Ling Bian, Ph.D.

Department of Geography, Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Integration of GIS with environmental modeling

Dr. Bian is a Professor in the Department of Geography at the State University of New York of Buffalo and a research scientist in the National Center for Geographical Information Analysis. Her research interests are in the integration of GIS with environmental modeling. Her current research projects are in  three areas: (1)Individual-based epidemiological modeling, (2) Inter-operable environmental models, and (3) Geographic image retrieval. She teaches courses in GIS, remote sensing, geostatistics, GIS for environmental modeling, and a seminar on objects and fields.