Directors




Chaowei Yang, Director of I/UCRC at George Mason University. Dr. Yang is an Associate Professor of Geographic Information Science at George Mason University, where he founded and directs the Center for Intelligent Spatial Computing.
cyang3@gmu.edu



Professor Keith Clarke , Co-Director of I/UCRC. Dr. Clarke is a research cartographer and professor who joined the faculty at UCSB in 1996. Dr. Clarke's most recent research has been on environmental simulation modeling, on modeling urban growth using cellular automata, on terrain mapping and analysis, and on the history of the CORONA remote sensing program.
kclarke@geog.ucsb.edu



Jason Ur, Co-Director of I/UCRC. Jason Ur is Director of the Center for Geographic Analysis and Professor of Archaeology in the Department of Anthropology. He studies the origins and development of cities and empires in the Middle East and their landscape impacts, using satellite remote sensing, mobile GIS-based field survey, and geospatial analysis. He has directed research projects in Syria, Turkey, and Iran. He currently leads the Erbil Plain Archaeological Survey in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, which is investigating six millennia of settlement and land use history in northern Mesopotamia.
jasonur@fas.harvard.edu