Texas Tech University

Xuantong Wang

Assistant Professor
Geographic Information Science and Technology

Email: xuanwang@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-7171

Fax: (806) 742-0100

Office: 215, Holden Hall

Address: Department of Geosciences, Mail Stop 1053, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-1053
Dr. Xuantong (Tony) Wang


  • Ph.D., Geography, University of Denver, 2020
  • Master of Environmental Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 2016
  • B. A., Environmental Economics and Policy, UC Berkeley, 2014

Research Interests

  • Sustainability science
  • GeoAI and high performance geospatial computing
  • GIS and geovisualization
  • Data mining


  • GIST 4308 - Cartographic Design

Recent Publications

Costanza, R., Anderson, S., Sutton, P., Mulder, K., Mulder, O., Kubiszewski, I., Wang, X., Xin, L., Pérez-Maqueo, O., Martinez., M., Jarvis. D., Dee, G. (2021). The global value of coastal wetlands for storm protection. Global Environmental Change70, 102328.


Li, J., Wang, X., He, Z., Zhang, T. (2021). A Personalized Activity-based Spatiotemporal Risk Mapping Approach to COVID-19 Pandemic. Cartography and Geographic Information Science.


Qi, B., Wang, X*., & Sutton, P. (2021). Can Nighttime Satellite Imagery Inform Our Understanding of Education Inequality?. Remote Sensing, 13(5), 843.


Wang, X*., Li, J., & Zhang, T. (2020). Building a GPU-Enabled Analytical Workflow for Maritime Pattern Discovery Using Automatic Identification System Data. In High Performance Computing for Geospatial Applications (pp. 227-248). Springer.


Wang, X*., Rafa, M., Moyer, J. D., Li, J., Scheer, J., & Sutton, P. (2019). Estimation and Mapping of Sub-National GDP in Uganda Using NPP-VIIRS Imagery. Remote Sensing, 11(2), 163.