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September 1, 2020

NSF MRI Award #2019129

MRI: Acquisition of FASTER - Fostering Accelerated Sciences Transformation Education and Research

Funding amount: $3,090,000

Honggao Liu (Principal Investigator)
Raymundo Arroyave (Co-Principal Investigator)
Dilma Da Silva (Co-Principal Investigator)
Zhangyang Wang (Co-Principal Investigator)
Zhe Zhang (Co-Principal Investigator)

July 10, 2020

The research group has published a research paper on COVID-19 and social media data mining. 

Li, D., Chaudhary, H., and Zhang, Z., 2020. Modeling Spatiotemporal Pattern of Depressive Symptoms Caused by COVID-19 Using Social Media Data Mining. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(14), 4988.


April 7, 2020

Symposium on Frontiers in CyberGIS and Geospatial Data Science: University Consortium For Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) - CyberGIS and Decision Support Systems. Click here to learn more. 

August 5, 2020

The research group developed a Health Space & Time Web App. 

The app illustrates the number of COVID-19 confirmed cases at a spatiotemporal scale for the United States. It also demonstrates the spatiotemporal depressive symptoms caused by COVID-19 using social media data mining. 

The Health Space & Time application is available from here:


June 1, 2020

UCGIS Research Committee Initiatives: Cyberinfrastructure, Decision Support Systems, GeoAI, and Convergence Research. Click here to learn more. 

Feb 28, 2020

Convergent GIScience

Dr. Michael F. Goodchild

University of California, Santa Barbara

Recent Projects

A Hybrid Decision Support System for Driving Resiliency in Texas Coastal Communities (NOAA Sea Grant)

Social Vulnerability, Mobility, and COVID-19 Spatial Mortality Patterns (NSF Converge COVID-19 working group)

K-12 Geography and GIS Education Program 





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