Director, Center for Geospatial Information Technology
Peter Sforza, Director for the Center for Geospatial Information Technology, provides leadership for the center’s research and sponsored projects, management and operations. Initiatives include a broad range of geospatial research and applications for safety and security, health IT, 3-D, context-neutral data mining and visualization techniques.
Sforza brings a wealth of interdisciplinary experience in the geospatial research arena across multiple units at Virginia Tech, including: Virginia Tech Information Technology Strategic Initiatives, Center for Geospatial Information Technology, Center for Environmental Applications of Remote Sensing, and the Department of Geography.
Since 2004, Sforza continues to serve as coordinator for the VirginiaView program under the Department of Geography at Virginia Tech. Sforza manages all VirginiaView activities and staff, including consortium development, data archives, outreach, and research projects.