Monthly Archives: July 2014

Welcome Timea, Florian and Wangshu

We are happy to introduce our new team members: Timea Turdean, Florian Ledermann and Wangshu Wang. Timea and Florian will both work in the genderATlas project.

Portrait Florian Ledermann
Florian Ledermann started working in our group in June. He has previous research experience in the fields of virtual/augmented reality and information visualization. As a freelance web developer, Florian implemented award-winning web applications for several institutions and independent projects. In the genderATlas project he is responsible for building the technical framework for the atlas.

Portrait Timea Turdean
Timea Turdean started working in our group in May. She wrote her diploma thesis on the topic of Identifying people’s affective responses to the environment from social media data. In the genderATlas project she focusses on social media data analysis.

Portrait Wangshu Wang
Wangshu Wang completed the International Master in Cartography. She wrote her diploma thesis on the topic of Modeling individual’s familiarity of places using social media. She received a PhD scholarship from China Scholarship Council and will work in our group on her PhD in the field of location-based services and cartography.

Welcome!

Great student projects, summer semester 2014

The summer semester is over. Once again, we would like to showcase a small selection of extraordinary projects from the classes Webmapping, Multimedia Cartography and Project Map Creation:
Preview of the map Historic Centre of Granada by Francisco Porras Bernárdez, Project Map CreationPreview of the map of Humboldt’s Expeditions in America by Sigita Grīnfelde

A huge thanks to all students for their creativity and dedication – you brighten our work days! Good luck for your further studies and career!