Timothy Nyerges

Professor Tim Nyerges, University of Washington, is recognized for his consistency and tenacity in his contributions to UCGIS. Professor Nyerges has served UCGIS in the capacity of Research Committee Chair, Vice President, President, and Past President. Professor Nyerges has continued to contribute to the organization as treasurer and as advisor to the Executive Committee. His diligent efforts have helped the organization to thrive and to continue to be viewed as the premier organization for GIScience in the United States.

For these and other contributions, Dr. Nyerges has been selected to receive the UCGIS Service Award in 2014. The Service Award recognizes individuals who have significantly contributed to the growth, development and ongoing success of the organization.  In this inaugural year, the UCGIS Board of Directors has chosen to recognize two individuals with key and sustained contributions to the success of the organization: Dr. Tim Nyerges and Dr. Laxmi Ramasubramanian.