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Kate BeardSensor Science, Engineering and Mathematics
University of MaineOrono, ME
Kate Beard is a professor in the Department of Spatial Information Science Engineering at the University of Maine. She has been a research faculty with the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA) since its beginning in 1989 and currently serves as the Director for NCGIA-Maine. She also serves as Project Director for an NSF IGERT Sensor Science, Engineering and Informatics.
She holds a M.S. (1984) and Ph.D. (1988) from the Institute for Environmental Studies, Land Resources Program, where she specialized in geographic information systems. Kate has been active in recruiting students for IGERT as far away as California at the Diversity Forum during her recent sabbatical.
Her current research interests include: spatio-temporal data models; spatial information retrieval; and exploratory analysis and visualization of spatio-temporal data.
Last Updated: 5/5/2011
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