Mukila Maitha, Associate Professor, Chair, GIS/Drone Technology Program Coordinator

at the Taj Mahal, India

Office: J-248


Courses Taught:
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Introduction to Remote Sensing
  • Introduction to Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS)
  • Physical Geography
  • MS Geography, Northern Illinois University, 1997
  • BS Geography, Northern Illinois University, 1995
  • Small unmanned aircraft (sUAS or drone) remote pilot. FAA sUAS Part 107
Study Abroad Programs Led:
  • Uganda-Rwanda (2014): Faculty International Field Seminar
  • Zimbabwe (2016): Honors Program
  • Uganda (2017): Geography-English Linked Program
  • Panama (2019): Learning Community (GIS, Biology, English)
Geography Interests:
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Remote Sensing
  • Physical Geography (human-environment interactions, biodiversity conservation)
  • Geospatial technologies and drone technology in geographic education
  • International Education
  • Family and community
  • Travel, exploring culture, reading
  • Nature and outdoor recreation: biking, camping, hiking etc.