Education

02/2005 - 12/2009: PhD in Natural Sciences - Geoinformatics; Paris-Lodron University of Salzburg, Austria & Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

09/2003 - 03/2005: Master of Science; Halmstad University, Sweden; Computer Systems Engineering.

10/2000 - 03/2005: Diplomingenieur (FH); Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Austria; Information Technology and Systems Management.

Work Experience

07/2009 - to present: Senior Scientist and Lecturer; Paris-Lodron University of Salzburg, Department of Geoinformatics, Austria

09/2012 - to present: Research Director - Live Geography; University of Heidelberg, Chair of GIScience, Germany

04/2013 - to present: Visiting Fellow; Harvard University, Cambridge, USA

07/2009 - 07/2014: Lecturer; Paris-Lodron University of Salzburg, Department ofGeoinformatics, Austria

05/2007 - 01/2014: Research Affiliate; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, SENSEable City Lab, Cambridge, USA

09/2012 - 04/2013: Lecturer; University of Osnabrueck, Institute for Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing, Germany

09/2011 - 08/2012: Visiting Professor (Associate Professorship); University of Osnabrueck, Institute for Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing, Germany

02/2005 - 08/2012: Research Scientist; Research Studios Austria Forschungsgesellschaft mbH - iSPACE (formerly part of today's Austrian Institute of Technology), Salzburg, Austria

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