CARTOGRAPHY & GIS

The research group CartoGIS focusses on the techniques for analysing geographical data and for visualizing these on maps.



Research

The CartoGIS research group in centred on geographical information, as this underpins both the domain of cartography and geographical information science.

A broad multidisciplinarity (computer sciences, archaeology, cognition, sport sciences) characterizes the conducted projects.

In these, the group focusses on the use of modern methodologies (e.g. eye tracking, WiFi tracking, UAVs, etc.) and development of innovative technologies (e.g. navigation apps, 3D webGIS, etc.).


Keywords: transport, accessiblity and GIS — cartography and map use — historical cartography — 4D GIS for archaeology — flood risks — indoor wayfinding — moving objects — GIS in education

News

On December 4th, Koos Fransen successfully defended his PhD in Industrial Engineering with a thesis entitled ‚ÄúTravelling beyond Spatial Analysis - The Impact of Temporal and Personal Restrictions on Equitable Access to Opport…

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Projects

Previous studies have reported that Ghent (Belgium) and regions nearby are insufficiently protected against storm surge events from the North Sea, whether combined with high upper drainage by abundant rainfall or not. When a…

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Staff

Prof. dr. Philippe De Maeyer
Tenured Academic Staff
Prof. dr. Nico Van de Weghe
Tenured Academic Staff
Prof. dr. Peter Bogaert
Visiting Professor
Prof. dr. Frank Canters
Visiting Professor
Dr. Karen De Coene
Scientific Staff
Dr. Kristien Ooms
Assisting Academic Staff
Cap. Axel Annaert
PhD Student
Tim Baert
Scientific Staff
Kevin Baker
PhD Student
Jasper Beernaerts
Scientific Staff, PhD Student
Jochem Beullens
Scientific Staff
Liangzhong Cao
PhD Student
Laure De Cock
Scientific Staff, PhD Student
Johannes De Groeve
PhD Student
Marijke De Ryck
Assisting Academic Staff
Bart De Wit
Administrative And Technical Staff
Yongchao Duan
PhD Student
Ing. Koos Fransen
PhD Student
Ing. Hanne Glas
PhD Student
Hao Guo
PhD Student
Merve Keskin
PhD Student
Lieselot Lapon
Scientific Staff, PhD Student
Min Luo
PhD Student
Therese Ongena
Administrative And Technical Staff
Elien Ranson
Scientific Staff
Hussain Saleh
PhD Student
Ing. Samuel Van Ackere
Scientific Staff, PhD Student
Hilde Van den Bossche
Assisting Academic Staff
Nina Vanhaeren
Scientific Staff, PhD Student
Pepijn Viaene
Scientific Staff, PhD Student
Yunqian Wang
PhD Student
Xiuliang Yuan
PhD Student
Pengdong Zhang
PhD Student
Miao Zhang
PhD Student
Long Zhang
PhD Student
Luc Zwartjes
Assisting Academic Staff

Voluntary Staff