Shih-Lung Shaw’s research interests cover transportation geography, geographic information science (GIScience) and spatio-temporal analysis, especially with topics related to transportation planning and modeling, air transportation, time geography, effects of information and communications technologies (ICT) on human activity and travel patterns, spatiotemporal analysis of human dynamics, space-time GIS, and GIS for transportation (GIS-T). Dr. Shaw is a Fellow of the American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS) and a recipient of the Edward L. Ullman Award for outstanding contributions to the field of transportation geography of the Association of American Geographers (AAG).
Contact InformationDr. Shih-Lung Shaw
Ph.D., Ohio State University
317 Burchfiel Geography Bldg.
Knoxville, TN 37996-0925 Phone: (865) 974-6036
He holds Alvin and Sally Beaman Professorship and Arts and Sciences Excellence Professorship as well as serves as the Director of Confucius Institute at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is an Associate Editor of Travel Behaviour and Society and an editorial board member of several journals. He served as the Department Head from 2007 to 2010. For additional information about Dr. Shaw’s work, please visit
his personal web page.