Our People

Our team's great efforts make geospatial and health research interesting, enjoyable, and possible. Are you interested in learning more cutting-edge geospatial technologies and helping us solve the puzzle between environment and health? Contact us today to join our team.


Dajun Dai, Ph.D. (C.V.)

Professor of GIS

Department of Geosciences, Georgia State University

Joint appointment

  • School of Public Health, Georgia State University

Affiliated faculty appointment

  • Urban Studies Institute, Georgia State University

  • Georgia Health Policy Center, Georgia State University

  • Emory Center for Injury Control, Emory University


Sumya Tasnim

Stephen Wegmann

Forrest Dabbs

Laurel Sparks

Where are our former students?

  • Eunhee Kim, PhD student (Geospatial Information Sciences) in University of Texas at Dallas

  • Joseph Ayers-Irusota, ESRI

  • Ruixue Wang, PhD student in North Carolina State University

  • Antwi Opuni, GIS Director, Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission

  • Amy Moore, Transportation Planning Engineer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

  • Alexandra Boos, GIS Analyst, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Sarah Boos Beddington, GIS Analyst, Blue Cypress Consulting, LLC.

  • Derek Jaworski, GIS Specialist and Program Manager, Weststat