Meifang Li won the first-place of the John Odland Award.
Meifang Li, a visiting scholar to the Geography Department from the Sun Yat-sen University, China, won the first-place of the John Odland Award at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers. This is the award for the Student Paper Competition of the Spatial Analsis and Modeling Specialty Group of AAG. The competition includes both writing and oral presentation. The awarded paper is titled “Agent-based modeling of communicable disease transmissions with real human mobility and disease data”, and was co-advised by Prof. Xun Shi (Dartmouth) and Prof. Xia Li (Sun Yat-sen University).