Mission Statement

Virginia Tech's Center for Geospatial Information Technology (CGIT) is an interdisciplinary research center that collaborates across academic, government, and private sectors in the development of innovative geospatial solutions, and in elevating awareness for spatially enabling actionable intelligence and knowledge. CGIT contributes to Virginia Tech’s tripartite research, educational, and outreach mission by generating scientific knowledge, educating graduate and undergraduate students, and helping to solve societal problems through the application of geospatial sciences techniques across a broad spectrum of problem domains. The center provides next generation applied geospatial research in a broad range of areas including geovisualization, geoinformatics, 3-D geodata, spatial data infrastructures, modeling and simulation, and high performance computing to address research questions in broadband, agro-forestry, safety and security, health, smart cities,and community resilience to address complex problems from local to global scales.

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Contact Us

2060 Torgersen Hall

Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone: (540) 231-8490

cgit@vt.edu