Dr. Scott Madry is a Research Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA He is also the founder and President of Informatics International, Inc., a global geospatial services company. He is a professor emeritus at the International Space University and has served as faculty in over 30 ISU programs around the world.
Scott has a Ph.D. in Anthropology. And is a three time Fullbright Scholar. He specializes in space remote sensing, GIS, GPS, and regional and environment and cultural applications. He has Consulted for a variety of Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and organizations including NASA, NATO, the UN, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Commerce, the US Army Corps of Engineers, NC DOT, and several international governments..
He is the author of nine books and over 75 articles and papers. He has conducted research in three continents, and has given over 150 short courses and seminars in over 30 countries around the world.
Scott was awarded the Russian Tsiolkovsky Gold Medal for his international research and teaching activities and has won several awards for his activities on behalf of the Red Cross. In 2012 he was awarded, the President’s Volunteer Service Award by President Barak Obama for his work in applying geomatics technologies to disaster management.