Jiayu Wang

818 Provence Dr · Vestavia Hills, AL 35242 · (616) 780-3286 · mail@wangjiayu.net

As a 14-year-experienced GIS Analyst and Full-Stack Developer, I am experienced in providing solutions to the customer to analyze, evaluate and visualize geospatial data across multiple platforms.


Senior GIS Analyst / Full-stack Developer

Data visualization with interactive web interface for spatial modelling, statistics and analysis;

Conduct and oversee Web-based GIS (WebGIS), programming and analysis applications, serve as a full-stack technical lead in both frontend and backend; Maintain company server, develop and design geospatial web applications using object-oriented programming to process and derive meaningful information from high dimensionality datasets, provide friendly interface (spatial data capture, conversion, analysis, and cartographic principles) with dynamically view data from database and internet map services to present project info to customers

Develop and manage different types of company-wide environmental database (EDMS, Environ, etc.) and analytic tools for high dimensionality datasets, maintain geodatabase, process spatial statistical analysis for chemical content trends, provide collaborative database support services, maintain database configuration, tuning, and troubleshooting, perform complex spatial analysis, conduct spatial statistical analysis and modeling for environmental remediation projects

Develop Conceptual Site Model (CSM) for remediation projects, built regional hazard dataset to monitor and visualize the dynamic changing elements of the sites and utilized all available spatial and ecological data to evaluate/visualize the sites and to identify data gaps


October 2010 - Present

GIS Analyst / Biological Research

Environmental GIS Data Mapping, Soil Data Collection and Analyzing, Soil Series Geodatabase Installation and Maintenance and Lesotho Remote Sensing Image Analysis on Watersheds

May 2009 - August 2009

GIS Technician

Wetland Property GIS Data Compile, Conservation Bank Property Location Web-base GIS Pages Creation, GIS Data Editing and Regional Map Making

January 2008 - May 2008

GIS Analyst and Asset Management Assistant

City GIS Data Collection and Mapping, City GIS Database Setup and Server Maintenance, City Sewer and Road Systems Visualizing and Rating and Asset Management Data Collection

May 2006 - December 2006


University of South Carolina

Master of Science in Geography
GIScience & Remote Sensing

Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant

2008 – 2010

Grand Valley State University

Master of Public Administration (MPA)
GIS in Public Services

Research Assistant

2005 – 2007

Sichuan University

Bachelor of Public Administration
2000 – 2004


Programming Languages & Tools
  • and many more ...
  • GIS Analysis: Experienced in ESRI ArcGIS products, QGIS, and major GIS softwares, Spatial Statistical Analysis, Spatial/CSM Modeling and Analyst, GIS Application Programming, Global Positioning Systems, Aerial Photo and Satellite Image Interpretation;
  • Full-stack Development: project architect, frontend interface, data API and backend technique support;
  • Programming: Familiar with front end technologies and front end framework including Python (Django, Flask), JavaScript (Vue.js, ReactJS), Nodejs, Webpack, Docker, experienced with data visualization libraries and frameworks such as D3js, Leafletjs, OpenLayers, Bokeh, ArcGIS online and experienced with server (Linux/Unix Ubuntu, CentOS, Debian) operation and maintenance;
  • Planning: Municipal/Site GIS, GIS Based Planning and Management Decision Making, Environmental Impact Reporting/Environmental Assessment, Risk Management


Wang, J.W., et al, Spatial Resolution Imagery Requirements for Identifying Structure Damage in a Hurricane Disaster: A Cognitive Approach. American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 2012.