Zhenqi Zhou


ME: Landscape Architecture, 2021, Nanjing Forestry University

BA: Landscape Gardening, 2018, Zhejiang A&F University, China

Research Interests:

GeoAI, Disaster Resilience, Public Health, Urban Analytics, and Human Mobility

Grants and Awards:

Travel Award, by 2023 I-GUIDE Summer School Program

2023 Hugh W. Calkins Applied GIS Award, by Department of Geography at the University at Buffalo, SUNY

2023 NSF Research Experience for Graduates (REG) Grant, Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences(HEGS) program, National Science Foundation (NSF), 2022

Recent Courses Taught:

Teaching Assistant, GEO 481/506 Geographical Information Systems Lab


Sun, K., Hu, Y., Ma, Y., Zhou, R. Z., & Zhu, Y. (2023): Conflating point of interest (POI) data: A systematic review of matching methods. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 103, 101977. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2023.101977

Zhou R.Z., Hu Y., Tirabassi J.N, Ma Y., & Xu Z. (2022): Deriving neighborhood-level diet and physical activity measurements from anonymized mobile phone location data for enhancing obesity estimation. International Journal of Health Geographics, 21, 22. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12942-022-00321-4

Yue M., Hu Y., Moncrieff G.R., Slingsby J.A., Wilson A.M., Maitner B., & Zhou R.Z. (2022):

Forecasting vegetation dynamics in an open ecosystem by integrating deep learning and environmental variables. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 114, 103060. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2022.103060

Zhou R.Z., Xu Z., Liu A., Zhou S., Mu L., & Zhang X. (2021): Mapping the accessibility of medical facilities of Wuhan during the COVID-19 pandemic. International Journal of Geo-Information, 10(5), 318. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijgi10050318

Zhou R.Z. & Xu Z. (2020): Detecting the pedestrian shed and walking route environment of urban parks with open-source data: a case study in Nanjing, China. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(13), 4826. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17134826

Liu A., Kelobonye K., Zhou R.Z., Xu Q., Xu Z., & Han L. (2020): School commuting mode shift: a scenario analysis for active school commuting using GIS and online map API. International Journal of Geo-Information, 9(9), 520. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijgi9090520

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