Past Students

William Burkett

Bill completed his Masters degree in Geography at UNI and moved on to work for the non-profit Four Oaks in Cedar Rapids

Dmitry Ershov

Dima finished his Masters degree in Geography in 2009

Viola He


Adam Lee

After finishing his degree at UNI Adam went on to pursue a PhD at Texas A&M

Priyanka Kaparthi

Priyanka finished her Masters Degree in Computer Science in 2008

Justin Thomas

Justin completed a Master degree in the Department of Geography. He went on to employment at the Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Andrew Wille


Andrew was an undergraduate student majoring in Geography with an emphasis on Environment and minoring in GIS. He went on to work for John Deere after graduating

Laura Cai

Laura finished her Masters degree in Geography

Alexander Savelyev

Alexander finished his Masters in Geography at UNI and went on for a PhD at Penn State University. 

Matt Clover

UNI Geography Undergraduate student
Department of Geography  
University of Northern Iowa  


Scott Larson

UNI Geography Graduate student
Department of Geography  
University of Northern Iowa  

Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0406
scotlars@uni.edu
Biography:
Scott completed his Masters in 2008 and is presently pursuing a PhD degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Derek Rieckmann

Geography Undergraduate
Department of Geography
University of Northern Iowa  


Brian Bakker

Graduate Student,
Department of Geography
University of Northern Iowa  

Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0406 
bbakker@uni.edu
Biography:
(B.A. University of Northern Iowa, MIS, 2003) Site Suitability of Confined Animal Feeding Operations. Airflow Plume Modeling Using GIS for Emergency Response. The regional Studies of Nebraska.

Jasper Dung

Graduate,
Department of Geography
University of Northern Iowa  

Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0406
jasperdung@yahoo.com 
Biography:
(M.A. University of Northern Iowa, 2004) The application of Geospatial Technologies (GIS, Remote Sensing, GPS, etc) for the development of Decision Support Systems.

James Gerjevic

Graduate Student,
Department of Geography
University of Northern Iowa

Nathan Green

Masters
Department of Geography
University of Northern Iowa

Biography:
Nate completed his M.A. in Geography December 2005 at the University of Northern Iowa. His master thesis research involve use of airborne hyperspectral remote sensing to monitor water quality of inland lakes. Nathan’s current activities include developing new methodologies to monitor water quality of Iowa Lakes using space-borne hyperspectral data. This project will explore the use of ASTER, MODIS, Hyperion and LIDAR data in the monitoring of water quality. He will closely work with Iowa DNR and NASA Ames center.

James Harken

Graduate
Department of Geography
University of Northern Iowa

 
Biography:
(M.A. (University of Northern Iowa, 2004) Classification of Wetlands using hyperspectral Remote Sensing data.

Nick Phillips

UNI Computer Science Graduate student
Department of Geography
University of Northern Iowa 
 
Biography:
Nick completed his undergraduate degree in Computer Science at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. Nick completed a master's degree in Computer Science at UNI. Nick worked at GeoTREE and created a remote sensing educational tool using Macromedia Flash. His interactive software allows novice users to understand and learn basic principle and techniques of satellite remote sensing.

Adam Ramthun


Dossay Oryspayev

Dossay finished his work in GeoTREE and for his Masters in Computer Science and went on to pursue a Ph.D at Iowa State University

Jeffrey Burnett

Jeff Burnett is an undegraduate student in Computer Science who carries out web and desktop application development for the GeoTree Center. 

Tesfay Russell

 Tesfay is a graduate student in Geography working on the Iowa Wind Energy Information System for spatial Decision Support under the National Science Foundation EPSCoR Wind Energy Platform. 

Rebecca Gronewold

Rebecca is an undergraduate student majoring in Geographic Information Science and is working on a project dealing with urban stormwater modeling.