Kevin Suir

Biography

EDUCATION

M.S., Center for Advanced Computer Studies, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2012

B.S., Center for Advanced Computer Studies, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2008

RESEARCH

Kevin Suir is a computer scientist who serves as a lead application developer for the Wetland and Aquatic Research Center's Advanced Applications Team.  He began working with the USGS as an intern in 2005, and his work spans a wide range of topics including data standards, database management, software architecture and development, web services and application programming interfaces (API), web design, and workflow automation. He has worked with numerous subject matter experts to develop desktop software to run ecological models, and has played an ongoing role in the development of a desktop modeling data visualization platform, the EverVIEW Data Viewer. Other recent projects include a series of relational databases to capture and analyze biological monitoring data, as well as web mapping applications to present such data to public audiences. Much of the work Suir has participated in can be found on the Joint Ecosystem Modeling web site, www.jem.gov.