Bill P. William Limpisathian

Introduction

I am a graduate student in the Penn State Department of Geography working with Cindy Brewer on research in visual contrast and hierarchy relations of map elements in multi-scale cartography.

Research Interests

  • cartography

Research Focus

Visual contrast and hierarchy relations of cartographic features

Adviser

Education

  • B.S. with Distinction (cum laude) in Geography-GIScience Option, Minor in Information Sciences and Technology for Earth and Mineral Sciences, 2015, Penn State

Publications

  • “Designing Better Maps: A Guide for GIS Users, Second Edition.” Contributing Cartographer. Book by Cynthia A. Brewer. Esri Press. 2015.
  • “Nomination to the World Heritage List by the United States of America: Key Works of Modern Architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright.” Cartographer. Nomination Dossier by the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy, National Park Service. 2015.
  • “Custom Cartography of Frank Lloyd Wright Sites for UNESCO World Heritage Nomination” (First author with C. Brewer and S.W. Perkins). Paper at the International Cartographic Conference 2015 (ICC2015), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 2015.

Presentations

  • “Planning for Automated Labeling of U.S. Routes with Multiple Shields and Names” (Assisting author with C. Brewer, E. Guidero, K. Fishburn and W. Chittester). Presentation at the annual meeting of the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS), Minneapolis, MN. 2015.
  • “Custom Cartography of Frank Lloyd Wright Sites for UNESCO World Heritage Nomination” (First author with C. Brewer and S.W. Perkins). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS), Minneapolis, MN. 2015.
  • “Custom Cartography of Frank Lloyd Wright Sites for UNESCO World Heritage Nomination”(Second author with C. Brewer and S.W. Perkins). Presentation at the International Cartographic Conference 2015 (ICC2015), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 2015.
  • “Making a New Edition of Designing Better Maps” (Fourth author). Presentation at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, IL. 2015.
  • “Custom Cartography of Frank Lloyd Wright Sites for UNESCO World Heritage Nomination” (First author with C. Brewer, H. Clauss and S.W. Perkins). Illustrated paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, IL. 2015.

Awards

  • C. Gregory Knight Endowment in Geography, 2015
  • College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Dean’s List (all semesters), 2011 - 2015
  • Agricultural Research Development Agency - Royal Thai Government Scholarship, 2011
  • His Majesty the King of Thailand’s Royal Student Achievement Award and Scholarship, 2009

Memberships

  • Alpha Tau Chapter, Gamma Theta Upsilon Geography Honor Society and Professional Fraternity (GTU)
  • North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS)
  • Association of American Geographers (AAG)
  • Undergraduates of the Department of Geography (UnderDOG)
  • Geospatial Information Science Coalition (GIS Coalition)
  • Thai Student Association (ThSA), The Pennsylvania State University 
  • Supporting Women in Geography (SWIG) Chapter at The Pennsylvania State University
  • No)Boundaries Conference Organizing Committee