Rachel Whitsed

Associate Deans

Dr Rachel Whitsed

BCMS (Hons) Waik, MSc VUW, PhD Curtin

Associate Dean (Academic)
Albury / Wodonga
Building 760 Room 133

Rachel Whitsed came to CSU after undertaking PhD and postdoctoral research in Colombia, Western Australia and California. Her teaching and research interests lie in GIS (Geographical Information Science) and in particular the application of spatial science to environmental modelling. Other areas of interest include uncertainty in GIS, spatial algorithms and programming and developing world precision agriculture. At CSU Rachel has taught first and second year programming subjects and Principles of GIS.

Teaching & Research

Research Students
  • Emily Mendham (PhD)
  • GIS modelling
  • Species distribution and abundance modelling
  • Spatial decision support systems
  • Uncertainty and risk in GIS
  • Spatial algorithms and programming
  • Developing world precision agriculture