Matthew Thomas Rice

Associate Professor

Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science

George Mason University

CONTACT INFORMATION

Address

4400 University Drive (MS 6C3)

Exploratory Hall, Room 2202

Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

Telephone

(703) 993-9223

(703) 993-9299 (fax)

 

E-mail: rice@gmu.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D.

Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara, December 2005

Dissertation: Intellectual Property Control for Maps and Geographic Data

  Advisors:  Michael F. Goodchild (Chair), Keith C. Clarke, Reginald Golledge, Helen Couclelis, B.S. Manjunath

M.S.

Geography, Brigham Young University, September 1998

Thesis:  A Visualization-Based Method for Correcting Relative Positional Error Between Topographic Bases 

  Advisors: Perry J. Hardin (Chair), J. Matthew Shumway, Brandon H. Plewe

B.S.

Statistics (B.S.), Geography (B.S.), Music (B.A.), Brigham Young University, August 1995

Triple major: Geography (36 hours), Musical Arts (48 hours), and Statistical Science (68 hours)

Honors: National Merit Scholarship Finalist (1988), BYU Presidential Full Tuition Scholar (1988, 1989), and Music Performance Scholarship Award Recipient (1993, 1994, 1995)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Geocrowdsourcing and accessibility, urban infrastructure, multimodal visualization, quality assessment

TEACHING INTERESTS

Geographic information systems, geovisualization, and quantitative methods


EMPLOYMENT

·     Associate Professor, 2014 – present

Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

·     Summer Advisor (May - August 2018)

Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

·     Program Director, Master of Science Degree Program in Geographic and Cartographic Sciences, 2013 – 2018.

Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

·     Assistant Professor, 2008-2011, reappointment 2011-2014

Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

·     Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellow and UCSB Postdoctoral Scholar Fellow, 2005-2008

National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, The University of California, Santa Barbara and National Geospatial Intelligence Agency

Supervisors:  Michael F. Goodchild (UCSB-NCGIA), Tom Kennedy (IC Postdoc Program)

Funded research: "Rapid Interpolation Methods and Accuracy Models for SRTM Digital Terrain Elevation Datasets

·     Graduate Student Researcher, 1998-2005

National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, Department of Geography, The University of California, Santa Barbara

Supervisors:  Michael F. Goodchild, Reginald Golledge, Keith C. Clarke

Research support for Project Varenius, NCGIA's effort to advance GI Science (1998-2000)

Learning Resource Manager for the Center for Spatially Integrated Social Sciences. (2000-2002)

Haptic Soundscapes Project Co-investigator (1999-2004)

National Geospatial Intelligence Agency GIScience Infrastructure Enhancement (2004-2005)

·     Teaching Assistant, 1999-2000

Department of Geography, The University of California, Santa Barbara

Supervisors:  Keith C. Clarke, Stuart Sweeney - (teaching evaluations available)

Geography 176a, “Introduction to Geographic Information Systems”. (Clarke)

Geography 172, “Introduction to Geographic Data Analysis”. (Sweeney)

Geography 118a, “Production Cartography”. (Clarke)

·     Graduate Research Assistant / GIS Specialist, ,1996-2000 (Full Time 6/96 - 9/98)

Los Alamos National Laboratory, Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, Environmental Geology and Spatial Analysis EES-9, (formerly Applied Geosciences Group EES-13)

Supervisors:  Allyn R. Pratt, David Broxton, Steven Reneau, Julie Canepa, Frank Perry

Duties: cartographic and geographic information systems support for geologic modeling and environmental remediation activities; including production cartography, GIS database creation and maintenance, stratigraphic surface modeling, statistical analysis of spatial data, and data conflation interface development. TSM Series Staff Research Assistant, Job Code: 18080.

·     CARTOMEDIA (Cartographic & GIScience Consultancy) 1999-present

Cartographic & GIS research, production, and analytical services; accessibility analyses; information available upon request

 

COURSES TAUGHT (2008-present)

·     GGS 101          Major World Regions

·     GGS 310          Introduction to Digital Cartography

·     GGS 310L       Introduction to Digital Cartography Lab

·     GGS 311          Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

·     GGS 311DL   Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (Distance Education)

·     GGS 415          Capstone Seminar in Geography

·     GGS 480          Internship in Geography

·     GGS 499          Independent Study in Geography

·     GGS 551          Thematic Cartography (Directed Readings and Research)

·     GGS 553          Geographic Information Systems

·     GGS 553DL  Geographic Information Systems (Online/Distance Education)

·     GGS 563          Advanced Geographic Information Systems

·     GGS 695          Internship in Geography

·     GGS 689          Seminar in Geographic Thought and Methodology

·     GGS 698          Directed Readings and Research (various topics in GIScience)

·     GGS 795          Seminar in Regional Analysis (via Directed Readings and Research)

·     GGS 900          Colloquium in Earth Systems Science (via Directed Readings and Research)

GRANTS

Key

PI = Principal Investigator

Co-PI = Co-Principal Investigator

Co-I = Co-Investigator

Awards Received

·     Co-PI, “Phase II I/UCRC: Center for Spatiotemporal Thinking, Computing, and Applications”, $750,000 (150K/year for 5 years), United States National Science Foundation (NSF).  POP: March 2019 – Feb. 2024. PI: Chaowei Yang, Co-PIs: Matthew Rice; Donglian Sun; Liang Zhao; Manzhu Yu.

·     PI, “STC-17-01, Big data Learning Platform”, NSF I/UCRC Cross Cutting Technology Program, Industry Advisory Board, $50,000 (October 2018-October 2019), NSF I/UCRC Spatiotemporal Innovation Center.  PI: Matt Rice, Co-PIs: Chaowei Yang, Manzhu Yu, Keith Clarke.

·     PI, “Operational-Level Optimization of Autonomous Logistics Enterprises”, $90,008, Sub-contract to University of Alabama for contract with U.S. Office of Naval Research, November 1, 2017 – November 30, 2018, NCE to 4/2019. Co-PI (project lead), Kevin M. Curtin (Professor, University of Alabama), GMU Research Associate: Michael Resig.

·     PI, “Developing and Maintaining a Spatiotemporal Computing Infrastructure”, $50,000, National Science Foundation I/UCRC for Spatiotemporal Thinking, Computing, and Applications, May 2017 – May 2018.  Co-PI: Chaowei Yang (Professor, GGS), Co-Is: Jingchao Yang,, Mengchao Xu, Fei Hu (GGS).

·     PI, “A Big Data Management Infrastructure Based on the Hybrid Cloud Service”, $51,700, National Science Foundation I/UCRC for Spatiotemporal Thinking, Computing, and Applications, May 2016 – May 2017.  Co-PI: Chaowei Yang (Professor, GGS), Co-Is: Han Qin, Fei Hu (GGS).

·     PI, “Visualizing Data Quality in Crowdsourcing Environments”, $45,000, National Science Foundation I/UCRC for Spatiotemporal Thinking, Computing, and Applications.  September 2014.  Co-Investigator: Han Qin (hqin@gmu.edu).

·     PI, “Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information”, Option Year 4, $152,162 ($542,722 total award).  Army Geospatial Center / ERDC Contracting Office /Army Topographic Engineering Center. Award dates: September 25th, 2014-September 24th, 2015.  PI: Matthew T. Rice (Assistant Professor, GGS).  Co-Investigators: Kevin M. Curtin (Associate Professor, GGS), Dieter Pfoser (Associate Professor, GGS), and Sven Fuhrmann (Associate Professor, GGS). 

·     PI, Distance Education Curriculum Development Grant, “GGS 553: Geographic Information Systems”, for development of curriculum and course pilot in Fall 2014, as part of the Graduate Certificate in Geointelligence Online Education Program.   Award Amount:  $4,000.  Award dates: August 2013-December 2014. PI: Matthew T. Rice (Assistant Professor, GGS).  Coordinator: Nektaria Tryfona (GGS Distance Education Coordinator. Award contacts: Goodlett McDaniel (GMU Associate Provost for Distance Education), Ying Zhou (Director of Distance Education), and Stanley Zoltek (GMU College of Science Director of Online Education). 

·     PI, Distance Education Curriculum Development Grant, “GGS 311: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems”, for development of curriculum and course pilot in Spring 2014.  Award Amount: $4,000.  Award dates:  May 2013-August 2014. PI: Matthew T. Rice (Assistant Professor, GGS).  Award contacts: J. Goodlett McDaniel (GMU Associate Provost for Distance Education), Ying Zhou (Director of Distance Education), and Stanley Zoltek (GMU College of Science Director of Online Education).  Grant program success rate:  less than 50%.

·     PI, “Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information”, Option Year 2, $142,548 ($542,722 total award).  Army Geospatial Center / ERDC Contracting Office /Army Topographic Engineering Center. Award dates: September 25th, 2013-September 24th, 2014.  PI: Matthew T. Rice (Assistant Professor, GGS), Co-I: Richard Medina (Assistant Professor, GGS), Co-I: Kevin M. Curtin (Associate Professor, GGS). 

·     PI, “Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information”, Option Years 1, $148,012 ($542,722 total award).  Army Geospatial Center / ERDC Contracting Office /Army Topographic Engineering Center. Award dates: September 25th, 2012-September 24th, 2013.  PI: Matthew T. Rice (Assistant Professor, GGS), Co-I: Kevin M. Curtin (Associate Professor, GGS). 

·     PI, “Assessing the value of Neo-Geographic Information”, $100,000 ($542,722 total award) Army Geospatial Center / ERDC Contracting Office /Army Topographic Engineering Center. This grant is the residual approved element of a larger project (“Terrain Evaluation and Reasoning”) submitted in Fall 2010.  Lead PI & facilitator on original grant proposal: Dr. Kevin Curtin (curtin@gmu.edu).  Award dates:  May 24, 2011-August 7, 2012. .  PI: Matthew T. Rice (Assistant Professor, GGS). 

·     Co-PI, “MobiSynth: Enhancing Virtual Environments through Motion Imagery Analysis”, $300,231. National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, NURI BAA HM1582-10-BAA-0002.  Award # HM1582-10-1-0016. Duration:  August 2010-August 2012. PI: Anthony Stefanidis, Associate Professor, GGS (astefani@gmu.edu), Co-PI: Jana Kosecka, Associate Professor, CS (kosecka@cs.gmu.edu), Co-PI: Matthew T. Rice, Assistant Professor, GGS (rice@gmu.edu). Award contacts: Troutman James B NGA-ACT USA CIV: James.B.Troutman@nga.mil, Hwang Phillip Q NGA-IBO USA CIV: Phillip.Q.Hwang@nga.mil. Grant program success rate: approximately 5%.

·     PI, “Revision of Introduction to Geographic Information Systems”, $3,000. George Mason University College of Science Curricular and Pedagogical Innovation Grant Program (2010-2011), Duration:  September 2010-April 2011. PI: Matthew T. Rice (Assistant Professor, GGS).  Award contacts:  Dr. Richard J. Diecchio, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, GMU College of Science (rdiecchi@gmu.edu), Dr. Kimberly Eby, GMU Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Director, GMU Center for Teaching Excellence (keby1@gmu.edu).

·     Co-I, “Bringing Together Computational Fluid Dynamics Models and Geospatial Modeling”, $100,000.  GMU College of Science, COS Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program.  Duration: July 2009-July 2010. PI: Fernando Camelli, Assistant Professor, CDS (fcamelli@gmu.edu), Co-I: David Wong, Professor, GGS (dwong2@gmu.edu), Co-I: Chaowei (Phil) Yang, Associate Professor, GGS (cyang2@gmu.edu), Co-I: Matthew T. Rice, Assistant Professor, GGS (rice@gmu.edu), Co-I: Rainald Löhner, Professor, CDS (rlohner@gmu.edu).

·     Co-I & Postdoctoral Fellow, "Rapid Interpolation Methods and Accuracy Models for SRTM Digital Terrain Elevation Datasets", $283,015. Proposal submitted by Goodchild (PI) and Rice (postdoctoral fellow designate) to the Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program. Research proposal written and submitted by Goodchild & Rice, built on previous experience with digital terrain models, data conflation, and geocomputational research experience. December 2005-July 2008. Contacts: Dr. Michael F. Goodchild, (Principal Investigator, UCSB), Dr. Scott Loomer (award contact, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency), Dr. Beth Driver (program advisory contact), National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, Tom Kennedy, IC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program Manager. Program funded 20 post-doctoral fellows in all disciplines, nationwide.

·     Co-I, UCSB Office of Research, 1999 Research Across Disciplines Award for "Haptic Soundscapes, Further Development, Usability Testing, and Expansion", $45,000; Personnel: Reginald Golledge, Matthew T. Rice, R. Daniel Jacobson, Mary Hegarty, JoAnn Kuchera-Morin, Stephen Travis Pope. Grant written and submitted under the supervision of Dan Jacobson (Co-I) and Reginald Golledge (PI).

 

Other Proposals Submitted but Not Funded

·     Co-PI: Disability Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Using Robotics and Automation to Improve Accessible Transportation Options for Individuals with Disabilities Grant Competition (DPGE-0205)” US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living, $2,484,668, July 2017

·     Co-PI: “Sustainable Urban Global Initiative: TRIPLE-S (a System of Smart, multi-functional Spaces)” Belmont Forum / Urban Europe, Project no. 730254, proposed project number: 11221300, SUGI-FWE Nexus Call 2016-2017, Coordinating Institution: University of Stuttgart (USTUTT-IER), $1,891,571 (€1,507,700), March 2017

·     PI, “Modeling Quality in Social Media Data”, $45,000, National Science Foundation I/UCRC for Spatiotemporal Thinking, Computing, and Applications, May 2015

·     Co-PI: “Using Sonification to Analyze Spatiotemporal Dynamics in High-Dimensional Data”, National Science Foundation I/UCRC for Spatiotemporal Thinking, Computing, and Applications, Co-Is: Rebecca Rice, Han Qin, May 2015,

·     PI, “Analyzing Spatiotemporal Dynamics Using Place-based Georeferencing,” $90,000, National Science Foundation I/UCRC for Spatiotemporal Thinking, Computing, and Applications, May 2015

·     Co-PI, “Reducing Cognition Overloads for Soldiers”, $984,117, PI: Roger O. Brown (CEERD-TR-S), US Army Engineering Research and Development Center, Co-PI: Sven Fuhrmann, Associate Professor, GGS, Co-PI: Matthew T. Rice, Associate Professor, GGS (rice@gmu.edu). Submitted to Army ERDC, Life Sciences and Electronics Divisions, Basic Research Proposal Program, January 2015.

