Alumni

 

Daniel Bégin

Program: PhD, Geography, MUN
Completion: 2018
Supervisors: Rodolphe Devillers (MUN) and Stéphane Roche (Laval)
Thesis title: Contributors Assessment with Volunteered Geographic Information

Katy Macpherson

Program: MSc, Geography, MUN
Completion: 2018
Supervisors: Rodolphe Devillers and Evan Edinger (MUN)
Thesis title:  Marine habitat mapping using Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV)

102-2050894524Kate Barley

Program: PhD, Biology, MUN
Completion: 2017
Supervisor: George Rose (MI)
Committee members: Rodolphe Devillers (MUN) and Steve Martell
Thesis title: Fisheries closures in Ecosystem-based fisheries management

Lauren Gullage

Program: M. Env.Sci., MUN
Completion: 2016
Co-supervisors: Rodolphe Devillers (MUN) and Evan Edinger (MUN)
Thesis title: Cold-water corals species distribution modeling in the Newfoundland and Labrador region
Position: GIS analyst, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

neha2014bwNeha Gupta

Post-doc
Research focus: Geovisualization/Geovisual analytics of Archaeological data

vincentVincent Lecours

Program: PhD, Geography, MUN
Completion: 2016
Co-Supervisors: Rodolphe Devillers and Evan Edinger (MUN)
Committee member: Craig Brown (MacGregor) and Vanessa Lucieer (UTas)
Thesis title: Quantifying the effects of variable selection, spatial scale and spatial data quality in marine benthic habitat mapping
Position: Associate Professor, U. of Florida

Mirella de Oliveira Leis

Mirella

Program: MA, Geography, MUN
Completion: 2016
Supervisor: Ratana Chuenpagdee (MUN)
Committee member: Rodolphe Devillers (MUN) and Rodrigo Pereira Medeiros (Brazil)
Thesis title: Implementation of Marine Protected Areas as a Governability Challenge in Southern Brazil
Position: Research Assistant, MUN

102-898385205Melinda Agapito

Program: PhD, Geography, MUN
Completion: 2015
Supervisors: Rodolphe Devillers and Evan Edinger (MUN)
Committee members: Mariano Koen-Alonso (DFO) and Ratana Chuenpagdee (MUN)
Thesis title: A multi-criteria method for making tradeoffs and hard decisions spatially explicitly in marine conservation planning
Position: Lab manager, Memorial U.

Riley Pollom

Program: MSc, Biology, MUN
Completion: 2015
Supervisor: George Rose (MUN)
Committee members: Daniel Boisclair (U. of Montreal) and Rodolphe Devillers (MUN)
Thesis title: A Hydroacoustic Method to Spatially Quantify the Productive Capacity of a Manitoba Freshwater Reservoir and Other Freshwater Ecosystems.
Position: Program office, IUCN

Arnaud Vandecasteele

Postdoctoral fellow (2013-2014)
Research focus: Maritime Anomaly Detection and Volunteered Geographic Information
Position: President, Mapali

Laura Wheeland

Program: MSc, Biology, MUN
Completion: 2014
Supervisor: George Rose (MUN)
Committee member: Daniel Boisclair (U. of Montreal) and Rodolphe Devillers (MUN)
Thesis title: Acoustic Measures of Habitat Use for the Assessment of Productive Capacity in Freshwater Ecosystems.
Position: Fisheries technologist, CFER (MI)

102-1859876443Laura McFarlane-Tranquilla

Program: PhD, Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology, MUN
Completion: 2013
Supervisor: Bill Montevecchi (MUN)
Committee members: Greg Robertson (Environment Canada), April Hedd and Rodolphe Devillers (MUN)
Thesis title: Seabird Winter Ecology: Non-breeding Marine Areas, Habitat Features and Trophic Associations of Murres (Uria spp.) in Arctic and Eastern Canada
Position: Atlantic Program Manager, Bird Studies Canada

