Pinliang Dong

Pinliang Dong

Pinliang Dong
Associate Professor, Department of Geography
University of North Texas, USA


Dr. Pinliang Dong teaches Intermediate GIS, Advanced GIS, Advanced GIS Programming, Introduction to Remote Sensing, and Special Problems. He advises graduate student research in GIS, remote sensing, and applications in geographic and environmental sciences. Recent graduate theses include selecting optimal residential locations using GIS, vegetation mapping using NASAs EO-1 hyperspectral image data, development of a GIS toolkit for wildlife tracking, and small-area population estimation using high resolution satellite images and LiDAR data.


Research Interest

Spatial analysis and modeling
GIS and remote sensing for environmental science, geosciences, public health, and population studies
LiDAR data applications in built-up and forest environments
Digital image analysis