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YANQING XU

Yanqing Xu

Yanqing Xu 

Assistant Professor


Office: SM 3035
Phone: 419.530.4196
Email: yanqing.xu@utoledo.edu  

Curriculum Vitacv 

EDUCATION 

PhD. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 2014-Geography 
M.S. Wuhan University, China, 2010-Cartography and GIS 
B.A. Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China, 2008-English
B.E. China University of Geosciences, China, 2008-GIS

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Remote Sensing
  • Spatial Analysis/Spatial Statistics
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Urban Geography
  • Public Health
  • Terrorism and Society 

Dr. Yanqing Xu is a 2014 graduate of the PhD geography program at Louisiana State University where her dissertation focused on examining aspects of the built environment on the risk of obesity in the United States.  Dr. Xu has a MS in Cartography and GIS from Wuhan University (China) and B.Eng. in GIS from China University of Geosciences (China).  Her most recent appointment was a GIS technical lead/researcher position with the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Response to Terrorism at the University of Maryland.  Dr. Xu’s research and teaching interests are in the areas of geographic information systems, spatial analysis/statistics, quantitative methods, urban geography, public health, economic geography and planning.

COURSE TAUGHT: 

GEPL 4110/5110 – GIS 
GEPL 4420/5420 – Quantitative Methods in Geography

Last Updated: 8/8/17