On Tuesday 25 June 2024, Zhicheng Zhan successfully defended his PhD: "Analyzing Crowdsourced Indoor Route Descriptions to Facilitate Indoor Navigation".

Supervisors: Prof Nico Van de Weghe (UGent), Prof Haosheng Huang (UGent).

Members of the examination committee: Chairman: Prof Alain De Wulf (UGent), Prof Georg Gartner (Vienna University of Technology), Prof Philippe De Maeyer (UGent), Dr Pepijn Viaene (HoGent), Dr Laure De Cock (UGent).


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Past events

An extensive track record

In-depth quality research in a wide range of geographical disciplines.

Bachelor of Science in Geography and Geomatics/Master of Science in Geography and Geomatics.

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Research projects at various funding bodies at local, regional, national, European and international levels.

High-quality scientific output: several PhDs every year, a large number of international papers published in highly cited journals, and more.

Contributing at other courses, co-organising specific teacher training in geography and postgraduate training in hydrography.

Training with a future: a wide range of jobs due to increasing awareness of climate issues and sustainable development.

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