CPGIS Educational Webinar Series “Spatiotemporal Study of Urban Dynamics”

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Tue - Tue, Mar 2 to May 11, 3:55pm - 3:55pm

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CPGIS Educational Webinar Series
“Spatiotemporal Study of Urban Dynamics”
9:00 PM-10:00 PM, Thursdays, Feb 25-May 20, 2021 (US Eastern Time)
Fridays, Feb 26-May 21, 2021 (Beijing Time)

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9:00 PM-10:00 PM, Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 (US EDT)
“Tracking and modeling diseases in urban spaces”, Dr. Xun Shi, Dartmouth College
Chair:   Hui Lin, Jiangxi Normal University

9:00 PM-10:00 PM, Thursday, Mar 11, 2021 (US EDT)
“Computational Urban Science”, Dr. Xinyue Ye, Texas A&M University
Chair:  Qiusheng Wu, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

9:00 PM-10:00 PM, Thursday, Mar 25, 2021 (US EDT)
Measuring place connectivity using big social media data”, Dr. Zhenlong Li, University of South Carolina
Chair:  Song Gao, University of Wisconsin-Madison

9:00 PM-10:00 PM, Thursday, April 8, 2021 (US EDT)
Global urban land dynamics monitoring, Dr. Peng Gong, University of Hong Kong
Chair:   Cuizhen Wang, University of South Carolina

9:00 PM-10:00 PM, Thursday, April 22, 2021 (US EDT)  
“Deep learning and process understanding for data-driven urban prediction”
, Dr. Feng Zhang, Zhejiang University
Chair:   Min Chen, Nanjing Normal University

9:00 PM-10:00 PM, Thursday, May 6, 2021 (US EDT)  
“Impacts of Ride-hailing on Urban Mobility”
, Dr. Hui Kong, University of Minnesota
Chair:   Fan Zhang, MIT

9:00 PM-10:00 PM, Thursday, May 20, 2021 (US EDT)
“Utilizing spatiotemporal computing to address air quality and urban heat problems”, Dr. Chaowei Yang, George Mason University
Chair:  Wendy Guan, Harvard University

Background: With the increased population, continuously propelling of urbanization and climate change, cities are facing unprecedented challenges regarding various safety, security, and health issues. Meanwhile, the increasing penetration of digital technologies is changing the way we perceive cities. This bi-weekly webinar series will focus on the spatiotemporal study of urban dynamics with invited talks on theories, data, methods, tools, and empirical studies of urban development in the environment, land resources, public health, mobility, prediction, etc. The webinars are open to the public.