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My Summer with Super Computers

By Tianyang Chen. Editors’ note: Tianyang Chen is 2nd year PhD student and CAGIS research assistant advised by Dr. Wenwu Tang. This past summer, Chen attended the SDSC Summer Institute, a week-long workshop that focuses on a broad spectrum of introductory-to-intermediate topics in high performance computing and data science. It was a beautiful weather, sunny and cool, when I landed at San Diego... My Summer with Super Computers Read more >>

CAGIS Researcher Awarded as Outstanding Scholar

Charlotte, May 2019. During the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences' annual awards banquet, CAGIS researcher Michael Desjardins received one of the two "Outstanding Doctoral Student in Geography" awards.  This annual award recognizes and honors the outstanding performance and contributions of a PhD in Geography student whose academic excellence, service, and leadership have made... CAGIS Researcher Awarded as Outstanding Scholar Read more >>

CAGIS to Co-Host Smart City Summit "Technology for Good" October 9th

We cordially invite you to attend Technology for Good: Jobs, Mobility and Smart + Connected Tech for Greater Charlotte Summit to be held on October 9th at UNC Charlotte's Center City Building in Uptown.    In cooperation with the Center for Applied GIScience (CAGIS), our NSF Smart and Connected Communities Team has created a summit and workshop geared toward generating collaborative research... CAGIS to Co-Host Smart City Summit "Technology for Good" October 9th Read more >>

CAGIS Researcher Receives 2019 AAG Dissertation Grant

Washington DC, April 2019. CAGIS researcher Michael Desjardins (PhD Student) received a 2019 AAG Dissertation Research Grant to support his dissertation titled "A mixed-methods approach for vector-borne disease surveillance in Colombia".  From Desjardin's upcoming dissertation: CAGIS Researcher Receives 2019 AAG Dissertation Grant Read more >>

CAGIS Seminar: Nastaran Pourebrahim presents on mapping social media data

On Wednesday, April 10, PhD Candidate Nastaran Pourebrahim from UNC Greensboro will present, "Social Media Analysis for Urban and Transportation Planning"   Twitter is one of the most popular social media platforms that changed the way people create, disseminate, and share information. Twitter use has been growing rapidly, but the effectiveness of this system for urban and transportation... CAGIS Seminar: Nastaran Pourebrahim presents on mapping social media data Read more >>