Innocensia Owuor

PhD Candidate

Innocensia Owuor
University of Florida
Fort Lauderdale Research & Education Center
3205 College Ave
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314-7719


  • M.S. Geographic Information Systems, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya, 2018
  • B.Sc. Geospatial Engineering, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya, 2013

Recent Publications:

Full papers in peer-reviewed journal:
  • Owuor, I.; Hochmair, H.H. An Overview of Social Media Apps and their Potential Role in Geospatial Research. ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 2020, 9, 526.
Full papers in peer-reviewed conference proceedings:
  • Owuor, I., Hochmair, H. H., and Cvetojevic, S.: Tracking Hurricane Dorian in GDELT and Twitter, AGILE GIScience Ser., 1, 19,, 2020. 23rd AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science.

Recent Awards:

  • Jack A. Falk III Scholarship for Everglades Conservation, Restoration, and Sustainability (2021)
  • American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) 2021 Paul R. Wolf Memorial Scholarship
  • Fall 2020 FSMS Broward Chapter scholarship
  • Travel grant from the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) to attend the Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial 2018 (FOSS4G2018) conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 2018