Jeon-Young Kang

Research Interests

Formal Ontology, Qualitative Spatial Reasoning, Agent-based Model, Linked Data, Dengue Fever

Contact Details

jeonyoun@buffalo.edu

Education

University of Buffalo, State University of New York, USA

Ph.D Student in Geography Sep, 2013 -

Advisor : Thomas Bittner and Jared Aldstadt
Committee: Barry Smith (Philosophy), Sara Metcalf (Geography)

Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea

M.S in GIS and Cartography Mar, 2010 - Feb, 2012

Advisor : Chulsue Hwang
Thesis: A Study on Geo-Ontological Application of Geographical Features

Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea

B.Sc in Geography Mar, 2004- Feb, 2010

Military Service: 2005 - 2007
Thesis:An Ontological Design of Personalized Travel Information System

Academic Awards

(2016) - Research Travel Grant , NCGIA-Buffalo
(2015) - Best Research Grant Proposal , (July 2015) Vespucci 2015 Week2, with S. Doore, M. Dube (UMaine), J.-Y. Kang, and S.Zhong (SUNY at Buffalo)
Title: (R21) HAIs risk assessment using sensor based spatial-temporal network models

(2016), (2015) - Research Travel Grant , Dept. Geography in SUNY at Buffalo
(2012) - Research Travel Grant , Kyung Hee University
(Spring 2010), (Fall 2010), (Fall 2011) - Fellowship , Kyung Hee University
(Fall 2009), (Fall 2007) - Chancellor's list , Kyung Hee University
(2008) - Gold Prize in Poster Presentation Competition, Annual Conference of Korean Geographical Society
Title: A Correlation Analysis between Regional Properties and Lightening Occurrence by Using GWR

(2007) - Silver Prize in Poster Presentation Competition, Annual Conference of Korean Geographical Society
Title: A Study on Leisure Patterns of Students based on Spatio-temporal Visualization

(2008) - Exemplary Leadership Scholarship , Dam-Oh Scholarship committee
(2005) - Exemplary Leadership Scholarship , Kyung Hee University
(2008) - Neo-Renaissance Scholarship, Kyung Hee University
(Fall 2009), (Spring 2008), (Spring 2005), (Fall 2004) Superiority Scholarship, Kyung Hee University

Publications

Refereed Journal Article

[2] Cho, S., J.-Y. Kang, L. Knapen, T. Bellemans, D. Janssens, G. Wets, C. Hwang (2013) An activity-based carpooling microsimulation using ontology, Procedia Computer Science, 19, 48-55 PDF
[1] Kang, J.-Y. and C. Hwang (2013) A Study on Geo-Ontological Application Application of Costal Information, Journal of The Korean Geographical Society, 48(1), 112-127 (in Korean) PDF

Refereed Book Chapters

[1] Kang, J.-Y, J. Choi, and T. Bittner (2016) An Ontology-based Geospatial Database for Identifying Geographical Change, In Onsurd, H. and W. Kuhn (Eds.), Advancing Geographic Information Science: The Past and Next Twenty Years, 293-299

Presentation

[12] Aldstadt, J. and J.-Y. Kang (2017) Using Spatial Statistics for Validataion of Agent-Based Models, In the Association of American Geographers Annual meeting, Apr. 5-9, 2017, Boston, MA, USA.
[11] Kang, J.-Y. and T. Bittner (2017) Qualitative Trajectory Relations, In the Association of American Geographers Annual meeting, Apr. 5-9, 2017, Boston, MA, USA.
[10] Kang, J.-Y. and J. Aldstadt (2016) Social Connections and Context in Dengue Transmission, In the Americal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygeine 65th Annual Meeting, Nov. 13-17, 2016, Atlanta, GA, USA.
[9] Kang, J.-Y. and T. Bittner (2016) A Network-Based Referent Tracking for Infectious Disease Using GPS Sensor Data, In Ontological Approach to Sensor Data Analysis- NCGIA, NCOR Conference, May. 19-20, 2016, Amherst, NY, USA.
[8] Kang, J.-Y. and J. Aldstadt (2016) Patterns of Diversity in Dengue Virus Infections, In the Association of American Geographers Annual meeting, Mar. 29- Apr. 2, 2016, San Francisco, CA, USA.
[7] Ye, X., J.-Y. Kang., and S. Wang (2016) Developing an Infrastructure Suitability Index (ISI) to Evaluate the Performance of a Freeway System, In the Association of American Geographers Annual meeting, Mar. 29- Apr. 2, 2016, San Francisco, CA, USA.
[6] Kang, J.-Y., J. Choi, and T. Bittner (2015) An Ontology-based Geospatial Database for Identifying Geographical Change, In NCGIA Conference (Vespucci Week 2), Advancing Geograpihc Infroamtion Science: The Past and Next Twenty Years, Jun. 29 - Jul. 3, 2015, Bar Harbor, ME, USA.
[5] Kang, J.-Y., Y. Yang, J. Choi, and T. Bittner (2015) An Ontology for Capturing Geographical Change, In the Association of American Geographers Annual meeting, Apr. 21-25, 2015, Chicago, IL, USA.
[4] Aldstadt, J. and J.-Y. Kang. (2015), Assessing the Importance of Local Heterogeneity in Dengue Virus Transmission Models, In the Association of American Geographers Annual meeting, Apr. 21-25, 2015, Chicago, IL, USA.
[3] Kang, J.Y. and C. Hwang (2012), A Study on the Geo-Ontological Database of Coast Information, In the Association of American Geographers Annual meeting, Feb. 24-28, 2012, Manhattan, NY, USA.
[2] Kang, J.Y. (2008) A Correlation Analysis between Regional Properties and Lightening Occurrence by Using GWR, Poster Competition of 2008 Annual Conference of Korean Geographical Society, Seoul, South Korea
[1] Kang, J.Y. (2007) A Study on Leisure Behavior Patterns of Undergraduate Student, Poster Competition of 2007 Annual Conference of Korean Geographical Society, Seoul, South Korea

Professional Service

Dissertation Grant Review

2015 Mark Diamond Research Fund Application Review Council (Spring 2015), (Summer 2015), Graduate Student Association, University at Buffalo

Conference Service

Panelist
2015 "Emerging Societal Challenges Likely to Affect GIScience in the Next Twenty Years", In Vespucci 2015 Week2, Jun. 29 - Jul. 3, 2015, Bar Harbor, MA

Session organizer
2017 "Validation Methodologies for Agent-Based Simulations",In the Association of American Geographers Annual meeting, Apr. 5-9, 2017, Boston, MA, USA.
2017 "Spatial Weights", In the Association of American Geographers Annual meeting, Apr. 5-9, 2017, Boston, MA, USA.
2016 "Spatial Weights: Theoretical Innovations", In the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Mar. 29 - Apr. 2, 2016, San Francisco, CA, USA.
2016 "Spatial Weights: Empirical practices", In the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Mar. 29 - Apr. 2, 2016, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Book Reviewer

Project

Agent-based Model of Dengue Transmission

Simulation model DengueModel created with AnyLogic - simulation software / 
			Health Geography
Run the model Developed with
simulation software AnyLogic
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