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Academic Advisor Resume

East Lansing, MI

SKILLS:

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

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Academic Advisor

Confidential, East Lansing, MI

Responsibilities:

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

Director of GIS

Confidential, East Lansing, MI

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Responsibilities:

  • 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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