December, 17, 2012 Günther Sagl successfully defended his PhD Thesis, entitled "Spatio-Temporal Analyses of Environmental and Social In Situ Sensor Data".
Günther Sagl convincingly presented and defended his research work. Prof. Blaschke served as the chair of the examination panel, Prof. Siegfried Reich (director of Salzburg Research) and Prof. Martin Raubal (ETH Zürich, Switzerland) acted as discussants. After the presentation of the major achievements by the candidate a lively and challenging discussion examined the major achievements of the research work. Nearly 50 visitors followed this interesting defence, and some participants took the chance to actively engage in this discussion.
This was the first defence in the context of the Doctoral College “GIScience”. Günther Sagl was one of currently 10 associated students of the DK. His defence offered him the opportunity to establish himself as an expert in the field of his work of research. With this degree Günther has achieved the next step in his career and we congratulate him to his performance and wish him all the best for his future career as a scientist!