Blog posts by

Dr. Michael Flaxman

Dr. Michael Flaxman is HEAVY.AI's Spatial Data Science Practice Lead. At HEAVY.AI, Dr. Flaxman’s team is focussed on the combination of geographic analysis with machine learning, or “geoML.” He has served on the faculties of MIT, Harvard and the University of Oregon. Dr. Flaxman has participated in GIS projects in 17 countries. He has been a Fulbright fellow, and served as an advisor to the Interamerican Development Bank, the World Bank and the National Science Foundation. Dr. Flaxman previously served as industry manager for Architecture, Engineering and Construction at ESRI, the world’s largest developer of GIS technology. Dr. Flaxman received his doctorate in design from Harvard University in 2001 and holds a master’s in Community and Regional Planning from the University of Oregon and a bachelor’s in biology from Reed College.

Modeling & Monitoring Power Line Vegetation Management Risk at Scale

This post shows how OmniSci enables utility organizations to orient big geospatial data toward efficient power line vegetation management and risk mitigation at scale.