Faculty and Staff

Jul 1, 2021

Celebrating Faculty and Staff Achievements 2020–2021

The 2020-21 academic year was packed with achievements by our faculty fellows, research scholars and associates, staff and postdoctoral scholars. Learn more about the awards, popular press coverage and speaking engagements earned by our talented group of researchers.

Jun 3, 2021

Researchers Design Simulation Tool to Predict Disease, Pest Spread

A team led by Research Scholar Chris Jones developed a computer simulation tool called PoPS to predict pest and disease attacks on crops or forests, and to test when and where to apply pesticides or other management strategies to contain them.

Mar 30, 2021

Analysis: Studies of U.S. National Parks Are Trending Down, Focused on Popular Parks

An analysis led by Faculty Fellow Jelena Vukomanovic finds that research conducted in U.S. national parks has focused largely on five iconic parks, and has dropped since 2013.

Mar 24, 2021

Forestry Student Overcomes Challenges to Shine as Research Assistant

Forestry and Environmental Resources senior Norman Urbanek is a shining example of how hard work, despite the struggles facing many students in today’s pandemic, pays off. His research with Faculty Fellow Jennifer Richmond-Bryant is exploring spatial patterns in air pollution and environmental justice.

Mar 8, 2021

Celebrating Our Community: Second Annual CGA Awards

At its virtual Awards Ceremony on March 4, the Center for Geospatial Analytics honored students, faculty and staff for their achievements and presented the CGA Awards.

Feb 12, 2021

Multi-Model Approach Could Help Farmers Prepare for, Contain PEDV Outbreaks

New research co-authored by Research Scholar Chris Jones and Faculty Fellow Gustavo Machado shows that a three-model approach could help farmers prevent the spread of PEDV in pigs. One of these models is the Center's signature PoPS (Pest or Pathogen Spread) model.

Feb 8, 2021

New IARPA-Funded Research Will Improve Accuracy and Efficiency of Analyzing Geospatial Imagery Across Large Scales

Faculty Fellow Josh Gray is leading NC State’s effort in a multi-university, multi-company research project using machine learning to process big data and detect landscape change.

Jan 29, 2021

2020-21 University Faculty Scholars Named

NC State’s 2020-21 class of University Faculty Scholars includes Center for Geospatial Analytics Faculty Fellow Natalie Nelson. These 21 early- and mid-career faculty receive this designation in recognition of their outstanding academic achievements and contributions to NC State through their teaching, scholarship and service to the university and beyond.

Jan 25, 2021

Ecologist: People Should Prepare for Landscapes to Change

In a new book, Faculty Fellow Rob Scheller describes how land managers and communities should expect landscape change and plan for it.

Jan 14, 2021

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.