Filip Biljecki appointed as Presidential Young Professor

We are pleased to announce that Dr Filip Biljecki, the founder and the principal investigator of the Lab, has been awarded the prestigious NUS Presidential Young Professorship (PYP).

Geospatial and urban data science journals

List of relevant journals with their latest metrics

Our participation at the State of the Map 2020

This year’s OpenStreetMap conference moved online retaining its full spirit

A Comparison of Spatial Functions: PostGIS, Athena, PrestoDB, BigQuery vs RedShift

We are moving our geospatial analysis to the cloud. As we are evaluating the various offerings by AWS and Google Cloud Platform, we wonder to what extent these cloud database products support spatial functions in comparison to PostGIS.

Welcome, Abraham

We are pleased to welcome Abraham Noah Wu as a new full-time researcher in the group, working on our flagship project on generating large-scale 3D city models.

Guide for open urban data in Singapore

Our curated inventory of data relevant for geospatial and urban analyses

Keynote at IACAD 2020

The International Academic Conference on Architecture and Design (IACAD) 2020 has been held last week, and we contributed with a keynote.

Leveraging cloud technology for GIS analysis with OpenStreetMap

To increase accessibility, ease of maintenance and enable efficient analysis of OpenStreetMap data, we look at leveraging cloud technology.

Updated plots on the current mobility situation around the world

About two weeks ago, we published an article on how Singapore has responded to the new stringent preventive measures against COVID-19, including a comparison with dozens of other cities around the world.

Welcome, Yoong Shin

We welcome Yoong Shin Chow as new full-time researcher in the group. She will be working on a new project on developing a method to generate 3D city models using geographic data science and machine learning.

Singapore's urban data affirms the compliance with the Circuit Breaker measures

Recent data reveals the way the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, giving a cross-city understanding of the adherence to social distancing and its impact

OGC considering CityJSON as community standard

CityJSON provides a simplified alternative to the GML encoding of CityGML that is also lightweight and suitable for use on the web and mobile

Introducing the application-driven LOD modeling paradigm for 3D building models

New journal paper published in the ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Thesis opportunities for undergrad and grad students

We unveiled the list of thrilling student projects in GIS, 3D city modelling, and urban analytics

Funding opportunities for prospective PhD candidates and postdoctoral researchers

We have prepared an extensive list of external funding opportunities

Visit to Seoul, Korea

Continuing the appearance of the UAL in East Asia

Call for papers for our workshop at ACM ICMR 2020 in Dublin

We’re involved in the ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR), by co-organising the Workshop on Intelligent Cross-Data Analysis and Retrieval

Our participation at the World Economic Forum - Global Future Councils 2019

The WEF’s Global Future Councils are the world’s foremost interdisciplinary knowledge network dedicated to promoting innovative thinking to shape a sustainable and inclusive future for all.

Welcome Jonas

Dr Jonas Teuwen is faculty and a deep learning scientist at the Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands

Participation at Geospatial Kuala Lumpur 2019

We attended the Geospatial KL 2019 International Conference, which features the following three major conferences in one place: 6th International Conference Geomatics & Geospatial Technology 4th International Conference on Smart Data and Smart Cities 8th FIG Workshop on the Land Administration Domain Model (LADM).