Our GIS People

Dr. Greg Rybarczyk manages the GIS program at UM-Flint and has used GIS for the past 10 years in the private, public, and government sectors.  Currently, he utilizes GIS and spatial analysis techniques for solving alternative transportation problems, historical preservation assessments, neighborhood planning, and crime modeling.  Email:  grybar@umflint.edu
Troy Rosencrants is the GIS Center Manager and is in charge of managing projects and the students working on those projects within the Center.  Having recently completed his Master’s degree, his experience includes implementing GIS in meteorology/climatology, severe weather hazards research, and spatiotemporal analysis of long-term macro-scale and micro-scale population dynamics.  Email:  rosencra@umflint.edu
Dr. Marty Kaufman has over 30 years of experience in GIS. He participated in the initial development of advanced geocoding software during the 1980s, led successful large-scale GIS implementations in industry and government, and has over 20 years teaching GIS at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and Flint.  Email:  martyk@umflint.edu

Dr. Randall Repic has over 25 years of experience in teaching and research in satellite and aerial remote sensing for the analysis and presentation of environmental data. He has used remote sensing and spatial analysis applications to identify and investigate problems in ecosystem science, ecology, water resource management, pollution control, and land use/land cover dynamics. Email:  rrepic@umflint.edu