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About Us

GIS Consulting Since 1998

Tessellations Incorporated, a Geospatial Technologies solutions provider, headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, established in 1998. For us, no client is too small or large, and no problem is unsolvable. Our clients range from local governments to large multinational oil and gas companies. Projects range in size from small 2-4 week domestic projects to multi-year international engagements.

 Tessellations prides itself in hiring highly qualified and creative individuals who are always pushing the envelope to craft solutions that are innovative and sustainable. Our people are dedicated, value-driven, individuals who stay abreast of the latest technologies.  Our experts have provided litigation support and expert witness services. Tessellation also provides customer support which includes training and on-site support. All our trainers have over 20 years of industry experience. Other services include systems integration, data management, spatial analytics and business insights, remote sensing, and customized application development for the desktop and cloud environment.

 Our success lies in designing and developing systems that are driven by business needs. We strive to meet the client’s needs and satisfaction and have thrived on customer retention and repeat business. The overall goal is to provide a service of unprecedented excellence with open communication during the life of the project. Tessellation builds long-term relationships with its clients, based on integrity and trust.

 Tessellations is an ISO 9001 certified company so clients are guaranteed to receive a high-quality product from us. We also have two strategic partners that add to our knowledge and expertise base, Esri and Safe Software (FME).

GIS Experts

Years Of Experience

Satisfied Clients

Trust

Why choose us

  • Tessellations is ISO9001 certified.
  • Tessellations is well established business, providing GIS and Remote Sensing services for over 22 years.
  • Collectively has over 125 years of geoinformatics experience, which includes project management, geomatics and geodetics, GIS analysis, GIS development, training, and system administration skills.
  • Tessellations is an Esri business partner, with access to software and support from the leader in GIS technology.
  • Tessellations has consulted for over 20 Oil and Gas and local government organizations.
  • Tessellations has in-house programmers that can develop tools and workflow automation needed for projects with large data sets.
  • Tessellations has all the necessary hardware and software to execute the project in-house if needed.

ISO 9001 certified

Established for 22 years

Esri business partner

Planet Business Partner

Safe Software (FME) Partner

Over 125 years of collective experience

Certification

ISO 9001 Certified Company

Tessellations is an ISO 9001 certified company so clients are guaranteed to receive a high-quality product from us. Having ISO certification means Tessellations:

  • is committed to total quality management
  • is customer focused
  • has continually improving process approach implemented throughout the organization
  • has critical processes and their interactions are understood and documented
  • has a strong management commitment to all these facets of the ISO 9001 Quality Management System

All of these quality management system facets are verified by independent third-party auditors, on an ongoing basis, who understand ISO 9001 QMS as well as the industry in which the organization operates.

Partners

Some of our Partners

People

Meet our team

Beni

Beni holds Master’s degrees in Natural Resources & Environmental Biology with specialization in GIS and Remote sensing. She is highly focused with a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of project management, technical issues and financial practices. A consistent track record of successfully delivering full life cycle projects to the highest technical standards, tight time line and within budget. Beni Patel brings extensive ESRI products experience, having worked with the software for over 25 years.

Beni has worked with a very wide variety of projects including data automation projects involving creating workflows and procedures; GIS databases designing, metadata capture tool creation and permit tracking system design & implementation.  She created endangered species model, Air borne and subsurface pollution plume model, Bird avoidance model using multivariate probabilistic regression. Beni has trained ESRI classes and created custom courses for clients and taught at universities.  She has acted as expert witness and provided litigation support. Beni has provided support at Emergency Operations Center during a response phase of a disaster.

Trey

Trey is currently a GIS Analyst at Tessellations Inc. with 7 years of experience. He graduated from the University of Louisville with a Bachelor’s in Environmental Biology and a Masters in Applied Geography, focusing in GIS and Medical Geography. Since graduating, he has held positions in both public and private sectors. Most notably he has worked as a GIS Analyst for the Property Valuation Administrator office for Jefferson County, Kentucky, where he implemented ArcGIS Online, creating web maps and applications for internal and external use. Trey has also worked as a Database Administrator and eventually an IT Systems Administrator, overseeing technology and network design and infrastructure, designing and implementing databases, and serving as lead technology liaison. Within his role at Tessellations, he has worked with clients in data management and cleanup, developing automated tools in python and Model Builder, and providing customers with GIS technical support.

Bhavna

GIS professional with over 9+ years of progressive work experience and keen ability to deliver high-level, quality products in time-sensitive, deadline-driven environments. Bhavna holds Master’s degrees in Geospatial Information System and in Environmental Science. She is working in the capacity of technical Team lead and hones excellent skills to bring to the table innovative solutions for improving business processes.

Specialties: ♦ GIS ♦ Project Conception to Production ♦ Deadline Management ♦ Cartographic Design ♦ Geodatabase Management ♦ Team Collaboration ♦ Aerial/Satellite Image Interpretation ♦ Quality Assurance/Quality Control ♦ Research and Data Mining ♦ Workflow Development ♦ Enterprise GIS

Sanjay

If there is a story to be told using data, Sanjay can tell that story. Specializing in deriving business insight from qualitative data sources, Sanjay has helped clients across the world better understand the needs, expectations and perceptions of their stakeholders. With experience ranging from healthcare, consumer engagement, resettlement and customer experience, he brings to the table a unique and creative approach to making decisions using techniques such as machine learning, natural language processing and decision science. 

