Ruijin Ma

Professor & Department Chair, GIS
Geographic Information Science

Ruijin Ma


Ph.D., Surveying Engineering and Geodetic Science, Ohio State University


Lewis Hall
P: 909.748.8650

Ruijin Ma is a professor in geographic information science. Before joining the MS GIS faculty, he was a faculty member of the Civil Engineering Technology Department at SUNY Alfred State College. Ma specializes in image processing and remote sensing applications.

Ma's research interests include LiDAR data analysis and application, photogrammetric process of high-resolution images, and web GIS application.

Courses Taught

GIS 611: Fundamentals of Geographic Information
GIS 625: Introduction to Image Data
GIS 663: Fundamentals of Remote Sensing
GIS 691: Project Concept and Scope
GIS 695: Project Implementation
GIS 696: Project Completion
Workshops: Data Collection with GPS | Working with LiDAR