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Yujie  Hu

Yujie Hu

Yujie Hu
Assistant Professor


Office: NES 305
Phone: 813/974-4580



Ph.D. (Geography), Louisiana State University, 2016


GIS 4043 Geographic Information Systems


My research interests focus on the development and application of GIS, spatial analytical models and visualization techniques to understand patterns and processes of urban systems such as transportation, public health, crime and human-environment interactions, as well as to provide policy implications for decision-makers.

Specialty Area

GIS, Transportation, Human Mobility and Accessibility, Public Health, Crime, Human-Environment Interactions

Recent Journal Articles

  • Wang, F., Hu, Y., Wang, S., and Li, X. (2017) Local Indicator of Colocation Quotient with a Statistical Significance Test: Examining Spatial Association of Crime and Facilities. The Professional Geographer 69(1): 22-31. doi: 10.1080/00330124.2016.1157498
  • Hu, Y., Wang, F., and Xierali, I. (2016) Automated Delineation of Hospital Service Areas and Hospital Referral Regions by Modularity Optimization. Health Services Research. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12616
  • Hu, Y. and Wang, F. (2016) Temporal Trends of Intraurban Commuting in Baton Rouge 1990-2010. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 106(2): 470-479. doi: 10.1080/00045608.2015.1113117
  • Hu, Y. and Wang, F. (2015) Decomposing Excess Commuting: A Monte Carlo Simulation Approach. Journal of Transport Geography 44: 43-52. doi: 10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2015.03.002
  • Hu, Y., Miller, H. J., and Li, X. (2014) Detecting and Analyzing Mobility Hotspots using Surface Networks. Transactions in GIS 18(6): 911-935. doi: 10.1111/tgis.12076