·     PI, “Transatlantic models for urban sustainability” Foundation for German-American Academic Relations (SDAW), $26,000, with Dr. Dale Medearis (Northern Virginia Regional Commission), and Rita Rowand (GMU Global Office). 

·     PI, “Terrain Evaluation and Reasoning Task 4 – Extending Standard Geovisualization Environments”, Army Geospatial Center / ERDC Contracting Office / Army Topographic Engineering Center.  Submitted April 5, 2011.  Proposed contract dates: July 2011 – June 2012. $1,211,445 

·     Co-PI, “Multimodal Interaction of the Map User and Geographic Information Systems”, $738,000, PI: Roger O. Brown (CEERD-TR-S), US Army Engineering Research and Development Center, Co-PI: Matthew T. Rice, Assistant Professor, GGS (rice@gmu.edu). Submitted to Army ERDC, Life Sciences and Electronics Divisions, Basic Research Proposal Program, January 2011.

·     PI, “Assessing the value of Neo-Geographic Information and Extending Standard Geovisualization Environments” $1,319,455, task #6 within joint proposal “Terrain Evaluation and Reasoning” / “Geospatial Command and Control (Geo C2)”, #A10-4733, Army Geospatial Center / ERDC Contracting Office /Army Topographic Engineering Center.  Proposed Duration: January 2011-January 2015.  $11,517,746.  PI: Matthew T. Rice, Assistant Professor, GGS (rice@gmu.edu). Joint Proposal Co-PI: Dr. Kevin Curtin (curtin@gmu.edu), Dr. Michael Heib (mheib@gmu.edu).

·     Senior Project Personnel, SI2-SSI: Statistical Visualization and Analysis of 3D Dispersion and Transport Phenomena, NSF Proposal No: 1047799, $859,607. PI: Jyh-Ming Lien, Assistant Professor, Computer Science (jmlien@gmu.edu), Co-I: David Wong, Professor, GGS (dwong2@gmu.edu), Co-I: Chaowei (Phil) Yang, Associate Professor, GGS (cyang2@gmu.edu), Co-I: Fernando Camelli, Assistant Professor, CDS (fcamelli@gmu.edu), Co-I: Daniel Carr, Professor, Statistics (dcarr@gmu.edu), Senior Project Personnel: Matthew T. Rice, Assistant Professor, GGS (rice@gmu.edu).

·     Co-I, NSF IGERT: Computational GeoSocial Informatics (CGSI), National Science Foundation, $2,680,000.  PI:  Peggy Agouris, GGS (agouris@gmu.edu) Co-I: Claudio Cioffi-Revilla, Andrew Crooks, Sushil Jajodia, Anthony Stefanidis, Matthew T. Rice. Faculty Participant:  Daniel Barbara, Guido Cervone, Kevin Curtin, Pasquale Franzese, Greg Koblentz, Barry Kronenfeld, Jessica Lin, Lisa Pawloski, Paul Schopf, Dann Sklarew, Angel. Stavrou, Donglian Sun, Nigel Waters.

·     Graduate Research Associate, California Space Grant Fellowship Program (2003), “Extracting High-Resolution Land Use Data from Historic Cartographic Sources for Urban Growth Models”, $9,200, Faculty sponsors:  Michael Goodchild (good@geog.ucsb.edu), Keith Clarke (kclarke@geog.ucsb.edu).  Program administrator: Dr. Leal A. Mertes.

·     Graduate Research Assistant, 2002 Los Alamos National Laboratory – UC Santa Barbara Cooperative Agreement on Research and Education (LANL-UCSB CARE), “Information Hiding Techniques fro Spatial Data Protection and Self-Describing Maps”, $91,825. Michael F. Goodchild (good@geog.ucsb.edu), Marc Witkowski (EES-10, LANL), Proposed duration: September 2002-August 2003.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

·     2018, Nominee, Career Connection Faculty Award, University Career Services, George Mason University.  Reference: Saskia Clay-Rooks (Executive Director).

·     2017, International Cartographic Association Executive Committee Award for Outstanding Service to the ICA, July 5th, 2017.   Reference: Dr. Menno-Jan Kraak (ICA President), Dr. László Zentai (ICA Secretary General). 

·     2017, 28th International Cartographic Congress 2017 Travel Award, $600. US National Committee for the International Cartographic Association (USNC-ICA)/National Science Foundation, competitive award for paper presentation: “Quality Assessment and Accessibility Mapping in an Image-based Geocrowdsourcing Testbed”. Reference: Dr. Aileen Buckley, Chair, USNC-ICA

·     2017, GMU Presidential Award for Faculty Excellence (Nominee), GMU Office of the Provost and Executive Vice-President, Dr. Kimberly K. Eby and Dr. Eden King.

·     2015, GMU Excellence in Teaching Award (Nominee), Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence, Reference:  Dr. Kimberly K. Eby, Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Director

·     2013-2014 George Mason University College of Science Excellence in Teaching Award, recognized by GMU College of Science (COS), recognizing faculty members who are outstanding teachers or mentors and/or have made major contributions to COS educational activities during the previous year.  Reference: Dr. Peggy Agouris (Dean), Dr. Gregory Foster (Associate Dean for Research), and Dr. Kevin Curtin (Associate Dean for Academic Affairs).

·     2014 GMU Teacher of Distinction Award, Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence, Reference:  Dr. Kimberly K. Eby, Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Director

·     2014 Nominee, GMU Mentoring Excellence Award, Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, & Research (OSCAR), in recognition of outstanding Mason community members who have mentored undergraduate students on research and creative activities and who foster a culture of student scholarship in support of Mason's Students as Scholars initiative. http://oscar.gmu.edu

·     2013 Finalist, George Mason University, Center for Teaching & Faculty Excellence, Teaching Excellence Award, for excellence in course planning and preparation, curriculum development, innovative teaching and advising, and graduate and undergraduate mentoring.  http://ctfe.gmu.edu/awards/teaching-excellence-awards/

·     Young Scholars 2013 Travel Award – National Science Foundation / US National Committee for the International Cartographic Association, $800.  Reference: E. Lynn Usery (Chair, US National Committee to the ICA).

·     US Directorate of Central Intelligence Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award, 2007-2008. $43,742. Third partial year continuation (2007-2008) postdoctoral fellowship award, "Rapid Interpolation Methods and Accuracy Models for SRTM Digital Terrain Elevation Datasets". Awarded August 2006. Reference: Dr. Michael F. Goodchild, (PI, UCSB), Dr. Beth Driver (program advisory contact), National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, Tom Kennedy, IC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program Manager.

·     Young Scholars 2007 Travel Award – US National Committee for the International Cartographic Association. $1,400. Competitive travel award for abstract/paper presentation at the XXIII International Cartographic Conference, Moscow, Russia, August 4th-10th, 2007. Paper title: "An Analysis of Intellectual Property Protection Techniques for Digital Cartographic Data Adapted from Cartographic Copyright Traps Used on Printed Maps".  Reference: Cynthia Brewer, USNC-ICA Chair, Amy Lobben, USNC-ICA Committee Member.

·     US Directorate of Central Intelligence Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award, 2006-2007. $119,673.  Continuation of 2005-2006 postdoctoral fellowship award, "Rapid Interpolation Methods and Accuracy Models for SRTM Digital Terrain Elevation Datasets". Awarded August 2006. Reference: Dr. Michael F. Goodchild, (PI, UCSB), Dr. Beth Driver (program advisory contact), National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, Tom Kennedy, IC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program Manager.

·     US Directorate of Central Intelligence Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award, 2005-2006. $119,600. Competitive postdoctoral fellowship award from the Directorate of Central Intelligence for research by Goodchild & Rice, “Rapid Interpolation Methods and Accuracy Models for SRTM Digital Terrain Elevation Datasets”. Awarded April 2005. Reference: Dr. Michael F. Goodchild, (PI, UCSB), Dr. Beth Driver (program advisory contact), National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, Tom Kennedy, IC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program Manager.

·     US National Science Foundation Young Scholars Travel Award, 2005. $1,750. Top competitive travel award for abstract (grad students & junior faculty), “Authentication, Characterization, and Control Methods for Cartographic Data”, to be presented at International Cartographic Association (ICA) 2005 meeting in A Coruna, Spain. Awarded through the US National Committee of the International Cartographic Association.  Reference: Cynthia Brewer, chair USNC-ICA.

·     US Geospatial-Intelligence Foundation University Graduate Scholar Fellowship, October 2004. $5,000. Fellowship award for academic distinction and doctoral research applicable to the geospatial-intelligence tradecraft. Dissertation: "Authentication and Intellectual Property Control of Geographic Data".  Reference: K. Stuart Shea, chairman of the board, US Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Press Release.

·     US National Science Foundation Young Scholars Travel Award, 2003. $2,500. Top competitive travel award for abstract (grad students & junior faculty), “Information Hiding Approaches for Self-Describing Cartographic Data”, to be presented at International Cartographic Association (ICA) 2003 meeting in Durban, South Africa. Awarded through the US National Committee of the International Cartographic Association. Reference: Judy Olson, chair USNC-ICA.

·     Cartography and Geographic Information Systems (CaGIS) ESRI UC Ambassadorship Award, 2003. $1,000. Cartography and Geographic Information Science (CaGIS, ACSM) Student Ambassadorship to the ESRI User's Conference, July 2003. Award funded by CaGIS and ESRI. Reference: Aileen Buckley, Director, CaGIS and Paul Young, Secretary-Treasurer, CaGIS.

·     UCSB Graduate Division Doctoral Candidate International Travel Grant Award, 2003. $1,100. Top travel award for UCSB doctoral candidates attending international conferences. The award supported travel to the ICA 2003 meeting in Durban, South Africa to present my paper "Information Hiding Approaches for Self-Describing Cartographic Data". Reference: Keith Clarke, chair, UCSB Geography Dept., and Charles N. Li, Dean, UCSB Graduate Division.

·     Second International Conference on Geographic Information Science 2002, Student Travel Award, $750. For conference support and presentation, “Digital Cartographic Steganography and Self-Describing Maps”. Reference: Michael F. Goodchild.

·     Association of Pacific Coast Geographers President's Award of Merit for Exceptional Student Service, APCG 2001. $250.  For efforts as principal organizer of the APCG (AAG regional group) conference for 2001. References: Roger Pearson (2001 APCG President) and Nancy Wilkinson (2001 APCG Vice-President).

·     UCSB Geography Department Excellence in Teaching Award, 2001, $3000.  For work teaching, lecturing, and developing curriculum for GIS and Cartography Classes, primarily under the supervision of Dr. Keith Clarke. Teaching evaluations available upon request.

·     US National Science Foundation Young Scholars Travel Award, 2001, $1500.  Travel Award for top-ten best abstract (grad students & junior faculty), "Techniques for Robust Digital Cartographic Steganography", presented at International Cartographic Association (ICA) 2001 meeting in Beijing, China. Awarded through the United States National Committee of the International Cartographic Association.  Reference: Judy Olson, chair USNC-ICA.

·     Honorable Mention, David S. Simonett Memorial Fellowship, National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis and UCSB Dept. of Geography, March 2002.  References: Keith C. Clarke and Michael F. Goodchild.

·     UCSB Block Grant Fellowships

UCSB Department of Geography

September, 1998, $4,100

September, 1999, $590

January, 2000,       $590

September, 2000, $412


 

PUBLICATIONS, PRESENTATIONS, & TECHNICAL REPORTS

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

·     Rice, M., Jacobson, D., Curtin, K., Pfoser, D., Qin, H., Coll, K., Rice, R., Paez, F., Aburizaiza, A. (2018) “Quality Assessment and Accessibility Mapping in an Image-based Geocrowdsourcing Testbed”, Cartographica, ed. Emmanuel Stefanakis. 53(1), pp.1-14. https://doi.org/10.3138/cart53.1.2017-0013

·     Qin, H., Curtin, K. M., Rice, M. T. (2018) “Pedestrian Network Repair with Spatial Optimization Models and Geocrowdsourced Data”, GeoJournal, Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Barney Warf.  83(2):347-364. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10708-017-9775-x

·     Fayne, J.V., Bolten, J. D., Doyle, C. S., Fuhrmann, S., Rice, M. T., Houser, P. R., & Lakshmi, V. (2017). Flood mapping in the lower Mekong River Basin using daily MODIS observations. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 38(6), 1737–1757. https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2017.1285503

·     Rice, R. M., Aburizaiza, A. O., Rice, M. T., & Qin, H. (2016). Position validation in crowdsourced accessibility mapping. Cartographica: The International Journal for Geographic Information and Geovisualization, 51(2), 55–66. https://doi.org/10.3138/cart.51.2.3143

·     Aburizaiza, A O, Rice, M. T. (2016) Geospatial Footprint Library of Geoparsed Text from Crowdsourcing. Spatial Information Research 24(4), 409-420. https://doi.org/10.1007%2Fs41324-016-0042-x

·     Qin, H., Rice, R. M., Fuhrmann, S., Rice, M. T., Curtin, K. M., & Ong, E. (2015). Geocrowdsourcing and accessibility for dynamic environments. GeoJournal, 81:5, 699-716. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10708-015-9659-x

·     Fayne, Jessica V., Sven Fuhrmann, Matthew T. Rice, Rebecca M. Rice. (2015) “Exploring Alternative Map Products to Enhance Transportation Option Awareness”, Cartography and Geographic Information Science, ed. Nicholas Chrisman. 42:4, pp.345-357.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15230406.2015.1053826

·     Bevington-Attardi, Dierdre, and Matthew T. Rice (2015) “On the Map: American Cartography in 2015”, Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 42:S1, p.1-5. https://doi.org/10.1080/15230406.2015.1060112

·     Qin, H., Aburizaiza, A. O., Rice, R. M., Paez, F., & Rice, M. T. (2015). Obstacle Characterization in a Geocrowdsourced Accessibility System. ISPRS Annals of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume II-3W5, pp.179–185.  2015 ISPRS Geospatial Week, 28 Sep.-03 Oct.2015, LaGrande Motte, France. Publication date: August 19, 2015. https://www.isprs-ann-photogramm-remote-sens-spatial-inf-sci.net/II-3-W5/179/2015/isprsannals-II-3-W5-179-2015.pdf

