Peter Ranacher

Peter Ranacher

Head of the GIS Group

Phone: +41 (0)44 634 10 14

Address: Freiestrasse 16, 8032 Zürich

Room number: FRF E 3

peter.ranacher@uzh.ch

TEACHING

2017 – present University of Zurich, Advanced Spatial Analysis
Lecture on advanced procedures of spatial analysis including spatial cluster analysis, density estimation, neighborhood relations and network analysis

2016 – present

University of Zurich, Introduction to R for Spatial Analysis
Introductory level course on data types and operations in R, spatial data handling and basic programming

2016 – present

University of Zurich, Small Group Teaching
Guided Reading course for discussing scientific literature from Geography

AWARDS, GRANTS AND PRIZES

2017 Most Downloaded Paper Award
Award for the most downloaded paper in the International Journal of Geographic Information Science published in 2016
2016 Science Slam
Winner of the Science Slam Salzburg 2016
2013 COST Action Grant
Grant for Short-Term Scientific Mission (under COST Action IC0903)
2012 Best Poster Award
Best Poster Award at the DK GIScience Symposium 2012, Salzburg University
2009 Ideenwettbewerb GoGeo09
First prize in the GoGeo09 competition for ideas organized by the Bavarian Information and Communication Cluster (BICC)

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Programming: Python, R, PL/pgSQL
Computer Software: PostgreSQL, QGIS, ArcGIS

EDUCATION

2011 – 2016 PhD in Applied Geoinformatics, University of Salzburg
 
2008 – 2010 MSc in Geospatial Technologies, Graz University of Technology
2008 – 2010 BSc in Geography, University of Graz

LANGUAGES

German (native), English (proficient), Russian (independent), Italian (basic), French (basic)

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