Universiteit Gent (Dutch)

Faculteit Wetenschappen (Dutch)

Vakgroep Geografie (Dutch)

 

Ghent University (English)   

 

Faculty of Sciences (English)

Department of Geography (English) 

CartoGIS research unit (English)

 

HOMEPAGE

Philippe De Maeyer, prof.dr.

cartography and GIS

 

 

 

diplomas:

 

·  doctor in Sciences, 1980

·  bachelor of Sciences, Geography, 1974, Ghent University (Belgium);

·  master of Sciences, Geography, 1976, Ghent University (Belgium);

·  certificate in Applied Geophysics, 1977, Bordeaux University (France);

·  postgraduate diploma in Geology and Marine Applications, 1977, Bordeaux University (France);

·  postgraduate diploma in Business Economy, 1992, IPO Antwerp (Belgium);

·  different certificates in computer sciences.

 

teaching diplomas:

·  teaching certificate (“aggregation” secondary education), 1986, Ghent University (Belgium);

·  certificate of fundamental cognition of French for managing and teaching educational staff (Ministère Éducation Nationale, Commission d’examen, Bruxelles)

 

career:

 

·  senior full professor [professor ordinarius], Ghent University (Belgium), since 2014;

·  full professor, Ghent University (Belgium), 2008-2014;

·  professor in the rank of associate professor, Ghent University (Belgium), 2002-2008;

·  professor in the rank of assistant professor, Ghent University (Belgium), 1999-2002;

·  visiting professor cartography Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Leuven Catholic University, Belgium), 2000-2001;

·  manager department Cartography and Digital Media, Photogravure De Schutter (Antwerp, Belgium), 1987-1999;

·  professor in the rank of assistant professor AGCD, Ghent University (Belgium), 1985-1987;

·  professor in the rank of assistant professor AGCD in applied geophysics, University of Constantine (Algeria), 1981-1985;

·  assistant, at the Laboratory of Physical Geography and Regional Soil Sciences, Ghent University (Belgium), 1978-1981;

·  postgraduate student (« Boursier du Gouvernement Français », fellowship of the French Government), Bordeaux University (France), 1976-1978.

 

academic services:

 

·  since 01.10.2008 Department Chair of the Department of Geography¸ Ghent University;

·  since 01.10.2001 Member of the Faculty Council (Faculty of Sciences, Ghent University);

·  since 2006 Member of the Faculty Scientific Research Committee (FCWO);

·  since 01.10.2013 Chair of the Education Commission for the Postgraduate Hydrography B (a program organized by UGent and Antwerp Maritime Academy);

·  since 01.10.2007 Member of the Education Commission Postgraduate Studies in Meteorology and Numerical Weather Prediction (Faculty of Sciences, Ghent University);

·  since 01.10.2000 Member of the Education Commission Geography & Surveying (Geography & Geomatics) (Faculty of Sciences, Ghent University);

 

 

promotor of agreements of Ghent University:

 

·  Sino-Belgian Joint Lab for Geo-Information (°2016) a joint lab of Institute for Ecology and Geography, Urumqi (China), Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Ghent University;

· Bilateral Agreement with Institute for Ecology and Geography, Urumqi (China), Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2007-2012, 2012-2017, 2017-2022;

·  Trilateral Memory of Understanding with Institute for Ecology and Geography, Urumqi (China), Chinese Academy of Sciences, & Xinjiang Turpan Bureau of Cultural Heritage (Academia Turfanica), 2014-2019;

·  Bilateral Agreement with Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Geography (Moscow, Russia), 2009-2014, 2014-2019;

 

 

scientific services:

 

·  fellow member of the Royal Academy of Overseas Sciences, since 2015 (associate member 2012-2015);

·  chair of the Scientific Board of National Geographic Institute (Belgium), since 2007;

·  member of the Belgian National Commission Geography, since 2009;

·  chair of the Belgian National Commission Geography, since 2011;

·  visiting high-end foreign expert at the Institute for Ecology and Geography, Urumqi (China), Chinese Academy of Sciences

  

research topics:

 

GI and cartographic production and management - GI capture, modeling and cartography for and of World Heritage, incl. 3D GIS - GI and cartography in regions with difficult access

 

mapping techniques - quality of semiology - historical cartography - computer cartography

 

geographic information management - temporal aspects of spatial data - acquisition and modeling of data - risk calculation 

 

GI applications in LULC, climate change, hydrology,… in Central-Asia

 

publications:

 

articles : http://lib.ugent.be/bibliografie/801001291571

 

publications in the framework of the Sino-Belgian Joint Lab for Geo-Information

 

contact:  philippe.demaeyer@ugent.be

postal and visiting address:

 

Universiteit Gent

Department of Geography (WE12)

Krijgslaan 281 (S8, B.2)

B - 9000 GENT

   Belgium