Dun & Bradstreet Awards First Geospatial Data Science Scholarship

by | Aug 22, 2019

Dun & Bradstreet Government Solutions has awarded the 2019 Dun & Bradstreet Geospatial Data Science Scholarship to Yaneev Golombek, a Ph.D. candidate in civil engineering at the University of Colorado.

The scholarship, given in partnership with the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation, was created to fund a graduate student in data science with a focus on solving data-intensive, large-scale, location-based problems using engineering, computer science, math and/or spatial science to advance geospatial data science understanding and capabilities.

We are pleased to partner with the U. S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation in support of emerging talent like Yaneev, said Tim Solms, Dun & Bradstreet general manager, Government Solutions. Many of our government clients rely on geospatial intelligence to fulfill their diversified mission objectives, and we're proud to play a part in accelerating innovation in the technology that enables government to do its job more effectively and efficiently.

Dun & Bradstreet will donate $15,000 in scholarship funding to Golombek to support his research in 3D geospatial/analytical applications to support transportation.

Golombek's research focuses on providing 3D mapping tools and descriptive statistic models to transport and urban design researchers. This research aim s to heighten the quality of transportation network development and improve the understanding of the relationship between transportation infrastructure and public safety.

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