Congratulations to the 2011 CSG Master’s Thesis Grants winners

The CSG is pleased to announce that it awarded a total of $750 to four Master’s students in 2011 to help defray research costs associated with their theses.

The winners of the CSG Master’s Thesis Grants from the past year were recognized at the CSG business meeting at the AAG Annual Meeting in New York.

The 2011 recipients were:

  • Nicholas Perdue, Department of Geography, Michigan State University, advised by Kirk Goldsberry: “Mapping Personal Space”
  • Nicole Stotz, Department of Geography, San Diego State University, advised by Ming-Hsiang Tsou: “Adopting User-Center Design (UCD) Methods for Cloud-based GIS Mapping Services: A Usability Study of Google Fusion Table Mashups”
  • David Massey, Department of Geography, The Ohio State University, advised by Ola Ahlqvist : “Expert and Non-Expert Decision Making in a Participatory Game Simulation: A Farming Scenario in Athienou, Cyprus.”
  • Jennifer Smith, Department of Geography, San Diego State University, advised by Ming-Hsiang Tsou: “Effective Color Schemes for 3D Animations of Urban Landscapes with a Spatial and Temporal Dimension.”

Please join us in congratulating these students and wishing them all the best with their work!

For more information on the CSG Master’s Thesis Grants, keep checking CartoNews or visit http://www.csun.edu/%7Ehfgeg003/csg/master.html. The grants are given three times annually. Deadlines for application are March 15th, June 15th, and November 1st of each year.

Rhonda Glennon
Esri
CSG Non-Academic Director, 2010-2012

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