Huizhen Jane Niu

GIS Instructor, Spatial Analytics Lab Coordinator

ADDRESS:
264 Martin D. Woodin Hall

EMAIL ADDRESS:
hniu@agcenter.lsu.edu

OFFICE PHONE:
225-578-3268

COLLEGE:
College of Agriculture

DEPARTMENT:
Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Geographic Information System (ArcGIS)
  • Remote Sensing
  • Spatial Data Analysis

 

Curriculum Vitae

Vitae

 

Education

B.S. Geography, Hebei Normal University, China, 1983

Part-time Student, GIS and Computer Science, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 1998

 

Experience

GIS Instructor/Spatial Analytics Lab Coordinator, Department of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, November 1998-Present

Responsibility: Assisting faculties and graduate students with GIS related research. Teaching students GIS and helping them to apply GIS in their research. Managing Department GIS Lab and ensuring that we have the latest hardware and GIS technology.
Environment: Windows Server, SQL Server,  ESRI ArcGIS (ArcGIS Desktop,  ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS online, ArcGIS Business Analyst etc.).

GIS Technician, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Baton Rouge, LA, January 1997-August 1997

Part-time GIS Technician, Goebel & Neisler Partnership, Baton Rouge, LA, January 1996-June 1997

Research Associate, Hebei Institute of Geographic Studies, Hebei, China, June 1983-January 1991

 

Publications

Jeffrey Gillespie, Patrick Hatzenbuehler, Carol O’Neil, Bo Lin, and Huizhen Niu. The Impact of Neighborhood Income on the Cost of Energy-Dense and Nutrient-Dense Foods in Supermarkets Journal of Food Distribution Research Volume 46 Issue 3, November 2015.

Mark J. Schafer, Tasia Mehzabin and Huizhen Niu.  Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Gulf of Mexico Region: 2000-2017.  Louisiana Agriculture, Winter 2015.

Tanger, S.M.; Guidry, K.M.; Niu, H. Monetary Estimates of Feral Hog Damage to Agricultural Producers in Louisiana. Journal of the National Association County agricultural Agents Volume 8 December, 2015.

Hector Zapata, Michael Dicks, David Maradiaga and Huzein Niu. Crop Residue Biomass Production in Louisiana, Louisiana Agriculture, Winter 2012.

 

Awards

First Place Poster Award, Southern Agricultural Economics Association Selected Poster Competition, J. Matthew Fannin, Kenneth W. Paxton, John D. Barreca, and  Huizhen Niu. "Evaluating the Switch from Cotton to Corn: Impacts on the Louisiana Economy", Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, February, 5 2008.

Second Place Poster Award, American Agricultural Economics Association Selected Poster Competition, Tao Ran, Jinhua Zhao, and Huizhen Niu. "Measuring the Impact of Livestock Operations Using Hedonic Model: What Kind of Distances Matter", American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, July, 30 2007.

First Place Poster Award. American Agricultural Economics Association Selected Poster Competition, Dr. Vandeveer, Patricia Soto, Dr. Henning, Huizhen Niu and Rebecca Mclaren: "Measuring Spatial Dynamics of Growth at Urban Fringe." American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meetings, in Denver, August 1-4, 2004.

 

Spatial Analytics Lab

Department of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness