Dr. Michael J. Starek, Ph.D.

Dr. Richard Smith

Assistant Professor of Geospatial Engineering and GISc

Director of Measurement Analytics Lab (MANTIS)
Associate Director of the Geospatial Computing Lab, Conrad Blucher Institute

Office: CBI 113
Phone: 361-825-3978
E-Mail: michael.starek@tamucc.edu
Web:    Geospatial Computing Lab


  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Florida
  • M.S. Computer Science, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Areas of Expertise / Research:

  • Emergent remote sensing and geomatics techniques
    • LiDAR
    • Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) for surveying and mapping
    • Muilti-sensor data fusion 
  • Spatial analytics
  • Machine learning
  • Coastal processes and environmental informatics

Professional Affiliations:

  • ASCE
  • IEEE
  • AGU

List of Publications and Grants: Curriculum Vitae (.pdf)