Funded Ph.D. and M.S. Positions in GIScience at Univ New Mexico

Dr. Xi Gong from the Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, University of New Mexico is seeking Ph.D. and M.S. students with research interest in geospatial data science to start in Fall 2020. The successful applicants will be offered with competitive funding packages through Teaching Assistantships, Research Assistantships, and academic scholarships. The students will join Dr. Gong’s research programs, and will be a part of the Center for the Advancement of Spatial Informatics Research and Education (ASPIRE) at the University of New Mexico. 

For Fall 2020, Dr. Gong is particularly seeking students with interests in (1) spatial-temporal data mining and visualization; (2) big data science and analytics (using machine learning, text mining, network analysis, etc.); (3) environmental exposure assessment and human health, or (4) GIS-based modeling. If you are interested in applying, please contact Dr. Gong at for more information.

Application deadlines are January 15, 2020 for the Ph.D. program, and February 1, 2020 for the M.S. program.

More info about the Geography Ph.D. and M.S. program at the Department of Geography & Environmental Studies at the University of New Mexico can be found in the in the PDF here.


Xi Gong, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Geography & Environmental Studies

University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM 87131