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South Houston: A patchwork of new development between the Sam Houston Tollway (8) and I-610.  The larger patches are large housing developments built between 2001 and 2011.

CAGIS Researcher Adam Griffith comments on urban growth and Houston's flooding

CHARLOTTE (NC) September 13. CAGIS researcher and Ph.D. student Adam Griffith was recently tapped by the popular NPR newsprogram Marketplace to comment on the connection between urban development and the recent catastrophic flooding Houston associated with hurricane Harvey. Listen to the article here. In his blog, Griffith describes his methods for measuring increases in Houston's... CAGIS Researcher Adam Griffith comments on urban growth and Houston's flooding Read more >>

Award presented to Minrui Zheng by Dr. Keith Clarke from UC Santa Barbara

CAGIS Researcher Recognized in Best Paper Competition at the 2nd International Symposium of Spatiotemporal Computing

CAMBRIDGE (MA) August, 2017. Minrui Zheng, a Ph.D. Student and researcher at UNCC’s Center for Applied GIScience, received an Honorable Mention in the Best Paper Competition at the 2nd International Symposium of Spatiotemporal Computing, held at Harvard University. Zheng, who focuses on advanced modeling approaches to understand explore complex problems, won the recognition with her paper, “... CAGIS Researcher Recognized in Best Paper Competition at the 2nd International Symposium of Spatiotemporal Computing Read more >>

CAGIS researchers prominent in AAG Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group

Boston, April, 2017 Dr. Wenwu Tang, current Chair of Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group, announced the results of voting from the recent AAG Annual Meeting. Notably, Alex Hohl was elected as a Director, and Minrui Zheng was elected as a Student Director, for the 2017-2018 term. Congratulations to these excellent CAGIS researchers. CAGIS researchers prominent in AAG Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group Read more >>

CAGIS announces the development of a supercomputing cluster

CHARLOTTE NC MARCH 13, 2017. Dr. Wenwu Tang, CAGIS Executive Director unveiled a new, high-performance (throughput) computing cluster/grid, (tentative name: CAGIS-Condor), to support the Center’s CyberGIS initiative. Currently, the CAGIS-Condor cluster has 114 CPUs and 488G memory. Significantly, this cluster is Windows-based--i.e., an ArcGIS capable “supercomputer” for parallel geocomputation... CAGIS announces the development of a supercomputing cluster Read more >>

CAGIS goes to the Ball Game

BOSTON, APRIL 5 After a particularly grueling day at AAG, several CAGIS researchers attended opening night at the Fenway, and watched the Redsox beat the Pirates 3-0 on a very chilly (38 f) Wednesday night. CAGIS goes to the Ball Game Read more >>