Dr. Xiaomin Qiu is our featured woman in STEM this week. She researches geospatial science and how environmental and economic factors affect people’s lives.
Now Qiu gathers and analyzes data to better understand the connections between variables and outcomes. Recently, this work resulted in several publications about determining potential sinkhole sites based on the collection of new elevation data.
“We’re trying to understand this world in a fully contextualized way, based on all the data and the methods,” she said.