Department Personnel

Rick Schwantes

    Rick Schwantes

       Davis Hall, Room 115

       Research Associate
       B.S. Northern Illinois University








I started at NIU as a Research Associate in 2003. I am primarily involved in developing custom GIS software and databases for use in both university research projects and external projects funded through the Advanced Geospatial Laboratory. Past projects have included custom application development for handheld GPS units, web-based GIS Applications, and GPS tracking software.

Additionally, I co-teach a workshop on advanced GIS, and have given lectures on GIS database design.