Geographic Information Science Program Directory


Photo of Hongzhi Song Hongzhi Song, Ph.D.
Professional Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator
Office: CBI 108
Phone: (361) 825-3198


Photo of Dee Edgar Dee Edgar
Executive Assistant
Office: CBI 110
Phone: (361) 825-5850



Photo of Tianxing Chu Tianxing Chu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor


Photo of Davey Edwards Davey Edwards, Ph.D.
Professional Assistant Professor
Office: CBI 105



Photo of Lucy Huang Lucy Huang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office: CBI 109
Phone: (361) 825-2646


•Geospatial Semantic Web development: Ontology construction & mapping, semantic interoperability

Internet GIS: Web Map service development

GIS in public health: agent-based modelling and simulation

Photo of F. Antonio Medrano F. Antonio Medrano, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Geospatial Engineering
Office: NRC 3404
Phone: (361) 825-2548


Spatial Optimization; High-performance Computing; Geospatial Algorithm Engineering

Photo of Michael Starek Michael Starek, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Civil and Geospatial Engineering
Office: NRC 3407
Phone: (361) 825-3978


Geospatial remote sensing and analytics, including LiDAR and UAV approaches, for study of natural and built systems with emphasis on coastal-environmental problem domains.