News & Events
General Information: Some of the following information is only available in German.
Esri EDC Student of the year award 2016
In 2016 Lisa Stähli received the EDC student of the year award for her outstanding interdisciplinary project work entitled: Pedestrian Navigation in a Virtual Urban Environment: Evaluation of wayfinding directions indicated on public displays.
Esri Young Scholar Switzerland of the Year
Simon Haumann was selected as Esri young scholar Switzerland with his Master thesis: Optimizing the Operation Range of E-Bikes in Routing Systems.
They were both invited to attend the 2017 Esri Education GIS Conference and Esri User Conference in San Diego, July 8-14
Esri EDC Student of the year: Lisa Stähli
Esri Young Scholar Switzerland: Simon Haumann
Culman Prize 2017
Dr. Ioannis Giannopoulos received the ETH Zurich Culmann Award 2017 for his outstanding doctoral thesis “Supporting Wayfinding Through Mobile Gaze-Based Interaction”. Congratulations!
3D GIS for planning electric power systems
The journal ENERGEIA of the Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE has published the article "Planen mit 3D-Software" in the latest issue 3/2017. The article describes the current research project and provides an outlook over future issues in this research field. Article
Furthermore, the article "3D GIS for planning electric power systems” by Prof. Dr. Martin Raubal and Joram Schito from our group has been published on the weekly spotlight on Energy Research. Article
Best Short Paper Award
We are happy to announce that our contribution “Energy-based Routing and Cruising Range Estimation for Electric Bicycles”, authored by Simon Haumann, Dominik Bucher und David Jonietz, was elected best short paper at AGILE 2017 conference in Wageningen, The Netherlands! Webpage
LBS Conference 2018 in Zurich: Call for Papers
We are organizing the 14th International Conference on Location Based Services, 15-17 January 2018 in Zurich. The LBS conference is targeted at researchers and practitioners whose work is either focused on or relevant to location based services (LBS). The conference will enable exchange and interaction between colleagues from different disciplines, stimulating discussions on current developments and visions regarding LBS and their influence on science and society.
Our group is involved with Martin Raubal as General Chair, Peter Kiefer as Co-Program Committee Chair, and Ruth Klay, Dominik Bucher, and Fabian Göbel as part of the local organizing committee.
The first Call for Papers is now available. The deadline for the submission of full and work-in-progress papers is 12 July 2017. --> Deadline extension: 23.07.2017!