My name is Sunhui Sim and I am an Associate Professor in Geography Department. I completed my Ph.D. in Geography (with an emphasis in Remote Sensing, GIS, Cartography) from Florida State University in 2010. Prior to that, I completed my Master in Geography with an emphasis of Spatial Statistics, urban remote sensing, population mapping from University of California, Santa Barbara in 2006.

Research Interests

  • Urban Geography (Smart Growth)
  • Crime Mapping
  • Hazards (Wildfire, Flood, Hurricane, Extreme Heat), Geographic Information Systems/Science (Urban Growht Modeling, Indicator Development), Remote Sensing (Object-based image processing, Temperature Extraction, Hazard mapping)


  •   Geography (PhD)
    Florida State University
  •   Geography (MA)
    University of California, Santa Barbara
  •   Regional Science (MS)
    Konkuk University
  •   Geography (BS)
    Konkuk University

Selected Intellectual Contributions