Master’s Degree Recognized for Excellence in Program Assessment
Our professional master's degree in Geospatial Information Science & Technology is among nine graduate programs honored by the NC State Graduate School for excellence.
2020 Year in Review
Despite challenges, 2020 was a very busy year at the Center for Geospatial Analytics. Check out our top ten most popular news posts from 2020.
Congrats to Our December 2020 Graduates!
This semester, we celebrate the NC State graduation of 32 members of the Center for Geospatial Analytics community. Congratulations to all of our professional master’s and graduate certificate students on their perseverance and success!
GIS Service Learning for Public Health, Racial Justice and More
During the Fall 2020 semester, our nine graduating professional master’s students applied their knowledge and skills to help community partners advance racial justice, combat pollution, curb the spread of tuberculosis and more.
First Official Version of PoPS (Pest or Pathogen Spread) Model Released
Developers at the Center for Geospatial Analytics have announced the first stable release of the Pest or Pathogen Spread model (PoPS 1.0), the Center’s signature open source system for forecasting the spread of insect pests and disease and for testing control strategies.
Meet Vaishnavi Thakar, Our Center’s Newest Assistant Teaching Professor
Assistant teaching professor Vaishnavi Thakar teaches a core course in our MGIST program, develops new courses, studies the spatial spread COVID-19 and is shaping the Center’s growing undergraduate offerings.
Protecting Our Future Food Supply with AI and Geospatial Analytics
In partnership with Lenovo, Associate Director of Spatial Computing and Technology Raju Vatsavai is applying artificial intelligence (AI) and deep-learning algorithms to the problem of global crop monitoring with the hopes of “optimizing the needs of future populations.”
“I Use Geospatial Analytics To…” Part III
Curious about what our newest Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. students work on for their dissertations? Check out how they and their advisors use geospatial analytics to impact a range of fields.
Faculty Profile: Josh Gray
Faculty Fellow Josh Gray advises or co-advises four students in the Center's Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. program and uses remote sensing to study how climate change will affect food and water security. Read more about his professional journey and his advice for undergraduate students.
Taking Research with Drones to New Heights
NC State alum and current doctoral student Will Reckling is putting drones to work in new and unique ways to monitor the environment––from finding rare plants on the tops of mountains to mapping harmful algal blooms and even collecting water samples.