Professor | Human Geography and GIST
Shih-Lung Shaw’s research interests cover transportation geography, geographic information science (GIScience), space-time analytics, and human dynamics, especially on topics related to transportation planning and modeling, air transportation, time geography, effects of information and communications technologies (ICT) on human dynamics, space-time GIS, and GIS for transportation (GIS-T). Dr. Shaw is an elected 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 and the Outstanding Scholar Award in Regional Development and Planning from the American Association of Geographers (AAG).
Dr. Shaw is Chancellor’s Professor and Alvin and Sally Beaman Professor of Geography at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He also is the President-Elect of the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) in 2021-2022 and will be the UCGIS President in 2022-2023. He is the lead editor of Springer’s Human Dynamics in Smart Cities book series and an editorial board member of several academic journals, including international journal of Geographic Information Science, Journal of Transport Geography, Travel Behaviour and Society. Dr. Shaw served as the Department Head from 2007 to 2010 and Interim Associate Provost for International Education in 2017-2018 at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Ph.D., Ohio State University