Xiaogang (Marshall) Ma Elected to IAMG Council

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Xiaogang (Marshall) Ma Elected to IAMG CouncilJune 30, 2016
Xiaogang (Marshall) Ma, associated research scientist at Tetherless World Constellation, was elected to the Council of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) to serve the period 2016 - 2020. The mission of the IAMG is to promote, worldwide, the advancement of mathematics, statistics and informatics in the Geosciences. Marshall is a life member of IAMG and has been active in the IAMG community since 2005. In 2015 he received the Vistelius Research Award from IAMG and was invited for a keynote talk "Geoinformatics in the Semantic Web" at the 2015 IAMG Annual Conference, Freiberg, Germany. As a council member his aim is to increase the visibility of geomathematics, geoinformatics and IAMG on the Web, promote geomathematics and geoinformatics among young researchers across the world, and broaden communication and advance collaboration between IAMG and other academic societies.