Dr. Adam Mathews (PhD, Texas State University, 2014) joined the OSU geography faculty as an Assistant Professor this fall. His research areas include geographic information science and systems, remote sensing, unmanned aerial vehicles/systems, geography of wine and viticulture, and cartography. Welcome aboard, Adam!
The Department of Geography’s newest faculty member, Dr. Adam Mathews, earned his PhD in GIScience from the Department of Geography at Texas State University in 2014. His teaching and research strengths are in the areas of GIS, remote sensing, and cartography. His dissertation research focused on the implementation of unmanned aerial vehicle technology and Structure from Motion image-processing techniques to collect, create, and analyze localized geospatial datasets. Adam is especially interested in crafting low-cost and open-source methodologies to solve spatial research problems. Further, Adam is interested in the topical areas of natural resource management and the geography of viticulture and wine including precision viticulture.