Chen Zhang

Geoscientist, GIS/Remote Sensing Analyst, Full-Stack Developer

About Me

Hi, I am Chen Zhang, currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science and graduate research assistant of the Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems at George Mason University. My research interests include

  • GIS, Geospatial Web Services, Geospatial Information Interoperability and Standards
  • Cyberinfrastructure, Geoinformatics, Geospatial Cloud Computing
  • Remote Sensing, Land Use/Land Cover Change, Environmental Modeling
  • Machine Learning, Image Processing, Pattern Recognition

This bio page presents some of my recent researches and publications. My full CV is here.

Current Position

Graduate Research Assistant

Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems, George Mason University

Fairfax, VA, USA

2015 - present

Ph.D. Student in Earth Systems and Geoinformation Sciences

Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science, George Mason University

Fairfax, VA, USA

2015 - present

Recent Researches

Developer and Research Assistant

OGC Testbed 15

Funded by Open Geospatial Consortium (PI: Dr. Liping Di)

2019 - present

Principle Developer and Researcher

USDA NASS Online Geospatial Applications CropScape and VegScape Systems Maintaining, Hosting and Enhancement of NASS Operation

Funded by U.S. Department of Agriculture (PI: Dr. Liping Di)

2018 - present

Developer and Research Assistant

WaterSmart: A Cyberinfrastructure-Based Integrated Agro-Geoinformatic Decision-Support Web Service System to Facilitate Informed Irrigation Decision-Making

Funded by National Science Foundation (Grant #CNS-1739705, PI: Dr. Liping Di)

2017 - present

Developer and Research Assistant

EarthCube Integration: CyberWay--Integrated Capabilities of EarthCube Building Blocks for Facilitating Cyber-based Innovative Way of Interdisciplinary Geoscience Studies

Funded by National Science Foundation (Grant #AGS-1740693, PI: Dr. Liping Di)

2017 - present

Principle Developer and Researcher

GEOSS Components and Services Registry

Funded by USGS FGDC (PI: Dr. Liping Di)

2017 - present

Selected Publications

Zhang, C., Di, L., Sun, Z., Lin, L., Eugene, G.Y. and Gaigalas, J., 2019. Exploring cloud-based Web Processing Service: A case study on the implementation of CMAQ as a Service. Environmental Modelling & Software, 113, pp.29-41.

Zhang, C., Di, L., Sun, Z., Eugene, G.Y., Hu, L., Lin, L., Tang, J. and Rahman, M.S., 2017, August. Integrating OGC Web Processing Service with cloud computing environment for Earth Observation data. In 2017 6th International Conference on Agro-Geoinformatics (pp. 1-4). IEEE.

Zhang, C., Sun, Z., Heo, G., Di, L. and Lin, L., 2016, July. Developing a GeoPackage mobile app to support field operations in agriculture. In 2016 Fifth International Conference on Agro-Geoinformatics (pp. 1-4). IEEE.

Zhang, C., Sun, Z., Heo, G., Di, L. and Lin, L., 2016, July. A GeoPackage implementation of common map API on Google Maps and OpenLayers to manipulate agricultural data on mobile devices. In 2016 Fifth International Conference on Agro-Geoinformatics (pp. 1-4). IEEE.


Full publication list can be found at Google Scholar