Education

2022
Habilitation in Geoinformatik
Thesis: Patterns, Laws, and Structure in Geographical Information
2016
2013
Continuation of Doctoral studies
Thesis: A Scale-Invariant Spatial Graph Model
supervised by Andrew U Frank at the Vienna University of Technology, Austria
2013
2011
Doctoral studies in Geoinformation
supervised by Werner Kuhn at the University of Münster, Germany
2011
Diplom in Mathematics (minor subject: Physics)
Thesis: Bogomolovs Zerlegungssatz für Calabi-Yau-Mannigfaltigkeiten
supervised by Daniel Huybrechts at the University of Bonn, Germany
2004
Vordiplom in Physics (minor subject: Astronomy)

Awards and Honours

present
2022
Member of the Young Academy
2020
Waldo-Tobler Young Researcher Award
2020
Kartografieprijs
for a map jointly created with P Raposo, W Feringa, MJ Kraak, and B Köbben
2022
2019
Member of the WIN-Kolleg
2018
Selected participant of the management programme ‘Auf dem Weg zur Professur’
2016
Mar–Apr

Affiliations

present
2023
Professor of Space and Place in the Information Sciences
2019
2016
2016
Feb–Nov
2015
2013
University Assistant, Project Assistant
present
2012
Member, Associated Member since 2014
2012
2011

Teaching

Methodology and the Scientific Discourse of the Digital Sciences
module convenor; fall 2023
Digital Perspectives
module co-convenor; fall 2023
Cartography and Geomedia
module convenor; fall 2023
Seminar on GIScience – Theory and Concepts
module co-convenor; fall 2023
Space and Ethics
lecturer; fall 2023
Seminar on GIScience – Theory and Concepts
lecturer, 2 meetings; fall 2022
Space and Ethics
lecturer; fall 2022
Geodata Visualization
module convenor; fall 2022
Lectures in GIScience (Ringvorlesung)
lecturer, 1 lecture; fall 2022
Space and Ethics
lecturer; fall 2021
Geodata Visualization
module convenor; fall 2021
Lectures in GIScience (Ringvorlesung)
lecturer, 1 lecture; fall 2021
Geodata Visualization
module convenor; fall 2020
Seminar on GIScience – Theory and Concepts
module co-convenor; spring 2020
Advanced GIS and Visualization
module convenor; spring 2020
Beyond Cartography – Visualization of Geographical Information
lecturer, 1 lecture; fall 2019
Integrated Geodata Visualization
module convenor; fall 2019
Cartography II
lecturer; spring 2019
Cartography I
lecturer; fall 2018
Cartography II
lecturer; spring 2018
Cartography I
lecturer; fall 2017
GIS Theory
assistant, lecture by Andrew U Frank; fall 2014
Mobile GIS Applications
assistant, lecture by Andrew U Frank; fall 2013
Outreach Teaching Activities to Engage Pupils and Teachers
organizer and teacher, GI@Schoool; fall 2012, spring 2012, fall 2011
Analysis IV
tutor, lecture by Werner Müller; spring 2010
Analysis III
tutor, lecture by Werner Müller; fall 2009
Linear Algebra II
tutor, lecture by Werner Ballmann; spring 2009
Linear Algebra I
tutor, lecture by Werner Ballmann; fall 2008
Algebra I
tutor, lecture by Daniel Huybrechts; spring 2008
Groups, Rings, Moduls
tutor, lecture by Michael Rapoport; fall 2007
Linear Algebra II
tutor, lecture by Daniel Huybrechts; spring 2007
Linear Algebra I
tutor, lecture by Daniel Huybrechts; fall 2006
Analysis IV
tutor, lecture by Jens Franke; spring 2006
Analysis III
tutor, lecture by Jens Franke; fall 2005
Analysis II
tutor, lecture by Jens Franke; spring 2005

