Dr. Michael Starek

Assistant Professor of Geographic Information Sciences and Geospatial Engineering, Director of Geospatial Computing Lab and MANTIS

Education: Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Florida, M.S. Computer Science, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Areas of Expertise / Research


  • Emergent remote sensing techniques, particularly LiDAR
  • UAVs / UAS / drones for surveying and mapping including agriculture
  • Geospatial engineering
  • Spatial analytics and machine learning applications
  • Coastal processes and geomatics