Student Awards

Apr 12, 2017

Center Graduate Students Inducted into Forestry Honor Society

Four students from the Center for Geospatial Analytics were recently inducted into Xi Sigma Pi, the Forestry Honor Society, during the local chapter’s 77th annual banquet held at the NC State University Club on April 4. Honorees affiliated with the […]

Apr 12, 2017

Center Master’s Students Recognized for Their Work in Remote Sensing

Two center graduate students were recently awarded valuable scholarships recognizing their research and academic excellence. Megan Amanatides has won the 2017 Scholarship Award from the North Carolina Association for Environmental Professionals (NCAEP), the largest multi-disciplinary organization of environmental professionals in the […]

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 […]

Jan 4, 2017

NC State Caldwell Fellows Use GIS to Help Habitat for Humanity

Training in Geospatial Information Science (GIS) from the Center for Geospatial Analytics is empowering NC State undergrads to help Habitat for Humanity of Wake County provide more affordable housing in North Carolina. Six students in the NC State Caldwell Fellows […]

Nov 7, 2016

Ph.D. Student Ashwin Shashidharan Wins Student Research Competition at International Conference

Ashwin Shashidharan (Dept. of Computer Science) won first place in the Student Research Competition at the 24th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems in San Francisco, CA.

Oct 17, 2016

Anna Petrasova Awarded Travel Grant to Present at International Conference

At the end of October, center Ph.D. student Anna Petrasova will head to the 24th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographical Information Systems in San Francisco, CA, recipient of a $1,000 travel grant. The award covers Anna’s registration, […]

Oct 4, 2016

Center Ph.D. students score spots in selective course for spatial modeling

Lindsey Smart and Scott Beck have landed two of the available 22 seats at the “Introduction to Spatial Agent-Based Modeling” short course to be offered at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) this December in Annapolis, MD. According to Dr. […]

Sep 27, 2016

Center Postdoc Derek Van Berkel Wins Professional Development Award to Lead Session at International Conference

Center postdoctoral researcher Dr. Derek Van Berkel is a resident expert in sustainability and geospatial modeling. NC State’s Office of Postdoctoral Affairs recently recognized his work with a 2016 Professional Development Award, funding that will help support his coordination of […]

Sep 6, 2016

Ph.D. Students Anna Petrasova and Vaclav Petras Elected to the GRASS GIS Project Steering Committee

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Dr. Helena Mitasova, Associate Director of Geovisualization at the Center for Geospatial Analytics. Two Ph.D. students at the Center, Anna Petrasova and Vaclav Petras, were recently elected to the international GRASS GIS project steering […]