Assistant Director / Senior Team
Wing Cheung, Assistant Director / Senior Team, 760-744-1150 ext. 3652, firstname.lastname@example.org
Professor Wing Cheung is a Professor of Geography and Geographic Information Science at Palomar College. He is also the Coordinator of the GIS Certificate and Associate’s Degree programs at the College. Professor Cheung has experience in environmental science (groundwater and surface water hydrology), GIS, grant writing, project management, program development, and research. He has a diverse academic background with Master Degrees in Public Affairs and Environmental Science. Professor Cheung is the Principal Investigator of an Advanced Technological Education project grant from the National Science Foundation (DUE # 1003341), and an Assistant Director of the National GeoTech Center of Excellence funded by the National Science Foundation (DUE# 1304591).
Adam Dastrup, Assistant Director / Senior Team, 801-957-4880, email@example.com
Adam Dastrup is the Coordinator of the Geosciences Department and an Associate Professor at Salt Lake Community College (SLCC). While there he has taught a variety of physical and cultural geography, earth and environmental science, and geospatial technology courses. He is also the founder of Open Geography Education, an open education resource (OER) for educators. At SLCC, Adam is a faculty leader in high impact practices, online learning, and educational pathways for students. Finally, Adam is heavily involved with advancing the teaching, learning, and application of geospatial technology in community college settings.
Rodney Jackson, Associate Directors /Co-Principal Investigator of the National Geospatial Center of Excellence, firstname.lastname@example.org
Rodney Jackson received his degree in Geography from East Carolina University (ECU) in 1992 and worked in the GIS field for local government agencies prior to initiating a career in higher education in 1998. He began his efforts by developing the first Geographic Information Systems program in the North Carolina Community College System. Subsequently, Rodney has held various academic positions with East Carolina University, Central Piedmont Community College, and Edgecombe Community College, implementing Geospatial Technology initiatives along the way. In addition, he is a Co-Principal Investigator of the National Geospatial Technology Center, serves on the GISCI Examination Oversight Committee, and is a member of the UCGIS Body of Knowledge Task Force Steering Committee. Rodney is currently the Dean for the School of Business, Engineering & Technical Studies at Davidson County Community College, and in his free time is an Engineer Officer (Geospatial Identifier) in the US Army Reserves.
Scott Jeffrey, Assistant Director / Senior Team, email@example.com
Scott Jeffrey is a Professor and the Program Director for the Geospatial Applications Program at the Community College of Baltimore County in Catonsville, Maryland. A 1981 graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (B.S. in Geography) he received an M.S. in Geography and Anthropology from Louisiana State University (1985) and a post-baccalaureate certification from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in Instructional Systems Design. Professor Jeffrey was awarded the 2008-2009 Maryland Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and, in 2009, under his tenure as Director the Geospatial Applications Program the was recognized by the Maryland State Department of Education as the Outstanding Career and Technology Education Program (Postsecondary).
John Johnson, Assistant Director / Senior Team, 760-889-8606, John@gisws.com
John Johnson (consultant) has Degrees in Geography, Urban & Regional Planning and Business Administration. He also has a Teaching Credential and is certified as an ESRI and Trimble Authorized Instructor. Mr. Johnson has helped to develop two Community College GIS programs and has served as a GIS curriculum consultant on a number of projects.
Candiya Mann, External Evaluator, firstname.lastname@example.org
Candiya Mann serves as the GeoTech Center's external evaluator. She is a Senior Research Associate at the Social and Economic Sciences Research Center of Washington State University. She has served as an external evaluator of numerous NSF Centers and projects and a presenter for the EvaluATE Center at Western Michigan University.
Thomas Mueller, Assistant Director / Senior Team, email@example.com
Dr. Thomas R. Mueller has taught at California University of Pennsylvania for over 14 years. He has taught a wide variety of courses including World Regional Geography, GIS, crime mapping, demographic analysis, and spatial models in public safety. His research agenda has grown dramatically throughout his career at California University of Pennsylvania. He applies spatial theory to the real world, particularly using Geographic Information Systems. His key to building a successful research agenda is to produce work through a variety of scholarly endeavors, including conference presentations, grants, technical reports, book reviews and publications in professional journals. He also has taught numerous GIS workshops for members of the local community, professors at Cal U and other campuses, and for the K-12 community.
Ming-Hsiang Tsou, Assistant Director / Senior Team, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ming-Hsiang (Ming) Tsou (senior researcher) is a Professor in the Department of Geography, San Diego State University. His research interests are in Internet mapping and distributed GIS applications, mobile GIS and wireless communication, multimedia cartography and user interface design, and software agents with GRID computing technology. He serves as the major university advisor to the GeoTech Center on matters of articulation and recruitment of minority students. - See more at: http://www.geotechcenter.org/About-Us/Partners#sthash.0yyaTxq7.dpuf .
Associate Directors / Co-Principal Investigator
Assistant Directors / Senior Team
National Advisory Council
National Visiting Committee
The Assistant Directors work as either the lead or co-lead on activities of the GeoTech Center and are part of the overall team of the GeoTech Center. They assist the directors on emerging trends in geospatial information, science and technology.