Diansheng Guo

EDUCATION

  • 2003    Ph.D., Department of Geography, Pennsylvania State University, USA
  • 1999    M.S., Institute of Geographical Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • 1996    B.S., Department of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, China

POSITIONS

  • 2009——         Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of South Carolina
  • 2004—2009     Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of South Carolina
  • 2003—2004     Postdoc, GeoVISTA Center, Department of Geography, Pennsylvania State University
  • 1999—2003     Research Assistant, GeoVISTA Center, Department of Geography, Pennsylvania State University

AWARDS & HONORS  

  • 2009, June    Service Award, International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Sciences (CPGIS)
  • 2008, Jan.     National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award
  • 2007, Oct.     Semifinalist, NSF Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge (Top 10 entries in the Information Graphics category)
  • 2005, Aug.    First Prize, IEEE Information Visualization Contest
  • 2004, Oct.     Intergraph-UCGIS Young Scholar Award
  • 2003, June    Paper Award, UCGIS Summer Assembly
  • 2002, June    First Place, poster competition, UCGIS Summer Assembly
  • 2002, April    E. William Miller Award, Department of Geography, Pennsylvania State University
  • 1999, Sept    Presidential Award, Excellent Master Thesis, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 1996-1997    Graduate Student Fellowship, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 1992-1995    University Scholarship, Peking University

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES (CURRENT)

  • Editorial Board, The Professional Geographer (Jan. 1, 2011 - Dec. 31, 2014)
  • Communications Chair, University Consortium of Geographic Information Science (UCGIS)
  • President-Elect, Treasurer, International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Sciences (CPGIS)
  • Program Committee, The 16th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (May 29 - June 1, 2012)
  • Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM'11), Vancouver, Canada. (December 11-14, 2011)
  • Program Committee, IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST 2011), Providence, RI, USA. (October 23-28, 2011)
  • Program Committee Chair,  IEEE International Conference on Spatial Data Mining and Geographical Knowledge Services (ICSDM 2011), Fuzhou, China. (June 29 - July 1, 2011)
  • Program Committee, International Symposium on Spatial-Temporal Analysis and Data Mining, UCL, London, UK (July 18-20, 2011)
  • Program Committee, The 15th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV2011), London, UK. (July 12 - 15, 2011)
  • Program Committee, The 5th International Association for China Planning (IACP) Annual Conference,  Beijing, China. (June 17-19, 2011)
  • Program Committee, The 19th International Conference on GeoInformatics, Shanghai, China. (June 24 - 26, 2011)
  • Program Committee,  EuroVA 2011: The Second International Workshop on Visual Analytics, co-located with EuroVis 2011, Bergen, Norway. (May, 2011)
  • Program Committee, GeoViz Hamburg 2011: Linking Geovisualization with Spatial Analysis and Modeling, Hamburg, Germany. (March, 2011)

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