Luis  Machado 13'

Luis Machado


Luis Machado 13'


Summer Office Hours

M-F 7:30 am to 3:30 pm, also available by appointment

GIS Development Manager

Mr. Machado is the GIS Development Manager at Washington College. He has 10 years of experience in GIS and ESRI software products. He has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Anthropology, with specializations in social culture, business and technology design. He has worked on projects related to crime and traffic safety analysis, environmental studies, urban planning, and 3D visualization. Most recently, he has served as project manager on grant projects for the Governor’s Office of Crime Control & Prevention (GOCCP) and the Maryland Vehicle Theft Prevention Council (VTPC). At Washington College, he is responsible for supporting the GIS Program’s student interns in their professional development, training and skill acquisition by providing the experiential learning opportunities of working on paid, real-world projects for a variety of clients and partners. Past projects have resulted in work for the Chesapeake Conservancy, the Sultana Foundation, the Upper Shore Regional Council, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation, Mount Vernon’s Historical Society, and more.


B.A. Anthropology, Washington College, 2013

M.S. Applied Anthropology, University of North Texas, 2016

Areas of Interest

GIS Mapping, Analysis & Methods

Enterprise and mobile analytics and applications

Data Science and spatial statistics


Maryland State Geographic Information Committee (MSGIC)

United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF)