Curriculum Vitae

P. WILLIAM LIMPISATHIAN 

Education

University of Oregon – Eugene, OR
Ph.D. in Geography
Class of 2021 (anticipated)
Areas of Concentration: Neuro-cartography and GIScience
Advisor: Dr. Amy Lobben
Lab Affiliations: Spatial Cognition, Computation and Complexity (S3C) Lab, InfoGraphics Lab, Social Science Instructional Lab (SSIL)
Dissertation: Neurological role of cartographic visual contrast in mediating geospatial cognition (tentative title)

The Pennsylvania State University – University Park, PA
M.S. in Geography
Class of 2017
Areas of Concentration: Cartography and GIScience
Advisor: Dr. Cindy Brewer
Lab Affiliation: GeoVista Center
Thesis: Evaluating visual contrast and hierarchy relations of cartographic features across multi-scale map display

The Pennsylvania State University – University Park, PA
B.S. with Distinction (cum laude) in Geography – Geographic Information Science Option
Class of 2015
Areas of Concentration: Cartography, Geovisualization
Advisor: Dr. Cindy Brewer
Lab Affiliation: The Peter R. Gould Center for Geographic Education and Outreach
Minor: Information Sciences and Technology for Earth and Mineral Sciences

Awards and Honors

  • North American Cartographic Information Society Annual Meeting Student Travel Grant – 2019
  • International Cartographic Association ICC Scholarship – 2019
  • U.S. National Committee to the International Cartographic Association ICC Delegation Grant – 2019
  • University of Oregon Department of Geography Rippey Research Award – 2019
  • AAG Environmental Perception and Behavioral Geography Specialty Group Travel Grant – 2019
  • North American Cartographic Information Society Annual Meeting Student Travel Grant – 2018
  • North American Cartographic Information Society Annual Meeting Student Travel Grant – 2017
  • Penn State C. Gregory Knight Endowment in Geography – 2017
  • University of Oregon Dean of the Graduate School Promising Scholar Award – 2017
  • U.S. National Committee to the International Cartographic Association ICC Delegation Grant – 2017
  • American Association of Geographers Cartography Specialty Group Master’s Thesis Grant – 2016
  • Penn State Ruby S. Miller Endowment for Geographic Excellence – 2016
  • Best Research in the Combustion/Catalysis/Gasification Category at the Penn State Energy Days Conference – 2016
  • Penn State C. Gregory Knight Endowment in Geography – 2015
  • Penn State College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Dean’s List (all semesters) – 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Agricultural Research Development Agency – Royal Thai Government Scholarship – 2011
  • His Majesty the King of Thailand Royal Student Achievement Award and Scholarship – 2009

Memberships and Service

  • Alpha Tau Chapter, Gamma Theta Upsilon Geography Honor Society and Professional Fraternity (GTU) – Vice President (2015-2016), Graduate Chair (2016-2017)
  • North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) – Student member (2014 – present)
  • Association of American Geographers (AAG) – Student member (2014 – present)
  • Undergraduates of the Department of Geography (UnderDOG) – Graduate Student Liaison (2015-2017)
  • Geospatial Information Science Coalition (GIS Coalition) – Founding Member (2013-2015)
  • Thai Student Association (ThSA), The Pennsylvania State University – Counselor to the President (2015-2017), President (2014-15), Chief of Staff and Secretary of the Association (2012-14)
  • Supporting Women in Geography (SWIG) Chapter at The Pennsylvania State University – Member (2015-2016)
  • No)Boundaries Conference Organizing Committee – Member (2014 -15)
  • MaptimeSCE – Co-organizer (2016)
  • MaptimeEugene – Co-organizer (2017 – Present)
  • Cartography Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers (CSG-AAG) – Student Director (2019-2020)