Address: Department of Geography University of Wisconsin-Madison
Tel: 608-262-0272 Email: email@example.com
1989-1994 Ph.D. (Geography),
Thesis: "Soil Pattern Inference Using GIS Under Fuzzy Logic"
Supervisor: Professor Lawrence E. Band,
Thesis: "The White Spruce Communities in the Drumheller Area"
Supervisor: Professor Arthur G. Limbird,
1979-1983 B.Sc. (Geography),
05/05 to date: Professor, Department of Geography,
05/01 - 04/05: Associate Professor, Department of Geography,
01/96 - 04/01: Assistant Professor, Department of Geography,
08/94 - 12/95: Assistant Professor, Department of Geography,
GIS/RS techniques, artificial intelligence, fuzzy logic, and their application in natural resource
management and environmental modeling.
Awards and Honors:
2009 Recipient of the Hamel Faculty Fellow award, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2008 Recipient of the Vilas Associate Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
2003 Recipient of the “One Hundred Talents” Award,
1997 The ASPRS Intergraph Award for best scientific paper in spatial data standards.
Publications: (published 1 book and over 100 journal papers, given 7 keynote papers)
Books: Zhu, A.X. 2008. Detail Digital Soil Survey: Models and Methods (in Chinese), Science Press， Beijing, China, ISSN：
1. Liu, F., X. Geng, A.X. Zhu, W. Fraser, accepted. “Digital soil mapping over low relief areas using land surface feedback dynamic patterns extracted from MODIS”, Geoderma.
2. Qin, C.Z., A.X. Zhu, W.L. Qiu, Y.J. Lu, T. Pei, B.L. Li, accepted. “Application of fuzzy slope positions in predicting spatial distribution of soil properties in small low-relief catchments”, Geoderma.
3. Zhu, A.X., F. Qi, A. Moore, J.E. Burt, accepted. “Prediction of soil properties using fuzzy membership”, Geoderma.
5. Yang, L., F. Sherif, Y. Jiao, H. Sheldon, A.X. Zhu, C.Z. Qin, Z.G. Xu, accepted.
“Updating conventional soil maps using knowledge on soil-environment relationships extracted from the maps”, Acta Pedologica Sinica (Chinese).