02 Sep, 2020

CyVerse, Jetstream, and Contact Tracing: A Conversation with Nirav Merchant

CyVerse Co-Principal Investigator Nirav Merchant talks about ongoing research at UArizona's Data Science Institute and the university's efforts in exposure notification for the COVID-19 pandemic.


A portrait of Nirav Merchant, smiling outdoors with his arms crossed.
Nirav Merchant

Nirav Merchant is the Director of UArizona's Data Science Institute (Data7), and Co-Principal Investigator of CyVerse. In this first episode of UArizona's Geographic Information Systems Technology (GIST) Podcast, Merchant talks about ongoing research at the Institute and the university's efforts in exposure notification for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The GIST Podcast provides a virtual ride to work on Monday mornings starting August 31st, talking with alumni and specialists in teh geospatial industry across the state of Arizona and beyond. Learn about how the GIST programs have helped so many find success in their careers and how GIS continues to advance and impact the world around us.