Emily Domanico

Emily Domanico

Email: 
Phone: 
814-865-3433
Office Address: 
302 Walker Building
Title: 
Graduate Student (M.S.)
Unit: 
Department of Geography
Expertise: 
  • cartography
  • Map Design
  • Qualitative Usability Assessment
  • Map Use in Transportation
Faculty Advisor(s): 

Emily Domanico is a second year Master’s student in the Geography at Penn State University studying cartography. Emily holds a B.A. from University of California, Berkeley where she studied History of Art and Chemistry. After graduating, she started studying mapping and GIS while working on a utility audit and mapping for a driverless car company.

Her research focuses on map use in logistical and infrastructural spaces, specifically transit control centers. From the perspective of user-centered design, her thesis assesses the role of maps and schematic interfaces in the dynamic representation of real-time movement data.