People

Faculty Advisors

Rick Church, Ph.D.

Co-director of GeoTrans, Professor

website: http://geog.ucsb.edu/~forest/RLC/Index.html

email: church@geog.ucsb.edu

research: Spatial optimization, natural resources management, operations research methods, GIS


Kostas Goulias, Ph.D.

Co-director of GeoTrans, Professor

website: http://kgoulias.weebly.com/

email: goulias@geog.ucsb.edu

research: Transportation planning-modeling-simulation, travel behavior dynamics and microsimulation


Keith Clarke, Ph.D.

Advisor and Professor

website: http://geog.ucsb.edu/~kclarke/

email: kclarke@geog.ucsb.edu

research: Cartography and GIS


Helen Couclelis, Ph.D.

Advisor and Professor 

email: cook@geog.ucsb.edu

research: Urban and regional modeling and planning, spatial cognition, GIS, geography of the information society


Mike Goodchild, Ph.D.

Director of spatial@ucsb and Emeritus Professor

website: http://geog.ucsb.edu/~good/

    http://www.spatial.ucsb.edu/

email: good@geog.ucsb.edu

research: Urban and economic geography, geographic information systems, and spatial analysis


Martin Raubal, Ph.D.

Advisor and Professor (now at ETH Zurich)

website: http://raubal.cartography.ch

 research: Cognitive Engineering for Geospatial Services, Cognitive semantic interoperability, Location Based Decision Services, Spatial cognition and wayfinding, Time geography, Agents and Artificial Intelligence

 

Current Ph.D. Students & Graduate Student Researchers

Jae Hyun Lee, M.S., Ph.D Student 

  Advisor: Goulias

website: http://geog.ucsb.edu/~leejh

 email: lee@geog.ucsb


Adam Davis, M.A/Ph.D. Student

  Advisor: Goulias

email: awdavis@geog.ucsb.edu


Nate Isbell, M.A., Ph.D. Candidate

  Advisor: Goulias

email: isbell@geog.ucsb.edu


Ted Isbell, MSCE, Ph.D. Student

  Advisor: Goulias

email: tedisbell@geog.ucsb.edu


Tim Niblett, M.A, Ph.D Candidate

  Advisor: Church

email: tniblett@geog.ucsb.edu

email: isbell@geog.ucsb.edu


Carlos Baez, M.A, Ph.D Student

  Advisor: Church

email: carlos.baez@geog.ucsb.edu

 

ALUMNI


Matt Niblett, Ph.D. 2014, Advisor: Church

Srinath Krishna Ravulaparthy, Ph.D 2014(Consultant, Cambridge Systematics), Advisor: Goulias

Pamela Dalal, Ph.D 2013 (Senior Transportation Planner,  Fehr & Peers), Advisor: Goulias 

Kate Deutsch-Bugner, Ph.D 2013(Owner & Consultant, Data Perspectives), Advisor: Goulias

Kriste Henson, Ph.D. 2011 (Engineer, Decision Applications Division Risk Analysis and Decision Support Systems (D-6), Los Alamos National Laboratory), Advisor: Goulias

Gargi Chaudhuri, Ph.D. 2011 (Assistant Professor of GIScience, Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse),  Advisor: Clarke

Edward Pultar, Ph.D. 2011 (Lecturer in the Spatial Sciences Institute University of Southern California),  Advisor: Raubal

Seo Youn Yoon, Ph.D., 2010 (Researcher at Korean Research Institute for Human Settlements), Advisor: Goulias

Thomas Pingel, Ph.D. 2010  (IC Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dept. of Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara), Advisor: Clarke

Ting Lei, Ph.D. 2010 (Reseracher Center for Spatial Analysis, University of Oklahoma, Norman), Advisor: Church

Andrea Nuernberger, Ph.D. 2008 (Assistant Specialist, Geography UCSB), Advisor: Golledge

Shaunna Burbidge, M.A. & Ph.D. 2008 (Assistant Professor & Consultant, University of Utah), Advisor: Goulias

Kirk Goldsberry, Ph.D. 2007 (Assistant Professor, Michigan State University), Advisor: Clarke 

Lisa Murawski, M.A. 2007 (Fiscal and Policy Analyst, Legilsative Analyst's Office, CA), Advisor: Church