• About KRIHS
  • Organization

The organization of KRIHS is composed of the Board of Directors, Research Advisory Council, President, Vice-President, Architecture & Urban Research Institute, five divisions, and eighteen centers.

Hwang myunghwa /
Geospatial Analytics & Monitoring Center

Tel : 044-960-0185 / Fax : 044-211-4770
Email 책임연구원
Research Areas
Spatial Data Analysis, GIScience


• 2013 Arizona State University (ASU), Ph.D in GIS
• 2002 Seoul National University, MA in Geography
• 2000 Seoul National University, BA in Geography


• 2014.01 ~ Present KRIHS, Associate Research Fellow
• 2012.06 ~ 2014.01 Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), Research Programmer & Postdoc
• 2007.08 ~ 2012.05 ASU, Research Assistant
• 2005.08 ~ 2007.08 UIUC, Research Assistant
• 2004.01 ~ 2005.06 Seoul Development Institute (SDI), Visiting Researcher

Major Articles / books / Reports

Major Reports
• A Study of Territorial Survey Using Grid-based Indicators, National Geographic Information Institute, 2017
• A Study on Applications of Flow Big Data to Regional Economic Policies, KRIHS, 2016
• Selection and Operation of Territorial Indices to Improve National Territorial Planning, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, 2016
• Geospatial Big Data Analytics for the Diagnosis of Regional Wellbeing In an Era of Decreasing Population, National Research Council For Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences, 2016
• A Study of Developing and Applying Geoinfographics to Improve the Communication Capability of Policy Support Mapping, KRIHS, 2015
• Spatiotermpoal Analysis of Unstructured Big Data for Public Opinion Monitoring, KRIHS, 2014

Articles and books
• Applying a Geoinfographics Approach to Policy Support Mapping, Journal of The Korean Cartographic Association 16(3), 2016.
• Supporting the Measurement of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 11 Through the Use of National Urban Information Systems and Open Geospatial Technologies: A Case Study of South Korea, Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards, 2016.
• What Drives Developing Countries to Select Free Open Source Software for National Spatial Data Infrastructure, Spatial Information Research 24, 2016
• A Scalable Framework for Spatiotemporal Analysis of Location-based Social Media Data, Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 51, 2015
• FluMapper: A CyberGIS Application for Interactive Analysis of Massive Location-based Social Media, Concurrency and Computation: Practice & Experience (in press), 2014
• Tile-based Methods for Online Choropleth Mapping: A Scalability Evaluation, Dissertation, 2013
• Integrating Publicly Available Web Mapping Tools for Cartographic Visualization of Community Food Security: A Prototype, GeoJournal vol.77(1), 2012