MS-GIST Capstone Papers


Anand, Spandana. "Calculating Change in Regional Accessibility Due to Autonomous Vehicles." Supervised by William J. Drummond.

Cunningham, James. "Economic Shifts Along the US-Mexico Border: Investigating the Changes in Location Quotient at the Block Level in Four US Border Cities from 2004-2015." Supervised by William J. Drummond.

Leonard, Matthew. "Highways, Urban renewal, and patterns in the Built Environment: Exploring Impacts on Atlanta Neighborhoods." Supervised by William J. Drummond.

Pang, Jian. "Modeling Transit Dependency Index and the Analysis on the Intersecting Transit-Dependent Groups-A Spatial Microsimulation Approach" Supervised by William J. Drummond.

Walker, Evan. "What Statistical and Spatial Relationships Exist Between Health Insurance, Race, Income, and Education in the State of Georgia Immediately Before and After Implementation of the Affordable Care Act?" Supervised by William J. Drummond.


Bennett, Chase. "Urban Development Site Suitability Application." Supervised by William J. Drummond.

Day, Dominic. "Predicting the Past: A model to Locate Archaelogical Resources, Inform Planning, and Enrich the Future of the Atlanta Region." Supervised by William J. Drummond.


Alistia-Foote, Nathan. "Effects of Urban Storm Water Runoff on the Natural Environment, Effects of the Natural Environment upon People, and Greenspace Solutions to Remediate Potential Flooding in the Proctor Creek Watershed: The Case of Proctor Creek Watershed, and the Designation of a Partial Greenway Multipurpose Corridor Between Midtown and Downtown." Supervised by William J. Drummond.  

Blaut, Avraham. "Ethnic Communities and Economic Sustainability." Supervised by William J. Drummond.

Huang, Xiao. "A Future Energy Harvesting Scenario for Georgia Tech Campus Using Photovoltaic Solar Panels and Piezoelectric Materials." Supervised by William J. Drummond.

Italiano, Anne. "Habitat Suitability for the Frosted Flatwoods Salamander in Florida." Supervised by William J. Drummond. 

Lietz, Chelsea. "Using SLAMM to Better Understand Sea Level Rise on the Francis Marion National Forest." Supervised by William J. Drummond

Main, Eric. "Using GIS and Python for Assessment and Prioritization of Potential Transit Projects." Supervised by William J. Drummond.

Perez, Amy. "Renewable Energy Alternatives for the Honouliuli Wastewater Treatment Plant, a GIS Suitability Analysis." Supervised by William J. Drummond.

Rao, Arthi. "Supporting Cancer Prevention Strategies Using Geospatial Analysis on HRSA Data." Supervised by William J. Drummond.

Teate, Patrick. "Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority: A Simplified Topological Design for MARTA Bus Lines." Supervised by William J. Drummond.  


Bustos, Guillermo."Smart Cities and City Services; Integrating GIS for Resource and Operations Management." Supervised by William J. Drummond.

Brooks, Michelle. "Using GIS to Identify Livable Communities for Aging Populations in Atlanta, GA." Supervised by William J. Drummond. 

Milner, Brian. "A Standardized Geodatabase Form for Cultural Resource Management." Supervised by William J. Drummond.

Wang, Binyu. "Predict Near-Furture Car Accidents Location." Supervised by William J. Drummond.


Atz, Amy. "Carpool Matching: A Web Application Developed." Supervised by William J. Drummond.

Lee, John. "An Evaluation Framework for the Implementation of GIS Using Public Domain Data." Supervised by William J. Drummond.

Majumdar, Andrindam. "Measuring Sustainability at the County Level: An IPAT Analysis for Georgia." Supervised by William J. Drummond.

Snell, Sara. "The Effect of White Noise Syndrome on Bat Population Abundance and Biodiversity in Georgia." Supervised by Anthony Giarrusso and William J. Drummond.