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CEE's Fernandez-Diaz Tabbed as AGU LANDInG Academy Fellow

By: Stephen Greenwell

Juan Carlos Fernandez-Diaz, a research assistant professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and a co-investigator for the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM), is part of the 2023-25 cohort for the American Geophysical Union (AGU) LANDInG Academy Fellows.

He has been part of research teams at Cullen that have helped to uncover ancient cultures in the Honduran jungles, and an airborne mapping initiative that identified nearly 500 sites and patterns from early Mesoamerica. Most recently, the team helped mapped a previously unknown Maya city in the jungles of southern Campeche in Mexico.

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