Project SP17a: Transforming Synthetic Environments: 2D to 3D to VR

Project SP17a: Transforming Synthetic Environments: 2D to 3D to VR
Researcher: Qingyu Ma qum30@psu.edu
Position type: GIS, data analysis and visualization
Scope: 60–90 hours of work during the semester for 1.5–2 credits
Application deadline: open until filled
Application URL: http://www.geog.psu.edu/uroc-apply

Project and position description

This position will assist in transforming data formats in a workflow. It will involve working on multiple platforms, including DepthMapX, Inkscape, ArcMap, ArcScene, SketchUp, and Unity. Students will better understand how to control scale and visualize analysis results in a GIS project.

Desired qualifications

Successful completion of GEOG 363 or at least one year's experience working in ArcMap and interest in learning new platforms is essential. Ideal candidates will have minimum GPA of 3.5 in the major.

To apply

Prospective candidates should complete the application form at http://www.geog.psu.edu/uroc-apply by 5:00 p.m. on the indicated date. Follow all instructions.