Profile: Scientist Sucharita Gopal

Profile: Scientist Sucharita Gopal

Dr. Sucharita Gopal joined Boston University in 1989 and has taught Geographic Information Systems (GIS) since 1990. She has published in a number of areas including GIS and modeling, spatial accuracy and classification. She has published over 50 scientific papers as well as presented at a variety of national and international conferences. She has advised both graduate and undergraduate students in a variety of disciplines. She is primarily interested in spatial modeling in a variety of application area including public health, conservation, archeology, and environmental sciences. She has been funded by the National Science Foundation to conduct multi-disciplinary research in these areas.

She will be participating in the Cambridge Science Festival.