SJSU Geo-spatial lab

The SJSU geo-spatial lab is a cutting-edge facility that offers advanced technology to students and faculty. It features 30 high-performance computers with SSD storage, larger memory, and high-end video cards with CUDA parallel computing ability. Dual-monitoring screens and high-resolution projectors enhance the visual experience, and the lab also has a seminar room and student lounge for collaborative learning. With more exciting features in the pipeline, such as an augmented reality contour map sandbox, geo-visualization wall, and map galleries.

Washington Square Hall

The SJSU Geo-Spatial Lab is an innovative facility dedicated to providing students and research partners with access to cutting-edge geospatial technology tools. Equipped with full licenses for ArcGIS Pro, Esri Drone2Map, remote sensing software packages like ERDAS and ENVI, open access GIS systems such as QGIS and Google Earth Engine, as well as the MS Office Suite and statistical analysis packages, the lab offers a comprehensive suite of software to support geospatial analysis, modeling, and visualization.

Inspire 2

Multispectral drone platform with intelligent flight features. 27 minutes flight time


Matrice 200

Versatile and rugged thermal drone platform supports multiple payload configurations. 38 minutes flight time


Matrice 300 RTK

state-of-the-art industrial drone solution with LiDAR/RGB aerial mapping capabilities. 55-minute maximum flight time


Micasense 10band Dual Sensor

This advanced sensor system combines two powerful 5-band sensors, capturing high-resolution imagery across ten spectral bands, including visible light, near-infrared, and red edge.


Zenmuse H20T Thermal Sensor

Thermal sensor provides precise temperature measurements to identify heat signatures and monitor infrastructure efficiently.


Zenmuse L1 LiDAR Sensor

Advanced Livox LiDAR technology captures up to 240,000 points per second, enabling the generation of accurate, high-density point clouds for forestry and infrastructure inspection


DJI phantom IV Pro

Aerial photography and videography drone designed to capture stunning images and breathtaking footage


DJI Mavic 3

Dual-camera foldable drones that takes aerial photography and videography to new heights



Weighing just 249 grams a perfect entry point for beginners and educationnal use alike.


Trimble GNSS

high-performance and compact GNSS receiver for high-quality, location-based data collection and management

Field Spectroradiometer

High-performance instrument captures precise spectral data across a wide wavelength range

YSI water sonde

This advanced multi-parameter instrument measures key water quality parameters such as temperature, conductivity, dissolved oxygen, pH, turbidity, and more