CAGIS Seminar November 6 | Space-Time Modeling of Mosquito-borne Disease Outbreaks

We welcome Ph.D. Candidate Michael Desjardins to hear about his investigations into the time/space dynamics of dengue, chikungunya and Zika outbreaks in Cali, Colombia. Abstract: Dengue, chikungunya, and Zika are mosquito-borne diseases that infect an estimated 390 million people worldwide each year, and 100,000 in Colombia alone. Despite the human costs, these diseases... CAGIS Seminar November 6 | Space-Time Modeling of Mosquito-borne Disease Outbreaks Read more >>

CAGIS Seminar October 9th: Emerging Applications for UAVs

We invite you to an interesting, two-part Seminar next week which discusses new applications for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), sometimes referred to as "drones".    In part 1, Dr. Srinivas Akella talks about coordinating multiple UAVs for disaster response.   In part 2, Dr. Yutin Chen describes the new role UAVs are playing in the construction industry, including... CAGIS Seminar October 9th: Emerging Applications for UAVs Read more >>

CAGIS Seminar October 23rd | A Multi-Scalar Approach to Mapping Gentrification

We welcome UNCC GES alums Danny Yonto and Claire Schuch to our CAGIS Seminar to give a talk regarding their efforts to map gentrification in Charlotte.      Gentrification has been increasingly studied, but disagreement continues on how best to define and measure it, particularly in regards to how scale influences detection.      In... CAGIS Seminar October 23rd | A Multi-Scalar Approach to Mapping Gentrification Read more >>

Justin Lane presents on Sept 25th at 1:00 in the CAGIS Collaboration Room

CAGIS Seminar, September 25th: Justin Lane talks about the Opportunity Atlas

We are pleased to welcome Justin Lane from the Urban Institute for our next CAGIS Seminar. Justin will be talking about one of the most influential mapping projects to date, the Opportunity Atlas, with special attention to how the maps are being used in Charlotte. CAGIS Seminar, September 25th: Justin Lane talks about the Opportunity Atlas Read more >>

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 >>