PhD Student in Geoinformatics
|Categories||Geosciences Instrumentation and Data Systems
Interdisciplinary / Other
|Level||Student / Graduate / Internship|
|Employer||University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland - Territorial Engineering Institute|
|Salary||60000 - 63000 € / Year|
|Application Deadline||15 May 2017|
|Posted||20 April 2017|
The Territorial Engineering Institute (insit) at the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO/HEIG-VD) is a competence center with excellent relationships to local, national and international economic actors.
As a research assistant working on a PhD project, you will be in the Environment, Construction and Geoinformation Department (EC+G) (heig-vd.ch/ecg), within the Territorial Engineering Institute (insit) (insit.heig-vd.ch). Your missons will be the following: 50% of your post will be devoted to your research for your PhD thesis, under the supervision of a UAS Professor and a Professor of the University of Lausanne.
The subject of your thesis will be the utilization of 3D mock-ups for participatory decision making. The project implies the establishment of interactive 3D mock-ups of buildings and neighborhoods and their utilisation in the context of participatory decision making processes (e.g. neighborhood and construction planning). The evaluation of the mock-ups will be conducted using test-users and will be involving criteria from the field of spatial cognition.
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