Race and Place Seminar Series to Explore Role of Racial Justice in Geospatial Analytics
January through April, the Geospatial Graduate Student Organization will host a three-part Race and Place seminar series and panel discussion, intended to highlight research that contextualizes race by speaking to environmental justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in the geographical and geospatial sciences.
Master’s Degree Recognized for Excellence in Program Assessment
Our professional master's degree in Geospatial Information Science & Technology is among nine graduate programs honored by the NC State Graduate School for excellence.
2020 Year in Review
Despite challenges, 2020 was a very busy year at the Center for Geospatial Analytics. Check out our top ten most popular news posts from 2020.
GIS Service Learning for Public Health, Racial Justice and More
During the Fall 2020 semester, our nine graduating professional master’s students applied their knowledge and skills to help community partners advance racial justice, combat pollution, curb the spread of tuberculosis and more.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.