Profile for Gargi Chaudhuri

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Specialty area(s)

GIS, Spatial Simulation Modeling, Land use and land cover change, Network Analysis, and Cartography.

Education

2007 - 2011: Ph.D in Geography, University of California Santa Barbara
2005 - 2007: M.Sc in Geography (Speciality: Cartography), University of Calcutta
2002 - 2005: B.Sc in Geography (Honors, Speciality: Cartography), University of Calcutta. Minor in Political Science and Economics

Teaching history

University of Wisconsin La Crosse

  • GEO 102: Maps & Society
  • GEO 200: Conservation of Environment
  • ESC/GEO 305: GIS-I
  • GEO 309: Urban Geography
  • GEO 310: Transportation Geography
  • ESC/GEO 405: GIS-II
  • ESC/GEO 465: Scripting in GIS
  • GEO 401: Geography Capstone
  • GEO 485: GIS-III

University of California Santa Barbara (Instructor/TA)

  • Geog 12: Maps and Mapping
  • Geog 126: Maps in Science and Society
  • Geog 128: Analytical and Computer Cartography
  • Geog 184: Cartographic Design and Geographic Visualization
  • Geog 210C: Statistical Methods in Geography
  • Geog 288KC/195KC: GIS Research

Professional history

  • 2018 – Present: Associate Professor, Dept. of Geography and Earth Science, University of Wisconsin La Crosse; Affiliated Faculty, Center of South Asia, University of Wisconsin
  • 2012 – 2018: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Geography and Earth Science, University of Wisconsin La Crosse; Affiliated Faculty, Center of South Asia, University of Wisconsin
  • 2011 – 2012: Postdoctoral Fellow, Resilience and Adaptive Management Group, Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • 2011: Instructor, Department of Geography, University of California Santa Barbara
  • 2010: Graduate Student Intern, Summer Intern, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Geographic Information Science and Technology Group, Computational Sciences and Engineering Division
  • 2009 – 2011: Graduate Research Assistant, Dept. of Geography, University of California Santa Barbara
  • 2007 – 2009: Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Geography, University of California Santa Barbara

Research and publishing

  • Chaudhuri, G., and Clarke, K. C. (2019), Modeling an Indian megalopolis– a case study on adapting SLEUTH urban growth model. Computer, Environment, and Urban System, Vol – 77: XX-XX.
  • Chaudhuri, G.,and Foley, S. (2019), DSLEUTH: a distributed version of SLEUTH urban growth model, SpringSim-ANSS 2019, April 29-May 2, Tucson, AZ, USA; ©2019 Society for Modeling and Simulation (SCS) International
  • Chaudhuri, G.(2017), Simulating urban growth in South Asia: A SLEUTH Application, Proceedings of Geocomputation 2017, September 5 – 7, University of Leeds, UK.
  • Chaudhuri, G.,Mishra, N. B. (2016), Spatio-temporal dynamics of land cover and land surface temperature in Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta: A comparative analysis between India and Bangladesh. Applied Geography, 68, 68-83
  • Dutta, S., and Chaudhuri, G. (2015), Mapping Environmentally Sensitive Areas of Rajasthan in Western India, Geographical Review, Vol. 105 (4): 441-461
  • Mishra, N. B., and Chaudhuri, G.(2015), Spatio-temporal Analysis of Trends in Seasonal Vegetation Productivity across Uttarakhand, Indian Himalayas, 2000-2014, Applied Geography, Vol. 56, pp. 29-41
  • Chaudhuri, G., and Clarke, K. C. (2015), On the Spatiotemporal Dynamics of the Coupling between Land Use and Road Networks: Does Political History Matter? Environment and Planning B, Vol. 42: 133- 156
  • Chaudhuri, G., and Clarke, K. C., (2014), Temporal sensitivity in urban growth modeling: A case study using SLEUTH, Transactions in GIS, Vol. 18(2): 302–320
  • Chaudhuri, G., and Clarke, K. C. (2013), The SLEUTH Land Use Change Model: A Review, International Journal of Environmental Resources Research, Vol. 1(1): 88 – 104.
  • Chaudhuri, G., and Clarke, K. C. (2013), How does land use policy affect urban growth? A case study on the Italo-Slovenian border, Journal of Land Use Science, Vol. 8(4): 443-465
  • Chaudhuri, G., and Clarke, K. C. (2011), Temporal limitations of urban growth modelling, Proceedings of Geocomputation 2011, July 20 – 22, University College London, UK.
  • Chaudhuri, G. (2007), Sustainable Tourism in Mountains, The Observer, Student Geographical Association, University of Calcutta, Vol. 45, pp. 42 – 44

Kudos

presented

Gargi Chaudhuri, Geography & Earth Science, presented "Panel Discussion: Urban Planning and Resilience during the Global Pandemic " at American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting on April 9 online.

Submitted on: April 14

 

published

Gargi Chaudhuri, Geography & Earth Science, authored the article "Analyzing the dynamics of urbanization in Delhi National Capital Region in India using satellite image based time series analysis" in Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science and was accepted for publication by Sage Journals. The the co-authors include Kumar Mainali, The Chesapeake Conservancy and Niti Mishra, Geography and Earth Science, UWL.

Submitted on: Mar. 4

 

awarded

Gargi Chaudhuri, Geography & Earth Science, received the award for 2020-2021 Research Infrastructure Program Grant from Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium. The grant was awarded for the project, “Detection of Aquatic Invasive Plants Using Deep Learning Based Semantic Segmentation Approach."

Submitted on: Mar. 4