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MSc thesis projects – Ongoing

Zhang Chi

A learning-based MVS boosted by diffusion model

Yingxin Feng

Text-guided editing of 3D models with generative AI

Lisa Keurentjes

A framework for automatic repair of 3D city models

Gabriela Koster

Designing a Dutch building energy simulation tool using semantic 3D city models

Sitong Li

Enhancing 3D Model for Urban Area with Neural Representations

Sharath Chandra Madanu

A Confidence-aware Deep Learning Framework for Refining Laser-scanned Point Cloud Classification

Sérénic Monté

Creating a benchmark for large urban objects using low resolution models

Chengzhi Rao

Constructing a digital 3D road network in 3D city models by using open access data

Qiwei Shen

Automatic segmentation of plant organs from point clouds

Qiuxian Wei

Multi-levels of details terrain continuity under constraining of roads

Longxiang Xu

Multi-view consistent line segment detection

MSc thesis projects – Completed


Constantijn Dinklo

Visualizing massive CFD outputs in game engines using voxelization and dynamic loading

Maren Hengelmolen

Urban computational fluid dynamics simulations set-up validations

Leo Kan

Spatial height prediction of ICESat-2 satellite data using random forest regression

Hoi-Kang (Chris) Poon

Inferring the residential building type from 3DBAG


Carolin Bachert

Mapping the Energy ADE to CityGML 3.0

Daniël Dobson

Floor count from street view imagery using learning-based façade parsing

Haoyang Dong

Correcting global elevation models for canopy and infrastructure using a residual U-Net

Tendai Mbwanda

Further Development of a QGIS plugin for the CityGML 3D City Database

Katrin Meschin

Canopy gap fraction estimation from ICESat-2 ATL08 product

Ioanna Panagiotidou

Semantically-Guided 3D Building Facade Reconstruction: A Learning-Based MVS Approach

Leon Powalka

Shape-guided artistic route finding

Fabian Visser

Neural Surface Reconstruction and Stylization

Yitong Xia

A data-driven approach to add openings to 3D BAG LOD2 building models

Lan Yan

Extraction of Exterior Building Envelopes from Building Information Models

Fengyan Zhang

Snap rounding polygons with a triangulation


Irène Apra

Semantic segmentation of roof superstructures

Camilo Caceres Tocora

Automated Semantic Segmentation of Aerial Imagery using Synthetic Data

Jos Feenstra

Geofront: directly accessible GIS tools using a web-based visual programming language

Christina Fratzeskou

From GIS to 3D flow simulations in urban environments

Runnan Fu

Modelling tree topology effects on wind

Robin Hurkmans

Efficient Solar Potential Estimation of 3D Buildings: 3D BAG as use case

Yuzhen Jin

Dynamic energy simulations based on the 3D BAG 2.0

Lars Langhorst

Predicting sedimentation in Lake Alajuela

Kostantinos Pantelios

Development of a QGIS plugin for the CityGML 3D City Database

Androniki Pavlidou

Integrated modeling of utility networks in the urban environment

Maarit Prusti

How could BIM support the digital building permit process in the Netherlands?

Ellie Roy

Inferring the number of floors of building footprints in the Netherlands

Özge Tufan

Development and testing of the CityJSON Energy Extension for space heating demand calculation

Ondrej Veselý

Building massing generation using GAN trained on Dutch 3D city models

Linjun Wang

Detailed Facade Reconstruction for Manhattan-world Buildings

Ziyan Wu

Estimating building height from ICESat-2 data: The case of the Netherlands

Laurens van Rijssel

Generating consistent triangular terrain elevation data for noise modelling

Noortje van der Horst

Procedural Modelling of Tree Growth Using Multi-temporal Point Clouds

Jasper van der Vaart

Automatic building feature detection and reconstruction in IFC models


Khaled Alhoz

ISO 19650 Information Management for buildings and civil engineering projects on WebGIS