·     Dias, Shawn B., Yang, Chaowei, Stefanidis, Anthony, and Rice, Matthew T. (2014) “Mashing Up Geographic Information for Responding to Emergencies – An Earthquake Prototype”, Journal of Geographic Information System, ed. Francisco J. Tapiador, Vol. 6, pp.533-547.  https://doi.org/10.4236/jgis.2014.65044

·     Curtin, Kevin, Voicu, Gabriela, Rice, Matthew T., Stefanidis, Anthony (2014) “A Comparative Analysis of Traveling Salesman Solutions from Geographic Information Systems”.  Transactions in GIS, ed. John Wilson. Vol. 18(2), pp.286-301.  https://doi.org/10.111/tgis.12045

·     Stefanidis, A. Cotnoir, A. Croitoru, A. Crooks, M. Rice, and J. Radzikowski (2013) “Demarcating New Boundaries: Mapping Virtual Polycentric Communities through Social Media Content”, Cartography and Geographic Information Science, eds. Ming-Hsiang Tsou and Michael Leitner, 40:2, (April 2013), pp.116-129. https://doi.org/10.1080/15230406.2013.776211

·     Li, Jing, Jiang, Yunfeng, Yang, Chaowei, Huang, Qunying, Rice, Matthew T. (2013) “Visualizing 3D/4D Environmental Data Using Many-core Graphics Processing Units and Multi-core Central Processing Units.”  Computers and Geosciences, ed. Jef Caers.  Vol.59 (2013) pp.78-89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2013.04.029

·     Rice, Matthew T., R. Daniel Jacobson, Douglas R. Caldwell, Scott D. McDermott, Fabiana I. Paez, Ahmad Aburizaiza, Kevin M. Curtin, Anthony Stefanidis, Han Qin (2013) “Crowdsourcing Techniques for Augmenting Traditional Accessibility Maps with Transitory Obstacle Information”, Cartography and Geographic Information Science (CaGIS), ed. Michael Leitner.  Vol. 40, No.3 (July 2013) pp.210-219.  https://doi.org/10.1080/15230406.2013.799737

·     Camelli, Fernando, Jyh-Ming Lien, Dayong Shen, David W. Wong, Matthew Rice, Chaowei Yang (2012)  “Generating seamless surfaces for transport and dispersion modeling in GIS”, GeoInformatica 16 (2), 307-327. (April 1, 2012)  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10707-011-0138-3

·     Rice, Matthew T, Aburizaiza, Ahmad O., Jacobson R. Daniel, Shore, Brandon M., Paez, Fabiana I. (2012) “Supporting Accessibility for Blind and Vision-impaired People With a Localized Gazetteer and Open Source Geotechnology” Transactions in GIS 16 (2), 177-190. (April 13, 2012).  https://doi.org/10.111/j.1467-9671.2012.01318.x

·     Rice, Matthew T., Jacobson, R. Daniel, Golledge, Reginald G., Jones, David. (2005). "Design Considerations for Haptic and Auditory Map Interfaces". Cartography and Geographic Information Science (CaGIS), Vol. 32, No. 4 (2005), pp.381-391.  https://doi.org/10.1559/152304005775194656

·     Golledge, Reginald, Matthew Rice, R. Daniel Jacobson. (2005) "A Commentary on the Use of Touch for Accessing On-Screen Spatial Representations: The Process of Experiencing Haptic Maps and Graphics". The Professional Geographer. 57:3 (August 2005), pp.339-349. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0033-0124.2005.00482.x

Peer-Reviewed and Editor-Reviewed Articles in Volumes and Monographs

·     Shortridge, Ashton, Fayne, Jessica, Rice, Matthew T. (2016) “Modeling Uncertainty in Digital Elevation Models”, in The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology, Ed. Douglas Richardson.  Association of American Geographers/Wiley.  Pp.1-10.  https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118786352.wbieg1153

·     Rice, Matthew T. (2015) “Copyright Traps”. The History of Cartography, Volume Six: Cartography in the Twentieth Century, edited by Mark Monmonier, editorial assistant: Claudia Asch, founding editors, J.B. Harley and David Woodward.

·     Rice, Matthew T. (2015). "Mobility Map". The History of Cartography, Volume Six: Cartography in the Twentieth Century, edited by Mark Monmonier, editorial assistant: Jon Kimerling, founding editors, J.B. Harley and David Woodward.

·     Stefanidis, Anthony, Crooks, Andrew, Radzikowski, Jacek, Croitoru, Arie, & Rice, Matthew (2014). Social Media and the Emergence of Open-Source Geospatial Intelligence, in Section 4: The Socio-Technical Dimensions of Culture and the Modern Geography of Security, Human Geography: Socio-Cultural Dynamics and Challenges to Global Security, edited by Darryl Murdock, Robert Tomes, and Christopher Tucker. USGIF Monograph Series, Volume 1. Herndon, Virginia: The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation.  ISBN 978-0-615-89833-9

·     Stefanidis, A. Crooks, J. Radzikowski, A. Croitoru, and M. Rice (2012). Social Media and the Emergence of Open-Source Geospatial Intelligence. in Socio-Cultural Dynamics and Global Security (C. Tucker and R. Tomes, editors), United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation.

·     Rice, Matthew T., William C. Hammill, Ahmad O. Aburizaiza, Sara Schwarz, R. Daniel Jacobson (2011) “Integrating User-contributed Geospatial Data with Assistive Geotechnology Using a Localized Gazetteer”, in Advances in Cartography and GIScience. Selection from ICC 2011, Paris, Edited by Anne Ruas.  Springer.  ISBN: 978-3-642-19213-5, pp.279-291.

·     Golledge, Reginald, Matthew T. Rice, R. Daniel Jacobson. (2005) "Multimodal Interfaces for Representing and Accessing Geospatial Information". Chapter 9 in Frontiers of Geographic Information Technology, edited by Sanjay Rana and Jayant Sharma. Berlin & New York: Springer-Verlag, pp. 181-208.

Peer Reviewed Conference Papers and Abstracts

·     Flynn, Colin G., and Rice, Matthew T. (2019) “Seeing the Night Sky: An Atlas of Dark Sky Parks”, Proceedings of the 29th International Cartographic Conference, 15–20 July 2019, Tokyo, Japan,  Volume 2:33, Editor:  H. Fujita. Pp.1-8,  eISSN 2570-2092, http://10.5194/ica-proc-2-33-2019 , https://www.proc-int-cartogr-assoc.net/2/33/2019/ica-proc-2-33-2019.pdf

·     Heuwinkel, Jeffrey R., Rice, Matthew T., Yu, Manzhu, Curtin, Kevin M., and Jacobson, R. Daniel (2019) “Mobility Routing Optimization for Physical Accessibility and Thermoregulation”, Proceedings of the 29th International Cartographic Conference, 15–20 July 2019, Tokyo, Japan,  Volume 2:42, Editor: H. Fujita. Pp.1-5, eISSN 2570-2092, https://doi.org/10.5194/ica-proc-2-42-2019  ,    https://www.proc-int-cartogr-assoc.net/2/42/2019/ica-proc-2-42-2019.pdf

·     Rice, M.T., Jacobson, R.D., Qin, H., Curtin, K.M., Coll, K., Pfoser, D., Rice R., Paez F., Aburizaiza, A. (2017) Quality Assessment and Accessibility Mapping in an Image-based Geocrowdsourcing Testbed, in Proceedings, 28th International Cartographic Congress, Washington, D.C., USA, edited by Michael Peterson and Cynthia Brewer. 

·     Aburizaiza, Ahmad, Rice, Matthew T.  (2015) “Generating Geospatial Footprints for Geoparsed Text from Crowdsourced Platial Data”, ACADEMIC TRACK 1-1: Hacks and Mashes, Proceedings, Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) Seoul 2015. Seoul, Korea, September 14-19, 2015.

·     Matthew T. Rice, Qin, Han, Ahmad O. Aburizaiza, Rebecca M. Rice, Fabiana Paez, (2015) “Obstacle Characterization in a Geocrowdsourced Accessibility System”, ISSDQ 2015: The Ninth International Symposium on Spatial Data Quality, Volume II-3/W5, September 29th, Palais des Congrès Jean Balladur, Georges de Masson d’Autume (Sep. 30th), La Grande Motte, France. 

·     Rice, M, Jacobson, RD, McDermott, S, Aburizaiza, A, Paez F (2013) “Crowdsourcing Techniques for Augmenting Traditional Accessibility Maps with Transitory Obstacle Information”, Paper #292/6E.1.  ICC 2013: From Pole to Pole: Proceedings of the 26th International Cartographic Conference, August 25-30, 2013, Dresden, Germany, p.317.  Alternate version published in CaGIS 40:3.

·     Aburizaiza, Ahmad O., and Matthew T. Rice (2011), “VGI and Geotechnology for Supporting Blind and Vision-Impaired People using a Localized Gazetteer”, FOSS4G: Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial, 2011, Sheraton Denver Downtown, Denver, Colorado.  Academic Track – Spruce Room, September 16, 2011.

·     Radzikowski, Jacek, X. Lu, A. Stefanidis, & M. Rice, 2010, Visualizing Distributed Dynamic Geospatial Information in Google Earth, Int. Archives of Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing, Vol. 38, Part B4, Orlando.  p.211-216.

·     Rice, Matthew T. (2007). "An Analysis of Intellectual Property Protection Techniques for Digital Cartographic Data Adapted from Cartographic Copyright Traps Used on Printed Maps", In Proceedings of the XXIII International Cartographic Conference, Moscow, Russia, August 4-10, 2007, Section 16: Copyright and Cartography, Access to Cartographic Information. Unpaginated, 9 p.

·     Rice, Matt. (2005) "Authentication, Characterization, and Control Methods for Cartographic Data." In Spatial Data Infrastucture Development, Standards, Prices, and Copyright; Proceedings, The 22nd International Cartographic Conference, ICC2005, A Coruna, Spain, July 9-16, 2005. Unpaginated, 6 p.

·     Rice, Matt, Michael F. Goodchild, Keith C. Clarke (2005) "Cartographic Data Precision and Information Content". In Proceedings of Auto-Carto 2005: A Research Symposium. Las Vegas, Nevada, March 18-23, 2005.  Unpaginated, 7 pages.

·     Rice, Matt, R. Daniel Jacobson, Golledge, Reginald, Jones, David. (2005) "Cartographic Data and Design Considerations for Haptic and Auditory Map Interfaces". In Proceedings of Auto-Carto 2005: A Research Symposium. Las Vegas, Nevada, March 18-23, 2005. Unpaginated, 16 p.

·     Rice, Matt, and Martin Swany. (2004) "Network Performance Forecasting for Distributed Geographic Information Systems." Proceedings, The Third International Conference on Geographic Information Science, College Park, Maryland, USA, October 20 - 23, 2004, pp. 191-193.

·     Rice, Matthew T., Keith C. Clarke, and Sarah Battersby. (2003) "Information Hiding Approaches for Self-Describing Cartographic Data." Proceedings, The 21st International Cartographic Conference, ICC2003, Durban, South Africa, August 10-16th, 2003, pp. 1927-1935.

·     Rice, Matthew T. (2002) "Digital Cartographic Steganography and Self-Describing Maps" The Second International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Boulder Colorado, USA, September 25-28, 2002, pp. 149-152.

·     Rice, Matthew T. (2001) "Strategies for Robust Digital Cartographic Steganography." Proceedings, The 20th International Cartographic Conference, ICC2001, Beijing, China, August 6-10th, 2001, vol. 2, pp. 1156-1164.

Non-Peer Reviewed Published Papers and Abstracts

·     Stefanidis, A., Cotnoir, A., Croitoru, A., Crooks, A.T., Radzikowski, J. and Rice, M. (2013), Demarcating New Boundaries: Mapping Virtual Polycentric Communities through Social Media Content, IQT Quarterly, 5 (2): 12-14.

·     Stefanidis and M. Rice (2012) Geoinformation from all and for all. Geospatial Today, March 2012, pp. 12-16.

·     Rice, M. (2008). "Marking the 120th Meridian", Vertices: spatial@ucsb eNews, University of California Santa Barbara, edited by Karen Doehner. Issue 1, July 20, 2008, p.2..

·     Rice, M. (2007). "An Analysis of Intellectual Property Protection Techniques for Digital Cartographic Data Adapted from Cartographic Copyright Traps Used on Printed Maps." Theme 16, "Copyright and Cartography, Access to Cartographic Information, XXIII International Cartographic Conference Abstracts of Papers, 4-10 August 2007, Moscow, Russia. p. 290.

·     Rice, Matthew T., Goodchild, Michael F., Salamonowicz, Paul H. (2006). "An Accuracy Assessment of Shuttle Radar Topography Mission Digital Terrain Elevation Data in the U.S. Pacific Northwest", Journal of Intelligence Community Research and Development.

·     Rice, M. (2005). "Authentication, Characterization, and Control Methods for Cartographic Data." In Abstracts of Papers, XXII International Cartographic Conference (ICC2005): Mapping Approaches into a Changing World, 9-16 July, A Coruna, Spain. p.58.

·     Rice, M. (2005). "Geospatial Data Authentication: A Preliminary Framework" Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, ed. Darrick Danta. The University of Hawai'i Press, Volume 67, p.164.

·     Rice, M. (2003). "Cartographic Traps and Information Hiding in Cartographic Data." Conference Program Abstracts, 23rd meeting of the North American Cartographic Information Society, NACIS XXIII, October 8-11, Jacksonville, Florida, pp. 26-27.

·     Rice, M., Clarke, K. C., Battersby, S. (2003). "Information Hiding Approaches for Self-describing Cartographic Data." Abstract of Papers, 21st International Cartographic Conference and 12th General Assembly of the International Cartographic Association, 10 - 16 August, 2003, p.39.

·     Rice, M., Clarke, K. C., Battersby, S. (2003). "Estimates for the Information Hiding Potential of Digital Cartographic Data." Online Proceedings, American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) Annual Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, March 29 - April 2, 2003.

