ATLANTA, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Tech Center for Geographic
Information Systems, College of Architecture, will present a series of GIS
courses, beginning in October 2003 and continuing through May 2004. Courses
include: Introductory Course in ArcGIS 8.3, Building GIS Applications Using
Visual Basic, Designing Geodatabases for GIS Application, Using GIS for Data
Integration and Asset Management, Developing Web-based GIS with ArcIMS, and
Building GIS Applications Using Visual Basic and VB.Net. All courses are open
to the public, and held in Georgia Tech's Global Learning Center in Technology
Square, Atlanta, GA. For complete course descriptions and registration fees
visit: www.pe.gatech.edu and select "geographic information systems" from the
drop down menu. For additional information, call: (404) 385-3501.
About the Instructors
Dr. James Tsai, P.E. is a registered Professional Engineer and has more
than ten years of experience in GIS related research and application
development. He is a Senior Research Engineer at the Center for GIS at Georgia
Tech. He received his Ph.D. from the School of Civil and Environmental
Engineering at Georgia Tech, where he is currently an Adjunct Associate
Professor, teaching a graduate course on information technology-based
infrastructure management. He has successfully developed and implemented a
GIS-based pavement management system using Oracle client/server technologies
for the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT).
Mr. Rama Sivakumar is a Research Engineer at the Center for Geographic
Information Systems at Georgia Tech. He has more than seven years of relevant
experience with ESRI GIS technologies.
His areas of expertise include GIS application development, relational
databases, Internet GIS technologies, systems and network administration. He
holds a Master's degree in GIS and a Master's degree in Civil Engineering.
About Georgia Tech Center for Geographic Information Systems (CGIS)
The Center for Geographic Information Systems is an interdisciplinary
research center focused on GIS technology applications, education, providing
cutting-edge innovative solutions to diverse real world problems.
The primary mission of CGIS is to research and develop the next generation
of GIS technology, apply GIS tools technology within academic and research
communities, teach multiple GIS courses for planners, engineers, environmental
specialists, architects, and students and researchers from many other
disciplines, and to develop new digital spatial databases for the State of
For additional information contact: Carol Whitescarver at (404) 894-1096
SOURCE Georgia Tech Professional Education