Caroline M. Gevaert

Caroline M. Gevaert

Geo-informatics Consultant

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Caroline M. Gevaert is a geo-informatics consultant and part of the Digital Earth Partnership team at the World Bank. She supports projects that use geospatial technologies and community participation. She was involved in Ramani Huria, the Resilience Academy, Digital Public Works, Monitoring Urbanization from Space, and many others.

She received an M.Sc. degree in Remote Sensing from the University of Valencia, in 2013, and an M.Sc. degree in Geographical Information Science from Lund University in 2014. In 2018 she obtained Ph.D. degree (cum laude) on using drones to map informal settlements with the Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands. She is currently working as an Assistant Professor on the same Faculty. Her research focuses on the use of machine learning for remote-sensing image analysis.

Seeing how the latest innovations in geo-informatics can help solve development issues inspires her.