William L Hamilton

William L Hamilton

Professional Details

Title: Professor
Office: MH-326C
Phone: 978-542-6228
Email: william.hamilton@salemstate.edu
Website: http://www.salemstate.edu/~whamilton

Fall & Winter Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
2425 S1 GPH942 Advanced Geographic Quantitative Methods
2613 S1 GPH100P Weather and Climate
3306 02 GPH100P Weather and Climate
3307 03 GPH100P Weather and Climate
3310 06 GPH100P Weather and Climate
3345 01 GPH245 Cartography

Professional Biography

Holds BA, MS, Ed.M and Ph.D degrees.  Over 35 years teaching experience spanning elementary to post doctoral education.  Held high level positions in and currently consults with Fortune 100 companies in GEOINT applications.  While at SSC developed seventeen new courses, acquired funding and created the Digital Geography Laboratory, created the Masters in Geo-Information Science, and the Ph.D. in Geo-Information Science.  Widely published in books, proceedings, journals, and software applications and has earned several awards for GEOINT curricula development and integration.  Current research endeavors are time-space modeling and systems development for anti-terrorism bio and chemical warfare initiatives and applied spatial modeling in economic geography.

Professional Interests

Spatial Mathematics, Quantitative Geography, Cartography, Applied Data Analysis, Geographic Information Science, Digital Image Processing (Hyperspectral, Lidar, Radar) and Close Range Photogrammetry


Co-Director Center for Economic Development and Sustainability