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GeoWeek 2015: Lightning Talks

GeoWeek Lightning Talks

Northwestern faculty and students will share how GIS contributes to their research.  Lunch will be provided.

GIS in Public Health & Economics - Wednesday 11/18            VerSteeg Faculty Lounge, Main Library

  • Joseph Feinglass, "Using GIS for the Chicago Chinatown Patient Navigation Study and Trends in Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations by Insurance Status during ACA Implementation in Illinois, 2010-2015."
  • Neil Thivalapill, "Mapping Health Resources: Ownership of Well-Being in Evanston and Skokie." (Global Health Studies)
  • Heyu Xiong, "19th Century American Railroads", (Economics)

GIS in the Environment & Business - Thursday 11/19            Mudd Library Room 231

  • Karna Gowda, "Using GIS  & remote sensing imagery to study semi-arid ecology." (Engineering Sciences & Applied Mathematics)
  • Kezban Yagci - "Use of GIS in Disaster Response" (Industrial Engineering)
  • Frank Limbrock & Kelsey Rydland - "The Use of Geographical Information for Transportation Demand Prediction"  (Kellogg)