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  • Ground-breaking Results When Surveying Intersects With GIS

    Anthony Leimeister (GIST Graduate Certificate ’14) makes a unique contribution to survey monument management with GIS

    The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is one...

  • SSI’s Yu Chuan Shan named Dangermond Fellow with the National Audubon Society and Esri


    The National Audubon Society and Esri have named USC Spatial Sciences Institute student Yu Chuan Shan as one of the first Dangermond Fellows. In...

  • Yao-Yi Chiang receives NEH grant

    Today the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced funding for a collaborative research and development project by Dr. Yao-Yi Chiang of the USC Spatial...

  • Nathan Novak Wins UNIGIS Prize

    The UNIGIS International Association has announced it has named Nathan Novak runner-up in its 2016 Academic Excellence Prize competition for his thesis work conducted at...

  • “Just Who Will You Be?”

    COL [R] Steven D. Fleming, SSI Professor of the Practice, shared some thoughts on how to live a purpose-driven life in the Spatial Sciences Institute...

  • Onstage in Beijing

    John P. Wilson, USC Spatial Sciences Institute founding director and professor, recently joined Esri co-founder and president, Jack Dangermond for Dangermond’s plenary address for the...

  • Esri: STEM and GIS

    Congratulations to SSI Professors Travis Longcore and Daniel Warshawsky on their contributions to Esri’s new publication STEM and GIS in Higher Education. Dr. Longcore authored...

  • Esri Science Symposium

    John P. Wilson, USC professor of sociology and spatial sciences, and Cyrus Shahabi, USC professor of computer science and electrical engineering, were two featured GISCientists...

  • Longcore research awarded Zumberge grant

    Travis Longcore, Assistant Professor of Architecture, Biological Sciences and Spatial Sciences, is part of an interdisciplinary team researching the linkages between landscape conditions, genes, and growth traits...

  • GEOINT Connections

    USC Spatial Sciences Institute hosts NGA, USGS, and USGIF leaders to kick off SSI’s designation as a Center of Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences


  • Mapping a Geospatial Career

    2016 Los Angeles Geospatial Summit speakers offer tips for becoming a successful geospatial professional

    What career advice could you give to individuals starting out as...

  • Students, staff and faculty make sustainability a priority

    Inspired by the USC provost, Trojans hike their ambitious efforts in research and creative activities to improve the environment. SSI Professor Travis Longcore serves on...

  • Mapping Religious Institutions

    Ten USC undergraduate students recently canvased Southern California to map religious institutions using a GPS app created for this project. Watch the video

  • SSI announces a new interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Population, Health and Place

    The University of Southern California announces a new interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Population, Health and Place jointly offered by the Keck School of Medicine of...

  • 17th Annual Undergraduate Symposium

    At the USC 17th Annual Undergraduate Symposium for Scholarly and Creative Work on April 15, 2015 in the Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Spatial Science Institute...

  • Darren Ruddell elected president of the USC Dornsife Faculty Council for 2015-16

    Darren Ruddell elected president of the USC Dornsife Faculty Council for 2015-16

    Darren M. Ruddell, assistant professor (teaching) of spatial sciences and director of undergraduate...

  • Spatial Sciences Institute receives NGA designation

    Robert Cardillo, director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, presents SSI Associate Director Susan Kamei with the NGA’s designation of SSI as an NGA-USGS Center of...

  • Graduate Certificate Student presents at the USGIF 2015 GEOINT

    Congratulations to Liling Lee from our GIST Graduate Certificate Program for being accepted as a student intern and poster presenter at the USGIF 2015 GEOINT...

  • Colonel Steven D. Fleming Joins Spatial Sciences Institute
    West Point professor and decorated U.S. Army commander will teach geospatial intelligence and other geographic information science and technology courses beginning this Fall.

    USC Dornsife...

  • SSI Students and Faculty Contribute at Annual Meeting of Geographers

    The USC Spatial Sciences Institute is well-represented at the 2015 meeting of the American Association of Geographers in Chicago, Illinois.  Seven faculty members are chairing...