William is an Assistant Professor and Environmental Technology Coordinator in the Center for Environmental Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University. Along with directing the geospatial infrastructure for VCU Life Sciences, William teaches graduate courses in Environmental Remote Sensing, Environmental Applications of GIS, and Drone Technology. William was an ESRI Authorized Instructor for nine years and has over 20 years of experience in remote sensing and geospatial technologies. His research focuses on ecological data management, analysis of landscape change, integrating real-time data networks. For the past five years, he’s focused on terrestrial and airborne LiDAR, and manned and unmanned data acquisition, processing, and dissemination.