Workshop Coordinator Mei-Po Kwan Awarded for Research
...Workshop Coordinator Mei-Po Kwan Awarded for ResearchUCGIS
2005 Summer AssemblyJune 15, 2005Dr. Mei-Po Kwan of the Department of Geography, Ohio State University has been selected as the 2005 UCGIS Researcher of the Year.
The UCGIS Research Award is given to the creator(s) of a particularly outstanding research contribution to Geographic Information Science (GIScience).Dr. Kwan
has a strong and varied research program and one of the researchers who is asking fundamental questions about the methods of geography and, as such, is shaping the field of GIScience
work focuses on the geographical and temporal characteristics of peoples daily activities, and the impact of recent social, economic and political changes on their everyday lives as manifested through changes in the geographies of their daily activities.
in the SPACE
program include the Department of Geography at Ohio State University
(Mei-Po Kwan, PI) and the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science
(Arthur Getis, PI).SPACE workshops will be offered during the summer months, beginning in 2004, at UCSB and OSU, and at selected UCGIS institutions.