Congratulations to Our December Graduates!
At December graduation, 43 members of the Center for Geospatial Analytics community were recognized for completing their graduate programs.
Partnerships in GIS Service Learning
During their final semester, each master’s student in Geospatial Information Science and Technology completes a service-learning capstone project, working directly with a community or industry partner. This season, we celebrate the work of our December graduates.
Ph.D. Student Devon Gaydos Named a Global Change Fellow
The Southeast Climate Science Center has awarded Ph.D. student Devon Gaydos a Global Change Graduate Fellowship for Spring 2018, recognizing her cutting-edge work and supporting her professional development in interdisciplinary research.
Ryan Emanuel Bridges Science and Community
During his sabbatical last spring, faculty fellow Ryan Emanuel, associate professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, began working on an environmental history of the Lumbee community. It was the next step in a journey that had begun two years prior.
Center Researchers Analyze Effects of Climate Change with Lenovo and Artificial Intelligence
The Center for Geospatial Analytics is partnering with the Lenovo Artificial Intelligence Innovation Center to leverage AI and geospatial image analysis to preemptively identify agricultural areas and crops that will be affected by flooding or droughts.
Justyna Jeziorska Certified as UAS Mapping Scientist
Research associate Justyna Jeziorska contributes significantly to Unmanned Aerial Systems research and teaching at the Center for Geospatial Analytics and is the center’s first certified UAS Mapping Scientist.
Getting in Touch to Stop an Epidemic
Devon Gaydos, Ph.D. student in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, is using tangible user interfaces designed by the Center for Geospatial Analytics to help Oregon stakeholders fight infectious forest disease.
What Motivates College Students to Play Pokémon Go?
Playing Pokémon Go gets students moving, including those who aren't gamers. Public health experts at the Center for Geospatial Analytics say that's a good thing.
Researchers Get SALT-y Over Climate Change
An interdisciplinary team of College of Natural Resources researchers, including center Ph.D. student Lindsey Smart, are studying the connection between rising sea levels and vegetation die-off along the NC coast as part of the SALT Project.
Walkable Neighborhoods Linked With More Active Older Adults
Center postdoctoral scholar Oriol Marquet and faculty fellow Aaron Hipp explore ways to build neighborhoods where older adults can stay active and age in place.