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MSU Partnership Highlights Power of GIS for Alaska's Indigenous Communities

June 19, 2024 - A Mississippi State University partnership is helping build geospatial capacity among indigenous communities in Alaska. Last month, MSU's Geosystems Research Institute's Geospatial Education and Outreach ...
Daniel McCraine (right), Research Engineer with the Geosystems Research Institute, and Dr. Sathish Samiappan (left), Associate Research Professor with the Geosystems Research Institute.

Hyperspectral Data: New Science to Save Islands

April 8, 2024 - Mississippi State University's Geosystems Research Institute partnered with Island Conservation to explore the feasibility of using uncrewed aerial systems and cutting-edge hyperspectral imagery to classify ...
Roddy Nickey photo

Managing the Land: Tribal Communities Nationwide Gain GIS Skills Through MSU Institute

January 25, 2024 - A Mississippi State University research institute is helping to develop geographic information systems (GIS) skills in tribal communities across the country. An online training program established by ...
Zihan Li

GRI Graduate Student Honored by the ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Organization

December 5, 2023 - Zihan Li, an MSU Agronomy doctoral student conducting research at MSU's Geosystems Research Institute, received international recognition at the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science of America and ...
MSU Geosystems Research Institute Assistant Extension Professor John Cartwright, front, along with GRI Research Associate Kate Grala and GRI GIS Coordinator Andrew Nagel view the new interactive campus map built by the researchers.

Making the MSU Map: GRI Research Institute Uses GIS Expertise to Provide New Insights for the University

November 13, 2023 - As geoscientists around the country observe Nov. 15 as National Geographic Information Systems Day, Mississippi State University researchers are using GIS to generate new insights and interactive maps ...
Max Gebhart, GRI Research Associate, Photo by Diane L. Godwin

MSU GRI Research Associate Honored at SCAPMS Graduate Research Symposium

November 3, 2023 - Max Gebhart, a research associate at MSU's Geosystems Research Institute, received an award for delivering one of the top three presentations at the South Carolina Aquatic Plant Management Society Graduate ...
Reuben Burch, Associate Vice President for MSU ORED Photo by Grace Cockrell

MSU to Join National Science Foundation Innovation Hub

October 23, 2023 - Mississippi State University was recently awarded a grant to join the NSF I-Corps Hub: Southwest – one of only 10 Hubs in the nation dedicated to recruiting, training, and supporting researchers ...
From left to right, those participating in the MSU/USDA Graduate Summer Research Experience program include Bini Dahal, North Carolina State University; Lyem Ningthou, University of California, Berkeley; Ramyasri Veerapaneni, Ahmed Alam, Ian Sartorio, Hafez Ahmad, all of MSU; Nargis Mirzaie, University of Massachusetts Amherst; and Tamanna Rashme, MSU. Photo by David Ammon

MSU's Geosystems Research Institute, USDA Give Grad Students, Undergrads Dynamic Research Experiences

October 3, 2023 - Students in all levels of higher education—at Mississippi State and other universities across the country—are advancing as researchers in various disciplines after benefitting from two separate ...
Reuben Burch

MSU's Burch Moves to ORED as Associate Vice President

August 25, 2023 - Mississippi State University's Reuben Burch, a distinguished faculty member in the Bagley College of Engineering, is taking on a new role as associate vice president for research. The promotion moves ...
Narcisa Pricope

Pricope Joins MSU as Associate Vice President for Research

August 25, 2023 - Narcisa Pricope, a decorated geography and geospatial science professor , is joining Mississippi State as an associate vice president for research. Pricope will join the leadership team in MSU's Office ...