A. Leonardo Hughes

4415 Pine Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

(484) 566-9731 leonardo.hughes14@gmail.com


Professional Science Masters, Geographic Information Systems Candidate May 2019

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Bachelor of the Arts, Political Science December 2015

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Minor in Spanish

Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru Fall 2012

Lima, Peru


Research Assistant Temple University

November 2018 - Present Philadelphia, PA

Aggregates and processes satellite imagery and census data for land cover classification and statistical analyses in the Peruvian Amazon

Normalizes and archives derived products of Remote Sensing in order to create a temporal record for land change developments using the R Program Language, ENVI/QGIS, and Machine Learning tools

Contributes to the decision support system tasked with maintaining data integrity through the uses of spatial database design, source code administration, and the verification of R package utility within the study

GIS Lab Instructor Temple University

August 2018 – December 2018 Philadelphia, PA

Provides one on one instructions on ESRI’s ArcGIS products within the College of Geography and Urban Studies. Core curriculum includes: Projections and Coordinate Reference Systems, Thematic Mapping, Table & Attribute Data, Creating Geographic Data, Vector Operations and Raster Operations

Continuous assessment and review of educational goals and outcomes in assigned coursework to ensure students have a fundamental knowledge of the computer representation of geographic information, the construction of GIS databases, spatial analysis with GIS, application areas of GIS, and social and management issues that concern GIS

Ordinance Administrator Municipal Resource Recovery Systems LLC

June 2015-August 2017 Media, PA

Performed inter-departmental tasks including data merges, public data collection and archiving, and the administrative duties between LLC and Delaware County Courthouse

Performed tasks designated by Senior Accounts Manager including the processing of Business Privilege Licensure and Mercantile Tax for Pennsylvania Counties: Aston, Brookhaven, Chester, Darby Borough, Darby Township, Folcroft, and Sharon Hill

Responded to inquiries between business owners and residents of municipalities with government services, legal entities, and public access information sites

Health Access Coordinator Temple University Health System

October 2014- May 2015 Philadelphia, PA

Performed data mining and marketing efforts to connect families with newly available health care options under the Affordable Care Act

Coordinated weekly tasks for a team community outreach workers while reporting on the deliverables as outlined by Request for Proposals