MSI PI Shashi Shekhar Recognized for Outstanding Research

Big Data Science

Professor Shashi Shekhar, an MSI PI from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been recognized by the Springer Publishing Company for his paper, “From GPS and virtual globes to spatial computing – 2020.” It was selected as one of the top articles published in 2015 that “address the world’s most pressing challenges.” The article was published in the journal GeoInformatica in October 2015 and can be found on the Springer website.

Professor Shekhar is a Fellow of the Institute on the Environment. An article about this award appears on their website.

Professor Shekhar is currently using MSI resources for a project that uses high-performance computing algorithms for ring-shaped hotspot detection, a method of determining the location of geo-located activities.