Charalampos Chatzidiakos

Safety-driven road width estimations from vector data

Zhaiyu Chen

Learning to Reconstruct Compact Building Models from Point Clouds

Truc Quynh Doan

Test and extension of a GIS-supported design tool for new urban development areas

Denis Giannelli

Solar analysis on buildings of favelas in São Paulo to estimate PV

Nadine Hobeika

CFD, sensitivity analysis and optimisation to promote the formation of dunes

Kristof Kenesei

Constructing a digital 3D road network for The Netherlands

Xiaoai Li

CityREST: CityJSON in a database + RESTful access

Yustisi Ardhitasari Lumban Gaol

Convolutional neural networks for satellite-derived bathymetry

Camille Morlighem

Automatic reconstruction of 3D city models from historical maps

Manos Papageorgiou

Semantic segmentation of the AHN dataset with the Random Forest Classifier

Anna Vera Stevers

The effects of beach house configurations on dune-ward sediment transport

Anastasios Vogiatzis

Automated railway object mapping using imagery and point clouds

Jialun Wu

A CityJSON extension to store city information towards the automation of building permit

Maarten de Jong

Simplification of massive TINs with the streaming geometries paradigm

Wessel de Jongh

Urban morphological analysis for wind potential

Natasja van Heerden

Integration of 3D city model and BIM for microclimate simulations


Vasileios Alexandridis

Automatic detection of waterbeds in shallow muddy water bodies in the Netherlands using green LiDAR

Giulia Ceccarelli

Semantic segmentation of point clouds with the 3D medial axis transform

Felix Dahle

Automatic change detection in digital maps using aerial images and point clouds

Chirag Garg

Indoor 3D reconstruction from a single image

Pantelis Kaniouras

Road detection from remote sensing imagery

Imke Lánský

Height inference for all USA building footprints in the absence of height data

Konstantinos Mastorakis

An integrative workflow for 3D city model versioning

Maria Moscholaki

Comparison of remotely sensed and OpenStreetMap registered dams

Amber Mulder

Semantic segmentation of RGB-Z aerial imagery using convolutional neural networks

Laurens Oostwegel

Indoor positioning using augmented reality

Aviva Opsomer

Exploring the effects of void decks on urban ventilation in Singapore

Pablo Ruben

Knowledge sharing on Q&A fora: challenges of automated interaction analysis

Karin Staring

Comparison of storing CityJSON in differente databases and querying with GraphQL

Xin Wang

Using CityGML Energy ADE data in Honeybee

Gabriella Wiersma

Towards the linking of geospatial government data: A study on the semantic harmonisation between data from Dutch geo-registries

Yifang Zhao

Outer surface extraction for complex 3D building models

Rob de Groot

Automatic construction of 3D tree models in multiple levels of detail from airborne LiDAR data

Jordi van Liempt

CityJSON: does (file) size matter?


Zhiwei Ai

Semantic Segmentation of Large-scale Urban Scenes from Point Clouds

Panagiotis Arapakis

The use of digital models in microclimatic studies: First steps in coupling CityGML with ENVI-met

Freek Boersma

Exploring the modelling of different LoDs of roads and intersections in 3D city models

Vasileios Bouzas

Structure-aware building mesh simplification

Shenglan Du

Accurate, Detailed and Automatic Tree Modelling from Point Clouds

Puck Flikweert

Automatic Extraction of an IndoorGML Navigation from an Indoor Point Cloud

Francisco Gabriel Garcia Gonzalez

An interactive design tool for urban planning using the size of the living space as unit of measurement

Davey Oldenburg

Reverse Waste Flow Mapping for Amsterdam

Pablo Ruben

3D City Models in the Context of Urban Mining

Nebras Salheb

Automatic Conversion of CityGML to IFC

Nikolaos Tzounakos

Robust interior-exterior classification for 3d models

Qu Wang

3D breakline extraction from point clouds with the medial axis transform

Teng Wu

Visibility analysis in a point cloud based on the medial axis transform

Yixin Xu

Improving location accuracy of a crowdsourced weather station by using a point cloud: use case base Netatmo on the Hague


