Guido Cervone


November 2017

Guido Cervone

We're pleased to announce Dr. Guido Cervone, associate professor in the Department of Geography is joining EESI as an associate.

In addition to his appointments in EESI and Geography, Guido serves as associate director of the Institute for CyberScience and director of GeoInformatics and Earth Observation Lab at Penn State. He also is co-Chair for the Research Computing CyberInfrastructure Executive Committee (RCCI) under the office of the Vice President for Research.

Guido received his B.D. and M.S. in computer science and his Ph.D. in Computational Science and Informatics from George Mason University. His expertise is in geoinformatics, machine learning and remote sensing, and his research focuses on the development and application of computational algorithms for the analysis of remote sensing, numerical modeling and social media spatio-temporal "Big Data." The main problem domains are related to environmental hazards and renewable energy forecasting.

He also holds the appointments of Affiliate Scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and Adjunct Faculty at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), Columbia University. He serves as program co-chair for the Natural Hazards focus group of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and Chair for the Education and Outreach advisory board of NCAR. In 2013 he received the 'Medaglia di Rappresentanza' from the office of the President of the Republic of Italy.

We are excited to have someone with Dr. Cervone's skillset, experience and talent join us in EESI. Please join me in welcoming him to the institute.