Dr. Matt Ramspott is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at Frostburg State University (FSU), with a background and specialization in Earth remote sensing and the extraction and interpretation of information from aerial and satellite-based imaging systems. His work focuses on the application of Earth imaging systems to environmental and geographical research, as well as the integration of Earth imagery-based data and information into the Geography curriculum. With 13 years of full-time teaching experience in applied remote sensing and geographical data handling, Dr. Ramspott is dedicated to maintaining and updating curriculum in this field to incorporate the evolving technology and methods for remote sensing-based surveys, of which small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) is now a key component.
Dr. Ramspott currently advises undergraduate students in the Geography, Earth Science, and Environmental Analysis and Planning programs at FSU. He also serves as the liaison between the Department of Geography and the technology services division of FSU. His course offerings feature inquiry-based learning, experiential activities, and projects customized to the interests and aptitudes of individual students.