UTK Geography Professor Dr. Shih-Lung Shaw has been elected President-Elect of the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS), which is a non-profit organization that creates and supports communities of practice for GIScience research, education, and policy endeavors in higher education and with allied institutions. It is the professional hub for the academic GIS community in the United States, with partnerships extending this capacity abroad.
It will be a three-year service and Dr. Shaw will serve as President-Elect, President, and Past President of UCGIS. We thank Dr. Shaw for his service and leadership in GIS. Congratulations!