Sui Named Distinguished Scholar of the Year by CPGIS
Daniel Sui, distinguished professor of geography and vice chancellor for research and innovation, received the 2019 Distinguished Scholar Award by the International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Sciences. The award is given each year for outstanding research contributions to the field of geographic information science.
Xinyue Ye, director of the Urban Informatics & Spatial Computing Lab and a core faculty member of data science at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, noted Sui's 25 years of research, mentoring, teaching and leadership in the field.
"Dr. Sui has sustained an exceptionally strong portfolio in research, teaching, mentoring and leadership that sets him clearly apart from most in our community," said Ye, who nominated Sui for the award. "His creative mixture of cutting-edge techniques with a wide range of substantive questions is truly unique."
Sui has authored or co-authored 10 books and approximately 240 journal articles and book chapters to his name, Ye noted, and has made important contributions to the field including debunking the myth that e-commerce is green and always contributes to sustainable development, crowdsourcing as a means of producing geographic knowledge, and leading efforts toward open science and open-source urbanism. He has also worked to promote geography and GIS to audiences at all levels, been an influential teacher and mentor, and served as the editor-in-chief of the GeoJournal.
Sui received the award at the 27th International Conference on Geoinformatics which is taking place in Sydney, Australia, between July 1-3.
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