Bumseok Chun

Contact Information
  • Address
    280 Ferst Dr. NW
    Atlanta,  GA  30332
  • Phone Number: (404) 894-0124
  • Primary Email: Bum.Chun@coa.gatech.edu
  • Job Title: Lecturer
  • Alternate Job Title: Post-Doctoral Researcher, Center for Geographic Information Systems
    Center for Geographic Information Systems, School of City and Regional Planning
  • Bum Seok Chun
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Bum Seok Chun has a long-standing interest in the application of geospatial information, based upon urban infrastructure and environmental sustainability in the planning domain. Dr. Chun obtained a PhD in City and Regional Planning at The Ohio State University (OSU). His dissertation, entitled “Three-Dimensional City Determinants of the Urban Heat Island by A Statistical Approach”, focuses on the UHI and related energy issues, using many geospatial techniques, such as Remote Sensing, LiDAR, and advanced spatial analysis. He has not only a Masters in City and Regional Planning but also another in Geodetic Science (Thesis title: Building reconstruction from feature vector with LiDAR data) from OSU, which has helped considerably in his empirical research. Recently, he was awarded the ACSP travel award and the Pixoneer Fellowship in the area of GIS, RS, and Spatial Statistics in 2011. Before joining Center for GIS at Georgia Tech, he had served as an adjunct faculty and graduate research associate at OSU and Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), respectively.

Educational Background

2012- Ph.D. (City & Regional Planning), The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2009- Master of City & Regional Planning, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2006- Master of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Geodetic Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2003- B.S. (Civil and Geoinformatics Engineering), Inha University, South Korea

Fields of Interest 

  • Environmental Planning and Policy
  • Climate Change
  • Image Processing (RS/LiDAR), 3D Simulation, and Modeling

  • Numerical and Spatial Data Analysis
  • Geographic Information Systems

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College of Design, School of City & Regional Planning, CSPAV - Center for Spatial Planning Analytics and Visualization

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