Learn to harness the power of geospatial data

Join us for our annual salute to geospatial technology and its power to transform and better our lives and the lives of those around us on Wednesday, November 17, 2021.

Learn more about GIS resources at Notre Dame.

Notre Dame GIS Specialist

Matthew Sisk

Matthew Sisk is the GIS Librarian in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship. He received his Ph.D. in Paleolithic Archaeology from Stony Brook University in 2011 and has worked extensively in GIS-based archaeology and ecological modeling. Some of Matthew’s current research is focused on assessing the spatial scale of urban lead exposure. In the CDS, his primary role is to assist Notre Dame students and faculty with general GIS questions, satellite imagery analysis, workflow automation, coding, and data curation. He also teaches a series of workshops and a credit bearing course on these topics.

Tricia Bulson

Tricia Bulson is the GIS Specialist for University Facilities Information (UFI). UFI maintains the University master records of maps and building floor plans as well as baseline space data such as room number, room use, and office occupancy. The department processes over 200 floor plan updates a year from renovations, construction projects, and space verifications across more than 11 million gross square feet of campus interior space. A suite of GIS technologies is available to campus partners that leverage space and asset management data both indoors and outdoors to meet unique departmental needs.

Tricia received her Bachelor's degree in Geography from Western Michigan University and has worked in GIS for 15 years. Prior to joining the University two years ago, she worked with communities in Southwest Michigan as a consultant specializing in asset management and as a GIS analyst at S&P Global Platts.