Karimi Award


Dr. Hassan KarimiDr. Hassan Karimi, Associate Professor at SIS, has been awarded the prestigious Intergraph Research Award by the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS).  The award honors his proposal entitled “Grid based processing,” the goal of which is to add geoprocessing resources to the University of Pittsburgh’s existing grid computing system (PittGrid) using Intergraph technology.  UCGIS is a multi-disciplinary group of universities and professional association which fosters research and teaching activities related to geographic information science. 

Dr. Karimi is an Associate Professor here in the School of Information Sciences.  His research interests include:  Geomatics, computational geometry, parallel/distributed computing, spatial analysis algorithms, and modeling and management in geographic information systems.