Humanistic GIS Laboratory Recruitment 2020-2021

Looking to get more involved on campus? Seeking to explore careers and passions? Read on for exciting opportunities and helpful resources at the Humanistic GIS Laboratory (refer to https://hgis.uw.edu)! This Lab is committed to exploring the Digital Earth as the home of humankind.  Driven by this common interest, a group of UW scholars and student…

Congratulations, Steven Bao!

 Steven (Xiaoqi) Bao, an undergraduate HGIS member has been awarded an Applied Research Fellowship from the CSDE (check here for details). Steven is a Junior student in geography major, has been working on multiple HGIS projects (e.g., the dynamic COVID-19 dashboard, Point cloud visualization of UW campus). This fellowship will help him to gain practical experience…

Research Talk Notice: When AI encounters Arts and Humanities – Dec 19, 2:00 PM at CMU 202

Dr. Bolei Zhou, an Assistant Professor from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, is invited to present his research work at UW. Dr. Zhou has been awarded the MIT Tech Review’s Innovators under 35 in Asia-Pacific. His research is at the intersection of AI and Arts. He has been working on scene recognition and creation…

“GIScience in the Post-Truth Era” Session at the Denver AAG

The word “post-truth” was named the 2016 Word of the Year by Oxford Dictionary due to its spiking appearance in social media and news coverage of the Brexit referendum and the U.S. presidential election. While the ramifications of post-truth have focused on social, political, and ethical concerns, the issue advocates for a new and critical…