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Robinson, Cordula

Lead faculty for Geospatial Services (GS) in the graduate program at the College of Professional Studies. I completed my Ph.D. at UCL; continued as a postdoc at the (then named) Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge MA; as a Junior Scientist at the German Aerospace Center in Berlin, Germany; and Boston University’s Center for Remote Sensing, where I worked as a Research Associate Professor for over 10 years. My research centered on issues of water scarcity and water security in the MENA region using geospatial innovation. I joined Northeastern full time in Jan 2007, continuing this research alongside 2 Fulbright scholars. Current research focuses on geospatial intelligence and multidisciplinary geospatial, particularly deriving actionable insights from big geospatial datasets to support community resilience in response to complex challenges. In 2014 and 2015, I earned USGIF accreditation and the NGA-USGS Geospatial Center of Excellence Designation for the GS program.