Spotlight

Oct 29, 2020

First Official Version of PoPS (Pest or Pathogen Spread) Model Released

Developers at the Center for Geospatial Analytics have announced the first stable release of the Pest or Pathogen Spread model (PoPS 1.0), the Center’s signature open source system for forecasting the spread of insect pests and disease and for testing control strategies.

Oct 20, 2020

Meet Vaishnavi Thakar, Our Center’s Newest Assistant Teaching Professor

Assistant teaching professor Vaishnavi Thakar teaches a core course in our MGIST program, develops new courses, studies the spatial spread COVID-19 and is shaping the Center’s growing undergraduate offerings. 

Sep 17, 2020

Scientists Pilot Drones in Effort to Save Trees From Invasive Beetle

NC State researchers are using drones to try to find ash trees with natural resistance to the emerald ash borer invasive pest, and Center research associate Justyna Jeziorska is is leading the drone reconnaissance effort.

Sep 7, 2020

“I Use Geospatial Analytics To…” Part III

Curious about what our newest Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. students work on for their dissertations? Check out how they and their advisors use geospatial analytics to impact a range of fields.

Aug 3, 2020

Graduate Mental Health

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Nikki Inglis and others with the Graduate Mental Health Alliance and the Graduate Student Association have produced a video series called "You Are Not Alone" to support graduate students' mental and emotional wellness.

Jun 24, 2020

Celebrating Student Achievements 2019–2020

This past year, our talented doctoral and professional master’s students at the Center for Geospatial Analytics have published articles, presented at conferences, mentored school groups, won awards and served their communities. Learn more about what they have been up to.

Jun 24, 2020

Celebrating Faculty and Staff Achievements 2019–2020

The 2019-20 academic year was packed with achievements by our faculty fellows, research associates, staff and postdoctoral scholars. Learn more about the awards, popular press coverage and speaking engagements earned by our talented group of researchers.

Jun 19, 2020

Diverse-Aware: The Celebration of Juneteenth

Learn the history of Juneteenth in this message crafted by Faculty Fellow Stacy Nelson and transformed into a story map by Research Technologist Makiko Shukunobe.

Jun 19, 2020

Introducing the 2020 NC Sea Grant – NC Space Grant Fellow

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Shannon Ricci has been selected as the 2020 NC Sea Grant – NC Space Grant Fellow! Her research will use satellite data to track boat traffic on artificial reefs, helping to reveal the reefs' value to North Carolina's coastal economy.

May 15, 2020

Service Learning Projects Drive Spatial Solutions for Public Health, Safety and More

During the Spring 2020 semester, our 21 graduating professional master’s students applied their knowledge and skills in community partnerships that aimed to help Raleigh residents anticipate flooding on the Greenway, support fire departments planning to build new fire stations and much, much more!