EDUCATION

Ph.D in Human Geography, University of Queensland, Australia, 05/2015-05/2018

M.S. in Urban Geography, Northern Illinois University, USA, 08/2009-05/2011

B.S. in Urban Planning, Sun Yat-Sen University, China, 09/2004-06/2009

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Urban Geography, Migration, Geovisualization, Geospatial Analysis, Urban Simulation and Modelling, GIS and Bid Data Application in Social Sciences and Transportation Planning

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

Post-Doc Research Fellow, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 06/2018!present

Research Assistant, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 07/2017!05/2018

Teaching Assistant and Tutor, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 05/2015!05/2018

GIS Manager, Etour International, Honolulu,Hawaii,USA,09/2012!04/2015

Web Designer, Social Wahines Summer Inncubator Program, Kailua, Hawaii, USA,01/2012!08/2012

GIS Analyst, Arizona Game and Fish DepartmentPhoenix, Arizona, USA,05/2011!12/2011

Research and Teaching Assistant, Geography Department, Northern Illinois University, Illinois, USA,08/2009!05/2011

GIS Intern, Public Works Department, Village of Mount Prospect, Illinois,USA, 06/2010!09/2010

Assistant Urban Planner, Planning and Design Institute of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou,China, 08/2007!07/2009

Academic Researcher, Geography and Resource Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing,China, 11/2008!05/2009

 

SOFTWARE SKILLS AND SPECIALTIES

Mapping and Spatial Analysis: ArcGIS; ArcPad; SPSS; SAS; GeoDa; Q-GIS;Trimble GeoXH; Google SketchUp Pro; GeoMedia; ENVI

Graphic Design and Web Application: Adobe Photoshop; Dreamweaver; Flash; CorelDraw; Auto CAD; Flex Builder; WebFOCUS; Basic ActionScript;Python; Java; VB certificate

 

AWARDS AND CERTIFICATES

Awarded International Postgraduate Research Scholarship and UQ Centennial Scholarship, Brisbane, Australia, 2015-18

1st prize and people's choice in SEES poster competition,Brisbane, Australia, 2015

AAG International Geographic Information Fund Student Travel Grant, Washington DC,USA, 2011

Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Analysis (GIA), Illinois, USA, 2011

1st Prize Award, AAG West Lakes Division MA/MS Student Paper Presentation Competition, Twin City,USA, 2009

Geography Full Scholarship Grant, Geography Department Northern Illinois University, Illinois,US, 2009-2011

3rd Prize Award, 2008 National Social Investigation Competition, Beijing, China, 2008

Excellent Undergraduate Scholarship, Sen Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, 2006-2008

National Top 8 Team, SIFE China National Competition, Shanghai, China, 2007

Champion, SIFE South China Regional Competition, Hong Kong, China, 2007

1st Prize Award, Engineering School Poster Design Competition, Sen Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China,2006

1st Prize Award, Zhuhai Memorial Stone Design Competition, Sen Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China,2006

National Computer Examination Rank 2 (VB Programming) Certification,Beijing,China, 2005

 

PLANNING AND RESEARCH PROJECTS

Spatial Evolution and Settlement Pathways of Chinese Migrants in Australia, 05/2015!05/2018

Tourism Activity Planning of Internal Mapping Function in Global Distribution System, 01/2012!04/2015

Wildness and Animal Geodatabase Management for Arizona State Government, 05/2011!08/2011

Geodatabase Establishment for Village of Mount Prospect,05/2010!08/2010

DuPage County Land Use and Road Updating,08/2009!12/2009

Border-drawing and Spatial Differentiation of Urban Governance Modes in the Pearl River Delta,12/2007!07/2009

Land and Housing Property in Urban Village in Chinese Cities,12/2007!07/2009

Zhengzhou Strategy Planning of Building National Central City, 12/2008!05/2009

Historical Exhibition of Xiasha Village in Futian, Shenzhen City,04/2009!06/2009

Village Planning of Hudong in Xintang County Zengcheng City,05/2009!06/2009

Village Planning of Chicao in Jiekou District Conghua City,08/2008!06/2009

Regulatory Planning & Site planning of Baishui Valley in Leizhou City, 12/2007!01/2008

Master Planning of Ai¨zi Town in Shixin County Shaoguan City,09/2007!01/2008

Master Planning of Wushi County in Qujiang District Shaoguan City, 08/2008!06/2009

Community Planning of Longgang District Shenzhen City, 09/2008!10/2008

Revitalization Planning of Urban Village in Liwan District Guangzhou City, 03/2008!07/2008

Advertisement Planning of Dongguan City, 08/2007

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Liu, Y., Cheshire, L., Wang, S., and Fu, X. (2019) A socio-spatial analysis of neighbor complaints using large-scale administrative data: the case in Brisbane, Australia, Cities, 90, 168-180.

