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Stefan Leyk's Talk for the International Land Use Symposium in Dresden

Nov. 2, 2017

Geography Professor Stefan Leyk gave a video talk today titled "Patterns of Human Settlement over Long Time Periods: Historical Spatial Data and Uncertainty Assessment" to the International Land Use Symposium on “Spatial data modelling and visualisation to enlighten sustainable policy making”, held November 1-3 2017, in Dresden, capital of the... Read more »
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GEOG 4303 / 5303 GIS Programming for Spatial Analysis

Do you want to enter the job market as a competitive GIS modeler with programming skills? This course will help you get there. It focuses on the extension of geographic information systems (GIS) through programming as well as on the development of algorithms for spatial analysis and information extraction in... Read more »
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GEOG 4203 / 5203 GIS 2 Modeling Applications

Did your first GIS class create an interest in learning more advanced skills? Are you getting ready to start an undergraduate or graduate research project that requires spatial modeling and analysis, but you’re not sure how to get started? This class is for you! You’ll extend skills and principles, gain... Read more »

Stefan Leyk Awarded NSF Grant

Aug. 9, 2016

Associate Professor Stefan Leyk has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant for his project entitled "III: Medium: Collaborative Research: Exploiting Context in Cartographic Evolutionary Documents to Extract and Build Linked Spatial-temporal Datasets". This interdisciplinary collaborative project involving researchers and their students at University of Southern California and University of... Read more »

Stefan Leyk Receives Award

April 7, 2016

Stefan Leyk has received a new award from the Innovative Seed Program, “Earth Lab’s human dimension: Integrating fine-grained data on human activity for advanced understanding of environmental change.” It will become a new node in Earth Lab, one of two major initiatives of CU’s Grand Challenge. See Earth Lab Grand... Read more »

NSF awards research team $1M to study world’s population dynamics

Dec. 11, 2014

Stefan Leyk and Fernando Riosmena are part of a research team that received a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct research on the distribution and dynamics of the world’s population, including the modelling of urbanization in the United States, Mexico, and India.Read more »

Stefan Leyk Receives Award of Excellence as an Outstanding Teacher for Technology in Teaching

Jan. 16, 2014

This award is presented by the Arts & Sciences Support of Education Through Technology (ASSETT). In December 2013, ASSETT asked students across the College of A&S to nominate an instructor who uses technology in outstanding ways to support student learning. Stefan's Introduction to Geographic Information Science class (GEOG4103/5103) was highlighted... Read more »

Stefan Leyk Receives National Institutes of Health Grant

Jan. 20, 2011

Environmental Variability, Migration, and Rural Livelihoods Funded by NIH, National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development, $147,000 Lori Hunter and Stefan Leyk (University of Colorado at Boulder) Wayne Twine, Mark Collinson, Barend Erasmus (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa) This project focuses on the influences of environmental change and... Read more »

Babs Buttenfield and Stefan Leyk Win NSF Grant

Feb. 15, 2010

Professor Babs Buttenfield and Assistant Professor Stefan Leyk are PI's on a $440,000 NSF grant titled "Putting People in Their Place: Constructing a Geography for Census Microdata". Collaborating with them on this project is also former faculty member Nicholas Nagle, now a research scientist at the University of Tennessee.Read more »