Alexandre Sorokine

Alexandre Sorokine

Phone: (865) 574-4966
Fax: (865) 241-6261


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

Research Experience and Interests

Alexandre Sorokine received his bachelors and masters degrees in Physical Geography from Moscow State University and his Ph.D. in Geography from the State University of New York at Buffalo. His major research interests and experience are in the fields of geospatial ontology, geographic databases and data models, parallel processing of geographic data and environmental modeling.

Dr. Sorokine’s industrial expertise is concentrated in the areas of GIS application design and programming. He has a working experience in academic, government and private sector organizations in Japan, U.S., Germany and countries of the former Soviet Union. He has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings and he has organized and chaired sessions at the annual meetings of the Association of American Geographers and other professional meetings.

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