Marjan Čeh

Delegate Slovenia (academia)

Short biography

Marjan Čeh is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, the University of Ljubljana, with over 20 years of experience in the field of cadastral surveying, GIS/LIS, land management, real estate valuation and semantics. He is a University representative at ISO GI 211. His main research interests are in the field of semantic interoperability and ontology, geometric improvement of cadastral maps, strategic development of Land Administration Systems, analyses of spatial data infrastructure and the mass appraisal of real estate. Marjan is in charge of several projects financed by Surveying and Mapping Authority of the Republic of Slovenia.

He has a university degree in geodesy and has completed a doctorate (PhD) in semantic analyses of spatial databases. He is qualified real estate valuer at Slovenian institute of revision, appointed at Supreme Court of Slovenia. He has published several scientific papers and also participates as a peer reviewer at international journals.

About University of Ljubljana

The University of Ljubljana (UL) was founded in 1919 and is the largest university in Slovenia with more than 40.000 graduate and postgraduate students. Approximately 4,000 higher education teachers are employed in the 22 faculties, 3 arts academies and one university college. Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering ( with the Department of Geodetic Engineering has also its roots in 1919. The Faculty offers, among the others, studies and research programs in the fields of geodesy and geo-informatics. In Slovenia, it is the only institution with Bachelor, Master and Doctoral study programs in this field (geospatial data acquisition, including mass data acquisition using satellite remote sensing, airborne and terrestrial technologies, geospatial data modelling and GIS, including semantic integration of spatial data sets, spatial data analyses and decision making based on spatial information; land and real property information systems, etc.). Teachers and researchers are active members in various international associations such as ISPRS, FIG, ICA, IAG. The Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering has been successfully involved in many EU research programs, e.g. 6h and 7th Framework Program, Horizon2020, COST, Leonardo da Vinci, ESPON, INTERREG.