Our diverse leadership leverage unique expertise to build a community who strives to push the boundaries of geospatial thinking. The Center’s Steering Committee (pictured above) oversees Center operations, providing strategic direction and ensuring that all programs, policies and procedures are aligned with the Center’s mission.
- Ross Meentemeyer, Director
- Helena Mitasova, Associate Director of Earth and Environmental Sciences Applications
- Eric Money, Associate Director of Educational Innovation
- Raju Vatsavai, Associate Director of GeoAI and Computational Science Applications
- Aaron Hipp, Associate Director of Social and Behavioral Science Applications
- Zac Arcaro, Assistant Director of Operations
- Mirela Tulbure, Faculty Fellow
- Rachel Kasten, University Program Associate
- Georgina Sanchez, Research Associate
- Megan Skrip, Science Communicator
Ross Meentemeyer, Raju Vatsavai and Mirela Tulbure joined NC State as part of the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program cluster in Geospatial Analytics. As the hub for the cluster, the Center serves as a go-to place for interdisciplinary solutions to complex problems. The Center’s Steering Committee is also supported by an External Advisory Board that provides valuable input and guidance.Browse the Leadership directory
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Introducing Our Newest Associate Director
Our Center is pleased to welcome Aaron Hipp to its team of associate directors, in a new leadership role focused on enhancing research collaborations at the intersection of geospatial analytics and the social sciences.