·       Rice, M., Jacobson, R. D., Golledge, R. G., & Jones, D. (2003). "Object Size Discrimination and Non-visual Cartographic Symbolization." Online Proceedings, American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) Annual Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, March 29 - April 2, 2003.

·       Rice, Matthew T., David Jones, Reginald Golledge, Dan Jacobson. (2003) "Progress in Multimodal Cartographic Interfaces: Symbolization and Examples", Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, ed. Darrick Danta. The University of Hawai'i Press, Volume 65, p. 133.

·       Demers, Steven, David Jones, Andrea Nuernberger, and Matthew T. Rice (2002) "Raster and Vector Mapping Applications: from GIS to the Web." Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, ed. Darrick Danta. The University of Hawai'i Press, Volume 64, p. 187.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2002) "Panoramic Maps and the Promotion of Urban Living in Late 19th and Early 20th Century America." Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, ed. Darrick Danta. The University of Hawai'i Press, Volume 64, p. 211-212.

·       Goodchild, Michael F., Donald Janelle, Matt Rice, Ann Ricchiazzi. (2002) "Geographers Build Learning and Research Resources for the Social Sciences". Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, ed. Darrick Danta. The University of Hawai'i Press, Volume 64, p. 193.

·       Rice, Matt. (2001) "Auditory Enhancements for Geographic Information Systems". Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, ed. Darrick Danta. The University of Hawai'i Press, Volume 63, p. 201.

Invited Lectures, Articles, Editorials, and Outreach Presentations

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2019), “Mobile Geocrowdsourcing, Cartographic Research, and the ICA’s International Map Exhibition”, Jiangsu Provincial Delegation and Training Group. Host: Dr. Chaowei Yang, Translator: Dan Cheng.  December 9th, 2019, George Mason University Research Hall Showcase.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2019), “Chinese Cartographic Work from the ICC 2017 International Cartographic Exhibition”, GMU Training Group for Chinese Ministry of Natural Resources. Host: Dr. Chaowei Yang, Translator: Dr. David Wong.  November 19, 2019, George Mason University Exploratory Hall, room 2301.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2019), “Mapping at the Limits: Micro-level Spatiotemporal Detail”, Jiangsu Provincial Bureau of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation, GMU Training Group Presentation.  Host: Dr. Chaowei Yang, Facilitator: Qian Liu.  June 28, 2019, George Mason University, Exploratory Hall, room 2304.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2019), “Geographic Information Science: Research, Tools, and Applications”, United Nations Training Group: Remote Sensing Applications In Urban Air Quality Assessments For Health And Environment Policies In Africa. Host: Dr. John Qu, Facilitator: Chenyang Xu. June 12th, 2019, 9:30-4:00pm, Exploratory Hall rooms 2304/2103.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2019), “Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science”, Jiangsu Provincial Bureau of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation, GMU Training Group Presentation.  Host: Dr. Chaowei Yang, Facilitator: Qian Liu.  June 28, 2019, George Mason University, Exploratory Hall, room 2304.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2018) “Positioning Dynamics and Mobile Geocrowdsourcing”, Zhejiang Administration of Surveying, Mapping, and Geoinformation, GMU Training Group Presentation.  Host:  Dr. Chaowei Yang, GMU/NSF Spatiotemporal Innovation Center.  October 8th, 2018, Research Hall Showcase.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2018) “Mobile Geocrowdsourcing“, University of Peking Academic Delegation, Hosts: Dr. Chaowei Yang, Director, GMU NSF Spatiotemporal Innovation Center, Dr. Bin Chen, Associate Chair, School of Earth and Space Sciences, Peking University.  October 4th, 2018.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2018) “Cartographic Research: The Cartography and Geographic Information Society and Cartographic Programs at GMU”, Session Four, “Building Capacity”, Session Chairs: John Nyberg and Shachak Pe’eri, NOAA Ocean and Coast Survey.  United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2018 Nautical Cartography Open Nouse, Friday, July 27, 2018.  NOAA Science Center, Silver Spring, Maryland.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2018) “The International Cartographic Association: Mapping Across the World and at GMU”, July Shanxi Training Group / Executive Leads and Senior Staff, Shaanxi Bureau of Surveying, Mapping, and Geoinformation.  Host: Dr. Chaowei Yang, Director, NSF Spatiotemporal Innovation Center.  July 12th, 2018, 2304 Exploratory Hall.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2018) “Geography and Geoinformation Science: Department Academic Programs, Research, Funding, and Student Activities”, July Shanxi Training Group / Executive Leads and Senior Staff, Shaanxi Bureau of Surveying, Mapping, and Geoinformation.  Host: Dr. Chaowei Yang, Director, NSF Spatiotemporal Innovation Center.  July 10th, 2018, 2304 Exploratory Hall.

·       Rice, Matthew T., and Dieter Pfoser (2017) “Overview of Urban Environmental Research at George Mason University”, Presentation for The Northern Virginia Regional Commission, Organizer: Dr. Dale Medearis.  October 6, 2017.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2016) “Pedestrian Network Prioritization at George Mason University”, Geocrowdsourcing Research Group / GMU Facilities Archives and Records Group, Fairfax, Virginia, October 7, 2016

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2016) “Pedestrian Accessibility Modeling and Assessment”, Geocrowdsourcing Research Group / City of Fairfax Citizens for Smarter Growth planning meeting, Old Town Fairfax Downtown Business District, Fairfax, VA, September 29, 2016.  Co-presenter: Han Qin

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2016) “Pedestrian Accessibility Modeling and Simulations”, Geocrowdsourcing Research Group / City of Fairfax Transportation Department, Joint Work Meeting.  Host: Wendy Block Sanford (City of Fairfax Transportation Director) and Curt McCullough (Traffic Operations) City Hall Annex Conference Room, July 29, 2016.  Co-presenter: Han Qin

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2016) “Assessing the Validity of Crowd Sourced Data: Using i-Tree to Measure Canopy Cover in the City of Fairfax”, GMU Geocrowdsourcing Research Group and City of Fairfax Sustainability Committee Planning Meeting, City of Fairfax City Hall, Fairfax, Virginia, June 17, 2016. Co-presenter: Kerry Coll

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2015) “The GMU Geocrowdsourcing Test: Progress and Research”, Summary Presentation to Dr. Daniel Sui, GMU GeoTalk Guest Speaker, Center for Geointelligence, 290 Research Hall, Fairfax, Virginia, USA, April 8, 2015.  Co-presenters:  Han Qin, Ahmad Aburizaiza, Rebecca Rice.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2015) “NVRC-GMU Sustainability Roundtable: GMU Student Research”, GMU Provost’s Global Office and Northern Virginia Regional Commission Sustainability Roundtable Discussion, 3301 Exploratory Hall, George Mason University, June 8th, 2015.  Facilitators:  Dr. Dale Medearis (NVRC), Rita Rowand (GMU).

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2015) “Dynamic Geocrowdsourcing: The GMU Geocrowdsourcing Testbed”, Airbus-GMU Research Meeting, September 18, 2015, Exploratory Hall 2304. Organizer/Facilitator: Dr. Sven Fuhrmann.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2015) “Quality Assessment in Geocrowdsourced Mapping Applications”, University of New Hampshire Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping, Durham, New Hampshire, November 6, 2015.  Host: Dr. Shachak Pe’eri (Faculty, NOAA Liaison) and Dr. Larry Mayer (CCOM Director). 

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2015) “Human Geography and Beyond”, Fairfax High School Advanced Placement Human Geography Course, Fairfax, Virginia, USA, June 10, 2016. Host: Ms. Natalie Hanson (Instructor).  [Outreach lecture and GIS software advising]

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2015) “George Mason University, Geography and Geoinformation Science”, NOAA Administrator Site Visit, Fairfax, Virginia USA, November 3, 2015. Host: Dr. Anthony Stefanidis, Guest: Rear Admiral Gerd F. Glang, Facilitator: Dr. Shachak Pe’eri

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2015) “Geocrowdsourcing Accessibility”, Geocrowdsourcing Research Group / GMU Kellar Institute Research Meeting, 208C Finley Hall, March 15, 2016.  Host: Dr. Kimberly Avila.  Co-presenter: Han Qin

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2015) “The 28th International Cartographic Congress”, Fairfax County Planning and Zoning / IT-GIS Team Joint Meeting, Fairfax Government Center, January 25, 2015.   Facilitator: Mr. John Bell (Senior Planner).

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2014) “Geography and Maps”, Geography Awareness Week Outreach Presentation to Daniels Run Elementary School 3rd Grade.  Facilitator: Mrs. Jane R. Dull, November 12, 2014, Fairfax, Virginia.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2014) “Introduction to George Mason University Department of Geography & Geoinformation Science: Strategic Research and Collaboration Opportunities”, presentation to delegation from University of Stuttgart, hosted by GMU Global Office (Solon Simmons and Rita Rowand), October 28, 2014, Merten Hall, room 5201.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2014) “George Mason University Department of Geography & Geoinformation Science: An Introduction and Strategic Research Activity”, presentation to Swiss Embassy Delegation, Scientific Staff, hosted by GMU Global Office (Rita Rowand) and Northern Virginia Regional Commission (Dr. Dale Medearis), October 9, 2014, Mason Hall, conference room D9.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2014) “Research Development & Finance: A Faculty Perspective”, presentation to Xi’an Shiyou University Faculty Delegation (School of Computing, School of Global Science and Engineering), hosted by GMU Global Office (Rita Rowand), September 2, 2014, GMU Research Hall, Room 162.

·       Rice, Matthew T., Houser Paul, Kupka, Stefanie, and Fuhrmann, Sven (2014) “Green Infrastructure & Sustainability”, Keynote Lecture for Trans-Atlantic Urban Climate Dialogue plus, Workshop #2: Transatlantic Exchange in Development of Successful Municipal Utilities: The Role of the Community Energy Planning (August 25-26, 2014), hosted by George Mason University Global Office (Rita Rowand), Freie Universitat Berlin (Miranda Schreurs) and Northern Virginia Regional Commission (Mark Gibb, Aimee Vosper, Dale Medearis), Aug. 26th, Boardroom, Marriott Residence Inn, Chainbridge Road, Fairfax, VA.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2014) “Crowdsourcing for Accessibility”, GGS 759: Topics in Earth Systems Science Guest Lecture, facilitate by Dr. Dieter Pfoser and Dr. Allan Falconer, March 18, 2014, GMU Exploratory Hall.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2014) “What are Maps?” Geography Outreach Presentation: Louise Archer Elementary School, Vienna, Virginia, January 16, 2014.  Facilitator: K. Schwartz.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2013) “Cartography and Geovisualization: An Overview”, NGCC Training Presentation, Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Science, Advanced Executive Certificate Program, Center for Intelligent Spatial Computing, Coordinator:  Dr. Chaowei Yang, November 5, 2013, GMU Research Hall Showcase.

·       Rice, Matthew T.  (2013) “George Mason University Department of Geography & Geoinformation Science, Introduction and Overview”, Mid-Atlantic Division of the Assocation of American Geographers and the 36th Annual Applied Geography Conference Joint Meeting, Session W4, facilitated by Tom Dwyer, Jay Lee, Mark deSocio, and Michael Ratcliffe, Westin Hotel, Annapolis, Maryland, October 30, 2013.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2013) “Cartography: Messaging with Maps”, USAID International GIS Specialist Workshop, October 9th, 2013 USAID Washington Learning Center, Arlington, Virginia. Facilitator: Chad Blevins (USAID). 

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2013) “An Overview of Geographic Information Systems, Science, and Studies”, Guest Lecture for GGS 550: Geospatial Science Fundamentals, October 3rd, 2013. Facilitator: Dr. Arie Croitoru. GMU Exploratory Hall, room 2312.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2013) “A Review of Emerging Research Priorities in Public Participation GIS”, Colloquium in Earth Systems Science, September 25th, 2013. Facilitator: Dr. Donglian Sun. GMU Innovation Hall room 215G. 

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2013) “Gamma Theta Upsilon: History & Geographical Scholarship”, George Mason University Eta Omicron Chapter of Gamma Theta Upsilon 2013 Induction Ceremony, Research Hall.  May 3rd, 2013.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2013) “Cartography: A Discipline in Flux” GGS 551, Thematic Cartography Guest Presentation.  Organizer: Dr. Timothy Leslie.  GMU Innovation Hall, April 16th, 2013.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2013) “Geovisualization”, GGS 759 Topics in Earth Systems Science Guest Lecture. Organizer: Dr. Dieter Pfoser, GMU Research Hall, January 29, 2013.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2012) “Geography and Geographic Information Systems”. Guest Outreach Lecture to St. Leo’s Catholic Church Cub Scout Pack 1113, hosted by Mr. Daniel Drummond (Fairfax City Council).  October 17th, 2012.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2012) “Proposals, Funding, and Grants: A Young Faculty Member’s Summary”, Guest Lecture to GMU GGS Geograds, Hosted by Ron Mahabir, GMU Research Hall, October 13, 2012.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2012) “Geovisualization and Volunteered Geographic Information”, NGCC Training Presentation / Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Science, Advanced Executive Certificate Program, GMU Center for Intelligent Spatial Computing, hosted by Dr. Chaowei Yang and Dr. David Wong, GMU Research Hall Showcase, October 4, 2012.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2012) “An Overview and Introduction to Geovisualization”, GGS 550: Geospatial Science Fundamentals Guest Lecture.  Organizer: Dr. Kevin Curtin.  September 13, 2012.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2012) “Geovisualization”, Guest Lecture for Advanced Geographic Information Systems Course (GGS 563), hosted by Dr. Tim Leslie.  Ft Belvoir, VA: Army Geospatial Center / ERDC, July 3, 2012.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2012) “Gamma Theta Upsilon and Geographical Scholarship: A History”, George Mason University Eta Omicron Chapter of Gamma Theta Upsilon 2012 Induction Ceremony, Research Hall.  May 4th, 2012.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2011) “Cartography Specialty Group, Chair’s Address”, Association of American Geographers Cartography Specialty Group Business Meeting, February 27th, 2012, 8-9pm, New York City.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2011) “Geography, Geographic Information Systems and Geography Awareness Week”, outreach presentation hosted by I. Kolstoe and Dr, Mahri Aste, Mosby Woods Elementary School, Fairfax, Virginia, November 15th, 2011.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2011) “An Introduction of GMU Geography & Geoinformation Science”, USGIF Outreach Cohort, Summer 2011. Coordinator:  R. Maxwell Baber, United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) Director of Academic Programs (Max.Baber@usgif.org), July 27, 2011, 1:00pm

·       Rice, Matthew T., and Hammill, William C., (2011).  “User-contributed Geospatial Data Integrated with Assistive Geotechnology Using a Localized Gazetteer”, Poster Display at the International Cartographic Confernece, Paris France, July 7, 2011. 

