The annual UNIGIS International Academic Excellence Prize is awarded to students having submitted the best MSc theses during the previous academic year, accepted for graduation at one of the UNIGIS partner universities worldwide.
UIA is always proud to present this prize to the author of one of the many outstanding MSc thesis submitted every year, distinguishing and honouring these individuals for an excellent academic achievement!
All UNIGIS partner universities worldwide and their alumni are encouraged to take part in this competition!
Winners of 2016:
The first runner up is Nathan Patrick Novak (UNIGIS USC) who proposed an elaborate modelling of Sperm Whale habitats within the Central Gulf of Alaska, using a range of geospatial data. You can read his thesis here.
Winners of 2015:
Improvement of automatic generalization of manmade water networks for topographic maps by context-dependent pruning
Winners of 2014:
Integrating landsat and California pesticide exposure estimation at aggregated analysis scales: Accuracy assessment of rurality Pesticide exposure estimation in epidemiologic studies can be constrained to analysis scales commonly available for cancer data—census tracts and ZIP [...]