MARINA VICENS MIQUEL

GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT AT CONRAD BLUCHER INSTITUTE AND AI2ES

DEEP LEARNING, COASTAL AI, REMOTE SENSING



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MARINA VICENS MIQUEL

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMUCC)

Department of Computing Sciences

mvicensmiquel@islander.tamucc.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D.
Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi, expected 2025
Geospatial Computer Science Ph.D. Program            Current GPA: 3.9
B.S.
Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi, May 2020
Double Major: Computer Science, Mathematics
Magna Cum Laude

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2020-Current
NSF AI Institute: Artificial Intelligence for Environmental Sciences (AI2ES)
Graduate Research Assistant, Conrad Blucher Institute at TAMUCC
Research in Wet/Dry Shoreline GeoDetection using Deep Learning, and
Water Level and Inundation Prediction using Deep Learning
2020
Research Intern at Lone Star UAS Center (LSUASC)
Research in UAV Damage Assessment using Deep Learning
2019
COSC Capstone Research Project
Constructed a Deep Learning Neural Network for Detecting Logo Images
with Over 99% Accuracy

PUBLICATIONS

2018
Rahnemoonfar, M., R. Murphy, M. Vicens Miquel, D. Dobbs, A. Adams.“Flooded Area
Detection from UAV Images Based on Densely Connected Recurrent Neural Networks.”
International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Valencia, Spain.
July 2018.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

2022
Vicens Miquel, Marina; Medrano, Antonio; Tissot, Philippe; Kamangir, Hamid; Starek,
Michael, “Georeferenced AI Wet/Dry Shoreline Detection using UAV Imagery”, To be
presented at ESRI Imagery and Remote Sensing Summit.
2022
Vicens Miquel, Marina; Medrano, Antonio; Tissot, Philippe; Kamangir, Hamid; Starek,
Michael, “Automated Wet/Dry Shoreline Delineation Using Deep Learning”, GeoAI
and CyberGIS for Advancing Spatial Decision Making, Presented at AAG Conference.
2022
Vicens Miquel, Marina; Medrano, Antonio; Tissot, Philippe; Kamangir, Hamid; Starek,
Michael, “Deep Learning Wet/Dry Shoreline Detection Using UAV Imagery”, Joint
J12A - Machine Learning Applications in the Coastal Environment, Presented at AMS
Conference.
2021
Vicens Miquel, Marina; Medrano, Antonio; Tissot, Philippe; Kamangir, Hamid; Starek,
Michael, “Wet/Dry Shoreline Detection Using Deep Learning” Session B – Coastal
Hazards Mapping & Analysis Tools II, Presented at ASBPA.
2018
Rahnemoonfar, M., R. Murphy, M. Vicens Miquel, D. Dobbs, A. Adams.“Flooded Area
Detection from UAV Images Based on Densely Connected Recurrent Neural Networks.”
International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Valencia, Spain.
July 2018

HONORSAND AWARDS

2021-2022
TAMUCC International Presidential Graduate Research Scholarship ($4,000)
2021-2022
TAMUCC College of S&E Graduate Research Scholarship ($2,000)
2021-2022
TAMUCC Geospatial Engineering Graduate Research Scholarship ($600)
2020-2021
TAMUCC International Presidential Graduate Research Scholarship ($3,141)
2020-2021
TAMUCC College of S&E Graduate Research Scholarship ($1,000)
2020-2021
TAMUCC Division of Research and Innovation Student Research
Competition Award ($800)
2020-2021
TAMUCC Geospatial Engineering Graduate Research Scholarship ($1,000)
2019-2020
Athletic Department 5th Year Scholarship ($10,312.49)
2019-2020
Ruth A. Campbell School Endowed Scholarship ($500)
2019-2020
Evening Post Pub Co.–KRIS TV Scholarship ($500)
2019-2020
Exxon USA Found Scholarship ($500)
2018-2019
M Collins UG Scholarship ($8,400)
2015-2020
6-time Dean’s List Recipient
2015-2020
8-time Athletic Department Academic Roll Recognition
2015-2019
3-time Scholar Student-Athlete