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Thursday, 13 October 2022 13:31

Winner of 2022 RSAI Dissertation Award

I Gede Nyoman Mindra Jaya CVThe selection committee for the RSAI Best Dissertation award has unanimously agreed to declare the PhD thesis of I Gede Nyoman Mindra Jaya entitled ‘Bayesian Spatiotemporal Modeling and Mapping of Infectious Disease: Methodology and Application to Dengue disease in Bandung and COVID-19 in West Java, Indonesia’ as winner of the 2022 RSAI Best Dissertation Award.

This thesis has already been published in the form of four academic peer-reviewed papers in the Journal of Regional Science (2021), Geographical Analysis (2021) and the Journal of Geographical Systems (2020 and 2022).  It was also unanimously awarded the cum laude (honours) distinction (for outstanding ability to conduct independent research) by the assessment and review committee (comprising Professors P. McCann, R. Bivand, A. Anshory Yusuf,J. LeSage, M. Fischer)  as well as the Tiebout Price of the Western Regional Science Association in 2019.

The RSAI congratulates Dr. Jaya and his supervisors, Prof. L.J.G. van Wissen and Prof. H. Folmer (Groningen University).

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