Associate Professor | GIST
Dr. Qiusheng Wu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography & Sustainability at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. In addition, he holds positions as an Amazon Visiting Academic and a Senior Research Fellow at the United Nations University. Specializing in geospatial data science and open-source software development, Dr. Wu is particularly focused on leveraging big geospatial data and cloud computing to study environmental changes, with an emphasis on surface water and wetland inundation dynamics. He is the creator of several open-source packages designed for advanced geospatial analysis and visualization, including geemap, leafmap, and segment-geospatial. For a closer look at his open-source contributions, please visit his GitHub repositories at https://github.com/opengeos.
Courses taught at UTK:
- GEOG 111 – Our Digital Earth
- GEOG 312 – First Steps in GIS Programming
- GEOG 411 – Intermediate GIS
- GEOG 414 – Spatial Data Management
- GEOG 422 – Geographic Software Design
- GEOG 501 – Colloquium in Geography
- GEOG 510 – Geographic Software Design
Check out Dr. Wu’s book: Earth Engine and Geemap: Geospatial Data Science with Python! 11 chapters, 408 pages. Available for order from Locate Press: https://locatepress.com/book/gee. The book source code is freely available at: https://book.geemap.org.
Check out his YouTube channel for open-source geospatial tutorials.
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati