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Apr 15, 2013 | Atlanta, GA
Subhro Guhathakurta, Director of the Center for Geographic Information Systems (CGIS), has announced Associate Director Tony Giarrusso's promotion to Senior Research Scientist.
This well-earned honor reflects 12 years with CGIS in which Tony has served as the principal investigator or co-principal investigator on over 25 projects and developed 17 GIS products for various clients including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the State of Georgia (DNR and DHR), The Nature Conservancy, The Trust for Public Land, Morehouse School of Medicine, The Diane Fossey Gorilla Fund International, the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, Atlanta BeltLine Inc., and the City of Atlanta.
More recently, Tony has co-developed a new model for online courses to be delivered through CGIS and has been instrumental in developing a strategic vision for the newly approved Masters in Geographic Information Systems Technologies (MS-GIST) degree to be offered through the School of City and Regional Planning beginning in fall 2013. Along with his research interests and duties as Associate Director of CGIS, Tony teaches introductory GIS courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.