Alexandre Sorokine

Alexandre Sorokine

Research Scientist

Phone: (865) 574-4966
Fax: (865) 241-6261
Email: sorokina@ornl.gov

Expertise

Geospatial Visualization
Geospatial Ontology
High Performance Geocomputation

Education

PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY (2004).
MS, Moscow State University, Moscow, USSR (1989).

Professional Experience

2004 - Present, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
2000 - 2004, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
1996 - 2000, Regional Science Institute, Sapporo, Japan
1990 - 1996, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, RF

Awards, Honors, and Certifications

  • October 2003: Student Paper Award, Fall Meeting of the Middle States Division, Association of American Geographers
  • June 2003: Student Paper Award, University Consortium for Geographic Information Science Summer Assembly
  • June 2001: Excellent Poster Award Presentation, University Consortium for Geographic Information Science Summer Assembly

Professional Interests

  • Geographic Information Science and Geospatial Ontology
  • Interoperability Standards for Geographic Information Systems
  • Parallel Computation Applications for Earth Sciences
  • Geographic Visualization
  • Environmental Modeling and Environmental Data Processing

Selected Publications

Bhaduri, B., Shankar, M., Sorokine, A., and Ganguly, A. R. (2008). Spatio-temporal visualization for environmental decision support. In: Raffaele De Amicis, Radovan Stojanovic, Giuseppe Conti (Eds.), GeoVisual Analytics: Geographical Information Processing and Visual Analytics for Environmental Security, NATO Science for Peace and Security Series - C: Environmental Security. Springer. (in press)

Sorokine, A. (2007). Implementation of a parallel high-performance visualization technique in GRASS GIS. Computers & Geosciences, 33(5):685–695.

Sorokine, A., Bittner, T., and Renschler, C.S.(2006). Ontological investigation of a multiscale ecosystem classification using the “National Hierarchical Framework of Ecological Units” as an example. GeoInformatica, 10(3):313–335.

Sorokine, A. (2003). Mereotopological integrity constraints in spatial databases. Middle States Geographer, 36:122–127.

Vinogradov B.V., Kulik, K.N., Sorokine, A. and Fedotov, P.B. (1999). Isodynamic mapping and long-term monitoring of desertification and degradation of lands using nonlinear methods of modeling. Eurasian Soil Science, 32(4):449–458.

Short Biosketch