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Apr 16, 2024

Spring 2024 Geospatial Forum Rewind

During the Spring 2024 Geospatial Forum series, Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. students presented their doctoral research, an alumni panel discussed geospatial careers and guest speakers presented topics ranging from natural resource economics to air pollution and lessons from twenty years in the geospatial industry.

Apr 10, 2024

Center Ph.D. Students Volunteer at STEM Resource Fair for K-12 Students with Disabilities

Titilayo Tajudeen, Emma Butzler, Pratikshya Regmi and Rebecca Composto taught students and their families about satellite imagery at the event hosted by NC State's Science House.

Apr 10, 2024

Kim Garrett Is NC State’s 2024 Esri Innovation Program Student of the Year 

NC State joined a select group of universities worldwide when it became part of the Esri Innovation Program in 2017. Congratulations to our 2024 EIP Student of the Year: MGIST '23 alum Kim Garrett!

Mar 26, 2024

5 Questions with Geospatial Software Engineer Vinicius Perin

Perin graduated in 2022 with a Ph.D. in geospatial analytics from our Center. He now works as a geospatial software engineer for Planet Labs in San Francisco, California.

Late blight disease on potato leaf.

Feb 15, 2024

Using Written Records – and Tweets – as a Roadmap for Plant Disease Spread

New research led by Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Ariel Saffer and co-authored by Faculty Fellow Laura Tateosian and MGIST alum Yi-Peng Yang shows how analyzing historic and modern texts can help researchers track and visualize plant diseases like late blight.

Feb 9, 2024

Collaboration, Innovation Address Food Security Needs in Bangladesh with New Rice Mapping Method

Working closely with professionals in Bangladesh, Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Varun Tiwari developed research to address an important data gap he’d learned about while an analyst at an international nonprofit.

Feb 8, 2024

Celebrating Our Community: Fifth Annual CGA Awards

At our Awards Dinner on February 5, the Center for Geospatial Analytics honored students, faculty and staff for their achievements and presented the CGA Awards.

Margaret presenting - Presenting on Flood Risk, Development and Human Migration at AGU - Center for Geospatial Analytics at NC State University

Jan 18, 2024

Presenting on Flood Risk, Development and Human Migration at AGU

At the recent American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco, Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Margaret Lawrimore presented her research with FUTURES 3.0, the Center's signature land change model.

Jan 11, 2024

First, Do No Harm: Guidance for Community-Engaged Research After Disasters

How can scientific studies avoid exacerbating trauma? How, like medical interventions, can they be designed and conducted to “first, do no harm”? Enter the SHIFT framework co-developed by faculty fellow Bethany Cutts.

Jan 10, 2024

Exploring Urban Flooding with Satellite Imagery at AGU

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Rebecca Composto uses satellite imagery and machine learning to map urban floods, determining flood extent and its impact after Hurricane Ida in southeastern Pennsylvania.