Alexander Stepanov, Adjunct Faculty

Alexander Stepanov, PhD is a GIS Architect in A&F Administrative Systems and an Adjunct Faculty with the Department of Environmental Conservation at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Dr. Stepanov is leading the design and implementation of the Enterprise GIS for the UMass Amherst. His work involves system architecture design, maintenance of ArcGIS Servers and SDE central data warehouse, as well as development of new workflows and web applications. Dr. Stepanov has a BS in Computer Science from St.Petersburg State Technical University, Russia. He received an MS in Regional Planning and a PhD in Operations Research from UMass, Amherst. Dr. Stepanov’s research interests include integration of Operations Research methods and GIS for decision support, large scale evacuation and emergency event modeling, data interoperability, spatial databases and data modeling. In his work Dr. Stepanov uses innovative ways to integrate GIS/BIM/CAD and 3D modeling. He is actively involved in the GIS community, is a regular presenter at the GIS conferences, and is a member of a Leadership Team, ESRI Facilities User Group. Dr. Stepanov has been working with the GIS technology for over a decade. With a rapid rate of technological development, Dr. Stepanov’s mission is to bring industry experience and best practices into the classroom.

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