Office: Rhodes Hall 107C
Teaches: Fundamentals of Disaster/Emergency Management, Vulnerability and Risk Reduction, Disaster/Emergency
Planning and Response, Fundamental Risk Communication, GIS Planning for Emergency
Management, Application of GIS
Research: Emergency Management, GIS
Education: Ph.D. Texas A&M University
Dr. Seong Nam Hwang’s research interests broadly lie in the area of the application of geospatial technologies to emergency/disaster management including risk analysis, risk perception, hazard mitigation and adjustment, and risk policy. In general, Dr. Hwang approaches research topics with a range of empirical methods in nature and some geospatial technologies (e.g., Geographic Information Systems).
Shen, G., & Hwang, S. N. (2016). Revealing global hot spots of technological disasters: 1900–2013. Journal of Risk Research, 1-33.Shen, G., & Hwang, S. N. (2015). A spatial risk analysis of tornado-induced human injuries and fatalities in the USA. Natural Hazards, 77(2), 1223-1242.