IL PSM Student Spotlight: Edmond Lai

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Today’s spotlight is King Ming “Edmond” Lai, Geographic Information Science Student.

Edmond transitioned to the GIS field after working for a non-profit after graduating from U of I with a bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences. This summer, Edmond is working as a transportation planning intern for the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission. His main interests are in sustainable development and green building. After graduation, he hopes to work in industry for a while before starting his own non-profit GIS firm. Edmond’s advisor is Dr. Shakil Kashem of the Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science.

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