Research Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute, and
Ph.D., University of Colorado, 2004
Dr. Erickson's research interests include algorithm development for geostatistical analysis and designing internet-based geospatial information systems. An example of Dr. Erickson's work on communicating science research using open-source geospatial and virtual globe technologies was selected as a winning entry for Google's KML in Research Competition.
Dr. Erickson serves as coordinator for MichiganView (http://michiganview.org), a non-profit consortium of academic, non-profit, and governmental organizations that promotes the use of remote sensing technologies in Michigan by supporting research, education, workforce development, and technology transfer.