Category Archives: Spatial Informatics

Read about our current students in the Spatial Informatics Program at the Spatial Science Institute here at USC Dornsife. For more information call 1-213-740-5910.

Tricia John

Tricia John - Earning a B.S. in Geology & Geophysics from the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa has given me the opportunity to comprehend the power of data analytics in the geosciences. During my undergraduate program, I became especially interested in a GIS course that had us going out into the field to collect and…
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Tejal Patted

I have a bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication Engineering from India followed by two years of work experience as a SAP consultant at Deloitte LLP. I realized my interest in informatics during a business analytics training I attended to learn the trending skills in technology industry. With the advancements in various technologies to collect geospatial data,…
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Adam Vaccaro

I am from Pasadena, California and I earned my bachelor’s degree in earth sciences with a minor in mathematics here at USC. During my undergraduate career, I conducted research at USC’s Climate Dynamics Laboratory that focused on paleoclimate and climate variability. I found that I really enjoyed the data science aspects of my research, which…
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Yuanchang Zhang

I have a B.S. in economics and finance from Purdue University and an M.A. in economics from USC. As an economisc student, I was interested in doing research on different domains, such as transportation, education, marketing, and environmental sustainability. I found that geospatial data are widely used in all these fields. However, the volume of…
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