New Grants

Apr 20, 2022

New USDA-Funded Research Will Leverage Big Data and Machine Learning to Forecast Spread of Agricultural Pests

New research led by Center director Ross Meentemeyer and research scholar Chris Jones will address data gaps that have previously hindered the accuracy of, and rapid updates to, pest spread forecasts.

Jan 6, 2022

KABOOM! Launches Playspace Mapping Program in Colorado

New research co-led by Assoc. Director Aaron Hipp will evaluate the locations and quality of playspaces to address racial and economic gaps in access to quality spaces for play.

Mar 31, 2021

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. Students Land Prestigious Funding Awards

Congratulations to our students who recently won grants and fellowships from NSF, NASA, The Nature Conservancy, the Joint Fire Science Program and NC Sea Grant-NC Space Grant!

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.

Sep 5, 2019

New NASA-Funded Research Will Address Food Security and Climate Adaptation

New research led by faculty fellow Josh Gray will combine innovative approaches in remote sensing and on-the-ground interviews with farmers to help guide agricultural adaptation to climate change.

Sep 19, 2018

Learning through Play with a City’s Built-in Math

A new collaboration between the Center for Geospatial Analytics and College of Education will use games and urban design to teach mathematics in middle school classrooms.

Oct 13, 2017

NSF Grant Funds Smart City Research to Tackle Regional Problems with Serious Games

With NSF funding, a research team led by Center for Geospatial Analytics director Ross Meentemeyer will unite four universities in the Triangle and regional stakeholders to develop a serious game for stormwater management.

Jan 24, 2017

Helping North Carolinians Save Money on Energy

Researchers at the Center for Geospatial Analytics are collaborating with government, university, and industry partners to reduce burdens on low-income households facing high energy costs through a recent grant from the Department of Energy.

Aug 10, 2016

Ph.D. Student Lindsey Smart Awarded $10,000 Fellowship to Study “Ghost Forests”

Center Ph.D. student Lindsey Smart has been awarded a $10,000 fellowship from NC Sea Grant / NC Space Grant to study the connection between rising sea levels and vegetation die-off along the North Carolina coast. Her research concerns the emergence […]

Dec 12, 2014

New NC State Chapter of the International Association of Society and Natural Resources Receives Competitive Science Communication Award

The newly formed NC State chapter of the International Association of Society and Natural Resources (IASNR) was awarded a competitive science communication grant to host a film screening and panel discussion on the effects of salinization to the natural and social […]