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Huidae Cho

Huidae Cho (/hidɛ t͡ɕo/, 조희대, 曺喜大), Ph.D., PE, CFM, GISP, is an Assistant Professor of Geospatial Science and Computing in the Institute for Environmental and Spatial Analysis (IESA) at the University of North Georgia (UNG). He is also a senior GIS developer and GRASS GIS developer.

He worked as a water resources engineer at a civil engineering consulting firm for 9 years and as a senior geospatial developer at an SaaS (Software as a Service) startup for 1 year. He also taught fluid mechanics and laboratory at Kennesaw State University for 8 semesters. His research interests include optimization theory, uncertainty analysis, and computational hydrology, especially the application of GIS to water resources engineering. He has been contributing to GRASS GIS development as a core developer since June 2000 (FreeBSD porting, XDRIVER IPC version, packaging for Cygwin and Slackware, FreeType font support, TOPMODEL distributed hydrologic modeling, etc.). Before coming to the United States for pursuing his Ph.D., he was the development team leader at a Korean software company that developed a LaTeX-based digital library and cryptosystem applications such as DRM (Digital Right Management) and TRS (Tamper Resistant Software).

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