Zhenlong Li, Ph.D., M.S.
Dr. Zhenlong Li is an Associate Professor in the
Department of Geography
University of South Carolina
(USC), where he established and leads the
Geoinformation and Big Data Research Laboratory (GIBD)
. He received B.S. degree in Geographic Information Science from
in 2006, and M.S. and Ph.D. (with distinction) in Earth Systems and Geoinformation Sciences from
George Mason University
in 2010 and 2015 respectively. Dr. Li is recognized as a
by USC in 2020. He is also a
Peter and Bonnie McCausland Faculty Fellow
(2020-2023) at the USC College of Arts and Sciences.
Dr. Li’s primary research field is GIScience with a focus on
geospatial big data analytics, high performance computing, spatiotemporal analysis/modelling, CyberGIS, and geospatial artificial intelligence (GeoA
I) with applications to disaster management, climate analysis, human mobility, and public health. He has more than
including over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles, and 20 articles in books and proceedings.
He served as the Chair of the Association of American Geographers
CyberInfrastructure Specialty Group
, Co-Chair of the Cloud Computing Group of
Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)
, and the Board of Director of the
International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Sciences
(CPGIS). Currently, he sits on the Editorial Board of 4 international journals including the
ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information
Geo-spatial Information Science
Big Earth Data
. He also serves as a peer reviewer for more than 30 international journals.
Geospatial Breakout Session