Geospatial Analytics Ph.D.

May 27, 2022

Ph.D. student wins paper competition at AWRA Geospatial Water Technology Conference

Congratulations to Kimia Karimi, advised by Faculty Fellow Dan Obenour, recognized for her work titled “A Data-Driven Model for Assessing Nutrient Management Efficacy at the Watershed Scale.”

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.

May 5, 2022

Congrats to Our May 2022 Graduates!

This semester, we celebrate the NC State graduation of 58 members of the Center for Geospatial Analytics community. Congratulations to all of our doctoral, professional master’s and graduate certificate students on their success!

Apr 6, 2022

Celebrating Our Community: Third Annual CGA Awards

At our Awards Banquet on March 31, the Center for Geospatial Analytics honored students, faculty and staff for their achievements and presented the CGA Awards.

Mar 3, 2022

During Droughts, Thirstier Mountain Forests Could Mean Less Water Downstream

Research led by Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Katie McQuillan finds increased water use by upstream mountain forests could leave less water for other forests, cities and wildlife during drought.

Feb 23, 2022

Deja Perkins Recognized as One of North Carolina’s Black STEM Leaders

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Deja Perkins is co-organizer of #BlackBirdersWeek and the BlackAFinSTEM Collective.

Feb 22, 2022

Study: U.S. Flood Damage Risk Is Underestimated

A research team led by Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Elyssa Collins used artificial intelligence to predict where flood damage is likely to happen in the conterminous United States, suggesting that recent flood maps from the Federal Emergency Management Agency do not capture the full extent of flood risk.

Feb 10, 2022

Observing Landslide Events from Multi-Satellite Sensors

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Raja Das is advancing the use of satellite imagery and machine learning to map the impacts of landslides and flooding, comparing the utility of different spatial resolutions and algorithms.

Feb 9, 2022

Future Fire Use and Wildland Urban Interface Communities in Western North Carolina

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Kate Jones is working with land managers to develop scenarios of future prescribed fire management and predict the effect of different strategies on the distribution of downwind smoke through space and time.

Jan 20, 2022

Efficiently Monitoring Small Farms from Space

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Izzi Hinks developed an approach to optimally augment publicly available satellite imagery with high-resolution commercial data to track crop development on small farms.