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Heidi Myers she/her

Graduate Student

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GEOL 3107
Geology Building
8000 Regents Drive
College Park, MD 20742

(301) 314-9661Fax

hpm [at] umd [dot] edu

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I am interested in applying geophysical concepts, instrumentation, and data analysis techniques with machine learning to humanitarian geophysics problems. With >110 million landmines and other unexploded ordnance (UXO) buried worldwide that cause 15,000-20,000 casualties each year, we are in the midst of a humanitarian crisis. My Ph.D. project is focused on building a prototype of a smart drone, whose mission is to use multiple geophysical sensor modalities and machine learning to identify landmines and UXO with speed and accuracy.