Member of Association of American Geographers (AAG)

Member of Association of American Geologists (AAG)

Member of American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Lifetime Member of the International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Science (CPGIS): Chair of the membership Committee (2001-2003), Member of the Board of Directors (2001-2003), Chair of Conference Site Selection Committee (current)


Reviewed articles for Journal of Geophysical Research, Geophysical Research Letters, Computers and Geosciences, Journal of the American Water Resources Association, Pedosphere, Health and Place, Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. Transaction of Illinois Academy of Science.

Reviewed proposals for National Science Foundation, served on review panel.

Reviewed GIS textbooks for McGraw-Hill and John Wiley & Sons.


Alternate member of Executive Committee of Department of Geography, NIU

Member of Inez H. Nelson Scholarship committee, NIU

Member of Asian American Undergraduate Certificate Program (AAUCP) Advisory Board, NIU

Member of International Program Advisory Council (IPAC), NIU (representing College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

Member of Committee on Initial Teacher Certification (CITC), NIU (representing Geography)

Member of Faculty Development Advisory Committee, NIU

Member of Committee for Improving Undergraduate Education (CIUE), NIU

Member of Nature Preserves & Research Committee, NIU

Faculty associate of Center for Southeast Asian Studies, NIU



Last updated 10/30/08.