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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.

Close-up of Xiaojie Gao.

Dec 6, 2023

Graduating Student Spotlight: Xiaojie Gao

Gao will graduate in December 2023 with a Ph.D. in Geospatial Analytics. He is currently employed as a post-doctoral research fellow at Harvard University.

Traffic light sign under water

Nov 7, 2023

New Model Adds Human Reactions to Flood Risk Assessment

By taking human adaptation into account, a new version of the FUTURES land change model offers a more realistic assessment of flood risk.

photograph is an aerial view of a city neighborhood, with busy streets running on either side of a park. The park has many trees, and there are large apartment and office buildings in the background.

Oct 18, 2023

Greener Neighborhoods Can Protect Us – at the Cellular Level

A new study led by our researchers finds that greenspace in urban environments has a positive impact on a key genetic marker associated with exposure to stress.

A research image from a student in the Ph.D. in Geospatial Analytics program

Apr 13, 2023

Researchers Use Geospatial Analytics and AI to Develop Global Food Security Solutions

Integrating AI and geospatial technology can help solve challenges to global food security and poverty that are exacerbated by climate change.

A group of scientist testing out sensors for research

Aug 24, 2022

$1M NSF Grant Awarded to Help Better Predict Emerging Plant Disease Pandemics

Our researchers plan to use real-time analytics through sensor technology, data mining, remote sensing and modeling to better monitor and predict plant diseases.

a red pushpin in a paper map

Jun 20, 2022

The Future of Geospatial Analytics

In this series, Rob Dunn invites leaders in several fields of study to predict the future to understand how to best steer their fields towards the most fruitful outcomes.

Monitors and a data visualization map displayed on a counter in Hunt library, windows in background

May 9, 2022

NC State Students Host Exhibition to Celebrate W.E.B. Du Bois’ Visualization Work

The exhibition features a variety of research and data visualization inspired by Du Bois's work.

NC State student Katie Kolcusky - Graduation to Vocation: Katie Kolcusky is Using Data to Support Policy - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

May 5, 2022

Graduation to Vocation: Katie Kolcusky is Using Data to Protect Nature

Upon graduation, MGIST student Katie Kolcusky will begin work as a solution engineer with Esri's National Government Team.

Meredith DeMattina - MGIST Program Provides Solid Framework for Professional Growth - Center for Geospatial Analytics at NC State University

Nov 9, 2021

MGIST Program Provides Solid Framework for Professional Growth

Meredith DiMattina has a drive for going above and beyond. She shares how her determination for learning more led her to pursue a master’s degree in the online MGIST program and how it has impacted her career.