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10 People of the Year

Linwang Yuan

yuan_lin_wang_zhao_pian_02.jpgLinwang Yuan is professor and Ph. D supervisor in School of Geography Science,awardee of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars in 2016. He engages in the research on GIS theory and methods, developing systematicallyunified multi-dimensional GIS data model based on geometric and algebra and providing new methods for the new analytic GIS construction and comprehensive analysis of geography. As the deputy directorof the key laboratory of virtual geographic environment, Ministry of Education of China and the executive director of the Jiangsu Provincial Geographic Information Resources Development and Utilization Collaborative Innovation Center, he positively participates in the construction of discipline and laboratory, helping the key laboratory win an “Excellence” in geoscience laboratory assessment of the Ministry of Education and helping the collaborative center get A-class fund in assessment.