John Beck


John Beck, a principal research scientist with the University of Alabama in Huntsville’s Information Technology and Systems Center (UAH ITSC), has over twenty-five years of experience working with Geospatial Technologies. Prior to his employment with UAH, Beck served eight years as a Geospatial-Intelligence Analyst for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. From 1997 to 2007, he was employed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Auburn University. He is also a retired U.S. Army Reserve Officer where he served as an Engineer Officer for over 21 years. Beck currently works on several Geospatial Technology related projects funded by NASA and DIA.

Research Interests

Geospatial data management, spatial-enabled databases, and emerging remote sensing technologies