Anna Kovacs-Györi

Email: anna.gyori(at), Phone: +43 662 8044 7555

PhD topic: Quality of Life

Anna Győri studied Geography with a specialization in GIS at the Department of Physical Geography and Geoinformatics, University of Szeged, Hungary. She worked at the faculty as a student teaching assistant in Geoinformatics and Geomorphology between 2013 and 2014. Within the framework of her Master’s degree programme she spent one semester as an exchange student at the Z_GIS.
She was a student research fellow at the Disaster Management Directorate of Csongrád County, Hungary from the summer of 2013.

The main focus of her master thesis was the examination of some GIS methods to get to know how they can improve the flood evacuation plan of Szeged city. It included allocation and scenario analysis, demographic statistics, and effective route planning.

After obtaining her Master’s degree she was working for Budapest Közút as a GIS technician. Among other things her task was checking and verifying the LiDAR and vector-based datasets related to the road network, and the road system for public transport in the capital of Hungary.

At the Doctoral College she is going to address the topic of Quality of Life under the supervision of Prof. Thomas Blaschke.
As a geographer she likes hiking but besides geography and professional things she is interested in Chinese language and culture as well.