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2011).  “Geovisualization”, invited lecture for GMU Geoinformatics and Geospatial Intelligence Course, “Selected Topics in Geospatial Intelligence”, June 24, 2011, 9am, Army Geospatial Center, Ft. Belvoir, Virginia.  Coordinators: Anthony Stefanidis, Arie Croitoru.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2011) “Geovisualization”, Guest Lecture for Topics in Earth Systems Science, GGS 759, hosted by Dr. Peggy Agouris.  May 1, 2011

·       Rice, Matthew T., (2011) “Crowdsourcing Accessibility”, April 13, 2011, Easter Seals Project ACTION Wayfinding Webinar Session.  Coordinator:  Krystian Boreyko, Training and Technical Assistance Specialist (kboreyko@easterseals.com).

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2011) “Choosing a Research Topic: Advice from a Junior Faculty Member”, invited talk for GGS-GMU Graduate Student Study Group (GeoGrads) and GTU, hosted by Ron Mahabir and Chris Oxendine, May 1st, 2011, GMU Research Hall.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2011) “Geography, Geographic Information Systems and Geography Awareness Week”, outreach presentation hosted by I. Kolstoe and Dr, Mahri Aste, Mosby Woods Elementary School, Fairfax, Virginia, November 15th, 2011.

·       Rice, Matt (2007) "Haptic and Auditory Design Guidelines for Multimodal Map Interfaces", Invited Lecture, George Mason University, March 23, 2007. Host: Dr. Allan Falconer, Professor and Chair, George Mason University, Department of Geography.

·       Rice, Matt (2007) "Haptic and Auditory Design Guidelines for Multimodal Map Interfaces", Invited Lecture, Michigan State University, January 25, 2007. Host: Dr. Alan F. Arbogast, Associate Professor, Michigan State University.

·       Rice, Matt (2006) "Haptic and Auditory Design Guidelines for Multimodal Map Interfaces", Invited Lecture, Kansas State University. Geography Department Special Presentation, December 1, 2006. Host: Dr. Max Lu, Associate Professor, Kansas State University.

·       Rice, Matt (2006) "Haptic and Auditory Design Elements for Non-Visual Map Displays", Invited Lecture, University of Maryland, College Park. Colloquium, April 26, 2006. Host: Dr. Shunlin Liang, Associate Professor, University of Maryland College Park, Department of Geography.

·       Rice, Matt (2005) "Haptic and Auditory Design Elements for Non-Visual Map Displays", Invited Lecture, University of Wisconsin-Madison Colloquium, December 14, 2005. Host: Dr. A-Xing Zhu, Chair, Professor of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

·       Rice, M. (2005) "Geovisualization: Multimodal Cartographic Display". Lecture presented at UCSB Geography Department's Geovisualization Course, instructed by Dr. Sara Fabrikant, April. 5, 2005.

·       Rice, M. (2004) "An Introduction to Non-Visual Map Interfaces". Lecture presented at UCSB Geography Department's "Maps and Mapping" Course, instructed by Jeff Hemphill, Nov. 4, 2004.

·       Rice, M. (2004) "GIS and Cartography: Education, Internships, and Applications". Lecture presented at UCSB Geography Department's "Application Issues in Geographic Information Systems" Course, instructed by Dr. Sara Fabrikant, May 6, 2004.

·       Rice, M. (2004) "Computation and Design Considerations for Non-visual Map Interfaces". Lecture presented at the University of South Carolina, Department of Geography Colloquium, February 26, 2004.

·       Rice, M. (2004) "Authentication and Intellectual Property Control Methods for Geographic Data". Lecture presented at the University of South Carolina, Department of Geography (brown bag), February 27, 2004.

·       Rice, M., Golledge, R. G., Pallavaram, S., Jacobson, R. D., & Jones, D. (2003) “Haptic soundscapes: Maps for the visually-impaired using sound and touch”. Invited lecture / paper presented at the UCSB Geography Colloquium, University of California Santa Barbara, Department of Geography, Nov. 20, 2003.

·       Rice, Matt. (2002) "Diffusion of the Mormon Religion and the Intermontane West", invited lecture for Dr. Daniel Montello's Human Geography Course (UCSB Geography 5), Winter Quarter 2002, February 20, 2002.

·       Rice, Matt. (2001) "Report on the Sixty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, Santa Barbara, California, September 12-15, 2001". Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, ed. Darrick Danta. Volume 64, p. 171-174.

·       Rice, Matt (2001) "Recap of APCG 2001, University of California, Santa Barbara". Pacifica, Newsletter of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, ed. Michael Schmandt. Fall 2001, pp. 12, 15.

Conference, Meeting, and Seminar Presentations

·       Rice, Matthew T., Yang, Chaowei, and Zifu Whang (2020), “Spatiotemporal Innovation Testbed: Progress and Updates”, Presentation STC-19-02, National Science Foundation IUCRC Industry Advisory Board Semi-Annual Meeting, June 12, 2020.  Session Chair: Daniel Duffy.  Host: Harvard Center for Geographic Analysis, teleconference.

·       Rice, Matthew T., and Yang, Chaowei (2019), “Spatiotemporal Innovation Testbed, Proposal ST-19-02”, National Science Foundation IUCRC Industry Advisory Board Semi-Annual Meeting, November 7th, 2019. Session Chair: Wendy Guan.  Research Hall Showcase, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.

·       Flynn, Colin G. (presenter) and Matthew T. Rice (2019), “Seeing the Night Sky: An Atlas of Dark Sky Parks”, The 29th International Cartographic Conference, 15-20 July, Tokyo, Japan. Topic 43-2, “Miscellaneous Maps”, Session T-43-2, Paper 4.  Friday, July 19th, 2019, 10:50 -12:10, Conference Room 3, Plaza Hensei Hotel.  Session Chair: Yoshiki Wakabayashi (Tokyo Metropolitan University), https://www.proc-int-cartogr-assoc.net/2/33/2019/

·       Heuwinkel, Jeffrey R., Matthew T. Rice (presenter), Manzhu Yu, Kevin M. Curtin, R. Daniel Jacobson.  “Mobility Routing Optimization for Physical Accessibility and Thermoregulation”, The 29th International Cartographic Conference, 15–20 July 2019, Tokyo, Japan. Topic 16-2, “Technology and Multisensory Maps”, Session T-16-2, Paper 3.  Thursday, July 18th, 2019, 16:40-18:00, Mercury Room, Miraikan Conference Center. Session Chair: Carla Cristina da Sena (Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP) ), https://www.proc-int-cartogr-assoc.net/2/42/2019/

 

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2018) “Geography and Geoinformation Science at GMU”, Peking University / GMU Student Research Roundtable, with Michael Resig, JK Robinson, Palak Matta, Pat Guillen, Dan Cheng, and Yun Li, October 4th, 2018, GMU Research Hall, Room 162. 

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2017) “Geocrowdsourcing, Quality Assessment, and Field Interaction Research in the GMU-GcT”, Zhejiang Bureau of Survey and Mapping, Administrative staff and engineering leaders, GMU Research Hall Showcase, November 2nd, 2017.  Host: Dr. Phil Yang, translator: Kejin Cui

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2017) “Geocrowdsourcing, Quality Assessment, and Mobile Interaction Studies in the GMU Geocrowdsourcing Testbed”, Engineering Staff, National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation of China, GMU Research Hall Showcase, September 19th, 2017.  Host: Dr. Phil Yang, translator: Kejin Cui

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2017) “Data Sharing and Open Source Influences in Accessibility Mapping”, Executive and Senior Staff, National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation of China. GMU Merten Hall, Room 1204, September 12th, 2017.  Host: Dr. Phil Yang, , translator: Kejin Cui

·       Rice, Matthew T., with Dan Jacobson (2017) “Quality Assessment and Geocrowdsourced Acessibility Mapping”, Executive and Senior Staff, Jiangsu Bureau of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation, China. GMU Research Hall, Room 162, August 17th, 2017.  Host: Dr. Phil Yang, , translator: Kejin Cui

·       Rice, Matthew T. and Dan Jacobson (2017) “Quality Assessment and Accessibility Mapping in an Image-based Geocrowdsourcing Testbed”, in: The 28th International Cartographic Conference, Technical Paper Session 3505.2, “Commission on Maps and Graphics for Blind and Partially Sighted Persons”, Virgnia Room C, Wardman Park Marriott, July 3rd, 2017.  Moderator/Session Chair: Dr. Matthew T. Rice

·       Rice, Matthew T., Chaowei Yang, Fei Hu, Han Qin (2016) “Spatiotemporal Cloud Platform Operations” National Science Foundation I/UCRC for Spatiotemporal Thinking, Computing, and Applications, Industry-Advisory Business Meeting, Santa Barbara, California, November 3, 2016.

·       Rice, Matthew T. and Sven Fuhrmann (2016) “28th International Cartographic Congress, Local Arrangements”, International Cartographic Association Executive Committee Meeting and Site Visit, Washington D.C., October 1, 2016.  Hosts: Dr. László Zentai (ICA Secretary General and Executive Director), Dr. Menno-Jan Kraak (ICA President), and Dr. Lynn Usery (ICC Vice-President and USNC-ICA Local Organizing Chair).

·       Rice, Matthew T., and Han Qin (2016) “A Big Data Management Infrastructure Based on the Hybrid Cloud Service”, National Science Foundation Spatiotemporal Thinking, Computing and Applications I/UCRC Investors and Board Spring Meeting, 162 Research Hall, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, May 17, 2016.  Facilitators: Dr. Keith Clarke (UC Santa Barbara), Dr. Peter Bol (Harvard University), and Dr. Chaowei Yang (George Mason University).

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2015) “Geocrowdsourcing for Accessibility”, Association of American Geographers 2016 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA, April 1, 2016, in Session “Methods in Wrangling Big Spatial Data, Patricia Fontiera (Social Sciences Data Lab), Chair.  Co-authors:  Han Qin, Rebecca Rice, Ahmad Aburizaiza

·       Rice, Matthew T., and Han Qin (2015) “Analyzing and Visualizing Data Quality in Crowdsourcing Environments”, National Science Foundation Spatiotemporal Thinking, Computing and Applications I/UCRC Investors and Board Fall Meeting, Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts, October 26, 2015.  Facilitators: Wendy Guan (Harvard University), Dr. Keith Clarke (UC Santa Barbara), and Dr. Chaowei Yang (George Mason University). 

·       Rice, Matthew T. , Qin, Han, Ahmad O. Aburizaiza, Rebecca M. Rice, Fabiana Paez, (2015) “Obstacle Characterization in a Geocrowdsourced Accessibility System”, ISSDQ 2015: The Ninth International Symposium on Spatial Data Quality, Volume II-3/W5, September 29th, Palais des Congrès Jean Balladur, Georges de Masson d’Autume (Sep. 30th), La Grande Motte, France. 

·       Aburizaiza, Ahmad, Rice, Matthew T (2015) “Generating Geospatial Footprints for Geoparsed Text from Crowdsourced Platial Data”, Sessions AT1-02, Seoul, Korea, September 15th, 2015.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2015) “Smart Cities, Northern Virginia Climate Atlas, and Sustainability”, 162 Research Hall, George Mason University, Northern Virginia Regional Commission & GMU Provost’s Global Office Roundtable Discussion, September 14th, 2015.  Facilitators: Dr. Dale Medearis (NVRC), Rita Rowand (GMU).

·       Rice, Rebecca M., Rice, Matthew T. (2015) “Position Validation in Crowdsourced Accessibility Mapping”, 27th International Cartographic Congress, Oral Session 10, Room 5: Mapping and Spatial Awareness for Disabled People, Chair: Dr. Waldirene Ribeiro do Carmo and Dr. Edwin Hunt, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, August 27th, 2015.  Co-authors: Ahmad Aburizaiza, and Han Qin

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2015) “Emerging Data Collection Methods in Web GIS”, National Geomatics Center of China (NGCC), GMU-Center for Intelligent Spatial Computing Web GIS Training Cohort, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA, July 22nd, 2015.  Host: Dr. Chaowei Yang.

·       Rice, Matthew T., and Han Qin (2015) “Analyzing Spatiotemporal Dynamics Using Place-based Georeferencing”, National Science Foundation Spatiotemporal Thinking, Computing and Applications I/UCRC Investors and Board Spring Meeting, 162 Research Hall, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, May 19, 2015.  Facilitators: Dr. Keith Clarke (UC Santa Barbara), Dr. Peter Bol (Harvard University), and Dr. Chaowei Yang (George Mason University).  With co-authors: Ahmad Aburizaiza, and Rebecca Rice.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2014) “Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information / Crowdsourced Geospatial Data: Phase 4 Planning Meeting” GMU-ERDC Phase 4 Planning and Technical Meeting, October 27, 2014, GMU Exploratory Hall, rm. 2304, Douglas R. Caldwell, Sven Fuhrmann, Dieter Pfoser, Han Qin, Rebecca Rice, and Eric Ong.

·       Rice Matthew T., Medina Richard M., Qin, Han (2014)  “Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information / Crowdsourced Geospatial Data: Phase 3”, GMU-ERDC Quarterly Interim Progress Review, June 30, 2014, GMU Exploratory Hall, rm. 2304, with Douglas R. Caldwell, Richard Medina, Han Qin, and Rebecca Rice.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2014) “Gamma Theta Upsilon: History, Mission, and the Eta Omicron Chapter” George Mason University Spring 2014 GTU Induction Ceremony, May 9th, 2014, Research Hall Showcase.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2014) “Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information / Crowdsourced Geospatial Data: Project Technical Meeting for Phase 3”, May 22, 2014, GMU Exploratory Hall Rm. 3301, with Douglas R. Caldwell (ERDC), Dr. Richard Medina, Han Qin, and Fabiana Paez, Eric Ong, and Rebecca Rice (GMU).

