Cyrille Médard de Chardon

  • 11, Porte des Sciences, Maison des Sciences Humaines

    L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette/Belval



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Cyrille Médard de Chardon holds a PhD in Science and Geography from the Université catholique de Louvain and University of Luxembourg (under the supervision of Geoffrey Caruso and Isabelle Thomas). His dissertation focused on a mixed-mehtods evaluation of the potential and impacts of bicycle sharing systems, as well as the politics and purposes of these new and highly promoted means of urban transportation. His dissertation was awarded the 2017 PhD award by the Network on European Communications and Transport Activity Research (NECTAR).

His current research interests are evaluating Smart City initiatives, smart-mobility, studying new urban mobility structures and governance types, car-free cities, and the potential of sensors for citizen empowerment.

Cyrille has been teaching Geographic Information Science for over a decade at Simon Fraser University, the British Columbia Institue of Technology, the University of Luxembourg and Universtiy of Hull. He is currently involved in a project aiming to develop tools to assist teaching of Geography methodologies.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, A Geographical Analysis of Bicycle Sharing Systems, Université Catholique de Louvain

Award Date: 5 Oct 2016

PhD, A geographical analysis of bicycle-sharing systems, Université du Luxembourg

Award Date: 5 Oct 2016

Master, Designing groundwater visualization interfaces, Simon Fraser University

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