Students

Ph.D

The Ohio State University

  • In progress. Armita Kar.
  • In progress. Luyu Liu.
  • In progress. Yuchen Li.  Dissertation: “Spatio-temporal methods for understanding the dynamics of the opioid overdose epidemic and its community context.”
  • In progress.  Young Jaegal.  Dissertation: “Measuring spatial, topological and semantic similarity in network time prisms and field-time prisms.”
  • 2020. Jinhyung Lee.  Dissertation: “Building ladders of opportunity: Understanding the impacts of new mobility services on space-time accessibility.”
  • 2016. Calvin Tribby. Dissertation: “Activity spaces, trajectories, and agents: Assessing the built environment effects on walking routes.”
  • 2015. Ying Song.  Dissertation: “A greener time geography: Estimating the environmental impacts of space-time prisms.”  

University of Utah

  • 2011. Tetsuo Kobayashi. Dissertation: “An interactive visualization toolkit for mobile objects.”
    • Senior Data Scientist, MetLife
  • 2010. Christopher Upchurch. Dissertation: “Dynamic accessibility analysis using space-time paths for public and private transportation”
    • Principal Planner, Wichita Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • 2008. Adam Sobek. Dissertation:  “Generating synthetic space-time paths using a cloning algorithm on activity behavior data.”
    • Director of Geospatial Capabilities, Travelers Insurance.
  • 2007. Phoebe McNeally. Dissertation: “Holistic geographical visualization of spatial data with applications in avalanche forecasting.”
    • Director, DIGIT Lab, and Research Associate Professor, University of Utah
  • 2005. Nobbir Ahmed. Dissertation: “Time-space transformations of geographic space to explore, analyze and communicate transportation systems.”
  • 2003. Yi-Hwa Wu. Dissertation: “Dynamic models of space-time accessibility.”

Masters

The Ohio State University

  • 2020.  Blake Acton.  Thesis: “The effect of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on property values: A comparison of multiple systems in the United States.”
  • 2019. Luyu Liu. Thesis: “Measuring public transit transfer risk using high-resolution schedule and real-time bus location data.”
    • PhD student, Department of Geography, The Ohio State University.
  • 2019. Jared Schenkel. Thesis:”Assessing the impact of public transit system redesign on social equity using space-time accessibility measures.”

University of Utah

  • 2011. Joshua Groeneveld.  Thesis: “Agent-based modeling of bicycle-light rail interactions in Salt Lake City.”
    •  GIS Coordinator, Division of Emergency Management, State of Utah.
  • 2009. Ying Song. Thesis “Space-time visualization of dynamic traffic data.”
    • See above
  • 2007. Tina Gillman. Thesis: “Evaluating transportation alternatives using a time geographic accessibility measure.”
    •  Project Manager/Landscape Architect, Salt Lake County Parks & Recreation.
  • 2004. Scott Bridwell. Thesis: “Space-time masking techniques for privacy protection in location-based services”
    • Socioeconomic Modeling Engineer III, Maricopa Association of Governments.
  • 2004. Adam Sobek. Thesis: “Access-U: A web-based navigation tool for disabled students at the University of Utah.”
    • See above.
  • 2001. Phoebe McNeally. Thesis: “Avalanche slide path stability modeling.”
    • See above.
  • 2001. Bertrand Granberg. Thesis: “Automated routing and truck permitting system for Utah Department of Transportation.”
    • Transportation Analyst, Wasatch Front Regional Council.
  • 2000. Mathew Sheehan. Thesis:  “Networked multimedia GIS: A framework for creation of an interactive internet application”.
  • 1999. James Hofmann. Thesis: “A GIS data browser for economic development and location decisions”
    • Executive Director/CEO, North Texas Tollway Authority
  • 1999. Jeni Siebeneck. Thesis: “Spatial interaction-based trade area delimitation using GIS.”
    • GIS Administrator, West Valley City, Utah.
  • 1998. George J. LaBonty. Thesis: “Improving accessibility of public health care facilities.”
    • Senior Operations Planner, Utah Transit Authority.
  • 1995. John Lowry. Thesis: “Modeling of hazardous material vulnerability at the U.S.-Mexico border.”

 

Post-doctoral Scholars

The Ohio State University

  • 2019-2020.  Jonathan Stiles.  PhD, Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University.
  • 2017-2018.  Yongha Park. Ph.D, Geography, The Ohio State University.