Profile: Fahui Wang

Dr. Fahui Wang, Fred B. Kniffen Professor, Department of Geography and Anthropology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA. Fahui’s research interests focus on the applications of GIS and spatial analysis in public policy (urban, transportation, crime and health).

Fahui Wang earned his B.S. in geography from Peking University, China, and his M.A. in economics and PhD in city and regional planning, both from the Ohio State University. His work has been supported by several federal grant agencies including the National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the National Cancer Institute, and the National Science Foundation. He has published over 60 refereed articles in journals across various disciplines such as geography, planning, criminology, health and transportation. He is the editor of Geographic Information Systems and Crime Analysis (IDEA Group Publishers, 2005) and the author of Quantitative Methods and Applications in GIS (Taylor Francis, 2006; Commercial Press in Chinese, 2009). He has been a member of both NIH and NIJ review panels, and on the editorial board of several journals ( AAG Annals, International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research, Annals of GIS, and Chinese Geographical Science ).

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Updated: February 2011 —