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Dr. Ge is a faculty co-lead of the Urban Resilience Initiative based at UCF’s downtown campus.  His research is focused on urban resilience through public-private partnerships. Recent funded research includes smart and connected communities in risk communication, hurricane evacuation behaviors and logistics, socioeconomic impacts of flooding, and data syntheses for public health crises. Method expertise covers interdisciplinary research design, survey methods, quantitative analysis, and spatial analysis (GIS). His research appears in Risk Analysis, Environment and Planning B, Transportation Research Part D, Natural Hazards, Journal of Risk Research, International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters, International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, among other academic journals.

Before joining UCF, Dr. Ge was an assistant professor and graduate coordinator at North Dakota State University. In the School of Public Administration, he has taught Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness, and Disaster Response and Recovery at the undergraduate level; and Urban Resilience, International Emergency and Crisis Management, Managing Emergencies and Crises, and Research Methods for Public Administration at the graduate level.


Texas A&M University
China Academy of Urban Planning & Design
Peking University

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