PhD candidate Diego Quintero and his team won two main awards at UNLEASH 2018, the world’s biggest innovation program focused on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. UNLEASH 2018 took place last week in Singapore.
Born in the USA, studies in the Netherlands, work in Bolivia, Master’s degree in Spain and Sweden... and now a PhD position at ITC. That is Caroline Gevaert’s life in a nutshell. The research of this cosmopolitan PhD candidate is focused on mapping informal settlements with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). ‘I can’t believe it’s my job,' she says about flying drones in Africa.