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Academic Advisor Resume

East Lansing, MI


GIS - 26 years experience using the ESRI suite of software including: Arc/Info workstation, ArcMap, ImageServer, ArcSDE. Applications development using python

Remote Sensing: two plus decades of processing optical satellite imagery (Landsat, Digital Globe, Geoeye)

Programming Languages: C++, AML, Python,SQL

Operating Systems: Windows (all), Solaris, IRIX, Linux (SUSE, Red Hat/Fedora,Ubuntu)

Field data collection: Use GPS to collect ground truth for calibration and validation of satellite remote sensing data, Ability to cooperate and collaborate well with faculty and staff


Academic Advisor

Confidential, East Lansing, MI


  • Academic Advising of undergraduate students (curriculum and schedule planning, monitoring progress towards graduation, attendance

Director of GIS

Confidential, East Lansing, MI


  • Lead team of three full time technical staff to build continental scale high resolution, multi - temporal geospatial data sets for Confidential client
  • Design, implement, troubleshoot and maintain a computer hardware architecture to support real time access to large volumes (> 100Tb) of geospatial data
  • Use ESRI GIS toolset to analyze geospatial data to produce results to publish in scientific journals
  • Build and maintain spatial RDBMS for use in an online GIS application
  • Train part time research assistants on GIS and database fundamentals

GIS manager/Research Scientist

Confidential, Durham, NH


  • Used Geographic Information Systems and satellite remote sensing to produce land cover data sets for the global tropics to use in global Net Primary Productivity models
  • Produced global base maps of potential vegetation using Holdridge lifezones for modeling global net primary production.
  • Developed methodologies and procedures for processing geographic data layers for scientific use

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