Daniel Z. Sui
Fellow: Awarded 2009
Field of Study: Geography and Environmental Studies
Competition: US & Canada
Daniel Z. Sui holds the Reta A. Haynes Endowed Chair in Geosciences, and is the Assistant Vice President for Research, Director of the program in Geospatial Information Science and Technology (GIST), and Professor of Geography at Texas A&M University. His research interests include the integration of spatial analysis and modeling with GIS for socio-economic and environmental applications, theoretical issues in geographic information science (GIScience), GIS in public health, urban geography, information ecology, and emerging geographies of the information society. He is currently working on legal and ethical issues of using geospatial technologies to track people, animal, and commodities. He has teaching duties in introductory and advanced GIS courses, advanced research seminars in GIScience, computer cartography, urban/economic geography, environment and resources, and geography of East Asia. He currently serves as the editor-in-chief of GeoJournal and as one of the contributing editors for GeoWorld (formerly GIS World) magazine. He also edited Geospatial Matters: Exploring the implications of a digital earth and Geospatial technologies and homeland security: An overview of research challenges and opportunities.