A Landscape Ecology Legacy
During his two-year term as president of US-IALE, center director Ross Meentemeyer enhanced the association's communication initiatives and pushed to expand the membership to all of North America.
Ready Player Two: Virtual Reality in the Geospatial Sciences
Ph.D. student Payam Tabrizian uses virtual reality and geospatial analytics to learn about human cognition and advance landscape design. We asked him about his current research and his predictions for the future of the field.
New Research Shows Water Use Impacted by the Shape of Our Cities
Georgina Sanchez, Ph.D. student in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, is using geospatial analytics to understand water demand in the Southeast. Her latest findings: urban developments with simpler shapes use less water.
For Drone Research and Training at NC State, the Sky’s the Limit
Looking for opportunities to expand your expertise in Unmanned Aerial Systems? Find what your searching for with the Center for Geospatial Analytics’ graduate courses, workshops, and UAS research programs.
New STEM Program to Connect High Schoolers with Geospatial Tech and Careers
Applications are now being accepted for a new, free program for high school students looking to explore geospatial science and cutting-edge technologies, starting March 10.
Getting in Touch to Stop an Epidemic
Devon Gaydos, Ph.D. student in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, is using tangible user interfaces designed by the Center for Geospatial Analytics to help Oregon stakeholders fight infectious forest disease.
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.
Where a Great Idea Can Take You
Ph.D. student Ashwin Shashidharan interned with the world’s top GIS software company this summer and continues to gain recognition for his award-winning research in computer science.
Getting in Touch with the Designer in All of Us
Payam Tabrizian is a landscape architect and Ph.D. student in Design, but he firmly believes that designing landscapes shouldn’t be limited to the professionals. His research bridges disciplinary gaps between design and the geospatial and cognitive sciences.