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Award Winners

Fisher Prize Award Competition, 2015 - Undergraduate Category

Name of awardee  Lydia Gaby

Title: Constructing a Storm Surge Risk Profile: Lower East Side and Chinatown, Manhattan, NY

Comments from the award judges: "Great choice of topic, simple maps to read, great series of GIS maps to tell a story.... descriptions of the research methodology significantly add to the conclusions of the research question, which are relevant for policy makers, urban planners and developers."

Fisher Prize Award Competition, 2015 - Graduate Category

Name of awardee  Nathaniel Erb-Satullo

Title: From Micrometers to Kilometers: Integrating Spatial and Chemical Datasets in the Study of Metal Production in the South Caucasus

Comments from the award judges: "This is a well-researched project presented on a clear, intelligible poster. The research results are enhanced by understandable maps that are well documented. Multiple applications of GIS in archeology are presented in an easy to read layout"

Esri Development Center Student of the Year Award 2015

Name of awardee  Longfeng Wu

Title: Mapping the Urban Farming in Chinese Cities: Depicting a social phenomenon via on-line news

Fisher Prize Award Competition, 2014 - Graduate Category

Name of awardee  Leif Estrada

Title: Temporal Morphology: Synthetic Growth and Natural Decline of Alameda Island

Comments from the award judges: "excellent use of GIS for historical mapping and modelling inundated land due to sea level rise, presented in a visually compelling format"

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Fisher Prize Award Competition, 2014 - Undergraduate Category

Name of awardee  Jake Sobstyl

Title:  "Zero-touch scale-free and climate independent thermal energy audits"

Comments from the award judges:  "a truly novel analytical approach to a real world problem"

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Esri Development Center Student of the Year Award 2014

Name of awardee  Somayeh Chitchian

Title: Middle Eastern Immigration Landscape in America

Comments from the award committee: "this project is an original, exemplary example of how geographic techniques and visual analysis can depict a complex social and cultural phenomenon"

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Fisher Prize Winner, Academic Year 2012-2013

Name of awardee  Tanya Petach

Poster Title: Earth History in Death Valley

The committee commented: "Visually pleasing well-organized analysis with appropriate scientific rigor..." and "...effective use of modeling three-dimensional structures from digital elevation data and field recordings."

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Fisher Prize Winner, Academic Year 2012-2013

Name of awardee  Holly Masek

Poster Title: "Anticipating the Green Line Extension – Somerville, MA"

The committee commented: 

"Graphically well composed, with good use of cartographic principles including use of contrast and color..."

 

Fisher Prize Winners, Academic Year 2011-2012

Name of awardee  Dongsei Kim

Poster Title: The Demilitarized Zone: Redrawing the 151 mile border between North and South Korea

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