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Imaging Sciences DepartmentMorehead State UniversityCenter for Health Education & Research316 West Second Street, Room 210DMorehead, Kentucky 40351Phone: 606-783-2646Fax: 606-783-5051E-mail: email@example.com
Eric McCarty is a graduate of Berea College where he graduated with a degree in
Agribusiness. After completing his
undergraduate degree, McCarty joined the work force and started working for the Institute
for Regional Analysis and Public Policy (IRAPP). He was hired as the technical support consultant and computer labs manager and worked
on numerous projects that dealt with GIS and GPS technologies. He worked on the Kentucky Height Mod
project which consisted of the installation of four real-time GPS base
stations in locations throughout the state, including at Reed Hall on the MSU campus. All four sites are still active and are
currently being used by surveyors and researchers throughout the Commonwealth.
project McCarty worked on was the Mapping Kentucky Historical Marker
project. This project dealt with the
mapping of historical markers throughout the Commonwealth by giving middle
school and high school students GPS units. Teachers would come to one of the many trainings conducted
to instruct them on the use of the
GPS units for the project. This project concluded with
almost every county in the Commonwealth having a participating school
during his time at IRAPP, McCarty completed a master's degree in adult education, emphasis in agriculture. During
this time, he conducted many trips with his sister, helping her work on her
dissertation about the agricultural burning issues in the southeast and the
effects on air quality.
McCarty is currently working for the Department of Science and Technology as the multimedia laboratory coordinator/IT specialist. In
this current position, McCarty helps in the day-to-day operations of the
Center for Health and Education Research (CHER) building. He maintains the multimedia lab/testing
center and works with technology issues that arise throughout the building. He helps the simulation coordinator with simulation procedures that help students prepare for real-world
his spare time, McCarty has a working farm he manages with his
wife. He continues to research ways
Kentucky farmers can use new technologies to become more profitable. He is a member of AQHA, National Cattleman’s
Association, and the ABEL board for Rowan County. He also enjoys the occasional hunting and
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