Full Professor, Faculty of Forestry, Geography and Geomatics, Université Laval
Director, Centre de recherche en données et intelligence géospatiales (CRDIG, Geospatial Data and Intelligence Research Centre)
Thierry Badard is a Full Professor of Geoinformatics in the Department of Geomatics at Université Laval in Quebec City (Canada). He is director of the Centre de recherche en données et intelligence géospatiales (CRDIG, Geospatial Data and Intelligence Research Center) and a member of the steering committee of the Big Data Research Center (CRDM) at Université Laval.
With 25 years of experience in the field, he has led major national and international R&D projects. Editor and reviewer for several international journals and scientific conferences, his research interests focus on geospatial Big Data, machine learning, geo-analytics, processing of spatial data flows in real time for better decision support, IoT (Internet of Things) and smart cities.