We are glad to welcome Dr Hu Zui from Heng Yang Normal University for a postdoc research period as an international scholar to the Austrian Academy of Sciences Commission for GIScience. He will be hosted at Z_GIS (Techno-Z) during the first half of 2016. His current research is focussed on the identification and extraction of hydrographic features from DEM in the Loess plateau, northern China.
Dr Hu Zui is a recipient of the JESH (Joint Excellence in Science and Humanities) award for advanced research. Funding is provided by BMWFW, with administrative support from the Austrian Academy of Sciences.