Antria Christodoulou

An image-based method for the pairwise registration of mobile laser scanning point clouds

Xander den Duijn

A 3D data modeling approach for integrated management of below and above ground utility network features

Balázs Dukai

Exploring the automatic Level of Detail inference for the validation of buildings in 3D city models

Simon Griffioen

A voxel-based methodology to detect (clustered) outliers in aerial lidar point clouds

Panagiotis Karydakis

Simplification & visualization of BIM models through Hololens

Lessie M. Ortega-Córdova

Framework for Urban Vegetation 3D Modelling

Martijn Vermeer

Large-scale efficient extraction of 3D roof segments from aerial stereo imagery

Cheng-Kai Wang

Urban building energy modeling using 3D city model and minimizing uncertainty through Bayesian inference


Yuxuan Kang

Straightening and simplifying a multi-view stereo mesh of a city

Bart Staats

Identification of walkable space in a voxel model, derived from a point cloud and its corresponding trajectory

Maya Tryfona

Bidirectional enrichment of CityGML and Multi-View Stereo Mesh models

Jan ten Kate

3D noise modeling for outdoor music events in the built environment


Tom Broersen

Automatic identification of water courses from AHN3 in flat and engineered landscapes

Florian W. Fichtner

Semantic enrichment of a point cloud based on an octree for multi-storey pathfinding

Erik Heeres

Exploring the 3D BAG: How to define it and to what extent can it automatically be created using open data

Kees Jonker

Automatic generation of raster-based height data for the Netherlands based on the AHN2 data set

Martijn Koopman

3D Path-finding in a voxelized model of an indoor environment

Marco Lam

Creating the medial axis transform for billions of lidar points using a memory efficient method

Tim Nagelkerke

Navigation to a human in motion by using points of interest

Olivier Rodenberg

The effect of A* pathfinding characteristics on the path length and performance in an octree representation of an indoor point cloud

Merwin Rook

Automatic thematic and semantic labelling of 3D city models


Rosann Aarsen

Using sensor-data collected by a "meet rollator" for deriving outdoor accessibility information concerning mobility impaired people

Carl Chen

Edge-aware simplification of roof and facade point clouds into a uniformly dense point cloud

Nikkie den Dekker

Smart cities, sensors & 3D GIS

Martijn van der Ham

Real time analyses of asset tracking in hospitals using indoor positioning technology

Milo Janssen

A 3D subsurface GIS - Adopting vector/voxel data to provide insights regarding climate adaptation and water related issues

Damien Mulder

Automatic repair of 3D city building models using a voxel-based repair method

Maarten Pronk

Storing massive TINs in a DBMS - A comparison and a prototype implementation of the multistar approach

Patricia ten Rouwelaar

Uniformity of topographical key registrations: The derivation of data specifications in order to automatically generalize the BGT into a uniform BGT product and into a midscale data product

Wu Haoxiang

3D semantic model generation from 2D floor plans

Zhou Kaixuan

Exploring Regularities for Improving Quality of Facade Reconstruction from Point Cloud


Vincent van Altena

Improvement of automatic generalisation of manmade water networks for topographic maps by context-dependent pruning

Marija Krūminaitė

Space subdivision for indoor navigation

Karl van Winden

Automatically deriving and updating attribute road data from movement trajectories

Xu Weilin

Spatial model-aided indoor tracking


Roeland Boeters

Automatic enhancement of CityGML LoD2 models with interiors and its usability for net internal area determination

Sjors Donkers

Automatic generation of CityGML LoD3 building models from IFC models

Filippo Mortari

Automatic extraction of improved geometrical network model from CityGML for indoor navigation

Davide Russo

Route Directions using Visible Landmarks for an Indoor Navigation System based on Android device IndoorNav

Lars de Vries

A research towards completing the asset information life cycle -- An analysis of the relationships between data exchange, BIM and the asset life cycle and the solutions to overcome existing issues at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.