External Advisory Board

The Center for Geospatial Analytics External Advisory Board provides valuable perspective that helps ensure our center remains at the cutting edge of geospatial frontiers and attentive to the needs of the geospatial community. The board includes representatives from industry, government, NGOs, other centers and academic institutions. Board members offer advice to the center director and steering committee and guidance for molding the center's strategic development.

Current Board Members

Budhendra Bhaduri

Budhendra Bhaduri

Dr. Bhaduri is a Corporate Research Fellow and leads the Geographic Information Science and Technology group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He is the founding director of the Urban Dynamics Institute at ORNL. His research interests and experience include novel implementation of geospatial science and technology in sustainable development research, including population dynamics, urbanization and watershed impacts, energy resource assessment, and disaster management. Dr. Bhaduri received his Ph.D. in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences from Purdue University. He has an MS degree from Kent State University, and a M.Sc. and a B.Sc. from University of Calcutta, India.

Anthony Calamito

Anthony Calamito

Mr. Calamito is the Vice President of Products at Enview. He formerly served as a Government and Aerospace Solutions Executive at Mapbox and as the Chief Geospatial Officer for Boundless Spatial, Inc. He has over 15 years of experience supporting government and the public sector as a sales leader and corporate strategist. He is a steering committee member at LocationTech and a Fellow of the American Geographical Society. He earned his BA in Geography from Penn State University.

Marguerite Madden

Marguerite Madden

Dr. Madden is a professor in the Department of Geography and director of the Center for Geospatial Research at the University of Georgia. A Fellow and Past President of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) and Editor of the ASPRS Manual of GIS (2009), she was the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) Technical Commission President for Commision IV, “Digital Mapping and Geodatabases” (2008-2012) and the ISPRS Council Second Vice President (2012-2016). She holds an MA degree in Biology from the State University of New York and Ph.D. in Ecology from the University of Georgia.

Diana Sinton

Diana Sinton

Dr. Sinton is an adjunct associate professor at Cornell University and Senior Research Fellow (formerly Executive Director) of the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS). She is a geographer interested in spatial literacy, teaching and learning GIS, and applying the tools of spatial thinking to address issues and ideas around the world. She co-authored The People’s Guide to Spatial Thinking and writes about geospatial education and research topics for Directions Magazine. She holds a BA in Comparative Religions from Middlebury College and an MS and Ph.D. in Geography from Oregon State University.