Shan Ye CV 
 


Curriculum Vitae



Shan Ye

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Email: shan.ye@wisc.edu

Phone: 734-548-0205

Address: A456 Weeks Hall, 1215 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706

 

Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Affiliated Projects: EarthCube | Sparrow | Macrostrat | GeoDeepDive

Works: PDF Resume | Project Page | Cartographic Portfolio | GitHub

You can also check out my past experiences on this interactive map.


Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison

PhD Student, 2018 - Current

Geoscience (minor in computer science)

Focuses:
1. Geoscience cyberinfrastructure and software development;
2. Spatiotemporal data analysis of paleoclimate and data-model comparison (Holocene & Cretaceous).

University of Tulsa

Master of Science, 2016 - 2018

Geoscience

Focuses:
1. Numerical simulation (Finite Element Method) and algorithm in geomechanics/structural geology;
2. Geospatial analytical application on petroleum geology research.

University of Michigan

Bachelor of Science, 2013 - 2015

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Penn State University

Undergraduate, 2011 - 2013

GIS/Cartography

Experiences

EarthCube Research Assistant

Since 2018

University of Wisconsin-Madison

1. Developing frontend (data submission forms and interactive maps) and backend (data uploading functions, database and API) of the Sparrow - Cosmogenic branch (Sparrow).
2. Validating the Cretaceous age model of Macrostrat database, and creating new polygons to enhance spatial resolution. Testing spatial and temporal queries with dinosaur data from PBDB (Macrostrat).
3. Utilizing natural language process and machine learning methods to extract spatiotemporal data regarding ice-rafted debris (IRD) in the past 5 million years from published literature (GeoDeepDive).

Research Intern

2014 Summer and 2015 - 2016

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research on seismic data processing, visualization and interpretation regarding shale gas reservoirs.

GIS Analyst

2013 - 2014

University of Michigan

1. Created 3D models of Michigan Basin and Lake Michigan in ArcGIS and Petrel based on geological and geospatial data.
2. Conducted spatial analysis in ArcGIS and R, and located hot spots of potential water pollution from hydro-fracking.
3. Built interaction web maps with Leaflet to display mineral/fossil sample locations, data and pictures.

Web and Short Courses

Data Science and Machine Learning

Johns Hopkins University @ Coursera, 2019 (ongoing)

Data Structures

University of California San Diego @ Coursera, 2019

IsoAstro

University of Wisconsin-Madison @ Western Wyoming Community College, 2019

Algorithmic Toolbox

University of California San Diego @ Coursera, 2016

Public Speech

Nanjing University, 2012

3D Analysis of Surfaces and Features

Esri, 2012

Organizing Raster Data

Esri, 2012

Working with Coordinate Systems

Esri, 2012

Teaching

GEOL 4083: GIS

Spring 2018, University of Tulsa

Temporary instructor

Intro GIS class for geology and geophysics majors. Taught when the professor was not available.

UC 270: Social Justice

Fall 2014 and Winter 2015, University of Michigan

CG Facilitator and Course assistant

The social justice course provided by Global Scholars Program at Michigan. Spatial analytical methods in social science.

GEOG 363: GIScience

Fall 2012, Penn State University

Teaching Intern

Core course of GIScience at Penn State University.

Awards and Honors

Weeks Research Assistantship

University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2018 - 2019

L. Austin Weeks Grant for AAPG TU Chapter

AAPG, 2018

University Honors

University of Michigan, 2 times in 2014

Recognition of Global Excellence

University of Michigan, 2014

Dean's List

Penn State University, 3 times in 2012 and 2013

Erickson Fund in Geography

Penn State University, 2013

Professional Associations

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
American Association of Geographers (AAG)
North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS)
Tulsa Geological Society (TGS)
Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM)

Academic Specialties

Climatology | Earth Dynamics | Geomechanics | Structural Geology | GIS | Spatial Analysis | Cartography | Numerical Methods

Skills

Programming

C++ | Java | Python | HTML | CSS | JavaScript | R | SQL

Software

ArcGIS (Desktop, Pro, Online) | QGIS | PostGIS | GeoDa | Petra | Petrel | COMSOL | ABAQUS | Illustrator | CorelDraw | Photoshop

Web Mapping

Mapbox | LeafLet | jQuery | D3 | OpenLayers

Database

MySQL | PostgreSQL | Access | Esri Geodatabase

Extra Curricular Activities

GIS Day Mapping Contest

2019, Esri China

Won the 1st place

"Awesome Geology" Outreach Competition

2018, China Geology Survey, China University of Geoscience, China Mining Newspaper

Awarded the 3rd prize

President of AAPG University of Tulsa Chapter

2017 - 2018

Organized outreach events and field trips, and secured the L. Austin Weeks Grant for the next year.

Imperial Barrel Award Competition

2017, AAPG

Member of the University of Tulsa team.

Roles: structural geologist, spatial analyst, report visual designer and cartographer, and reporter


Connect me at LinkedIn

Macrostrat API Instruction

R visualization with ggplot2 instruction