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EDUCATION

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Master of Science                                                                     August 2005

 

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, GIS Certificate                                                                           May 2004

 

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Bachelor of Science                                                                  May 1997

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teaching Assistant

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin                                                              Dec. 2007-May 2007

·        Geography 525-Geographic Information Science

Teaching Assistant

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin                                                              Sept. 2006-Dec 2007

·        Geography 403-Remote Sensing: Environmental and Land Use Analysis

Teaching Assistant

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin                                                              September 2006, 2007

·        Geography 625-Intermediate GIS

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

GIS Analysis in: Assessing the impact of brownfields redevelopment on Residential property values and real estate conditions, USDA Forest Service, (PI: Dr. Chris DeSousa from Department of Geography at UWM).

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS

Bicycle Travel Demand Using Urban Morphological Indicators” Paper presented at the Annual Association of American Geographers Meeting, San Francisco, April 17-21, 2007
Using GIS and a Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis for Bicycle Facility Planning: A Case Study in Milwaukee, Wisconsin” Paper presented at the Annual Association of American Geographers Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 8-11, 2006
“The Integration of Multi-Criteria Evaluation and Least Cost Path Analysis for Bicycle Facility Planning” Paper presented at the National Pro Bike  Conference; Madison, WI,Sept. 5- 8,2006

SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS

In preparation: "Bicycle Facility Planning Using GIS and Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis" International Journal of Sustainable Transportation (to be submitted 2008)
 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

GIS Specialist

Planning and Design Institute, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin                                                                      January 2006-Present

·        Design and recommend enterprise GIS

·        Sustainability modeling

·        Cartographic products for clients

·        Hazard mitigation analysis and planning

Bicycle Planner and GIS Consultant

Milwaukee, Wisconsin                                                                                                                                May 2007-Present

·        Responsible for Bicycle Master Plan Writing

                Client - Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin

·        Cartographic and GIS Analysis

                Client - Zoological Society of Milwaukee

GIS Intern

Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin                                                                           March 2004-July 2005

·        Develop and maintain a bicycle network ArcIMS

·        Assist with comprehensive bicycle route map development

·        Implement an on-street Bicycle Level of Service for the City of Milwaukee

·        Utilize demographic data for bike/ped analysis

GIS/Planning Assistant

Barrington Area Council of Governments, Barrington, Illinois                                                                     September 2003-Sept. 2004

·        Assisted with sub-surface stratigraphic GIS analysis

·        Managed and updated regional geodatabase

·        Secured with grant funding of Esri GIS software 

 

GRANTS, AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS

Wisconsin Department of Transportation-ProBike/Walk Conference Scholarship                                       September 2006

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, GIS Poster Competition-3rd Place                                                        May 2006

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, GIS Poster Competition-2nd Place                                                       May 2005

                  

 

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT’S

            Member-Association of American Geographers, 2005

            Member-Urban and Regional Information Systems Association, 2005

            Member-Wisconsin Land Information Association, 2004

            Member-Association of Bicycle and Pedestrian Professionals, 2006

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

Databases and Software: Microsoft Office2007, ArcGIS/Info 8.X and 9.x, ArcView 3.x, ArcIMS 4.0, Spatial Analyst, 3-D Analyst, Geostatistical Analyst, Genamap, DOS Atlas GIS, Erdas Imagine 8.x, QRSII Transportation Software, Idrisi Kiliminjaro, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator CS3, SPSS 12.0, Pathfinder Office, Visual Studio 2003, and CorelDraw 12.0. 

       Languages: HTML, JavaScript, ASP, VBA, ArcObjects, Visual Basic.Net  Operating Systems: Windows 95/2000, XP

 

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