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Alex Hohl, Claudio Oswego and Michael DeJardin (L to R) presented their work at AAG in New Orleans in April.

CAGIS goes to AAG

CAGIS made its presence felt at the Annual Association of American Geographer’s Conference in New Orleans, April 10-14. CAGIS students, faculty and associates made eight representations on a range of subjects: CAGIS goes to AAG Read more >>

New Funding

We are pleased to announce that CAGIS just received another award from Charlotte Research Institute Targeted Research Internal Seed Program (CRI TRISP). PIs for this internal grant Development of an Integrated GIS-based Pavement Management System are Drs. Don Chen (Engineering Technology), Wenwu Tang (CAGIS), and Umit Cali (Engineering Technology). CAGIS will be in charge of developing a cutting-... New Funding Read more >>

CAGIS Director talks urban growth for Sustain Charlotte's "Grow Smart CLT" Series

The Center for Applied GIScience's (CAGIS) Director of Research and Outreach, Dr. Douglas Shoemaker, talked urban growth to an ethusiastic gathering of Charlotteans as part of "Sustain Charlotte's Grow Smart CLT" series. Held at Resident Culture Brewing Company in the Plaza-Midwood neighborhood, Shoemaker described the results of three studies: 1) an historical analyses of satellite imagery for... CAGIS Director talks urban growth for Sustain Charlotte's "Grow Smart CLT" Series Read more >>

Tang leads group awarded funding to apply AI to remote hydraulic structure classification

Center for Applied GIScience (CAGIS) Executive Director Dr. Wenwu Tang recently won, along with colleagues Drs. Shen-en Chen, John Diemer and Craig Allan, funding from NC Department of Transportation to study the application of artifical intelligence to the problem of classifying hydralic structures remotely. Researchers will develop a spatially explicit 3D modeling framework and a software... Tang leads group awarded funding to apply AI to remote hydraulic structure classification Read more >>

CAGIS Researcher presents geocomputational study in Vancover Canada

Vancover (BC) November 2017. At a recent symposia, CAGIS researcher and Ph.D. candidate Minrui Zheng described her new study on how multi-level statistical techniques, combined with high performance computing, could speed the analyses of spatial modeling built around "Big Data". Zheng shared her study "Multilevel analysis of neural network-driven spatial models" with an international... CAGIS Researcher presents geocomputational study in Vancover Canada Read more >>