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Su Han

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Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Geography, San Diego State University and University of California, Santa Barbara, 2016
Office: ELA 364
Phone: 512.245.5493
Vita     HB2504 information
Research Interests:  Spatial data science, social media analytics, health gis, web-based gis, gis-based decision support system, cybergis, cartography, geovisaulization, geovisual analytics, and neighborhood dynamics.

Referred Journal Articles:

Rey, Sergio, Su Yeon Han, Wei Kang, Elijah Knaap, and Renan Xavier Cortes. "A Visual Analytics System for Space–Time Dynamics of Regional Income Distributions Utilizing Animated Flow Maps and Rank‐based Markov Chains." Geographical Analysis 52, no. 4 (2020): 537-557. DOI: 10.1111/gean.12239

Kang, Wei, Sergio Rey, Levi Wolf, Elijah Knaap, and Su Yeon Han. "Sensitivity of sequence methods in the study of neighborhood change in the United States." Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 81 (2020): 101480. DOI:

Han, Su Yeon, Sergio Rey, Elijah Knaap, Wei Kang, and Levi Wolf, “Adaptive Choropleth Mapper: An Open-Source Web-based Tool for Synchronous Exploration of Multiple Variables at Multiple Spatial Extents.” ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information 8, no.11 (2019): 509. DOI: 10.3390/ijgi8110509

Han, Su Yeon, Ming-Hsiang Tsou, Elijah Knaap, Sergio Rey, and Guofeng Cao. "How Do Cities Flow in an Emergency? Tracing Human Mobility Patterns during a Natural Disaster with Big Data and Geospatial Data Science." Urban Science 3, no. 2 (2019): 51. DOI: 10.3390/urbansci3020051

Han, Su Yeon, Ming-Hsiang Tsou, and Keith C. Clarke. "Revisiting the death of geography in the era of Big Data: the friction of distance in cyberspace and real space." International Journal of Digital Earth 11.5 (2018): 451-469. DOI:10.1080/17538947.2017.1330366

Yang, Jiue-An, Ming-Hsiang Tsou, Chin-Te Jung, Christopher Allen, Brian H. Spitzberg, Jean Mark Gawron, and Su-Yeon Han. "Social media analytics and research testbed (SMART): Exploring spatiotemporal patterns of human dynamics with geo-targeted social media messages." Big Data & Society 3, no. 1 (2016): 2053951716652914. DOI:10.1177/2053951716652914

Han, Su Yeon, Ming-Hsiang Tsou, and Keith C. Clarke. "Do Global Cities Enable Global Views? Using Twitter to Quantify the Level of Geographical Awareness of US Cities." Plos One 10, no. 7 (2015): e0132464. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0132464

Tsou, Ming-Hsiang, Ick-Hoi Kim, Sarah Wandersee, Daniel Lusher, Li An, Brian Spitzberg, Dipak Gupta, Jean Gawron, Jennifer Smith , Jiue-An Yang, Su Yeon Han. "Mapping ideas from cyberspace to realspace: visualizing the spatial context of keywords from web page search results." International Journal of Digital Earth 7, no. 4 (2014): 316-335. DOI: 10.1080/17538947.2013.781240

Nagel, Anna C., Ming-Hsiang Tsou, Brian H. Spitzberg, Li An, J. Mark Gawron, Dipak K. Gupta, Jiue- An Yang, Su Yeon Han, K Michael Peddecord, Suzanne Lindsay, and Mark H Sawyer. "The complex relationship of realspace events and messages in cyberspace: case study of influenza and pertussis using tweets." Journal of medical Internet research 15, no. 10 (2013): e237. DOI: 10.2196/jmir.2705

Tsou, Ming-Hsiang, Jiue-An Yang, Daniel Lusher, Su Yeon Han, Brian Spitzberg, Jean Mark Gawron, Dipak Gupta, and Li An. "Mapping social activities and concepts with social media (Twitter) and web search engines (Yahoo and Bing): a case study in 2012 US Presidential Election." Cartography and Geographic Information Science 40, no. 4 (2013): 337-348. DOI: 10.1080/15230406.2013.799738

Courses Taught:

GEO3411 Maps & Mapmaking