Monthly Archives: December 2020

Marx and HSGI Lab publish in International Journal of Geo-Information

Andrew J. Marx, Ph.D., Associate Professor of the Practice of Spatial Sciences and the Institute for Creative Technologies, and three members of the USC Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI) Human Security and Geospatial Intelligence Lab have published Detecting Destroyed Communities in Remote Areas with Personal Electronic Device Data: A Case Study of the 2017 Puebla Earthquake…
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Jingyi Fang

Jingyi is a third year Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics at USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. Her research ranges from development, applied economics, macro-development and migration. Jingyi believes that the knowledge of spatial analysis and the use of Geographic Information Science (GIS) could help us understand the role and impact of…
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Michael Naber

Michael Naber is a current senior and progressive degree student at the University of Southern California who will graduate in May 2021, working on both a B.S. in Business Administration and a M.S. in Spatial Economics and Data Analysis (SEDA). Previously, he worked for Virgin Orbit in a business development role. Michael was attracted to…
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More LA County residents are hungry during the pandemic

As the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic started to kick in earlier this spring, researchers with the USC Dornsife Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI) and the Keck School of Medicine of USC began tracking indications of food insecurity in Los Angeles County -- what happens when someone doesn't have enough money for food. Under the leadership…
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