Spotlight

Nov 15, 2017

Center Researchers Analyze Effects of Climate Change with Lenovo and Artificial Intelligence

The Center for Geospatial Analytics is partnering with the Lenovo Artificial Intelligence Innovation Center to leverage AI and geospatial image analysis to preemptively identify agricultural areas and crops that will be affected by flooding or droughts.

Nov 10, 2017

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.

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.

Sep 8, 2017

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.

Aug 30, 2017

InVision Raleigh Lets Urban Planners See the Future

Center researchers led by faculty fellow Perver Baran partnered with a team from the City of Raleigh to create a revolutionary 3-D tool on the web for visualizing development alternatives.

Aug 14, 2017

New Enrollment in Online Master’s Degree Breaks Previous Record

This Fall, the center welcomes its largest group of new students to the professional master's program in Geospatial Information Science and Technology. Thirty-nine students are newly enrolled, breaking last Fall's record of 32.

May 19, 2017

Service Learning in Action

During their final semester, each master's student in Geospatial Information Science and Technology completes a service-learning capstone project.

Apr 28, 2017

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.

Apr 10, 2017

Disaster Response Drill Trains Next Generation of GIS Professionals

When disasters strike, it’s important to be prepared. Responses can hinge on the ability of skilled, agile GIS teams to swiftly map and communicate the locations of impacts, for decision-makers and emergency personnel. But how do GIS teams gain crucial […]

Mar 28, 2017

Revealing the Research Possibilities of Virtual Reality

Imagine you are standing in a downtown city plaza, surrounded by tall buildings, steel sculptures, and storefronts. Perhaps it’s your lunch break, and you’ve come to the plaza to take a seat on one of its stone benches and eat […]