Zhe Zhang


  • Doctor of Science in Geoinformatics ( Minored in Applied Mathematics), Aalto University
  • Master of Science in Geoinformatics, Helsinki University of Technology
  • Bachelor of Environmental Engineering, Tampere University of Applied Sciences

Dr. Zhang is a postdoctoral research associate at the CyberInfrastructure and Geospatial Information Laboratory(CIGI), Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). She is also a CyberGIS studio coordinator at the CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies at UIUC. She gained her Doctor of Science Degree in Geoinformatics ( minored in Applied Mathematics) from Aalto University Finland. Before that, she studied Environmental Science and earned Bachelor of Environmental Engineering Degree. 


Research Interests: 

Intelligent spatial decision support system

Uncertainty in GIS

CyberGIS and Big Data

Spatiotemporal data modeling

Natural hazard and emergency management


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