Xining Yang

Assistant Professor

Professor 123 King Hall

734.487.8486

xyang5@emich.edu

Education

Ph.D  Department of Geography, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Interests and Expertise

Dr. Xining Yang was an assistant professor at California State University, Chico. He is now an assistant professor in the department of Geography and Geology at Eastern Michigan University starting September 2016.  His research interests are in spatio-temporal analysis, social media, volunteered geographic information (VGI) and web GIS.  He received a B.Eng. from Wuhan University, China in 2008 and a M.S. from Eastern Michigan University in 2010.  He received his Ph.D. in geography from the Ohio State university in 2015.  Dr. Yang has scientific publications in Applied Geography, ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research and Urban Remote Sensing. His google scholar page is here.  His doctoral dissertation was featured in Columbus Monthly as one of the eight fascinating OSU doctoral dissertations. Media report is here.

Courses

GEOG 276  Principles of GIS
GEOG 376  Spacial Analysis
GEOG 479/592  Quantitative Geography