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Cyrille Médard de Chardon

Postdoctoral researcher

Fakultät oder Zentrum Fakultät für Geisteswissenschaften, Erziehungswissenschaften und Sozialwissenschaften
Department Fachbereich Geographie und Raumplanung
Postadresse Université du Luxembourg
2, Avenue de l'Université
L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette

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-methods 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 Institute of Technology, the University of Luxembourg and University of Hull. He is currently involved in multiple projects:

  • Digilego is developing resources to assist teaching of geography methodologies.
  • MobiHealth is studying impacts of COVID-19 on mobility.
  • CEPES is questioning whether sensors provide individuals benefits.

Research interests

  • Smart Cities
  • Smart-mobility
  • Urban mobility governance
  • Car-free cities
  • Smart citizens
  • Data activism

Last updated on: Montag, den 07. November 2022

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See detailThe Cemetery Surveyor Application: Non-paper data Collection Methods in Luxembourg Burial Grounds
Streb, Christoph Klaus; Médard de Chardon, Cyrille; Kolnberger, Thomas

in Mytum, Harold; Veit, Richard (Eds.) Innovation and implementation. Critical Reflections and New Approaches to Historc Mortuary Data Collection, Analysis and Dissemination (2023)

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