Andy Lyons

Position: UC Ag & Natural Resources

Dr. Andy Lyons is Program Coordinator for the Informatics and GIS Statewide Program in the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. In this role he supports IGIS drone projects through flights, data analysis, teaching, and development of open source tools for data management and mission planning. An alumni of UC Berkeley, his research background is in wildlife ecology and he has taught classes at Berkeley and Stanford in spatial analysis using open source software, GIS, environmental problem solving, population modeling, cryptography, African studies, social justice, and sustainability.