102-1471735550Cassandra Lee

Program: MSc, Geography, MUN
Completion: 2013
Supervisors: Rodolphe Devillers and Orland Hoeber (MUN)
Thesis title: Interactive Temporal Zoom and Pan within a Multi-Touch Geovisual Analytics Environment
Position: Unknown

André Roy

Program: MSc, Geography, MUN
Completion: 2013
Supervisors: Trevor Bell (MUN) and John Anderson (DFO)
Committee member: Rodolphe Devillers (MUN)
Thesis title: Mapping capelin demersal spawning habitat off Northeast Newfoundland
Position: Instructor, School of Ocean Technologies, Marine Institute

MCarpenterMallory Carpenter

Program: MSc, Geography, MUN
Completion: 2012
Supervisors: Trevor Bell and Evan Edinger (MUN)
Committee member: Rodolphe Devillers (MUN)
Thesis title: Benthic habitats of a sub-arctic fiard – the case study of Okak Bay, Labrador
Position: Biomonitoring specialist, Long Point Biosphere Reserve Foundation

 

102-1479544983René Enguehard

Program: MSc, Geography, MUN
Completion: 2012
Supervisors: Rodolphe Devillers and Orland Hoeber (MUN)
Thesis title: Extracting patterns from large movement data sets using Hybrid Spatio-temporal Filtering: A case study of geovisual analytics in support of fisheries enforcement activities
Position: Senior Developer, Verafin

 

Dr. Garnett Wilson

Post-doctoral fellow, Geography, MUN
2011
Position: President, Afinin Labs

 

102-2111694787Krista Jones

Program: MSc, Geography, MUN
Completion: 2011
Supervisors: Rodolphe Devillers and Yvan Bédard (U. Laval)
Committee member: Olaf Schroth (UBC)
Thesis title: Communicating perceived geospatial data quality of 3D objects in virtual globes
Position: GIS Analyst, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

 

102-1122932338Andrew Cuff

Program: MSc, Geography, MUN
Completion: 2011
Supervisors: Rodolphe Devillers and John Anderson (DFO)
Committee member: Sam Bentley (Earth Sciences)
Thesis title: Dual-frequency Acoustic Seabed Classification on the Scotian Shelf, Canada
Position: GIS Analyst, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

 

102-171775634Randal Greene

Program: MSc, Geography, MUN + System analyst
Completion: 2010
Supervisors: Rodolphe Devillers and Joan Luther (CFS)
Committee member: Brian Eddy (CFS)
Thesis title: Addressing accessibility challenges of GIS-based multiple-criteria decision analysis for integrated land management: Case study in the Humber region of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Position: ‎Independent Consultant, Feaver’s Lane Enterprises Inc.

 

Dr. Helen Goodchild

Post-doctoral fellow, Geography, MUN
2009-2010
Position: Project and fieldwork officer University of York, UK

 

102-1995049096Amin Zargar

Program: MSc, Geography, MUN
Completion: 2009
Supervisor: Rodolphe Devillers
Committee members: Alvin Simms (MUN) and Gary Hunter (Australia)
Thesis title: An Operations-Based Approach to the Communication of Spatial Data Quality in GIS
Position: GIS Specialist

 

102-1052503377Valérie Carette

Program: MSc, Geomatics, Laval
Completion: 2008
Supervisor: Mir-Abolfazl Mostafavi (U. Laval)
Committee members: Rodolphe Devillers and George Rose (MUN)
Thesis title: Improvement of the geometric representation of fish aggregations in 2D and 3D to support the study of their spatio-temporal evolution
Position: GIS Analyst – DMR

 

102-1819528362Marie-Andrée Levesque

Program: MSc, Geomatics, Laval
Completion: 2008
Supervisor: Yvan Bédard (U. Laval)
Committee members: Marc Gervais (U. Laval) and Rodolphe Devillers
Thesis title: Approche formelle pour une meilleure identification et gestion des risques d’usages inappropriés des données géodécisionnelles
Position: Analyste d’affaires, Université Laval