Capes Pró-Alertas/Cemaden-MCTIC: presentations and honorable mentions to AGORA Research Group

On November 30th, 2016, members of the AGORA Group attended the II Annual Meeting Capes Pró-Alertas/Cemaden-MCTIC, at the Technological Park in São José dos Campos/SP. The purpose of this event was to present the current state of the research projects related to the risks of natural disasters of the Program to Support Teaching and Scientific […]

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Raul Castanhari defends his master thesis in Computing Science and Computational Mathematics

Raul E. S. Castanhari, student of the master’s program in Computing Science and Computational Mathematics and member of the AGORA group, successfully defended his dissertation entitled “Software architecture for integration of sensor and volunteered geographic information in the flood risk management”. The defense was held on April 8 at the Institute of Mathematical and Computing […]

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AGORA Project is shortlisted for the MundoGEO#connect Prize in the category Environment

We are very happy that the AGORA Project was shortlisted as one of the three finalists in the category Environment of the MundoGEO#connect prize, which is associated with the larger and most prestigious event on Geotechnologies in Latin America. Congratulations to the whole AGORA team and our research partners! The winner will be disclosed at a ceremony on […]

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Collaborative Mapping for Nepal at ICMC-USP continues and is publicised in media channels

We kept performing collaborative mapping and social media gelocation events this week to support humanitarian aid to cope with the tremendous consequences of the Earthquake in Nepal, involving undergraduate and graduate students of the Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science of University of São Paulo at São Carlos. We got information from our colleagues of […]

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Mapping for Nepal

Today we combined our lecture on Information Systems at University of São Paulo with an action to support the relief efforts in Kathmandu, Nepal that strive to cope with the tremendous consequences of the devastating Earthquake that took place last Saturday and was followed by several after shocks in the past couple of days. This […]

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Welcome the new members of AGORA!

We have two new faces in our group: Dr. Werner Leyh, who works as a postdoctoral researcher at ICMC/USP and EESC/USP, and Thiago Poiani, new MSc. candidate at ICMC/USP. Welcome to the AGORA!! Dr. Werner Leyh Thiago Poiani

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Media articles about the AGORA project emphasize social relevance and international collaboration

Recently, reports from ICMC and EBC about the AGORA project emphasized the relevance of the project for the Brazilian society, as well as the importance of the international collaboration between ICMC at University of São Paulo and the GIScience Chair of the Geography Institute of Heidelberg University in Germany, especially as regards the international student […]

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