Specialties: Geographic Information Science, Remote Sensing, LiDAR, Wetland Hydrology, Spatial Data Science, Google Earth Engine
See Also: Personal Website, Curriculum Vitae, LinkedIn, GitHub, Twitter, YouTube
Qiusheng Wu’s research interests include Geographic Information Science (GIS), remote sensing, and environmental modeling. More specifically, he is interested in applying geospatial big data, machine learning, and cloud computing (e.g., Google Earth Engine) to study environmental change, especially surface water and wetland inundation dynamics. He has developed and published various open-source packages for advanced geospatial analysis, which are available on GitHub. More information about his research can be found on his personal website and research blog.
Courses taught at UTK:
- GEOG 111 – Our Digital Earth
- GEOG 312 – First Steps in GIS Programming
- GEOG 414 – Spatial Data Management
- GEOG 495 – Wetland Mapping and Monitoring
- GEOG 501 – Colloquium in Geography
- GEOG 510 – Geographic Software Design
I have developed a number of open-source packages that have been widely used by the geospatial community, such as geemap, lidar, and WhiteboxTools frontends (e.g., whitebox-python, whiteboxR, whitebox-ArcGIS, whitebox-jupyter). Check out my GitHub page for more information about the projects I am working on.
Check out my YouTube channel for Google Earth Engine and GeoPython tutorials.
Contact InformationDr. Qiusheng Wu
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
309 Burchfiel Geography Bldg.
Knoxville, TN 37996-0925 Phone: (865) 221-8824