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!

Ph.D. defense of Alexandra Millonig

Prof. Kanonier, Dr. Millonig, Prof. Dangschat, Prof. Gartner
Prof. Kanonier, Dr. Millonig, Prof. Dangschat, Prof. Gartner

On 19 March 2014, our former colleague Alexandra Millonig successfully defended her PhD research on the topic of

„My Way – Towards a Typology of Pedestrian Spatio-temporal Behaviour in Shopping Environments“

Her examination committee included Prof. Georg Gartner, Prof. Jens Dangschat, and Prof. Arthur Kanonier. Prof. Kanonier chaired the examination committee.

Congratulations, Dr. Millonig!

 

Ph.D. defense of Haosheng Huang

Prof. Pfeifer, Prof. Raubal, Dr. Huang, Prof. Gartner
Prof. Pfeifer, Prof. Raubal, Dr. Huang, Prof. Gartner
 
 

Today, our colleague Haosheng Huang successfully defended his PhD research on the topic of

Learning from Location Histories for Location Recommendations in LBS.

His supervisors were Prof. Martin Raubal from ETH Zurich and Prof. Gartner from our Research Group Cartography. Prof. Pfeifer chaired the examination committee.

Congratulations, Dr. Huang!

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Farewell Silvia

klettner_silviaThank you Silvia for your psychological and personal inputs to our group over the past years and all the best for your future!