Stories From 2019

May 8, 2019

Meeting Real-World Needs with GIS Expertise

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 May graduates.

Apr 25, 2019

Uniting to Collaborate on Disaster Response

A recent campus-wide workshop on research related to Hurricane Florence and other disasters united faculty, staff and students across NC State to learn from each other and collaborate on future work.

Apr 10, 2019

Mary Hicks Wins CNR Award for Excellence

The Center for Geospatial Analytics’ business services coordinator, Mary Hicks, has been honored for her exceptional customer service with a CNR Award for Excellence.

Apr 9, 2019

Unique Partnership Sheds Light On Energy Challenges for Low-Income Households

Center for Geospatial Analytics researchers Bill Slocumb and Charlynne Smith, and students Joshua Randall and Mark Griffin, contributed to an NC State-led partnership that evaluated the needs, challenges and possible solutions to energy challenges facing low-income households.

Apr 4, 2019

Hurricane Florence Inspires Disaster Research Workshop

Register by April 15th to learn about the research NC State and its affiliates have been conducting related to Hurricane Florence and other natural disasters, and discuss the path forward at this workshop co-sponsored by the Center for Geospatial Analytics.

Mar 18, 2019

Jason Matney Is NC State’s 2019 Esri Development Center Student of the Year

The Center for Geospatial Analytics joined an elite group of worldwide university departments in 2017 when it was named an Esri Development Center. Congratulations to the 2019 EDC Student of the Year: doctoral candidate Jason Matney.

Mar 13, 2019

Partnership with Wake County a New Think (and Do) Tank for Harnessing Spatial Data

Through a new partnership called Geo-IDEAS, NC State’s Center for Geospatial Analytics and Wake County government are innovating the future of spatial analysis and decision-making.

Mar 12, 2019

Center for Geospatial Analytics Seeking a Teaching Professor

The Center for Geospatial Analytics is seeking a highly motivated individual to join its academic programs as a non-tenure track, 9-month, faculty member at the rank of Teaching Assistant Professor or Teaching Associate Professor.

Mar 1, 2019

A Passion for Teaching and the Future of GIS

For the past eight semesters, Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. candidate Jason Matney has taught hundreds of students as a graduate teaching assistant and course instructor at NC State. As he prepares to defend his dissertation, he reflects on his experience and the future of his field.

Feb 25, 2019

Student Travel: Making Remote Sensing Connections at AGU

At the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting, Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Nick Kruskamp presented his latest research using satellite imagery to track changes in forest health.