Spotlight

Jul 2, 2018

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.

Jul 2, 2018

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.

Jun 13, 2018

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.

May 14, 2018

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.

May 11, 2018

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.

Apr 23, 2018

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.

Apr 16, 2018

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.

Apr 2, 2018

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.

Mar 27, 2018

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.

Mar 22, 2018

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.