Wang, S., Sigler, T., Corcoran, J., & Liu, Y. (2018). Modelling the spatial dynamics of Mainland China-born migrants in Australia. Australian Geographer 50(2), 201-219.

Liu, Y., Wang, S., & Xie, B. (2019) Evaluating the effect of public transport fare policy change and the built and non-built environment features on ridership: the case in South East Queensland, Australia, Transport Policy 76, 78-89.

Liu, Y., Wang, S., Fu, X., & Xie, B. (2018). A network-constrained spatial identification of high-risk roads for hit-parked-vehicle collisions in Brisbane, Australia. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space 51(2):279-282

Wang, S., Liu, Y., Sigler, T., & Corcoran, J. (2018). 3D space-time visualization of individual settlement pathways of Mainland China-born migrants in Queensland, Australia. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space 51(2): 275-278.

Wang, S., Sigler, T., Liu, Y., & Corcoran, J. (2018). Shifting dynamics of Chinese settlement in Australia: an urban geographic perspective. Geographical Research, 56(4), 447-464.

Wang, S., Corcoran, J., Liu, Y., & Sigler, T. (2018). Understanding `segmented assimilation¨ in Australian cities: Modelling the residential choices of mainland China-, Hong Kong-and Taiwan-born migrants. Applied Geography, 99, 140-153.

Wang, S., Corcoran, J., Liu, Y., & Sigler, T. (2018). Visualising the internal migration of the mainland China-born population between Australian capital cities over time. Australian Population Studies, 2(1), 56-58.

Wang, S. (2011) Job density and employment subcenters in the four US metropolitan areas. Master thesis. Northern Illinois University

Greene, R., Wang, S. (2010) Identifying high amenity zones in the U.S. and China with advanced GIS techniques, ̄ 18th International Conference on Geoinformatics 1-4. Beijing, China, 2010

Wang, S. (2008) The Living Condition of People in Wan Shenwei Fishing Village Guangzhou, The Collection of Undergraduate Scientific Achievements, 2008, P44-55, China Review Academic Publishers Limited

Wang, S., Guan, JW., Yu,J.,Ruan,ZW. (2008) The Puzzle of Chocolate City - The Medical Service Investigation of African Community in Dengfeng Village in Guangzhou. 3rd Prize Award, 2008 National Social Investigation Competition, Beijing, China

Wang, S. (2008) Master Planning of Luoxi Island Guangzhou, The Collection of Undergraduate Excellent Planning Schem, 2008, P17-21, China Review Academic Publishers Limited

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Wang, S., Liu, Y., Sigler, T., & Corcoran, J. (2018). Visualization of individual settlement pathways of Mainland China-born migrants in Queensland, Australia. The 28th International Population Conference of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP),Cape Town, South Africa, 29th October - 4th November, 2017.

Wang, S., Sigler, T., Liu, Y., & Corcoran, J. (2018). Modeling dynamics of Chinese settlement in Australia. Australian Population Association Biannual Conference, Sydney, Australia, 29th November - 2nd December, 2016

Wang, S., Corcoran, J., Liu, Y., & Sigler, T. (2018). Examining the residential choices of mainland China-, Hong Kong-and Taiwan-born migrants. The 4th Annual International Conference on Demography and Population Studies, Athens, Greece, 12th - 15th June, 2017

Wang, S., Corcoran, J., Liu, Y., & Sigler, T. (2018). Visualising the internal migration of the mainland China-born population between Australian capital cities over time. The Institute of Australian Geographers Conference, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 11th -14th July, 2017

Wang, S., Chen X. (2011) Examining the Spatial Pattern of Employment Density in the Chicago Metropolitan Area: A Dasymetric Approach, 2011 Conference of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Seattle, 2011

Wang, S. (2010) Employment Centers and High Amenity Zones in Large American and Chinese Cities, 2010 Conference of the AAG, Washington D.C, 2010

Wang, S. (2009) The Change of Spatial Influence Scope in Zhengzhou, China, 2009 AAG West Lakes Division MA/MS Student Paper Presentation Competition, Twin City, MN, 2009

Greene, R., Wang, S., (2009) Amenities as Drivers of Urban Growth: High Amenity Zones in the US and China, ̄ Guangzhou China: International Seminar on Urban Form, 2009

MEMBERSHIP

Gamma Theta Upsilon (The International Geographic Honor Society)

GIS Corps

Association of American Geographers (AAG)

Illinois GIS Association (ILGISA)

International Geography Union (IGU)

 

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Teaching Assistant, Living Art Marine Center, Honolulu, HI 05/12-09/12

GIS Volunteer, World Food Program (WFP) DPRK project, GIS Corps, USA 07/10! Present

South China Program Manager, Students in Free Enterprises (SIFE China) 10/08!07/09

Program Manager, Sun Yat-Sen University SIFE Team 09/06!10/08

Director of Resource Department, Tourist Association, Sun Yat-sen University 09/05!09/07

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