New exchange graduate student assistant from the University of São Paulo/Brazil

We are pleased to receive Luiz Fernando Assis as an exchange graduate student assistant at the GIScience research group. Luiz Fernando is pursuing his Masters’ in Computer Science at the Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of São Paulo in Brazil under the supervision of Prof. Dr. João Porto de Albuquerque, who is also a Visting Professor at the GIScience group.

During his exchange semester in Heidelberg funded by a scholarship from FAPESP, Luiz Fernando will be working on his master thesis on disaster management, in particular “Service-oriented Middleware for Dynamic Management of Heterogeneous Geosensors in Flood Management, which is part of the AGORA project, a collaboration between the GISCience group and the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

We warmly welcome Luiz Fernando to the GIScience group and look forward to a productive and fruitful collaboration!