Eric Brelsford

Eric Brelsford

Intro to GIS: QGIS | Advanced Interactive Web Mapping

Eric Brelsford is a freelance software developer and mapmaker who works on community-driven data projects and mapping for activism.
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Kate Chanba

Kate Chanba

Portfolio Workshop | Graphic Design & UX for Cartography

Kate Chanba is a designer and cartographer based in New York City. Working with cities large and small, Kate merges iconic design with narrative wayfinding.
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Jeff Ferzoco

Jeff Ferzoco

Foundations

Jeff Ferzoco is a designer and mapper working with CARTO on their public sector team. His background is in information design/mapping, urban planning and data visualization – and where all of those blend together.
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Neil Freeman

Neil Freeman

Mining the Web

Neil Freeman is an urban planner and artist whose work focuses on cities, lists and maps.
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Kristen Grady

Kristen Grady

Python for ArcGIS | Independent Study

Kristen Grady is a Cartographer and GIS Specialist currently working at the NYC Office of Emergency Management (NYC OEM). She has an MS-GISc from Lehman College, CUNY and a BA in Geography from Hunter College, CUNY.
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Andrew Kay

Intro to GIS: ArcGIS

Andrew Kay is transportation planner at Arup, a global engineering, design, and consulting firm.
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Phil Martin

Phil Martin

R and Spatial Statistics | Citizen Science

Philip Martin is a data scientist in New York City with a background in experimental physics, geophysics, and geographic sciences.
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Danny Sheehan

Python for Geospatial

Currently Danny Sheehan is a geospatial analyst, researcher, and solutions engineer with CARTO. He has instructed several GIS courses at Barnard, Columbia, and holds an M.A. in Geography/Specialization in GIS from University at Buffalo, as well as a B.A. in Geography from Geneseo.
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Shraddha Ramani

Shraddha Ramani

Intro to GIS: ArcGIS

Shraddha Ramani is a GIS Specialist currently working at the NYC Office of Emergency Management (NYC OEM). She has an MS in Urban Planning from Columbia University and a Bachelors in Environmental Studies from Oberlin College.
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Steve Romalewski

Steve Romalewski

Demographics

Steven Romalewski directs the CUNY Mapping Service at the Center for Urban Research at CUNY’S Graduate Center.  
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Abe Rubenstein

Foundations

Abe Rubenstein is a senior software engineer at Enigma, leading the technical development of Enigma Public, a search and discovery platform for open data. He is also a co-organizer of GeoNYC, a geospatial meetup around the technical and social aspects of maps.  
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Mike Treglia

Mapping the Physical World

Mike Treglia works for The Nature Conservancy’s New York City Program as an Urban Spatial Planner. He integrates various data sets representing biophysical and social dimensions to better understand dynamics around what green space resources we have in New York City.
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Case Wyse

Case Wyse

Data-Driven Decision-Making: Demographic Analysis

Case Wyse works directly with the Spatial Analysis and Visualization Initiative, developing tools and enabling projects with applications from public datasets.  He obtained his MS in Sustainable Environmental Systems from Pratt Institute’s Graduate Center for Planning and the Envrionment.

SAVI Thanks

Our former and founding instructors: Alihan Polat, JD Godchaux, Lela Prashad, Mike Ernst, Richard Dunks, Larry Buchanan, Jonathan Levy, Nathan Storey, and Chris Whong.