Tania Landes

Associate Professor (HDR)
Tel.: +33 3 69 32 20 17

Short Bio

  • 2021: Dr. Habil at the Department of Surveying and Civil Engineering (habilitation thesis in december 2020), INSA Strasbourg (HDR title: Contribution à la segmentation et à la modélisation 3D du milieu urbain à partir de nuages de points / Segmentation and 3D modeling of urban scenes from point clouds)
  • 2001-2020 : Associate Professor at the Department of Surveying and Civil Engineering, INSA Strasbourg
  • 1996- 2001: Senior Lecturer, Department of Surveying, ENSAIS Strasbourg
  • 2000 : PhD in remote sensing at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany (Thesis title: Multi-Frequency and Multi-Polarization Synthetic Aperture Radar Data for Hydrological Parameter Modelling)
  • 1996-1999: PhD Student at the IPF (Institute of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing), KIT (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), Germany
  • 1995 -1996: Surveying Engineer in a Private Surveying Office, Strasbourg, France
  • 1995: Dipl.-Ing. in Surveying (ENSAIS, Strasbourg, 1995)

Research Interests

  • Laser scanning and architectural photogrammetry for cultural heritage documentation
  • Laser scanning and remote sensing for urban microclimate studies
  • Mobile Mapping Systems and photogrammetric computer systems
  • Integration and accuracy of data in 3D city and building models, BIM, Heritage-BIM


  • Adjustment computation
  • Topometry 
  • Laserscanning and point cloud processing
  • Processing of images and point clouds for 3D urban models
  • BIM (Building Information Modelling)
  • Computer Assisted Design
  • Remote Sensing

Administrative Roles

  • French educational head of the French-German curriculum leading to a double degree INSA Strasbourg-KIT Karlsruhe in geodesy and geoinformatics, since 2012
  • Coordinator of the Department of Surveying at INSA Strasbourg since 2015