Liem Tran

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Institution/Organization: University of Tennessee at Knoxville

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Keyword(s) of Area of Expertise:

  • physical and environmental geography
  • spatial data science
  • GIS/geospatial analysis
  • decision-making science (focus on human-environment interactions)
  • artificial intelligence techniques


Dr. Tran is an environmental geographer and GIS/geospatial analyst. His primary research interests include integrated regional vulnerability assessment, the use of artificial intelligence (e.g., fuzzy set theory, neural network, and cellular automata) in geographic analysis and modeling. He has been in the core team of the U.S. EPA’s Regional Vulnerability Assessment (ReVA) program since 2000. He has developed various integration techniques, distance measures for ReVA.