Vistelius Research Award for Marshall X Ma

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Vistelius Research Award for Marshall X MaSeptember 10, 2015
Marshall X Ma received the Andrei B. Vistelius Award from the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG). The biennial award, established in 1980, is "presented to a young scientist for promising contributions in research in the application of mathematics or informatics in the earth sciences." Marshall was also invited for a keynote award presentation at the IAMG Annual Conference held at Freiberg, Germany. The paper of his presentation is accessible at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/281414025_Geoinformatics_in_the_Semantic_Web .

Marshall is an associate research scientist of semantic eScience at Tetherless World Constellation, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA. He received his Ph.D. degree of Earth Systems Science and GIScience from University of Twente, Netherlands. His research interests include participatory conceptual modeling, data sharing in the semantic web, crowd-sourcing geoinformation, and spatio-temporal analysis of Big and Little Data. Since 2001, Ma has been an investigator on a range of scientific projects focusing on geoscience data management and their service and processing in the Web.