·       Rice Matthew T., Paez, Fabiana I., Medina Richard M., Qin, Han (2014) “Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information / Crowdsourced Geospatial Data: Phase 3”, GMU-ERDC Quarterly Interim Progress Review, March 20, 2014, GMU Exploratory Hall, rm. 2304, with Douglas R. Caldwell, Richard Medina, Han Qin, and Rebecca Rice.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2014) “Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information / Crowdsourced Geospatial Data: Project Overview, Phase 3 Activities, and Program Summary”, GMU-ERDC Assessment & Technical Meeting, Project Review by Dr. Michael Goodchild, January 23, 2014, GMU Exploratory Hall rm. 3301, with Douglas R. Caldwell (ERDC), Dr. Kevin Curtin, Dr. Richard Medina, Han Qin, and Fabiana Paez (GMU).

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2014) “Crowdsourced Geospatial Data and Accessibility”, GMU – Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities, Outreach Meeting with Dr. Michael Behrmann, Dr. Holly Lawson, and Kimberly Avila, Finley Hall, January 6, 2014.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2013) “Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information / Crowdsourced Geospatial Data: Phase 3 Project Summary”, GMU-ERDC Quarterly Interim Progress Review, December 20, 2013, GMU Exploratory Hall, rm. 2304, with Douglas R. Caldwell, Richard Medina, Han Qin, and Fabiana Paez.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2013) “Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information / Crowdsourced Geospatial Data: Phase 3 Planning” GMU-ERDC Technical Meeting, November 13, 2013.  GMU Exploratory Hall, rm. 2304, with Douglas R. Caldwell, Kevin Curtin, Richard Medina, Han Qin, and Fabiana Paez.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2013) “Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information / Crowdsourced Geospatial Data: Phase 3 Proposed Activities”, GMU-ERDC Technical Meeting, October 16, 2013, GMU Exploratory Hall, rm. 2304, with Douglas R. Caldwell, Kevin Curtin, Richard Medina, Han Qin, and Fabiana Paez.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2013) “Extending and Augmenting Accessibility Maps with Geotechnology”, GMU Department of Geography & Geoinformation Science Seminar / Promotion & Tenure Presentation, September 27, 2013.  Chair: Dr. Sheryl Luzadder-Beach.  GMU Exploratory Hall, rm. 3301.

·       Rice, Matthew T., Jacobson, D, McDermott, S., Aburizaiza, A., Paez, F. (2013) “Crowdsourcing Techniques for Augmenting Traditional Accessibility Maps with Transitory Obstacle Information”, Invited Paper #292/6E.1 in Session S6-E: Cartography for People with Disabilities, Sarah Tauscher (Chair), conference level rm C2.  26th International Cartographic Conference, August 27, 2013, Dresden, Germany.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2013) “Cartography Specialty Group: Business and Recognition”, Session 3812, Association of American Geographers Specialty Group Business Meeting, April 11th, 2013, Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles, California.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2013) “Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information, QIPR”, July 30th Quarterly Interim Progress Review, Technical Meeting, BAA: #AA10-4733, Contract: # W9132V-11-P-0011 Joint GMU-ERDC Research, Organizers: Douglas R. Caldwell (ERDC) and Matthew T. Rice (GMU), Kevin M. Curtin (GMU.   July 30, 2013, GMU Exploratory Hall (2304).

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2013) “Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information, Testbed Development and Deliverables Progress”, June 3rd, 2013 Technical Meeting, BAA: #AA10-4733, Contract: # W9132V-11-P-0011 Joint GMU-ERDC Research, Organizers: Douglas R. Caldwell (ERDC) and Matthew T. Rice (GMU), Kevin M. Curtin (GMU), GMU Exploratory Hall (2304).

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2013) “GMU Crowdsourcing Testbed Environment, Recruiting, Training, and Progress”, BAA: #AA10-4733, Contract: # W9132V-11-P-0011 Joint GMU-ERDC Quarterly Interim Progress Review Meeting, April 26th,2013, GMU Research Hall. Organizers: Douglas R. Caldwell (ERDC) and Matthew T. Rice (GMU).

·       Rice, Matthew T., (2013) “Geography and Geoinformation Science”, Outreach Presentation to GMU Destination Mason: A Spring Preview, GMU Dewberry Hall, April 21, 2013.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2013) “Data Collection and Data Modeling for the GMU Testbed Environment”, Joint GMU-ERDC Technical Meeting, GMU Research Hall, March 20, 2013.  Organizers: Douglas R. Caldwell (ERDC) and Matthew T. Rice (GMU).

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2013) “Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information: Performance and Plans”, Joint GMU-ERDC Technical Meeting, GMU Research Hall, March 8, 2013.  Organizers: Douglas R. Caldwell (ERDC) and Matthew T. Rice (GMU).

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2013) “Phase 2 Progress Assessment and Review”, Michael F. Goodchild Project Review and Guest Lecture, Joint GMU-ERDC Technical Meeting, GMU Research Hall, January 22, 2013.  Organizers: Douglas R. Caldwell (ERDC) and Matthew T. Rice (GMU).

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2012) “Phase 2 Research and Planning: Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information”, Joint GMU-ERDC Technical Meeting, GMU Research Hall, December 17, 2012.  Organizers: Douglas R. Caldwell (ERDC) and Matthew T. Rice (GMU).

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2012) “Phase 2 Preview and Kick-off Meeting: Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information”, Joint GMU-ERDC Technical Meeting, GMU Research Hall, September 28, 2012.  Organizers: Douglas R. Caldwell (ERDC) and Matthew T. Rice (GMU).

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2012) “Geography and Geoinformation Science”, Presentation to GMU Graduate Showcase 2012, GMU Dewberry Hall, September 19, 2012.

·       Rice, MT, Shore, Brandon, Paez Fabiana (2012) “Organizational Factors and Design Considerations for an accessibility-based VGI Application”, in Session GIS: Cases and Applications (chair, M. Rice).  Association of American Geographers 2012 Annual Meeting, New York City, February 26, 2012. 

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2012) “Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information: Research Project Overview”, Joint Army Geospatial Center / George Mason University Research Meeting, April 27th, 2012, Research Hall, George Mason University.

·       Rice, Matthew T., and Brandon Shore (2012) “VGI Research Review”, Joint Army Geospatial Center / George Mason University Research Meeting, April 27th, 2012, Research Hall, George Mason University.

·       Aburizaiza, Ahmad O., and Matthew T. Rice (2011), “VGI and Geotechnology for Supporting Blind and Vision-Impaired People using a Localized Gazetteer”, FOSS4G: Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial, 2011, Sheraton Denver Downtown, Denver, Colorado. Academic Track – Spruce Room, September 16, 2011, 10:30am.  http://2011.foss4g.org/sessions/vgi-and-geotechnology-supporting-blind-and-vision-impaired-people-using-localized-gazetteer

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2011) “Overview of VGI Research at GMU”, AGC-GMU Joint Research Review, Research Hall, George Mason University, December 19, 2011.

·       Rice, Matthew T., and Ahmad Aburizaiza (2011) “VGI Software Development”, AGC-GMU Joint Research Review, Research Hall, George Mason University, December 19, 2011.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2011) “An Introduction to GMU Geography & Geoinformation Science”, GMU College of Science Outreach to Higher Achievement Middle School Program.  Coordinator:  Dr. Timothy L. Born, Associated Dean, GMU College of Science.  August 4, 2011, 10am, Student Union Building II. 

·       Rice, Matthew T., Hammill, William C., Aburizaiza, Ahmad, Schwarz, Sara, Jacobson, R. Daniel (2011) “Integrating User-Contributed Geospatial Data with Assistive Geotechnology using a Localized Gazetteer”, Presentation ID: CO-447, Session Theme: 1-Semiotics & Art, Session Topic: E2-Mapping and spatial awareness for disabled people, 7 July 2011.  Session Chair:  Matt Rice, George Mason University.  Proceedings of the 25th International Cartographic Conference, Paris, 3-8 July2011. ISBN: 978-1-907075-05-6.

·       Rice, Matt, Hammill, Curt, Aburizaiza, Ahmad, and Schwarz, Sara (2011) “Integrating User-contributed Content in an Accessibility Mapping System”, In Session 1479, “Mapping Practices and User Generated Content”, session chair: Jason Young (Army Topographic Engineering Center).  Association of American Geographers 2011 Annual Meeting, Grand Ballroom A, Sheraton Hotel, Seattle, Washington, April 12, 2011.

·       Rice, Matt (2010) “Multisource Spatiotemporal Information (MSTI)”, within Stefanidis, Anthony “G-Eye Situational Awareness Field Guides: Advanced Spatiotemporal Analysis for Site and Activity Monitoring”, November 23, 2010 briefing for Army Geospatial Center. Briefing organized by Anthony Stefanidis (astefani@gmu.edu) and Jim Rogers (James.P.Rogers.II@usace.army.mil).

·       Rice, Matt (2010) “Geography, GIS, and World Explorers”, Geography Awareness Week / GIS Day 2010 Outreach Lecture, Mosby Woods Elementary School. Host: Dr. Mahri Aste, principal (Mahri.Aste@fcps.edu), & Ms. Patricia Mullaney, 4th Grade (Patricia.Mullaney@fcps.edu), November 17, 2010.

·       Rice, Matt (2010) “Geography, GIS, and Geotechnology”, Geography Awareness Week / GIS Day 2010 Outreach Lecture, Mosby Woods Elementary School, November 15, 2010. Host: Dr. Mahri Aste, principal (Mahri.Aste@fcps.edu), & Ms. Shelley Gesker (MMGesker@fcps.edu).

·       Rice, Matt (2010) “Multisource Spatiotemporal Information (MSTI)”, within Stefanidis, Anthony “G-Eye Situational Awareness Field Guides: Advanced Spatiotemporal Analysis for Site and Activity Monitoring”, November 23, 2010 briefing for Army Geospatial Center. Briefing organized by Anthony Stefanidis (astefani@gmu.edu) and Jim Rogers (James.P.Rogers.II@usace.army.mil).

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2010) ”User-contributed Geographic Information and Accessibility Maps”, George Mason University GIS Day 2010, afternoon session, November 17, 2010. GMU Center for the Arts.  Coordinator:  Nigel Waters (nwaters@gmu.edu)

·       Rice, Matt (2010) “Neogeography: Volunteered Geographic Information”, within Stefanidis November 12, 2010 briefing for Army Geospatial Center. Briefing organized by Anthony Stefanidis (astefani@gmu.edu) and Jim Rogers (James.P.Rogers.II@usace.army.mil).

·       Rice, Matt (2010) “Extended Cartographic Display” Sep. 7, 2010, 9:30am.  Army Geospatial Center Research Program Briefing & Discussion, US Army Corps of Engineers Technical Center. Ft. Belvoir, Virginia.  Organizer:  Richard Thomas Joy (Richard.Thomas.Joy@usace.army.mil), Joni L. Jerrett (Joni.L.Jarrett@usace.army.mil).

·       Rice, Matt (2010) “Faculty Success Strategies”, in “Strategies for Success: Teaching at Mason” workshop for new GMU faculty, Chair: Dr. Kimberly Eby, GMU Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Director, GMU Center for Teaching Excellence (keby1@gmu.edu), August 19, 2010, Research 1 auditorium.

·       Rice, Matt (2010) “Geographic Information and Spatial Decision Making” August 17th, 2010, 10:30am. AGC Conference Room.  Army Geospatial Center Research Program Briefing, US Army Corps of Engineers Technical Center. Ft. Belvoir, Virginia.  Organizers: Mike Powers (Michael.W.Powers@usace.army.mil), Jim Rogers (James.P.Rogers.II@usace.army.mil).

·       Rice, Matt (2010) “Faculty Expertise:  Matt Rice”, in “GeoInt Tradecraft: Challenges and Opportunities” by Anthony Stefanidis.  Wed. July 21, 2010, 11am, COS Showcase, Research Bldg. 1.  NGA College briefing by GMU Geointelligence and Geoinformatics Team.  Reference:  Tony Stefanidis (astefani@gmu.edu).

·       Rice, Matt (2010) “Geographic Information and Spatial Decision Making & The Haptic Soundscapes Project”, June 30, 2010, 4801 Engineering Bldg.  GMU Center of Excellence in Command, Control, Communications, Computing, and Intelligence, OUA1 / JGES Evaluation, Task 2 Team. Organizers: Leonard Adelman (ladelman@gmu.edu), Kathryn Klaskey, (klaskey@gmu.edu).

·       Rice, Matt (2010) “Geographic Information and Spatial Decision Making”, May 27, 10:00am, 3507 Engineering Bldg.  GMU Center of Excellence in Command, Control, Communications, Computing, and Intelligence, AGC Research Program Agency Briefing, Organizers: Michael Hieb (mhieb@gmu.edu), Jennifer Disano (jdisano@gmu.edu), Kevin Curtin (curtin@gmu.edu).

·       Rice, Matt (2008) “GIS, Accessibility, and Non-visual Navigation in Unfamiliar Environments”, GIS Day 2008: Discovering the World Through GIS, Invited Talk in session GIS at Mason, session chair: Nigel Waters (nwaters@gmu.edu). Johnson Center Cinema, GMU, November 19, 2008. 

·       Rice, Matt (2008), “Design and Testing of Multimodal Map Interfaces”, Graduate Colloquium EOS 900, Colloquium in Earth System & Geoinformation Sciences (GGS Graduate Course: GGS 900 – Colloquium in Earth Systems Science), Instructor: George Taylor (gtaylor@gmu.edu), October 22, 2008.

·       Rice, Matt, and Bradley, Eliza S. (2008). “An SRTM DTED accuracy analysis for two study sites”, Paper Sessions 2245: Lidar Applications, Chair: Eliza S. Bradley. Association of American Geographers 2008 Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, April 16, 2008.

·       Rice, M. (2007). “An Analysis of Intellectual Property Protection Techniques for Digital Cartographic Data Adapted from Cartographic Copyright Traps Used on Printed Maps." Theme 16”, Copyright and Cartography, Access to Cartographic Information, Oral Paper Session 1, Chairs: Dr. D.R.F. Taylor, Dr. Raisa Yakovleva, XXIII International Cartographic Conference, 6th August 2007, Cosmos Hotel, Moscow, Russia.

