Student presenting MS-GIST final capstone project.

MS-GIST Capstone Projects

MS-GIST Capstone Projects

MS-GIST students complete capstone projects each year. These projects center around a topic chosen by the student and are their final project before graduation.

The following capstones were completed in the last five years. For a complete archive, please visit the SmarTech collection hosted by the Georgia Tech Library.

MS-GIST Capstone Project Archive

Alzate, Morgan. "The Correlation Between Temperature and Crime in Atlanta, Georgia." Supervised by Ramachandra Sivakumar.

Joshi, Sambhavi. "Quantifying Impact of Weather Condition on Travel Time." Supervised by Ramachandra Sivakumar.

Liu, Lier. "Exploration of Commuting Patterns in San Francisco Bay Area." Supervised by Ramachandra Sivakumar.

Nair, Shruthy. "Covid-19 Vulnerability Index for United States Counties." Supervised by Ramachandra Sivakumar.

Pullon, Alton. "Measuring the Correlation Coeffecient Between Landsat 7 Provisional Surface Temperature and 2-Meter Air Temperature on Georgia Tech’s Campus." Supervised by Ramachandra Sivakumar.

Slep, Hannah. "Canada lynx Potential Habitat Loss in the United States Due to Climate Change." Supervised by Ramachandra Sivakumar.

Yap, Soo Huey. "A Text-Mining and GIS Approach to Understanding Transit Customer Satisfaction." Supervised by Ramachandra Sivakumar.

Cui, Bo. "Driving forces of land-use change in Cincinnati metropolitan area." Supervised by Ramachandra Sivakumar.

DiSebastian, Nick. "Where do consumers who are most likely to purchase a guitar reside? Spatial analysis for small retail business marketing." Supervised by Ramachandra Sivakumar.

Fang, Jiaxu. "Research of Commuting Patterns of the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell MS." Supervised by Ramachandra Sivakumar.

Jeena, Zahra. "Understanding the Impact of Social Vulnerability and Access to Resources on Health Outcomes." Supervised by Ramachandra Sivakumar.

Li, Peifeng (Derek). "Social Deprivation to Crime Rates in Suffolk, Massachusetts & Fulton, Georgia." Supervised by Ramachandra Sivakumar.

Li, Ziwei. "User Based House Suitability Evaluation." Supervised by Ramachandra Sivakumar.

Luo, Cehong. "The Deprivation and Food Deserts of Southeastern U.S." Supervised by Ramachandra Sivakumar.

McKinnon, Tara. "Assessing Physical and Social Vulnerability to Wildfires in Western North Carolina." Supervised by Ramachandra Sivakumar.

Sanders, Isabella. "Strategic Market Deployment Planning: Farm-to-Table Logistics Platforms." Supervised by Ramachandra Sivakumar.

Xi, Shuang. "Study on Equity of Accessibility of Hospitals and Future Potential Site Selection of Hospitals within Fulton County, GA." Supervised by Gervais W. Tabopda.

Zhao, Shushu. "Analyzing Atlanta Counties’ Function Based on Transportation Data." Supervised by Ramachandra Sivakumar.

Zou, Wenli. "Updated Travel Assistance." Supervised by Ramachandra Sivakumar.

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.


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