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Yiman Song

Academic Background 

  •  Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems, April 2010 GPA:3.9+

Department of Geography & Geology, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti MI

  • Bachelor of Technology in Geographic Information Systems, July 2007 GPA:3.52

Department of Survey Engineering, Heilongjiang Institute of Technology, Harbin, China



 Specialized Skills - ArcGIS Desktop 9.x, ArcIMS 9.x, ArcGIS Server 9.x, Geodatabase Management, ERDAS 9.x

Software - MS Office, SQL Server, Visual Studio, Photoshop, Flex, Flash, Dreamweaver, MapInfo 7.0, AutoCAD

Desktop Development - C#, VB, VBA, ArcObjects

Web Development - HTML, XML, JSP, ASP.NET, ActionScript, JavaScript  


Professional Experience

 GIS Technician

Institute for Geospatial Research & Education. Ypsilanti, MI                                              01/07/2008 - 04/30/2010

­Designed, developed and maintainedGISwebsites (familiar withArcGISServer and web programming)

  • Worked with windows servers for better performance ofGISwebsites
  • Created, edited, and analyzedGISdata usingArcGIS, managed GIS databases using ArcSDE and SQL Server
  • Analyzed remote sensing data usingERDAS, and assistedresearch projects withgeo-statistical analysis
  • Designed maps for federal government grant projects and city clients
  • Technical writing and procedure documentation, performed QA/QC (Quality Assurance/Quality Control).

 Assistant Project Manager

Chengdu Antukedi IT Co., Ltd.  Chengdu, China                                                            07/01/2007 - 12/05/2007

  • ­Assisted in developing technical guides to improve workflow and apply Best Management Practices
  • Developed geoprocessing models for analyzing data for Chinese Bureau of Land Management
  • Performed Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC) on various GIS products
  • Provided translation assistance for English-speaking customers, leading to a better needs analysis.

­Research Assistant

National Core GIS Lab, Heilongjiang Institute of Technology. Harbin, China                   09/01/2006 - 06/10/2007

  • Assisted professors in reviewing and summarizing literatures for research methodology design
  • Software development (using ArcObjects and C#.NET) and software testing
  • Collected field data with surveying engineers, and was in charge of importing the data into geodatabase.

­Web Developer Intern

Harbin Lannou Digital Ltd.  Harbin, China                                                              07/01/2006 - 08/31/2006

  • ­Maintained, re-designed and updated company website
  • Analyzed and managed large AutoCAD data
  • Conducted Radiometric Correction on raw Digital Orthophotos, and processed large scanned image data.

 Publication & Achievements

 Primary author of the published paper "Study on Digital Urban Planning System Based on WebGIS" on the Journal of Geomatics & Spatial Information Technology, 2008 Vol.31 No.1 P.39-42

  • Cartographer for the federal funded project "Investigation of Peripheral Areas of the 1812 River Raisin Battlefield", Heidelberg College & Eastern Michigan University (EMU), 2008-2009
  • Developer of the interactive crime mapping website for the City of Ypsilanti and EMU, Institute for Geospatial Research & Education (IGRE), 2009 (
  • Developer of the interactive campus map for Eastern Michigan University, IGRE, 2009-Present (