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Peng Gao

Peng Gao

(Pronouns: He, Him)

Contact Information:

pegao@syr.edu

315.443.2607

144 Eggers Hall

Peng Gao

Professor and Chair, Geography and the Environment Department


Courses

  • 2024 Spring
    • GEO 383/683 Geographic Information Systems
  • 2023 Fall
    • GEO 476/676 Advanced GIS Analysis and Applications
  • 2023 Spring
    • GEO 383/683 Geographic Information Systems
  • 2022 Fall
    • GEO 476/676 Advanced GIS Analysis and Applications

Highest degree earned

Ph.D., University of Buffalo, State University of New York, 2003

Areas of Expertise

River environment and morphodynamics, Geospatial-based (GIS, remote sensing, and UAV) urban planning and reforming

Research Grant Awards and Projects

"Developing a technical tool to enhance coarse resolution of remotely sensed images for river studies", Sponsored by CUSE Grants - Seed Grant.

"Sediment Complexity within Geomorphological Systems: The 49th Annual Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium", Sponsored by National Science Foundation.

"MRI: Acquisition of Networked Computers for the Integrated Spatial Dynamics Laboratory", Sponsored by National Science Foundation.

"Vertically Meandering Mountain Streams", Sponsored by National Science Foundation.

"Determining planform responses of braided rivers to climate change on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau", Sponsored by Syracuse Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Engagement (SOURCE) Research Assistant Grant.

Sponsored by Syracuse Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Engagement (SOURCE) Research Assistant Grant.

Selected Publications

Presentations and Events

Syracuse CoE Research & Technology Forum, Syracuse CoE, "Research on urban geospatial patterns and their nexus to built environment" (February 7, 2024 - February 7, 2024)

American Association of Geographer Annual Meeting, American Association of Geographer , "Impact of embankments after neck cutoff on flow structure of a highly sinuous meandering bend in the Zoige basin" (March 23, 2023 - March 27, 2023)

Gao, P., Li, Z., You, Y., American Geophysical Union, "How long it takes for neck cutoff to occur in highly sinuous meandering rivers?" (December, 2021)

Gao, P., Li, Z., Wu, X., American Geophysical Union, "Processes of neck cutoff and channel adjustment affected by seeding herbaceous vegetation and variable discharges" (December, 2021)

American Geophysical Union, "Functional characteristics of a braided river in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, China" (December, 2020)

Gao, P., Li, Z., Tang, T., China American Geophysical Union, "Morphodynamic analysis of meander migration in the source region of Yellow River" (December 9, 2019 - December 13, 2019)

Gao, P., Lu, H., Li, Z., China American Geophysical Union, "Morphodynamic characteristics of the braided Upper Lancang River" (December 9, 2019 - December 13, 2019)

Gao, P., Li, Z., American Geophysical Union, "River clusters on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, China: Definition, distribution, and characteristics" (December 9, 2019 - December 13, 2019)

The 50th Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium, "Improved UAV Data Processing for Generating Correct High-Resolution Digital Elevation/Terrain Models" (October 11, 2019 - October 13, 2019)

Western Ontario University, "Braided rivers on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau" (September 26, 2019 - September 28, 2019)

Foshan University, "The Zoige peatlands on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and their current status" (June 27, 2019)

Wuhan University , "Does the so-called bedload transport capacity exist in natural rivers?" (May 7, 2019)

European Geophysical Union, "Impacts of riparian vegetation on neck cutoff in an experimental meandering channel" (April 7, 2019 - April 13, 2019)

Gao, P., Li, Z., You, Y., European Geophysical Union, "Morphodynamic characteristics of the braided Upper Lancang River, China" (April 7, 2019 - April 13, 2019)