Congratulations to Space Time Lab Researcher Adel Bolbol

The SpaceTimeLab are pleased to announce that Adel Bolbol successfully defended his PhD thesis on 4th February 2014, and has taken up a position at Envitia as a geospatial intelligence consultant. Adel’s thesis, titled ‘Understanding Travel Behaviour from Sparse GPS Data’ was supervised by Professor Tao Cheng and examined by Professor Peter Jones (UCL CEGE)…

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Report from the 2012 ISPRS Congress, Melbourne

Author: Mona Hess, 27 September 2012 In late August 2012 UCL staff, students and alumni met at ISPRS 2012 in Melbourne, the quadrennial international congress. The ISPRS is the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. This year the theme of the congress was ‘Imaging a sustainable future’. At the Welcome Reception participants encountered native…

Congratulations to ExCiteS Researcher Thomas Koukoletsos

With apologies for the late posting, we are pleased to offer our congratulations to Thomas Koukoletsos who, at the end of May, passed his PhD viva with minor corrections. Thomas’ thesis, titled ‘A Framework for Quality Evaluation of Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) linear datasets’ was supervised by Professor Muki Haklay and examined by Jeremy Morley…

New Website Unveiled For UCL Geomatics Section

Following the revamp of the brochures for our MSc programmes in Surveying, Hydrographic Surveying and GIS, we are pleased to announce the launch of our new UCL website: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/geomatics The website, designed by Dr Jan Boehm, brings together our research endeavours, teaching programmes, publications and social media sites, in a dynamic hub for the Geomatic Section’s activities.…

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New MSc Surveying Brochure

(Image courtesy of Levine, Severn Partnership) Building on our success in recruiting greater numbers to our MSc Hydrographic Surveying following the publication of a course brochure, we are very happy to announce that we’ve launched a similar document for our MSc in  Surveying. The 2012-2013 MSc Surveying brochure details the new programme structure and the…

SGNL Team Installs New Leica Reference Station

Christmas arrived early for the Space Geodesy and Navigation Laboratory (SGNL) researchers as they began unpacking our new Leica reference station. The reference station was purchased as part of our survey kit upgrade earlier this year. This upgrade also included replacing our handheld Thales MobileMappers with 10 Leica Zenos, buyback of our old Leica and…

New BIM PhD Studentship

We are very delighted to announce our first BIM PhD studentship following a UCL CEGE departmental call for proposals of challenging and interdisciplinary research projects. The UCL Geomatics group was awarded a full-time scholarship for the project “From Point Cloud to Building Information Model – Automating the End-to-End Process”, under the supervision of Dr Jan Boehm (Photogrammetry & 3D Imaging) and…

MSc Poster Presentation Day: 14th September 2011

MSc GIS student William Wong On the afternoon of Wednesday 14th September 2011, the CEGE Structures Lab was transformed for the 2010-2011 cohort’s MSc Poster Presentations. As part of the assessment requirement for the MSc dissertations, each student must produce an A1 poster outlining the aims, methodologies, analysis and results of their project. Posters are then scrutinised by CEGE staff…