Spotlight

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 […]

Mar 22, 2017

Ph.D. Student Jason Matney Accepted to 2017 UCGIS Summer School

Center Ph.D. student Jason Matney (Dept. of Forestry and Environmental Resources) has been accepted to attend a select training program in CyberGIS held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this summer. The program – Collaborative Problem Solving with CyberGIS […]

Mar 9, 2017

MGIST Student Paul Schrum Awarded Patent to Improve Roadway Design

Professional Engineer and Center for Geospatial Analytics graduate student Paul Schrum recently patented an innovative approach to roadway design that will make developing and visualizing roadway plans a lot more precise. Paul’s patent establishes a method to model a road […]

Feb 28, 2017

Growing Globally: Eric Money to Scout Collaboration Potential in Prague

Dr. Eric Money, the Center for Geospatial Analytics’ associate director of professional education, is about to embark on a very special Spring Break: one week at NC State’s Prague Institute in the Czech Republic, for the first Faculty Global Symposium. […]