Spotlight

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

Leveraging GIS Know-How for Custom Problem-Solving

During the Spring 2022 semester, our graduating professional master’s students worked with industry, government and nonprofit partners to apply their knowledge and skills to pressing geospatial challenges.

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.

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.

Apr 4, 2022

Rachel Porter Is NC State’s 2022 Esri Innovation Program Student of the Year

NC State joined a select group of universities worldwide when it became part of the Esri Innovation Program in 2017. Congratulations to our 2022 EIP Student of the Year: Fall 2021 MGIST graduate Rachel Porter!

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.

Jan 7, 2022

2021 Year in Review

What were our most popular news stories from 2021? Check out the top ten news blog posts from the Center for Geospatial Analytics.

Dec 15, 2021

Untangling the Complexity of Stormwater Problems

Research led by Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Corey White modeled stakeholders' perceptions of flooding problems and solutions in the Triangle Region of North Carolina to inform the development of an innovative serious game called TomorrowNow.