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Marty Sung

Sangwoo "Marty" Sung

Teaching Associate Professor
Brewster A-214
Curriculum Vitae


PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology
MCRP, Rutgers University
MS, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea
BS, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea

Interests: GIS, Computer Applications in Planning, Landuse Change Modeling, Environmental Planning, Sustainable Urban Water Use, Natural Hazard Mitigation

Sangwoo "Marty" Sung is a teaching assistant professor of the Geography, Planning and Environment at East Carolina University. His major research and teaching activities pertain to how geographic information systems (GIS) and planning applications can be used to promote sustainability related to natural resources such as water and energy in urban areas.

During his Ph.D. pursuit, he was involved in multiple research projects related to seismic risk assessment, sustainable water use, and GIS urban land use change modeling for the Atlanta area. He also taught three undergraduate/graduate level GIS courses at Georgia Tech before joining East Carolina University. His dissertation evaluated urban sustainable water use and the development of GIS applications to project future water use in Metropolitan Atlanta area, Georgia.

He received a B.S. and a M.S. in Urban Engineering from Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, Master in City and Regional Planning from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and the Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning at Georgia Institute of Technology.

Dr. Sung teaches the following courses:
PLAN 1900: Sustainable Cities
PLAN 3020: Environmental Planning
GEOG 4440: Coastal Application of GIS
GEOG 6430: Advanced GIS
GEOG 6440: Spatial Analysis of Coastal Environment