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