Soheil Boroushaki

S. Boroushaki
Associate Professor
(818) 677-4715
Office location:
Sierra Hall, Room 130-K



  • Ph.D., 2010, Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Dissertation: "ParticipatoryGIS: A Web-based Collaborative GIS and Multicriteria Decision Analysis"
  • M.Sc., 2004, Rural Planning and Development, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
  • M.Sc., 2000, Urban and Regional Planning, Azad University, Tehran, Iran
  • B.Sc., 1996, Civil Engineering, Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Courses Taught

  • World Geography
  • Map Reading and Interpretation
  • Maps and Graphics
  • Introduction to GIS
  • Intermediate GIS
  • Advanced GIS
  • GIS Automation and Customization with Python
  • Digital Cartography: Web Mapping with Bootstrap and Leaflet API
  • Methods in GIS: GIS Programming with Python
  • Applications in GIS: Web-based Mapping and GIS

Selected Publications

Malczewski, J., Boroushaki, S. and Meng, Y., (2013). Web-based PPGIS and Multicriteria Decision Analysis: a Case Study. Revue Internationale de geomatique. 23(1). 125-144.

Meng, Y., Malczewski, J., and Boroushaki, S., (2011). A GIS-Based Multicriteria Decision Analysis Approach for Mapping Accessibility Patterns of Housing Development Sites: A Case Study in Canmore, Alberta, Journal of Geographic Information System. 3(1). 50-61.

Boroushaki, S., Malczewski, J., (2010). Measuring Consensus for Collaborative Decision-making. A GIS-based approach. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems. 34(4), 322-332.

Boroushaki, S., Malczewski, J., (2010). Using Fuzzy Majority Approach for GIS-based Multicriteria Group Decision-Making. Computers & Geosciences. 36(3), 302-312.

Boroushaki, S., Malczewski, J., (2010). ParcitipatoryGIS: A WebGIS-based Collaborative Multicriteria Decision Analysis. Journal of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA). 22(1), 23-32.

Boroushaki, S., Malczewski, J., (2008). Implementing an Extension of the Analytical Hierarchy Process Using Ordered Weighted Averaging Operators with Fuzzy Quantifiers in ArcGIS. Computers & Geosciences. 34(4), 399-410.

Research and Interests

Web-based mapping and GIS, Participatory Decision-Making, Quantitative methods, multicriteria decision analysis, location theory and analysis, geographic information science, spatial decision support systems.