Curriculum Vitae

Research Experience

From 10/2019 Juniorprofessor, TU Dortmund University
Department of Spatial Planning
Since 2018 Affiliated Research Associate, Heidelberg University
GIScience Research Group, Institute of Geography
2018—2019 Assistant Professor, University of Warwick
Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies
2013—2018 Research Assistant, Heidelberg University
GIScience Research Group, Institute of Geography
2013 Visiting Scholar, Harvard University
Center for Geographical Analysis, Institute for Quantitative Social Science
2011—2012 Research Assistant, STAGU Osnabrück
Steinbeis Transfer Centre for Applied Geosciences and Environmental Research


2013—2018 Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D.), Heidelberg University
Thesis: The Analysis of Spatially Superimposed and Heterogeneous Random Variables
Supervisors: Prof. Alexander Zipf, Prof. João Porto de Albuquerque
Examiners: Prof. Ulrike Gerhard, Prof. Hans Gebhardt
2010—2012 M.Sc. Geoinformatics, Osnabrück University
Thesis: A Push-Based Architecture for Asynchronous OGC Web Processing Services
Supervisors: Prof. Bernd Resch, Prof. Martin Kada
2007—2010 B.Sc. Geoinformatics, Osnabrück University
Thesis: Implementation of a location-based service for the visualization of site-specific information in local trains
Supervisors: Prof. Manfred Ehlers, Dipl.-Geogr., Dipl.-Umweltwiss. Kai Behncke

Practical Experience

2011—2017 Software Developer
Botanical Garden, Osnabrück University
Development of mobile and web-based GIS applications
2010—2011 Software Developer
Institute of Geography, Martin Luther University of Halle—Wittenberg
Development of a web-based routing application

Awards and Honours

03/2019 Dissertation Award Geoinformatics 2019
Runder Tisch GIS e.V., Technical University of Munich
04/2018 First Prize, CDRC Data Challenge
GISRUK’18 Conference, Leicester, UK
03/2014 Young Researchers Award 2013
North-German Society for Geoinformatics (GiN)
03/2014 International Mobility Grant Funding
German Universities Excellence Initiative II
01/2013 PhD Scholarship
State of Baden—Württemberg

Scientific Reviewing

Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems ACM
Applied Geography Elsevier
Computers, Environment and Urban Systems Elsevier
Internet Computing IEEE
Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing IEEE
Transactions on Technology and Society IEEE
Algorithms MDPI
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health MDPI
International Journal of Geo-Information MDPI
Remote Sensing MDPI
PLOS ONE Public Library of Science
Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences PsychOpen
Environment and Planning B SAGE
KN—Journal of Cartography and Geographic Information Springer
Knowledge and Information Systems Springer
Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards Springer
PFG – Journal of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Science Springer
Annals of the American Association of Geographers Taylor & Francis
Geo-spatial Information Science Taylor & Francis
International Journal of Digital Earth Taylor & Francis
International Journal of Geographical Information Science Taylor & Francis
Journal of Location Based Services Taylor & Francis
Journal of Spatial Science Taylor & Francis
Regional Studies Taylor & Francis
Geographical Analysis Wiley
Journal of Flood Risk Management Wiley
Transactions in GIS Wiley
Complexity Wiley-Hindawi
International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making World Scientific

Professional Memberships

Fellow Royal Geographical Society, London, UK
Member Association for Geoinformatics, GeoIT and Navigation
Member German Society for Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing, and Geoinformation (DGPF)