling local flood risk indexes. The results helped local government allocate and establish precipitation-monitoring stations effectively. Inspired by this…
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SSI’s John Wilson and Kenan Li named COVID-19 Geospatial Fellows

NSF consortium program supports pandemic research and education The Geospatial Software Institute (GSI) Conceptualization Project has announced that it has awarded fellowships to Dr. John P. Wilson and Dr. Kenan Li of the Spatial Sciences Institute at the University of Southern California to tackle COVID-19 challenges using geospatial software and advanced capabilities in cyberinfrastructure and…
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USGIF’s 2020 GEOINTegration Summit

SSI Faculty and Students Contribute to the Analysis of GEOINT’s Renaissance With the theme “We Are the New Renaissance,” the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) virtually gathered industry and academic representatives at its annual GEOINTegration Summit on Monday, September 28, 2020 and Tuesday, September 29, 2020. Co-hosts of the two-day event were Camelia Kantor,…
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Lihua Liu named USC Cancer Surveillance Program Director

The Keck School of Medicine of USC has announced that Lihua Liu, Ph.D. is now the director and principal investigator of the USC Cancer Surveillance Program (CSP).  Liu is an associate professor of clinical preventive medicine and spatial sciences. Part of the California Cancer Registry (CCR), the CSP records all cancer diagnoses in Los Angeles…
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