Graduate research student opportunities
The Center for Geospatial Information Science at the University of Maryland, College Park invites students to apply for Ph.D. research positions. The CGIS and Department of Geographical Sciences offers competitive funding package for students pursing a doctoral (PhD) degree. The application deadline is December 15, 2017 for admission to the Fall 2018 semester.
The University of Maryland is situated just outside of Washington, D.C. and offers unique opportunities to work with federal and local government agencies, NGOs and commercial companies. The Center for Geospatial Information Science (CGIS) is focused on supporting the development of next-generation geospatial information science. We aim to enrich undergraduate and graduate education, by pioneering innovative research capabilities using geospatial technologies. In the strong tradition of innovation and leadership at the University of Maryland, our efforts are directed towards a future-forward geospatial information science and computational approaches that can expand the reach of geospatial information and these important technologies.
Key Research Faculty in the CGIS:
Leila De Floriani: Visualization, geographic data processing, geometric modeling
Grant McKenzie: Place-based data analytics, knowledge representation, geo-privacy
Kathleen Stewart: Spatiotemporal data modeling, movement and mobility, health geography
Feel free to contact any of the faculty members above regarding research opportunities. Also, please see http://geospatial.umd.edu/ and http://geog.umd.edu for further information. To apply, visit https://geog.umd.edu/graduate/landingtopic/prospective-phd-students.
For more information on the CGIS professional Masters and certificate programs in Geospatial Intelligence and GIS, please visit https://geospatial.umd.edu/landing/Education.