Chuanrong (Cindy) Zhang

Dr. Chuanrong ZhangPh.D., Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2004)

Office: AUST 425

Office phone: 860-486-2196

Personal webpage

Research Interests:


Spatial Economics

Spatial Analysis in Health, Transportation, and Environmental Science

Remote Sensing

UConn Geography Research Cluster:

Geographic Information Science and Systems


GEOG 5600: Spatial Data Analysis

GEOG 5610: Spatial Statistics and Modeling

Selected Publications

Zhang, C., T. Zhao, and W. Li. 2015. Geospatial Semantic Web. Springer. pp 194.

Zhang, C., T. Zhao, and W. Li. 2015. Towards an interoperable online volunteered geographic information system for disaster response. Journal of Spatial Science 60(2): 257-275 doi: 10.1080/14498596.2015.972996.

Li, W., C Zhang, M. Willig, D. Dey, G. Wang, and L. You. 2015. Bayesian Markov chain random field cosimulation for improving land cover classification accuracy. Mathematical Geosciences 47(2): 123-148.

Zhang, C., T. Zhao, L. Anselin, W. Li, and K. Chen. 2015. A map-reduce based parallel approach for improving query performance in a geospatial semantic web for disaster response. Earth Science Informatics 8:499-509, doi: 10.1007/s12145-014-0179-x.

Zhang, C., W. Li, and D. Civco. 2014. Application of geographically weighted regression to fill gaps in SLC-off Landsat ETM+ satellite imagery. International Journal of Remote Sensing 35(22): 7650-7672.

Funded Projects

Sept.1 2017—Aug.31 2020. “Processing and optimization of spatial knowledge queries of The National Map”. USGS. PIs: C. Zhang, T. Zhao, and W. Li

Aug.1 2014—Jan.1 2017. “CNH-Ex: Interactive Effects of Economics, Public Policy, Land Use Change, and Invasive Plants in Long Island Sound Watersheds”. NSF, Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH) program. UCONN PIs: C. Zhang, J. Allen, J. Silander, M. Boyer, and K. Segerson.