The CyberInfrastructure and Geospatial Information (CIGI) Laboratory researches and develops cutting-edge cyberinfrastructure to advance geospatial sciences and technologies. Currently, specific research areas include:
Advanced cyberinfrastructure and cyberGIS
Complex environmental and geospatial problems
Computational and data sciences
Geographic information science and systems (GIS)
High-performance parallel and distributed computing
CIGI includes a number of faculty, staff, and students from multiple institutions who have diverse disciplinary expertise such as Computational and Data Sciences, Computer Science, Environmental Science and Engineering, Geography and Social Sciences, Geosciences, Health Sciences, Hydrology and Water Resources, and Statistics. Dr. Shaowen Wang is CIGI founder and director.