Caixia Wang

Caixia Wang

Assistant Professor
Geomatics
ECB 302C
907-786-1804
cwang12@alaska.edu

Education

Ph.D. Earth Systems and Geoinformation Sciences, George Mason University, 2010
M.S. Spatial Information Science and Engineering, University of Maine, 2004
B.E. Surveying Engineering, Wuhan University (China), 1996

Professional & Department Service

University Committees

  • College of Engineering Software and Computer Committee, 2013-present
  • Office of Sustainability Transportation Working Group, 2013-present

Advisory and Review

  • Katerva Awards Validation in Transportation Panelist, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • The Glossary of the Mapping Sciences Panelist, ASPRS, 2012

Journal Peer Reviewer

  • ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Transactions in GIS, 2012, 2014
  • GIScience and Remote Sensing, 2014
  • International Journal of Remote Sensing, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 2012
  • Journal of Spatial Information Science, 2012, 2013

Research Interests

  • Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Science
  • Spatial and Spatiaotemporal Modeling and Analysis
  • Spatial Information Integration and Retrieval 
  • Spatial Web Services
  • Cloud Computing

Publications

  1. C. Wang, A. Stefanidis and P. Agouris, 2012. Spatial content-based scene similarity assessment.  ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 69: 103-120.
  2. X. Lu, C. Wang, N. Karamnzadeh, A. Croitoru & A. Stefanidis, 2011. Deriving Indoor Scene Structure with path Analysis, ACM GIS 2011 – Workshop on Indoor Spatial Awareness, Chicago, pp. 43-50.
  3. J. Pustejovsky, M. Verhagen, A. Stefanidis & C. Wang, 2011. Geolocating Orientational Descriptions of Landmark Configurations, Workshop on Computational Models of Spatial Language Interpretation and Generation (CoSLI-2), Boston, MA, pp. 32-39.
  4. C. Wang, P. Agouris & A. Stefanidis, 2010. Statistical and Structural Descriptions for Image to Map Registration, International Archives of Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing, Vol. 38, Part B4.
  5. A. Stefanidis, C. Wang, X. Lu & K. M. Curtin, 2009. Multilayer scene similarity assessment, International Workshop on Spatial and Spatiotemporal Data Mining (SSTDM-09) In Cooperation with IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, Miami, Florida, pp. 622-629.
  6. C. Wang, A. Stefanidis, A. Croitoru & P. Agouris, 2008. Map registration of image sequences using linear features, Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 74(1): 25 – 38.
  7. C. Wang, A. Stefanidis, P. Agouris, 2008. An attribute-driven approach for image registration using road networks, International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Vol. XXXVII, Part B4, pp. 193-198.
  8. C. Wang, A. Stefanidis, P. Agouris, 2007. Relaxation matching for georegistration of aerial and satellite imagery, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing(ICIP), San Antonio, Texas, pp. 449-452.
  9. C. Wang, A. Croitoru, A. Stefanidis and P. Agouris, 2007. Image-to-X registration using linear features, IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Imperial College, London, UK, pp. 1-7.

Career History/Work Experience

Assistant Professor, University of Alaska Anchorage, Fall 2013-present
Visiting Assistant Professor, Missouri State University, 2012-2013
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, George Mason University, 2011-2012

Duties & Responsibilities

  • GEO A137 Principles of Mapping
  • GIS A366 Spatial Information Analysis and Modeling
  • GEO A155 Fundamentals of Surveying
  • GIS A458 Design and Management of Spatial Data