Zack Bortolot

 

Program Director and Professor, Geography
bortolzj@jmu.edu
Contact Info

Education and Professional Credentials
  • Ph. D. Forestry, Virginia Tech
  • M.S. Forest Resources Management, University of British Columbia
  • B.S. Geological Sciences, Brown University
  • Certified GEOINT Professional – Remote Sensing and Imagery Analysis
Courses Taught
  • GEOG 210 Physical Geography
  • GEOG 216 Earth Observation and GPS
  • GEOG 385 Principles of Remote Sensing
  • GEOG 406 Forest Inventory – A Geospatial Approach
  • GEOG 485 Processing Remotely Sensed Data
Scholarly Interests/Research Topics
  • Humanitarian, environmental, and intelligence applications of remote sensing
  • Developing higher educational experiences for people on the autism spectrum
  • Historical aerial imagery
  • Computer vision
  • Entrepreneurship
Experience
  • Co-founded Optisilv, a company that developed software for using aerial imagery to improve forest inventories.
  • Assistant Professor of Geography, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY

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