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Edward Pultar

Lecturer

Contact Information
E-mail: pultar@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 821-2193
Office: AHF B55
Office Hours: Monday - Friday : Any time by appointment.

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Biographical Sketch

Edward Pultar is a Lecturer in the Spatial Sciences Institute at the University of Southern California.  His interests pertain to Geographic Information Science and Systems (GIS), mobile devices, social networks, travel behavior, and other dynamic spatio-temporal phenomena.  He obtained a B.S. degree in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics from the University of Utah.  While completing his M.S. degree in Geography at the University of Utah he researched dynamic, spatio-temporal GIS representations, models, queries, geovisualization, and implementations through a grant from the National Science Foundation.  

Subsequently he attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he obtained a Ph.D. in Geography.  There he also received a research grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the President’s dissertation fellowship from the University of California, the Geography Department’s Excellence in Teaching award, and the Dangermond fellowship award for excellence in GIScience research.  During his doctoral studies Edward held an Honorary Appointment in the Department of Geomatics at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and was also a GIS Engineering intern working on Google Earth at Google, Inc., in Mountain View, California.   Following this he was a visiting professor at Universitat Jaume I in Castellón, Spain, working with the Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies degree program run jointly with the University of Münster in Germany and University Nova de Lisboa in Portugal.

 

Education

Ph.D. Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2011
M.S. Geography, University of Utah, 2007
B.S. Computer Science, University of Utah, 2005
B.S. Geography, University of Utah, 2005
 

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Non-Tenure Track Appointments

Lecturer, University of Southern California, 2012-2013   
 

Visiting and Temporary Appointments

Visiting Professor, Universitat Jaume I, 2011-2012   
 

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Edward Pultar's interests pertain to Geographic Information Science and Systems (GIS), mobile devices, social networks, travel behavior, and other dynamic spatio-temporal phenomena.
 

Research Keywords

GIS spatial mobile
 
 
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