Celebrating Student Achievements 2019–2020
This past year, our talented doctoral and professional master’s students at the Center for Geospatial Analytics have published articles, presented at conferences, mentored school groups, won awards and served their communities. Learn more about what they have been up to.
Introducing the 2020 NC Sea Grant – NC Space Grant Fellow
Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Shannon Ricci has been selected as the 2020 NC Sea Grant – NC Space Grant Fellow! Her research will use satellite data to track boat traffic on artificial reefs, helping to reveal the reefs' value to North Carolina's coastal economy.
Nikki Inglis Is NC State’s 2020 Esri Development Center Student of the Year
The Center for Geospatial Analytics joined a select group of university units worldwide when it was named an Esri Development Center in 2017. Congratulations to our 2020 EDC Student of the Year: doctoral student Nikki Inglis!
Student Presentation Tips from a 3MT Champ
Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. candidate Nick Kruskamp has won multiple awards for his research presentations. We asked him about his tips for putting together a top-notch talk.
Rachel Kasten Wins CNR Award for Excellence & Pride of the Wolfpack Award
Center for Geospatial Analytics graduate services coordinator, Rachel Kasten, has been honored for her exceptional contributions to fostering student well-being, diversity and inclusion.
SECASC Researcher Spotlight – Kate Jones
Each year, the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center funds a multi-disciplinary cohort of Global Change Fellows. Catch up with 2019-2020 fellow and Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Kate Jones to learn more about her research into fire management in the Southern Appalachian mountains.
SECASC Researcher Spotlight – Katie McQuillan
Every year, the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center funds a multi-disciplinary cohort of Global Change Fellows. Catch up with 2019-2020 fellow and Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Katie McQuillan to learn more about her research into forest water dynamics.
Visual Analysis of Ship Data Using Omnisci Immerse
Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Umesh Gupta was invited to speak at Converge 2019, the inaugural conference organized by the company Omnisci, about his award-winning work mapping big data from ships.
Making Mapping and Modeling More Accessible
Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Nick Kruskamp won an Outstanding Student Presentation Award at the American Geophysical Union 2019 Fall Meeting. Learn more about his conference experience and how his host mapping research seeks to make data sharing more open.
Tracking Tiny Organisms Using Big Data
Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Megan Coffer has developed a first-of-its-kind workflow for processing data from commercial satellites, which will advance understanding of large-scale cyanobacterial blooms.