·       Rice, M. (2007). “Interpolation Methods and Accuracy Models for SRTM Digital Terrain Elevation Datasets”, Session III, IC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Colloquium Westfields, Marriott, Chantilly, Virginia, April 30, 2007.

·       Rice, M. (2007). “SRTM Accuracy in the Pacific Northwest”, In Session 5106, Current Issues in Geographic Research, Chair: Dr. Matt Rice, Association of American Geographers (AAG) 2007 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, August 21, 2007.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2006). “Rapid Interpolation Methods and Accuracy Models for SRTM Digital Terrain Elevation Datasets”, Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Colloquium, Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner, Virginia. April 17-19, 2006.

·       Rice, Matthew T., Reginald Golledge, and R. Daniel Jacobson. (2006). “Symbolization issues for haptic and auditory maps”, in paper session Visualization II: Representation and Symbolization, Friday, March 10, 2006, 2:00pm, chairs: Amy Lobben and Robert M. Edsall. Association of American Geographers 2006 Annual Meeting, March 7-11, 2006, Chicago, Illinois.

·       Goodchild, Michael F., Phaedon C. Kyriakidis, Philipp Schneider, Qingfeng Guan, Matt Rice. (2005) “Improving spatial support interoperability: a computationally fast, geostatistical approach and its GIS implementation”, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Academic Research Program Symposium (NARP), National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., September 23, 2005.

·       Goodchild, Michael F., Phaedon C. Kyriakidis, Philipp Schneider, Qingfeng Guan, Matt Rice. (2005) “Improving spatial support interoperability: a computationally fast, geostatistical approach and its GIS implementation”, Army Research Office Principal Investigator Research Review Meeting, US Army Corps of Engineers Topographical Engineering Center, Ft. Belvoir, VA, September 20, 2005.

·       Rice, Matt (2005). “A Look at Cartographic Traps and Intellectual Property Control for Maps”, UCSB National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis - University of Vienna Visit/Open House, organized by Dr. Michael Goodchild. Santa Barbara, California. July 28, 2005.

·       Rice, Matt, and Reginald Golledge (2005). “Haptic and Auditory Map Research”, UCSB National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis - University of Vienna Visit/Open House, organized by Dr. Michael Goodchild. Santa Barbara, California, July 28, 2005.

·       Rice, Matt (2005). “Cartography: Making Maps of the World”, Invited educational outreach presentation organized by Dr. Francisca Escobar, Isla Vista School, Goleta, California. June 13, 2005.

·       Rice, Matt. (2005). “UCSB Spatial Webs and Data Integration Research Overview”, Presented at the UCSB National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA) joint colloquium with the University of Redlands MS-GIS program, organized and led by Michael F. Goodchild and Karen K. Kemp, February 26, 2005, Santa Barbara, California.

·       Jacobson, R. Daniel, Matthew T. Rice, Reginald G. Golledge. (2005). “Auditory display in non-visual and tactile map interfaces”, In Session 3115, "Blindness, Cartography, and Navigation: Recent Research in Tactile Cartography", chair: Simon Ungar, Jonathon Rowell. The 101st Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, April 7, 2005, Denver, CO.

·       Schneider, Philipp, Michael F. Goodchild, Phaedon Kyriakidis, Qingfeng Guan, Jordan Hastings, Matt Rice. (2005). “A Framework for Areal Interpolation and its Applications for Geospatial Data Interoperability in a Distributed GIS Environment”, In Session 2403, "Distributed GIS 1: Systems Development", chair: Chaowei Yang, Yichun Xie. The 101st Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, April 6, 2005, Denver, CO.

·       Rice, Matt. (2005) “Cartographic data authentication, intellectual property control, and embedded content”, In Theme 6 (Spatial Data Infrastructures -- NSDI, GSDI and SDI -- Development, Standards, Prices, and Copyright), session 3 ("Quality Elements for SDI Products"), Session Chair: A. Martynemko, Tuesday July 12th, 9:00am. The 22nd International Cartographic Conference, ICC2005, A Coruna, Spain, July 12, 2005.

·       Rice, Matt, Michael F. Goodchild, Keith C. Clarke (2005) “Cartographic data precision and information content”, Paper 29 in session “Uncertainty”, Auto-Carto 2005: A Research Symposium. Las Vegas, Nevada, March 22, 2005.

·       Rice, Matt, R. Daniel Jacobson, Golledge, Reginald. (2005) “Cartographic data and design considerations for haptic and auditory map interfaces”. Paper 33 in session "Cognition", Auto-Carto 2005: A Research Symposium. Las Vegas, Nevada, March 22, 2005.

·       Goodchild, Michael F., Phaedon C. Kyriakidis, Philipp Schneider, Matt Rice, Qingfeng Guan, Jordan Hastings. (2005) “Improving spatial data interoperability: a framework for geostatistical support-to-support interpolation”, Army Research Office Principal Investigator Research Review Meeting, US Army Corps of Engineers Topographical Engineering Center, Ft. Belvoir, VA, February 4, 2005.

·       Rice, M. (2004) “Geospatial data authentication: a preliminary framework”, In Paper Session V-B, "Climatology and Biogeography", chair: Dr. Ross K. Meentemeyer. Association of Pacific Coast Geographers 67th Annual Meeting, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Sep. 11, 2004.

·       Rice, M, Golledge, R, Jacobson, D, Jones, D, Pallavaram, S. (2004). "Axis Scaling and Symbolization Issues for Haptic Maps", In Session 2236, "Cognition of Space and Spatial Representations", chair: Dr. Scott Bell. The 100th AAG Annual Meeting, March 15, 2004, Philadelphia, PA.

·       Rice, M, Golledge, R, Jacobson, D, Jones, D, Pallavaram, S. (2004). "Evaluating Shapes Via a Non-Visual Computer Interface", in Session 5428, "Frontiers of Behavioral Geography", chairs: Dr. Daniel Montello and Dr. James Marston. The 100th AAG Annual Meeting, March 18 2004 Philadelphia, PA.

·       Rice, M. (2003). "Cartographic Traps and Information Hiding in Cartographic Data." In Paper Session E, "Crunching Numbers: Cartographic Data, Steganography, Automation, and Analysis", session chair: Will Fontainz, University of Tennessee. 23rd meeting of the North American Cartographic Information Society, NACIS XXIII, October 8-11, Jacksonville, Florida.

·       Rice, M., Clarke, K.C., Battersby, S. (2003). "Information Hiding Approaches for Self-Describing Cartographic Data." In Paper Session 12c, "Theoretical Cartography" August 12. 21st International Cartographic Conference and 12th General Assembly of the International Cartographic Association, 10-16 August 2003, Durban, South Africa.

·       Rice, M., Clarke, K. C., Battersby, S. (2003). "Estimates for the Information Hiding Potential of Digital Cartographic Data." In session "Advances in Cartography", March 31. American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) Annual Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, March 29 - April 2, 2003.

·       Rice, M., Jacobson, R. D., Golledge, R. G., & Jones, D. (2003). "Object Size Discrimination and Non-visual Cartographic Symbolization." In session "Advances in Cartography", March 31. American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) Annual Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, March 29 - April 2, 2003.

·       Jacobson, R. D., Rice, M., Golledge, R. G., Jones, D., & Hayward, P. (2003). "Cartographic Symbolization Issues for Haptic and Auditory Map Interfaces." In session "Cognitive Issues in Cartography", March 7. Association of American Geographers (AAG) 99th Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 5-8, 2003.

·       Rice, Matthew T., David Jones, Reginald Golledge, Dan Jacobson. (2002) "Multimodal Cartographic Interfaces: Symbolization and Examples", In session "Space, Terrain, and Climate Variation", Association of Pacific Coast Geographers 65th Annual Meeting, Cal State San Bernardino, Oct. 2-6, 2002.

·       Demers, Steven, David Jones, Andrea Nuernberger, and Matthew T. Rice (2001) "Raster and Vector Mapping Applications: from GIS to the Web." In session GIS and Cartography on the Web and in Research; 64th Annual Meeting of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, Santa Barbara, California, September 12-15, 2001.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2001) "Panoramic Maps and the Promotion of Urban Living in Late 19th and Early 20th Century America." In session Urban Sprawl: Policy, Promotion, and Planning; 64th Annual Meeting of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, Santa Barbara, California, September 12-15, 2001.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2001) "Learning Resources for Teaching and Self Study." In organized session Geographers Build Learning and Research Resources for the Social Sciences; 64th Annual Meeting of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, Santa Barbara, California, September 12-15, 2001.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2001) "Center for Spatially Integrated Social Sciences: Learning Resources Archive." UCSB Instructional Media Day Version 10, Santa Barbara, California, April 9, 2001.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2001) "Panoramic Maps as a Resource for Urban Modeling." In Session 5.1.39, Urban Sprawl; Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, New York City, February 28 - March 2, 2001.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2000) "The CSISS Learning Resource Archive Objectives, Progress, and Goals." Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science Meeting, Morro Bay, CA, December 16, 2000.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2000) "Dissertation Research Areas: Spatial Social Science, Panoramic Maps, Digital Steganography, and Haptic Soundscapes." UCSB Geography Directed Research and Reading Graduate Seminar, November 8, 2000.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2000) "Auditory Enhancements for Geographic Information Systems." Applied Geography session; 64th Annual Meeting of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, Arcata, California, September 13-16, 2000.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (2000) "Auditory Additions to Geographic Visualization Environments", Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science Meeting, Santa Barbara, CA, May 2, 2000.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (1999) "Sound and Geographic Knowledge Discovery." NCGIA Annual Meeting, Santa Barbara, California, Dec. 3 1999.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (1999) "Analysis and Representation of Large Point Data Sets for Display in Coupled Auditory Cartographic Interfaces." UCSB Graduate Geographical Data Analysis, organized by Dr. Joel Michaelsen & Ashton M. Shortridge, Santa Barbara, California, June 22, 1999.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (1999) "A Survey of Sonification Techniques in Cartographic Visualization." UCSB Graduate Research Seminar in Cartography, organizer: Dr. Keith C. Clarke, Santa Barbara, California, March 24, 1999.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (1999) "Sound and Geographic Knowledge Discovery." UCSB Geography Graduate Research Seminar Series, Santa Barbara, California, Nov. 4 1999.

·       Rice, Matthew T. (1996) Generation of a 3-Dimensional Digital Stratigraphic Surface Model for the Los Alamos National Laboratory Region. New Mexico Geographic Information Council (NMGIC) Fall Meeting, Albuquerque, NM 10/25/96. Los Alamos National Laboratory Report LA-UR-96-3741

·       Rice, Matthew T. (1996) Application of GIS to Create and Assess the Quality of Digital Stratigraphic Surface Models, Los Alamos National Laboratory. ESRI Southwest Users Group Conference, Flagstaff, AZ 11/6/96. Los Alamos National Laboratory Report LA-UR-96-3740.

·       Rice, M, and G. Cole. (1996) Generation, Visualization, and Quality Estimation for 3-Dimensional Stratigraphic Surface Models, Los Alamos National Laboratory. GIS/LIS 96, Denver, CO, 11/19/96. Los Alamos National Laboratory Report LA-UR-96-3693.

Technical Papers, Reports, and Presentations

·     Rice, M. T., Curtin, K. M., Pfoser, D., Rice, R. M., Fuhrmann, S., Qin, H., Vese, R. D., Ong, E. W., Fayne, J. V., Paez, F. I., Seitz, C. R., Rice, M. A., Yu, M., Ober, S., Rice, C. A.  (2015). Social Moderation and Dynamic Elements in Crowdsourced Geospatial Data: A Report on Quality Assessment, Dynamic Extensions and Mobile Device Engagement in the George Mason University Geocrowdsourcing Testbed (Technical Report No. AD1001943) (pp. 1–126). Fairfax, Virginia, USA: George Mason University Fairfax United States. Retrieved from http://oai.dtic.mil/oai/oai?verb=getRecord&metadataPrefix=html&identifier=AD1001943

·     Rice, Matthew T., Paez, Fabiana I., Rice, Rebecca M., Ong, Eric W., Qin, Han, Seitz, Christopher R., Fayne, Jessica V., Curtin, Kevin M., Fuhrmann, Sven, Pfoser, Dieter, Medina, Richard M. (2014) “Quality Assessment and Accessibility Applications of Crowdsourced Geospatial Data: A report on the development and extension of the George Mason University (GMU) Geocrowdsourcing Testbed”, pp. 1-91. BAA: #AA10-4733, Contract: # W9132V-11-P-0011, “Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information”. September 2014 http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a615952.pdf

·     Rice, Matthew T., Curtin, Kevin M., Paez, Fabiana I., Seitz, Christopher R., Qin, Han (2013) “Crowdsourcing to Support Navigation for the Disabled: A Report on the motivations, design, creation, and assessment of a testbed environment for accessibility.”  US Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center, US Army Topographic Engineering Center Technical Report, Data Level Enterprise Tools Workgroup.  Pp. 1-62.  BAA: #AA10-4733, Contract: # W9132V-11-P-0011, “Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information”. September 2013.  http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a588474.pdf

·     Rice, Matthew T., Caldwell, Douglas R., Paez, Fabiana I., Mulhollen, Aaron., Shore, Brandon M. (2012) “Crowdsourced Geospatial Data: A report on the emerging phenomena of crowdsourced and user-generated geospatial data”. US Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center, US Army Topographic Engineering Center Technical Report, Data Level Enterprise Tools Workgroup.  Pp. 1-148.  BAA: #AA10-4733, Contract: # W9132V-11-P-0011, “Assessing the Value of Neo-Geographic Information”. November 2012.  http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a576607.pdf

·     Golledge, Reginald G., Jacobson, R.D., Rice, Matt. (2005). "Transcending the Digital Divide", Final Report for NSF Grant #0099261, Department of Geography and Research Unit in Spatial Cognition and Choice (RUSCC), University of California, Santa Barbara, July 2005.

·     Goodchild, M., Kyriakidis, P., Rice, M., Schneider, P. (2005). "Report of the NCGIA Specialist Meeting on Spatial Webs", Santa Barbara, California, December 2-4, 2004. Published by the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, 3611 Ellison Hall, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4060.

