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Philippe De Maeyer, prof.dr.

cartography and GIS

 

 

born 1955 Gent (Ghent, Belgium)

 

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 (Ministre ducation Nationale, Commission dexamen, Bruxelles)

 

career:

 

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

  visiting professor Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography (Chinese Academy of Sciences), since 2015;

  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 Franais , 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);

 

former academic services:

  01.10.2000 - 01.10.2008 Chair of the Education Commission Geography & Surveying (Geography & Geomatics) (Faculty of Sciences, Ghent University);

  2007 - 2009 and since 2015 Member of the International Relations Committee (Faculty of Sciences, Ghent University);

  01.10.2000 - 01.10.2008 Member of the Education Quality Control Unit (Faculty of Sciences, Ghent University)  (Kwaliteitscel Onderwijs Faculteit Wetenschappen KCO).

 

promotor of agreements of Ghent University:

 

  Cooperation Agreement with Institut Congolais de Conservation de la Nature (ICCN) (Kinshasa, DR Congo), 2007-2008, 2008 -2013;

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

  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;

  Bilateral Agreement with University of Seoul, Department of Geomatics (Seoul, S Korea), 2011-2016.

 

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 GDI-Raad (geographic data infrastructure advisory council of the Flemish government) since 2010;

  member of the Belgian National Commission Geography, since 2009;

  chair of the Belgian National Commission Geography, since 2011;

  member of different evaluation commissions and councils in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Canada, Switzerland, .

  visiting professor at different institutes;

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

 

former scientific services:

  chair of the Commission on Map Production and Economics, International Cartographic Association ICA (2004-2007, 2007-2011, 2011-2015);

  member of the Commission of Earth Sciences (Commissie Aardwetenschappen) Fonds voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek FWO (Research Foundation Flanders), 2005-2009;

  chair of the Commission W&T8 Earth and Space Sciences Fonds voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek FWO (Research Foundation Flanders), 2010-2012;

  secretary of the Belgian National Commission Geography, Belgium 2009-2010;

  chair of the Sub-Commission on Cartography and GIS (National Commission Geography, Belgium);

  member of the Scientific Advisory Council of Space for Geo-Information (Ruimte voor Geo-Informatie RGI), Netherlands, 2008-2009;

  lectures at ICA summer courses in Pretoria (S-Africa), 2003, Sebastopol (Ukraine), 2005, Urumqi (China) 2005-2013,

  member and chair of different evaluation commissions for education and/or research in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Canada, Switzerland,

 

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

 

publications:

 

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

 

contact:  philippe.demaeyer@ugent.be

postal and visiting address:

 

Universiteit Gent

Department of Geography (WE12)

Krijgslaan 281 (S8, B.2)

B - 9000 GENT

   Belgium