Supervision

PhD
Exploring the potential of 3D visualizations of geographical flows*
Yuhang Gu, PhD Thesis, ongoing
Department of Geo-Information Processing, University of Twente
MSc
Materiality in cartography. A first attempt to evaluate its usefulness
Manuela Londoño Jiménez, MSc Thesis, 2023
Department of Geo-Information Processing, University of Twente
MSc
The cartographic visualization of process and change. Case study of the urban development of Vienna
Tea Muraj, MSc Thesis, 2023
Department of Geo-Information Processing, University of Twente
MSc
Blazing the trail – creating a customizable web map for Yellowstone and Grand Canyon National Parks
Vanessa Henkes, MSc Thesis, 2023
Department of Geo-Information Processing, University of Twente
PDF MSc
The effect of the meaning and experience of locale and place on the contribution behaviour to OpenStreetMap
Amber van de Kerkhof, MSc Thesis, 2023
Department of Geo-Information Processing, University of Twente
MSc
How maps have been used: towards a typoloogy of map functions*
Julia Schiller, MSc Thesis, 2023
Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation, Technical University of Vienna
MSc
Landmarks and salient features in navigation tasks*
Karim Ahmadreza, MSc Thesis, 2023
Department of Geo-Information Processing, University of Twente
PDF MSc
Combining art, storytelling, and visualization to convey and contextualize map projection distortion
Esmé Middaugh, MSc Thesis, 2022
Department of Geo-Information Processing, University of Twente
PDF MSc
GIS-based analysis and visualisation of indigenous-derived toponyms – applied to toponyms in Mexico*
Nele Peschel, MSc Thesis, 2022
School of Engineering and Design, Technical University of Munich
MSc
Analysis and quantification of urban bicycle networks: the example of Copenhagen
Philip Steenkamp, MSc Thesis, 2022
Department of Geo-Information Processing, University of Twente
Reclaiming place through marginalized narratives. A critical geography and humanistic approach to the cartographic visualization of Beyoğlu, Istanbul
Ceren Dolma, MSc Thesis, 2021
Department of Geo-Information Processing, University of Twente
Town and gown: visualising university neighbourhoods as places within the urban environment
Milana Glebova, MSc Thesis, 2021
Department of Geo-Information Processing, University of Twente
MSc
Constructing parallel narratives in cartographic storytelling
Stephanie Fovenyessy, MSc Thesis, 2021
Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation, Technical University of Vienna
PDF MSc
Improving the cartographic visualization techniques of platial features: the examples of London parks
Luke Harvey, MSc Thesis, 2020
Department of Geo-Information Processing, University of Twente
PDF MSc
An empirical evaluation of the story focus concept – the example of a map telling the story of “The Legend of Meng Jiangnu”
Adebayo Yusuf Ishola, MSc Thesis, 2020
Department of Geo-Information Processing, University of Twente
PDF MSc
An empiric evaluation of the affordances of panorama maps and planimetric maps in the context of alpine ski areas. The example of SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental
Jenny Janssen, MSc Thesis, 2020
Department of Geo-Information Processing, University of Twente
MSc
Better standards for cartographic styling*
Xin Tian, MSc Thesis, 2020
Department of Geo-Information Processing, University of Twente
MSc
Investigating spatial bias in citizen science phenological data*
Xinyi Qiu, MSc Thesis, 2020
Department of Geo-Information Processing, University of Twente
MSc
Characteristics and quality of volunteered geographical information in the context of physical and human geography*
Katharina Przybill, MSc Thesis, 2020
Institute of Geography, Heidelberg University
MSc
Bridging the communication gap between VGI data producers and consumers. The example of disaster management*
Melanie Eckle, MSc Thesis, 2019
Institute of Geography, Heidelberg University
PDF Diplom
Robuste Ausgleichung geodätischer Netzmessungen. Ein Vergleich von vier Ansätzen*
Helene Kastner, Diplom Thesis, 2014
Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation, Vienna University of Technology
* only second supervision, reviewer role, or mentoring
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