Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences - Geography Department

Curriculum vitae




  • 2002: Habilitation, Freie Universität Berlin
  • 1995: Dr. rer. nat., Freie Universität Berlin
  • 1988: Diploma in Geography, Freie Universität Berlin

Professional career

  • since 2011: Chair of the newly founded section Geoinformatics at GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
  • since 2005: Professorship for Geoinformation Management und Visualisation at GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, and Geographical Institute at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • 2002–2004: Guest-Professorship for Cartography and Geomatics, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • 2002: Scientist at German Research Centre for Geosciences
  • 2000: Visiting Professorship at Institute for Geography and Applied Geoinformatics at Paris-Lodron-Universität Salzburg
  • 1998–2001: Habilitation grant from Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and Freie Universität Berlin
  • 1998: Guest Scientist, Technische Universität Vienna, Austria
  • 1996–1998: Senior Scientist for Geoinformation Systems, Universityät Rostock
  • 1994–1996: GIS Consultant, Ebit GmbH, Munich
  • 1991/1992: Guest scientist at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
  • 1988-1991: Scientist/PhD, Freie Universität Berlin