Specialities: physical and environmental geography; GIS/geospatial analysis; decision-making science (focus on human-environment interactions); artificial intelligence techniques
See also: Curriculum Vitae |Personal Website | U.S. EPA’s ReVA
My new course in Fall 2013: GEOG 111 – Geography of the Digital World
Dr. Tran is an environmental geographer and GIS/geospatial analyst. His primary research interests include integrated regional vulnerability assessment, the use of artificial intelligence (e.g., fuzzy set theory, neural network, and cellular automata) in geographic analysis and modeling. He has been in the core team of the U.S. EPA’s Regional Vulnerability Assessment (ReVA) program since 2000. He has developed various integration techniques, distance measures for ReVA. He teaches Geography 131 – Geography of the Natural Environment (I), and courses in GIS, quantitative methods, geospatial analysis, and integrated environmental assessment.
Contact InformationDr. Liem Tran
Ph.D., University of Hawaii
306 Burchfiel Geography Bldg.
Knoxville, TN 37996-0925 Phone: (865) 974-6034
Fax: (865) 974-6025
For more information about Tran’s work in regional vulnerability assessment, visit the U.S. EPA’s ReVA web pages.