Recent PhD Defenses – Delta Urbanism

We are very much glad to share the accomplishment of three PhD Thesis successfully defended in the past months.
Warmest congratulations to our dear Doctors Yuting Tai, Veronica Zagare, and Anne Loes Nillesen!

 

Pearl River Delta – Courtesy NASA. Image created by Jesse Allen Landsat 3 MSS data provided by the University of Maryland’s Global Land Cover Facility. Landsat 7 ETM+ data provided courtesy of the Landsat Project Science Office, NASA/GSFC.

Dr.ir. Yuting Tai
PhD thesis:
‘Changing Values on Water in Delta Cities. The case of Guangzhou in China’s Pearl River Delta’.
Promotor:
Prof.dr.ir. V.J. Meyer  
Copromotor:
Dr. L. Qu
Defence date:
11th September 2018

 

 

 

 

Parana Delta Courtesy Jacques Descloitres, MODISRapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Dr.ir. Veronica Zagare
PhD thesis:
‘The dichotomy of urbanising deltas: Towards a method of planning and design. The case of Lower Parana Delta, Argentina’.
Promotor:
Prof.dr.ir. V.J. Meyer
Copromotor:
Dr. D.A. Sepulveda Carmona
Defence date:
17th October 2018

 

 

 

Dutch Delta – Courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Dr.ir. Anne Loes Nillesen
PhD thesis:
‘Spatial quality as a decisive criterium in flood risk strategies. An integrated approach for flood risk strategy’.
Promotor:
Prof.dr.ir. V.J. Meyer
Copromotor:
Prof.dr.ir. M. Kok
Defence date:
7th January 2019