 
At Tessellations Sanjay focused on helping clients make sense of their “big data” by applying a variety of aggregation and consolidation techniques that help uncover patterns in the data. When applied on top of spatial data, clients can quickly understand things such as pipeline risk/exposure, corporate liability and stakeholder relationship management in ways that have not been possible in the past.

Jena

Experienced GIS specialist familiar with natural gas pipelines. Jena excels at quickly learning and adapting to new systems. She has a Masters in Biology, focusing on desert plant ecology. In addition to teaching and research, Jena has 6+ years of experience working in fast paced corporate environments.

When she's not learning the next new tech she's outdoors botanizing with her family or bouldering at the rock climbing gym. 

Paresh

Result-oriented and skilled professional with more than 30 years of technical experience. Paresh has acquired breath of IT experience in various industries, staring as a trainee programmer in Higher Education and now setting standards as an Enterprise Architect.  Along the way he has also managed projects and programs. 

Paresh has worked in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) industry long enough to see a shift from just a desktop application to a more of an integrated enterprise solution.  With his broad experience he has a good grounding on how to help clients design GIS applications with an eye to an integrated enterprise solution. 

With extensive knowledge of various database technologies, including Sybase, MS SQL Server and Oracle, has contributed in all aspect of the development cycle, from early conceptual design to the implementation of projects.  During his career he has worked on various platforms including VAX/VMS, UNIX, DOS and Windows.  One of the most desirable attribute of Mr. Patel is his ability to comprehend business requirements and turn that into a usable IT solution.

Abhishek

Abhishek holds a Master’s degree in GIS and is a doctoral candidate in Environmental Science program from University of North Texas. His research focuses on developing a local epidemiological model for predicting West Nile Virus using environmental factors. He has over nine years of combined work experience in Environmental, Development, Academic and Oil & Gas sectors. He possesses excellent knowledge of working with GIS, Remote sensing, Geostatistics and Geovisualization techniques. A diligent analyst with high academic achievements and strong problem solving skills he is continuously looking at ways of improving processes.

Hugh

Hugh holds a Masters Degree in Community & Regional Planning from the University of Texas and has 30+ years helping grow the Texas GIS community.  With membership and participation in TGIC, CAPCOG GIS Council, Lower Colorado Floodplain Mapping Coalition, TxDOT STARS State Traffic & Reporting System Steering Committee, National Land Satellite Archive Advisory Committee and President of Texas Geographic Society he brings a wealth of knowledge in building consortiums and maximizing investment in geospatial services and remote sensing.

 As Director of TNRIS, overseeing the $40 million dollar Strategic Mapping Program (StratMap), he understands the challenges of creating and managing both large and smaller geospatial projects for both governemental agencies and private companies.   His experience with satellite technology,  ESRi, Open Source, Orthos, Obliques, Lidar, SAR and UAV”s helps guide clients in selecting the right products and solutions for any geospatial problem then integrating them into enterprise GIS programs.

 Austin based, Hugh enjoys mountain biking, swimming, soccer, hiking and an avid Ultimate player having competed in ten National and World Championships.

Phanindra

Results-driven lead programmer with more than 7 years of experience in GIS based IT development. Experience in development, deployment, maintenance, enhancement, & product support of windows and web based GIS applications. Rich domain knowledge & comprehensive understanding of various Software & designing tools. Sound understanding and technical skills for creating new software and systems, designing, analysis, testing, database development and scripting. Technical proficiency in a high paced production environment. Able to incorporate user needs into effective, and user-friendly solutions.

Phanindra has successfully developed Web and Desktop applications in Utilities, Energy and Oil & Gas industry. He has worked extensively in GIS Technologies (ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Desktop, Arc SDE, ESRI JavaScript API, FME Desktop and FME Server), Microsoft Technologies (ASP.Net, C#.Net, ADO.Net and Web services), scripting languages (Java Script, VB Script, Python Script) and Database (Oracle 10g, SQL Server). He also possesses profound experience in using Object Oriented Programming (OOP).

Proma

Proma as a GIS Analyst at Tessellations consults for a midstream company where she analyzed potential business opportunities using GIS. Proma has a Ph.D. where she studied the effects of hurricanes on shorelines along the Texas Coast using satellite imagey, LiDAR, and Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) data. For her MS thesis, she explored the soil moisture distribution pattern in different parts of the world using GIS. Prior to Tessellations, Proma worked in a chemical company and used GIS to pre-process and analyze their worldwide database for geospatial modeling to identify potential target areas for business. Since she started working with GIS, she has been constantly amazed with its potential in different fields and industries.

Amarnath

Highly skilled GIS Technical Engineer with a strong ability to learn new systems, design workflows and manage large-scale technical issues. Thrives on challenge and works well under pressure, locate inefficiencies in code, and provide quick optimal solutions. Amarnath has over seven Years  of experience in Geospatial Information System (GIS) including  experience in Developing applications  for projects on Land Base, Cadastral Mapping, and Utility(Telecom) using  Arc GIS desktop, Geo media, MapInfo, SQL. He has extensive experience in development of custom GIS solutions and an in-depth knowledge of industry standard development technology including C#, VB.net, JASP .Net and SQL. Amarnath has an ability to quickly comprehend, analyze, and interpret procedural problems for making recommendations to existing procedures.

Clients

Some of our clients