Meet Rachel Kasten, Graduate Services Coordinator
At the Center for Geospatial Analytics, Rachel Kasten helps students navigate their doctoral program and works to keep the center running smoothly. Learn how she is also helping to build a more inclusive culture on campus.
Taking Flight with Drone Research
Winner of a 2018 NASA/NC Space Grant Graduate Research Fellowship, incoming Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Kellyn Montgomery is launching an innovative study of crop health this summer.
What It Means To Be an EDC
As an Esri Development Center, the Center for Geospatial Analytics works at the frontiers of ArcGIS technology and builds collaborations to continually advance the student experience.
Connecting Power and Place
New research by Faculty Fellow Bethany Cutts combines spatial analysis and interviews to help watershed planners better understand the social vulnerability of communities across time and space.
Helping Community Partners with GIS Solutions
During their final semester, each master's student in Geospatial Information Science and Technology completes a service-learning capstone project, working directly with a community or industry partner. This season, we celebrate the work of our May graduates.
2018 Esri Development Center Student of the Year
Ph.D. student Ashwin Shashidharan, co-advised by Ross Meentemeyer and Raju Vatsavai, has been named by Esri as the 2018 Esri Development Center Student of the Year, out of a pool of over twenty honorees worldwide.
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.
Ashwin Shashidharan Is NC State’s 2018 Esri Development Center Student of the Year
The Center for Geospatial Analytics joined an elite group of worldwide university departments last fall when it was named an Esri Development Center. Congratulations to our first EDC Student of the Year: doctoral student Ashwin Shashidharan.