Dr. Yujie Hu is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, USA. He is also a Fellow with the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University in Houston, Texas. His research and teaching interests focus on the development and applications of GIS, spatial networks, spatial analysis, and visualization techniques in urban systems and public policy implications. The subjects of his research include transportation, human mobility and accessibility, public health, crime, and human-environment interactions. His research has been covered by the ABC 13 News of Houston and the Houston Public Media News, and supported by the Florida Sea Grant, Southeastern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO), and the American Association of Geographers (AAG). He is a Board Member of the Transportation Geography Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Geographic Information Science, Spatial Networks, Spatial Analysis and Visualization, Transportation, Human Mobility and Accessibility, Public Health, Crime