Completed MS Theses and Projects

Below is a list of alumni who have graduated from our Master of Science in Geospatial Science program. 

Name and Hometown MS Thesis/ Project Title Committee Chair Year Graduated Where are they now?
Andrews, Abby D. MS Thesis Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Southern Pine Beetle Outbreaks in the Southeast United States from 1960 through 2004 Dr. Jonathan P. Fleming 2014 Wayne County, Tennessee EMS
Baker, Bradley W. MS Thesis Spatial Assessment of Tropical Cyclone Precipitation on Existing Drought Conditions in the Gulf Coast Region of the United States Dr. Lisa Keys-Mathews 2013 University of Memphis
Buttram, Cayla A. MS Thesis Infusing Geospatial Technologies into K-12 Social Studies, Science, and Technology Education Dr. Lisa Keys-Mathews 2013 EF Education First
Everett, Steven N. Project

GIS Applications in Utility Management

Damage Assessment System: A GIS Approach


Dr. Francis T. Koti 2016
Hardin, John T. Project

Rethinking World Regional Geography: Creating a Geospatial Technologies-Enabled Dual Enrollment Class for High School Students

Geographic Profiling: An Examination of the Importance of Geographic Profiling of Violent Serial Crimes

Dr. Lisa Keys-Mathews 2016 National Geographic
Lane, Jesse M. MS Thesis Maritime Exposure and Economic Prosperity: Why Location Matters Dr. Michael Pretes 2015 Daphne High School, Daphne, Alabama
Maloney, James P. MS Thesis Perspective Based Concealment Analysis Dr. Jonathan P. Fleming 2015 GeoCue Group, Inc.
Miller, Timothy A. MS Thesis The Effect of Beaver Dams on Nutrition and Stream Quality in North Alabama Streams Dr. Greg G. Gaston 2015 Geo-Source, Inc.
Nall, Robert M. MS Thesis Understanding Vulnerability: Optimization of a Place-based Vulnerability Model to Floods in Davidson County, Tennessee Dr. Lisa Keys-Mathews 2013 nSide, Inc.
Odhiambo, Mary G. MS Thesis Spatial Incidence of Obesity in the State of Alabama Dr. Francis T. Koti 2015 Georgia Department of Transportation
Sayed, Md Abu MS Thesis Intelligent Parking Management System - A Multi Agent Based Model Dr. Sunhui Sim 2016 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Thompson, Robert B. MS Thesis Land Use Regulation and Access to Amenities: Exploring Spatial Equity Using GIS Dr. Francis T. Koti 2016 University of Alabama
Wallace, Zebulon C. MS Thesis Risk Perceptions to Tornado Hazards Dr. Lisa Keys-Mathews 2012 University of Memphis
Wanyama, Dan MS Thesis A Spatial Analysis of Climate Change Effects on Maize Productivity in Kenya Dr. Mario Mighty 2017 Michigan State University