Keisha Harrison Wilkins

314 S. Griffin Street, Apt. 2

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

(252) 338-1862


2001-2004      University of Maryland                              College Park, MD

·         M.S. Degree in Geography

·         Grade Point Average 3.34/4.0 scale


1997-2001        Elizabeth City State University                 Elizabeth City, NC

·         B.S. Degree in Computer Science, Minor in Business

·         Grade Point Average 3.2/4.0 scale



      Computer languages and applications


·         Computer Languages: Java, C++, Fortran, HTML

·         Applications: Microsoft Office, ArcView, ArcGIS, IDRISI, Scientific Image Viewer,  ERDAS Imagine, PCI, Earth 2.2, PG-Steamer, TeraVision

·         Operating Systems: Macintosh, LINUX, UNIX, PC



Work Experience

1/2003 - Present      Elizabeth City State University             Elizabeth City, NC

                               Research Associate

·         Conducted training in ArcView, Earth 2.2, TeraVison, remote sensing, and GIS for undergraduates and Middle School students

·         Processed AVHRR and SeaWiFS images (

·         “You Be The Scientist” Coordinator for selected Middle Schools in Virginia and North Carolina

·         “Mathematics Sprint Competition” Coordinator for selected Elementary Schools in Virginia and North Carolina

5/2002 -8/2002         Elizabeth City State University             Elizabeth City, NC

                  Lab Assistant/Researcher

·         Utilized AVHRR sea surface temperature data to conduct sea turtle correlation

8/2001 – 2/2002       University of Maryland                         College Park, MD

                                  Graduate Research Assistant

·         Assisted with University of Maryland and Boston University MODIS landcover comparison

5/2001 – 7/2001       Elizabeth City State University             Elizabeth City, NC

                        Lab Assistant/Researcher

·         Used GOES-8 and AVHRR data to validate CoastWatch AVHRR sea surface temperature data

6/2000 – 8/2000       Environmental Monitoring Dept.          Madison, WI

·         Used visualization technology, Landsat-7 satellite data, DEMs and other geospatial information to site the best location for a truck safety and weight enforcement facility



Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. – Secretary/Treasurer



1. Harrison, Keisha, 2003, Correlation of AVHRR SST with the Presence of Loggerhead Sea Turtles,

IGARSS 2003 Proceedings, Toulouse, France.

2. Harrison, Keisha, 2001, Innovative Visualization of Geospatial Data for Transportation Engineering

Applications, IGARSS 2001 Proceedings, Sydney, Australia.



References Available Upon Request