Dr. Kyung In Huh

Dr. Kyung In Huh

Assistant Professor of Geography, Geography and Anthropology, College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences

Bio

Dr. Kyung In Huh is a Physical Geographer and Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Anthropology. She holds a Ph.D. in Geography, an MS in Earth Science from Ohio State University and a BS in Oceanography from Busan National University, Korea. Her main research interests include climate-glacier-hydrologic dynamics since the Little Ice Age, physical dimensions of environmental change in glacierized landscapes in Peruvian Andes, global climate change. She teaches physical geography, physical geography lab, upper division courses in advanced Geographical Information System (GIS), Remote Sensing and digital image processing, advanced physical geography, and field methods. She has authored or co-authored ten peer-reviewed articles and twenty-five conference presentations since 2004. Dr. Huh has participated in several research projects including: terrestrial, airborne-, and spaceborne scanning for monitoring glacier changes in Greenland, Antarctica, and the Peruvian Andes, digital imagery process using remotely-sensed datasets by NASA and USGS with Ground Positioning System (GPS) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) as well as a GIS project of identifying and mapping military installations of Inland Empire during the WWII. She has been awarded several grants and awards for research and professional development including, United States Department of Veterans Affairs grant, Chancellor’s Course Redesign with Technology, the Provost’s Teacher-Scholar fellowship, two Kellogg Presidential Research Scholarship and Creative Activities (RSCA) grant, two Special Projects for Improving the Classroom Environment (SPICE) grant. Also, she was awarded multiple opportunities for teaching and research resource and development including the National Science Foundation (NSF) Center for Research, Excellence, and Diversity in Team Science (CREDITS) Retreat, the Great Antarctic Climate Hack workshop at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, two eLearning Course Redesign (CoRe) Projects Pilot Program, the Association of College & University Educators (ACUE), Engaging the Digital Student Initiative Summer Institute.

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