The Center for Geospatial Information Science celebrated its inauguration with two invited talks and an Open House and reception on Wednesday, November 1st. Professors Hanan Samet (Computer Science, University of Maryland) and Harvey Miller (Geography, Ohio State University) gave the invited talks as part of this event. The Open House included demonstrations and poster talks on a wide range of research topics involving members of the CGIS.
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 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.