On Monday, November 12, 2018, join Notre Dame as we celebrate GIS Day. This annual salute to geospatial technology and its power to transform and better our lives and the lives of those around us will include workshops, lunch and lightning presentations. GIS Day will take place at Hesburgh Library.
Milan Budhathoki is the GIS Specialist for the CRC. He has a lab, ND-GAL (Geospatial Analysis Laboratory), at Innovation Park. GAL is established in the Center for Research Computing (CRC) in collaboration with the (Environmental Change Initiative (ECI) to connect the Notre Dame community with Geospatial services. Milan provides technical input to geospatial data users. He is specialized in GIS analysis, spatial data management, web GIS and server applications, and remotely sensed data processing. He is also a certified FAA Part 107 remote pilot and fly sUAS (small Unmanned Aerial System) for research related aerial photography. For more information about the GAL visit: gis.crc.nd.edu.
Matthew Sisk is the GIS Librarian in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship. He received his Ph.D. in Paleolithic Archaeology from Stony Brook University in 2011 and has worked extensively in GIS-based archaeology and ecological modeling. Some of Matthew’s current research is focused on assessing the spatial scale of urban lead exposure. In the CDS, his primary role is to assist Notre Dame students and faculty with general GIS questions, satellite imagery analysis, workflow automation, coding and data curation. He also teaches a series of workshops and a credit bearing course on these topics.