·     Golledge, R. G., & Rice, M. T. (2000) "Haptic Soundscapes: Sound and Touch Interfaces for Presenting Maps to the Blind and Sight-Impaired" [Technical Video Presentation]. Santa Barbara, CA: Research Unit on Spatial Cognition and Choice, Department of Geography, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Geographic Press Reprint Series #R00i.

·     Vaniman, D., G. Cole, J. Gardner, J. Conoway, D. Broxton, S. Reneau, M. Rice, G. Woldegabriel, J. Blossom, and F. Goff. Development of a Site-Wide Geologic Model for Los Alamos National Laboratory, (1996). Los Alamos National Laboratory Technical Report., 46 pages, appendix, 25 color plates. LA-UR-00-2059.

Published Maps and Graphics

·     Rice, Matt / CARTOMEDIA (2007). "Santa Barbara International Film Festival Locations", Santa Barbara Daily Sound, editor: Jeramy Gordon, 26 January, 2007, p. 8.

·     Rice, Matt. (2006). "New Brunswick, Maine and Maine's Northern Counties", figure 1 in Peter Kuhn and Chris Riddell, "The Long Term Effects of a Generous Income Support Program: Unemployment Insurance in New Brunswick and Maine, 1940-1991.  National Bureau of Economic Research, Working Paper Series, number 11932, January 2006.

·     Rice, Matt. (2006). "Route map from Pittsburgh to Washington D.C.", figure 1.1, p.2, in Linda L. Hill, Georeferencing - the Geographic Associations of Information. Boston: MIT Press.

·     Rice, Matt. (2006). "Relative geographic orientations of Reno versus San Diego", figure 2.1, p.25, in Linda L. Hill, Georeferencing - the Geographic Associations of Information. Boston: MIT Press.

·     Rice, Matt. (2006). "Example of a set of map layers", figure 3.2, p.39, in Linda L. Hill, Georeferencing - the Geographic Associations of Information. Boston: MIT Press.

·     Rice, Matt. (2006). "Computer misinterpretation of the bounding box for Russia when represented by two diagonal points according to the GML specification for the area that crosses the anti-meridian", figure 4.2, p.70, in Linda L. Hill, Georeferencing - the Geographic Associations of Information. Boston: MIT Press.

·     Rice, Matt. (2006). "Example of a large scale map", figure 4.12, p.82, in Linda L. Hill, Georeferencing - the Geographic Associations of Information. Boston: MIT Press.

·     Rice, Matt. (2006). "Example of a small scale map", figure 4.13, p.83, in Linda L. Hill, Georeferencing - the Geographic Associations of Information. Boston: MIT Press.

Interviews & Articles in Popular Press

·     GMUtv, “Geointelligence Certificate Program” with A. Stefanidis, D. Pfoser, A. Croitoru, K. Curtin, N. Tryfona.  Taped: March 12, 2014.  Fairfax, Virginia, USA

·     GEOINTv feature, "Matt Rice, George Mason University", September 16, 2009. Aired during GEOINT 2009 Symposium, Oct. 19-21, 2010. Editor/Producer:  Jordan Fuhr, Director of Marketing & Strategic Communications, United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (jordan.fuhr@usgif.org).  Taped 9/16/09 Dulles, Virginia.

·     Matt Rice, “got geoint?” Inaugural USGIF/got geoint podcast, December 19, 2008.  Interview by Matthew Langan, USGIF (matt@landrcomm.com) & Editor-in-chief, got geoint?  URL access: http://www.gotgeoint.com/archives/podcast-matt-rice-assistant-professor-department-of-geography-and-geoinformation-science-george-mason-university/ iTunes access: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/gotgeoint-blog-talk-radio/id306617176


 

REVIEWING AND EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES

Editorial Activities

·     Co-Editor, Cartographica (2013 – 2014)

·     Guest Co-Editor, Cartography & Geographic Information Science (CaGIS), US National Committee for the International Cartographic Association, Special Report (2011-2015)

Review Activities

·     Sensors (Mohamed Bakillah, Guest Editor; Vittorio M.N. Passaro, Editor-in-Chief; Lilian Liu, Senior Assistant Editor)

·     2nd International Symposium on Spatiotemporal Computing (ISSC), August 7-9, 2017, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachesetts – 2017 Best Paper Competition Committee, Reference: Dr. Chaowei Yang, Dr. Keith C. Clarke

·     1st International Symposium on Spatiotemporal Computing (ISSC), 2015 Student and Junior Scholar Paper Competition (Keith Clarke, Awards Chair, Peggy Agouris and Michael Goodchild, Conference Co-Chairs) 

·     The Journal of Maps (Michael J. Smith, editor)

·     Spatial Cognition and Computation (Daniel Montello and Anthony Cohn, editors)

·     Transactions in GIS (John P. Wilson, David O'Sullivan and Alexander Zipf, editors)

·     GeoInformatica (Shashi Shekhar and Elisa Bertino, editors)

·     Cartography Specialty Group Honors Student Paper Competition (Reviewer/Judge for 2012, 2013, Organizer: Robert Roth, U. of Wisconsin)

·     Cartography and Geographic Information Science (CaGIS, Editor: Nicholas Chrisman, Associate Editor: Scott. M. Freundschuh)

·     Cartographic Perspectives (Patrick Kennelly: Editor, Robert Roth: Assistant Editor)

·     Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (Blaise Cronin, editor, Meghann Knowles, Managing Editor)

·     Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) SIGSPATIAL (2013 Conference Paper Peer Review, Chairs:  Dieter Pfoser and Agnès Voisard)

·     Information Sciences: Informatics and Computer Science Intelligent Systems Applications (Editor: W. Pedrycz; Associate Editor: Meng Wang)

·     Applied Geography (Jay D. Gatrell, editor)

CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION

As Principal Organizer

·     Local Arrangements Chair, 28th International Cartographic Congress, Washington, D.C., Marriott Wardman Park, July 2 – 7, 2017. With E. Lynn Usery (USGS), Aileen Buckley (Esri), Timothy Trainor (US Census Bureau), Cynthia Brewer (Penn State University), and Sven Fuhrmann (George Mason University).

·     64th Annual Meeting of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers (APCG 2001), Santa Barbara, California, Sept. 12-15, 2001. (AAG Pacific Region Annual Conference).  Conference chair: Dr. Michael Goodchild; Principal Organizer: Matt Rice

As organizing committee member and rapporteurial support

·     Best Paper Award Committee, National Science Foundation 2nd International Symposium on Spatiotemporal Computing, August 7-9, 2017, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachesetts.  Reference: Dr. Chaowei Yang (Professor, GMU)

·     Local Organizing Committee, National Science Foundation 1st International Symposium on Spatiotemporal Computing, July 13-15, 2015, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.

·     Chair, Local Arrangements for ICC 2017 (Washington, D.C., USA), US National Committee for the International Cartographic Association.  Organizers:  Aileen Buckley (ESRI), E. Lynn Usery (USGS), Timothy Trainor (US Census Bureau). 

·     Member of Program Committee, ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Crowdsourced and Volunteered Geographic Information 2013. Organizers: Dieter Pfoser (GMU) and Agnès Voisard (Freie Universität Berlin)

·     Member of Technical Program Committee, GRMSE 2013: International Conference on Geo-Informatics in Resource Management & Sustainable Ecosystems.  November 8-10, Wuhan, China.

·     NCGIA/Varenius Specialist Meeting, Discovering Geographic Knowledge in Data Rich Environments, Redmond, Washington, March 18-21, 1999.  Conference chairs: Dr. Harvey Miller, University of Utah, and Dr. Jaiwei Han, Simon Fraser University.

·     63rd Annual Meeting of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers (APCG 2000), Arcata, California, Sept. 13-16, 2000. Conference chair: Dr. Stephen F. Cunha, Humboldt State University

·     CSISS Expert Meeting on Inequality & Equity, November 12-14, 2000.  Conference chairs: Dr. Richard Appelbaum, University of California Santa Barbara, and Dr. John Logan, SUNY- Albany.

·     CSISS Expert Meeting on Spatial Externalities, January 11-13, 2001.  Conference chair: Dr. Luc Anselin, University of Illinois Urbana Champagne.

·     Conference on Spatial Information Theory, Morro Bay, California USA September 21-23, 2001.  Conference chair: Dr. Daniel Montello, UCSB Geography Department.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

·     Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS), 1997 – present

·     Association of American Geographers (AAG), 1996 – present

Cartography, GIS, Environmental Perception & Behavior, Spatial Analysis & Modeling Specialty Groups

·     American Statistical Association (ASA), 1995 – 2001

Statistical Computing & Statistical Graphics Section

·     North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) 2000-present

·     New Mexico Geographic Information Council (NMGIC), 1996 – 1997

·     Association of Pacific Coast Geographers (APCG), 2000 – 2005

UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES & SERVICE

·     GGS GIScience Search Committee (2019), Chair: Ruixin Yang

·     GGS Curriculum Committee (2009-2010, 2014, 2016-present), chairs: Sheryl Beach, Timothy Leslie, Sven Fuhrmann, Dieter Pfoser, Nathan Burtch

·     George Mason University 2018 GIS Day Celebration, Map Competition Co-Chair, with Dr. Maction Komwa (2018)

·     GMU Mason Core Writing Intensive / Written Communication Course Review, Coordinator: Dr. Stephanie Foster, Associate Director of Undergraduate Education, (June – September, 2018)

·     GGS Summer Student Advisor (May – August 2018)

·     Director, GGS Master’s Program in Geographic and Cartographic Sciences (December 2013-August 2018)

·     Associate Director, GGS Master’s Program in Geographic and Cartographic Sciences (2010-2013)

·     College of Science Nomination and Membership Committee, 2104-2016 (Ancha Baranova, Chair)

·     College of Science Grievance Committee (2015-2018)

·     College of Science Executive Committee, At-Large Representative (for D. Sun), 2012-2013 (M. Dworzecka, Chair)

·     College of Science Visualization Lab (development, with COS-IT Director Justin Brown, 2012-2013)

·     Gamma Theta Upsilon International Geographical Honor Society, Eta Omicron Chapter Faculty Advisor (2010-2018)

·     GMU Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence, Proposal Reviewer for the 2014 Innovations in Teaching & Learning Conference (2014).  Coordinators:  Ashleen Gayda and Kimberly Eby, CTFE.

·     GMU OIA/College of Science General Education IT Curriculum Review Committee: August 1, 2011.  Coordinator:  Ying Zhou (Office of Institutional Assessment), Tim Born (COS)

·     GMU Office of Institutional Assessment IT Course Portfolio Review Committee (February 2012), Coordinators: Tim Born (COS), Karen Manley (Office of Institutional Assessment)

·     2012 GMU / NGCC Training Presenter / Advisor for Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Science, Advanced Executive Certificate Program, Center for Intelligent Spatial Computing (October 2012), Coordinator:  David Wong

·     2013 GMU / NGCC Training Presenter / Advisor for Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Science, Advanced Executive Certificate Program, Center for Intelligent Spatial Computing (October 2013), Coordinator:  Chaowei Yang

·     2010-2011 Faculty Mentor, NUIST-GMU Exchange Faculty Program (MOU exchange agreement between Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology & George Mason University, 2009).  Mentor for 3 faculty guests of GMU Provost, Peter Stearns.  GGS program facilitator:  Dr. John J. Qu (jqu@gmu.edu),

·     GMU Facilities Management, Archives, Geographic Information Systems Technician Search (2016)

·     GMU Bachelor of Individualized Study, Faculty Mentor/Advisor (2011-present)

·     GGS Faculty Search Committee (Fall 2011 – Summer 2012, Fall 2013 – Summer 2014, Spring – Summer 2017, Spring – Fall 2018, Summer – Fall 2019) 

·     GGS Chair’s Advisory Committee (2011-2012, 2013-2014, 2016)

·     GGS Graduate Admissions Committee (2012-2015)

·     GGS Awards Committee (member 2009, ad-hoc chair 2010-2013, member 2014, 2018) 

·     GGS Recruitment and Outreach Representative (ad-hoc, 2008-2010, 2015-2016)

·     GGS Technology Committee (2016-2017)

·     GGS Faculty Liaison for GIS Computing Lab (2011-2015)

·     GGS Representative to College of Science Website Committee (2010-2011)

·     GGS Recruitment Committee (2008-2009)

·     GGS Grievance Committee (2016-2017)

·     GGS GMU GIS Day Planning Committee (2008)

·     GGS Geography Awareness Week Outreach Coordinator (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017)

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

·     Judge and Reviewer, Fairfax County 20th Annual Geographic Information Systems Awards for Excellence, Fall 2106-2018, Reference: Mike Liddle, GIS Customer Services Supervisor, Dept. of IT, GIS and Mapping Services.  

·     Delegate, Coalition of Geospatial Organizations (COGO), representing The Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS), April 2018 – present

·     Publicity and Communications Committee, Coalition of Geospatial Organizations (COGO), to disseminate the results of the COGO Report Card on National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI), Summer - Fall 2018.

·     2nd International Symposium on Spatiotemporal Computing, August 7-9, 2017, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts – Best Paper Competition Committee, Reference: Dr. Chaowei Yang, Dr. Keith C. Clarke

·     Local Arrangements Chair, The 28th International Cartographic Conference (ICC2017), Washington, D.C., USA, US National Committee for the International Cartographic Association.  Organizers:  Aileen Buckley (ESRI) and E. Lynn Usery (USGS), June 2013-present 

·     Vice-President / President-Elect / President / Past President, Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS), 2015-2019.

·     Local Organizing Committee, 1st International Symposium on Spatiotemporal Computing, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA, July 13-15, 2015.

·     Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC), National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Leaders Forum, Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS) Representative (July 2016-present)

·     Junior Scholars / Student Paper Competition, Awards Committee, 1st International Symposium on Spatiotemporal Computing, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA, July 13-15, 2015.

·     Program Committee, ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Crowdsourced and Volunteered Geographic Information 2013. Organizers: Dieter Pfoser (GMU) and Agnès Voisard (Freie Universität Berlin), May 2013-present

·     Member of Technical Program Committee, GRMSE 2013: International Conference on Geo-Informatics in Resource Management & Sustainable Ecosystems.  November 8-10, Wuhan, China, January 2013-present