News

Here we provide GeoAIR Lab news.

[9/5/2022] Just noticed that our recently published paper, titled Google Earth Engine and Artificial Intelligence (AI): A Comprehensive Review“, is one of the Editor’s Choice papers!  it is also TOP 2 most viewed papers among all papers published in the journal within last 6 months.

[7/6/2022] New paper led by GeoAIR lab, titled Google Earth Engine and Artificial Intelligence (AI): A Comprehensive Review (https://doi.org/10.3390/rs14143253)

[6/8/2022] Dr. Liping Yang, director of the GeoAIR Lab, is very honored to be part of this great research panel at the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) 2022 symposium at Syracuse University about the past, present and future of AI in spatial decision support!

[6/2022] Dr. Liping Yang, director of the GeoAIR Lab, attended the wonderful TRELIS workshop!

[5/2022] Congratulations to Professor Alan MacEachren receiving the UCGIS 2022 Research Award! Very well-deserved! Dr. Liping Yang, the director of GeoAIR lab,  was lucky to have been directly mentored and advised by three UCGIS award recipients! Thank you for your great inspiration, Alan, Guido (2019 Carolyn Merry Mentoring Award), and Mike (2008 Research Award)! Dr. Yang will for sure pass your great research and teaching passion to current and future GeoAIR lab members! More information about the awards and current and past recipients can be found at www.ucgis.org/awards.

[5/2022] GeoAIR Lab’s very own Joshua receives the Graduate Fellowship for Community Engagement ($1,000) from the R.H. Mallory Center for Community Geography at University of New Mexico for 2022-2023.

[4/2022] NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention (2022) went to GeoAIR Lab’s very own Joshua. Well done, Joshua, way to go!

[3/2022] Dr. Liping Yang, director of the GeoAIR Lab, is honored to be in the 2022 cohort of TRELIS (Training and Retaining Leaders in STEM-Geospatial Sciences)!!

[3/21/2022] New paper led by GeoAIR lab, titled “Towards Synoptic Water Monitoring Systems: A Review of AI Methods for Automating Water Body Detection and Water Quality Monitoring Using Remote Sensing” (https://doi.org/10.3390/s22062416)

[12/09/2021] Dr. Liping Yang, director of the GeoAIR Lab, will be giving an invited talk from the Department of Geography, University of Zurich this coming Tuesday (Dec. 14). The talk topic is, “Advancing GIScience and Remote Sensing Using GeoAI and Geovisualization”.

[10/2021] GeoAIR Lab has received a grant from NASA! It is very exciting to work with a great team from Penn State on Antarctic ice using GeoAI and Geovisualization!

[10/10/2021] Dr. Fangcao Xu from Penn State, who will join Google soon, will give a talk for our GeoAIR Lab this coming Monday (Oct. 18), titled “Multi-Geometry Atmospheric Correction and Target Spectra Retrieval from Hyperspectral Images via Deep Learning“. Look forward to it!

[08/05/2021]  Joshua, the GeoAIR Lab welcomes you and we look forward to a successful and fruitful journey with you! Welcome aboard!

[08/02/2021] Dr. Liping Yang, director of the GeoAIR Lab, will be giving an invited talk from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering, The University of Melbourne. The talk topic is, “Advancing Computer Vision and Machine Learning Using Topological Graph-Based Representations and Methods“.

[04/2021] GeoAIR Lab’s very own Sarigai has designed and implemented an interactive web map for the Murphy Lecturers—an important annual event in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, which gets featured on the department page!

[04/2021] Joshua Driscol will join GeoAIR Lab this Fall. Welcome aboard, Joshua!

[03/2021] Students in Professor Liping Yang’s course GEOG 485L/585L (Internet Mapping) created interactive, web-based maps for their final projects in Spring 2021. Explore these creative and engaging maps, which get featured on the department page!

[12/2020] Dr. Liping Yang, director of the GeoAIR Lab, will give  the oral presentation for the (active) deep learning paper , titled “Geographical feature classification from text using (active) convolutional neural networks” at the IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA) 2020  on Dec. 14!  Check out the pre-recorded video HERE.

[12/2020] Dr. Liping Yang, director of the GeoAIR Lab, will give an invited talk from CMU, titled “Advancing Patent Image Data Analysis Using Topological Graph-Based Representations and Methods” at the AI & Patent Data Workshop on Dec. 9!

      • The pre-recorded very inspiring talk video can be found at HERE, where Dr. Yang introduces her recently proposed very intuitive but very powerful new image representation to advance machine vision, followed with three applications that serve as effective demonstration of the usage of the novel image representation.

[09/2020] Dr. Liping Yang has one new paper titled “Geographical feature classification from text using (active) convolutional neural networks” got accepted by IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA) 2020!

[08/05/2020]  Sarigai and Roald, the GeoAIR Lab welcomes you and we look forward to a successful journey with you! Welcome aboard!

[06/15/2020] The DIRA workshop at CVPR 2020  (primarily organized by Dr. Liping Yang) was a great success! We want to thank ALL keynote speakers, organizers, reviewers, authors, sponsors, attendees — without you, we could not have made our DIRA workshop a successful event at CVPR 2020! As all talks are pre-recorded, everyone is able to have access to our DIRA talk videos at HERE.

[06/2020] The DIRA workshop at CVPR 2020 that Dr. Liping Yang is primary organizing  will take place on June 14! Check out the detailed schedule at HERE.

[06/2020] Dr. Liping Yang has two new papers (one led by Dr. Yang and the other advised by Dr. Yang ) published at IEEE CVPR 2020 Workshop on Diagram Image Retrieval and Analysis!

[06/2020] Dr. Liping Yang is co-organizing the ICMLA2020 Special Session: “AI with Geographic Information Systems for Social Good.

[05/2020] Sarigai Sarigai and Roald Kern will join GeoAIR Lab this Fall. Welcome aboard, Sarigai and Roald!

[05/2020] GeoAIR Lab (Geospatial Artificial Intelligence Research and Visualization Laboratory), directed by Dr Liping Yang,  has launched!