Curriculum Vitae
Stephan Winter

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil.

Current affiliation

Discipline Leader, Geomatics
Department of Infrastructure Engineering
University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010
Australia

Tel:  +61 3 8344 7875

winter@unimelb.edu.au
http://www.ie.unimelb.edu.au
http://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/winter

Personal

Born Ruwiedel
May 24, 1963
Wuppertal, Germany

Education
·   Habilitation
Technical University Vienna, Austria
Thesis: Unified Behavior of Vector and Raster Representation
(GeoInfo Series Vol. 20)
Experts: A. U. Frank, P. F. Fisher, M. Worboys
Venia legendi in "Geoinformation".
6/2001
·   Dr.-Ing. (Ph.D.), cum laude
University of Bonn, Germany
Thesis: Uncertain Topological Relations between Imprecise Regions (in German)
(DGK C-465)
Advisors: W. Förstner, M. Molenaar, H.-P. Helfrich
6/1996
·   Dipl.-Ing. (MSc)
University of Bonn, Germany
Thesis: Measurement of Reseau Marks in Digitized Images (in German)
Supervisor: G. Kupfer
9/1990
Professional appointments
·   Professor
Department of Infrastructure Engineering, The University of Melbourne
2013
·   Discipline Leader, Geomatics
Department of Infrastructre Engineering, The Unversity of Melbourne
2011
·   Head of Department
Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne
2010
·   Deputy Head of Department
Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne
2009
·   Associate Professor
Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne
2007-2012
·   Senior Lecturer
Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne
2003-2007
·   Visiting Faculty
University of Muenster, Germany
2005
·   Visiting Faculty
University of Redlands, CA
2003
·   Visiting Faculty
Carinthia Tech Institute, Austria
2002/03
·   Universitäts-Dozent (Associate Professor)
Institute for Geoinformation, Technical University Vienna
2001-2003
·   Assistant Professor
Institute for Geoinformation, Technical University Vienna
1998-2001
·   Senior Research Assistant
Institute for Geoinformation, Technical University Vienna
1997-1998
·   Research Assistant
Institute for Photogrammetry, University of Bonn
1990-1997
Awards and honors
·   Best Vision Paper Award, 24th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, San Francisco, USA / CCC Blue Sky (with Agatz, Bazzan, Kutadinata, Mattfeld, Sester, and Wolfson) 2016
·   Keynote talk, International Symposium on Geoinformatics, Malang, Indonesia 2016
·   Keynote talk, Australasian Database Conference, Sydney 2016
·   Best Poster Award, International Symposium on Disrupting Mobility, Cambridge, MA 2015
·   Keynote talk, University of Tasmania's 2015 Geography and Spatial Sciences Conference, 10-11 June 2015, Hobart, Australia 2015
·   Invited talk, International Symposium on 3D Land and Property Information, Australia 2015
·   Keynote talk, 13th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, Australia 2014
·   Keynote talk, Spatial Cognition, Bremen, Germany 2014
·   Keynote talk, 17th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science, Castellon, Spain 2014
·   Best case study award at ISCI, the International Simulation Conference of India 2014 (Shubham Jain) 2014
·   First prize, CTS Application Challenge 2013 (with Miller, Yue, Labrinidis, Laube, Liang, and Ronald) 2013
·   Best Paper Award, COSIT 2013, Scarborough (with Vasardani, Timpf and Tomko) 2013
·   Invited member COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Action IC1203: European Network Exploring Research into Geospatial Information Crowdsourcing: software and methodologies for harnessing geographic information from the crowd (ENERGIC) 2013-2016
·   Keynote talk, GIScience Symposium 2013, Salzburg, Austria 2013
·   Visiting Fellowship, Swiss National Fund 2013
·   Australia-India Senior Fellowship, Australian Academy of Science 2013
·   Invitation to the workshop Cognitive Approaches for the Semantic Web, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany. 2011
·   CCC Headwaters Award (second place), SSTD 2011 (for a joint paper with Kai-Florian Richter) 2011
·   Honorary author for the inaugural issue of International Journal of 3D Information Modeling (IJ3DIM) 2011
·   Outstanding Paper Award, ITS World Congress 2010 (with Han Wang) 2010
·   Best Paper Award, 13th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science 2010 (with M. Raubal, UCSB) 2010
·   Invitation to the workshop Spatial Representation and Reasoning in Language, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany. 2010
·   Invitation to the workshop Generalization of Spatial Information, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany. 2009
·   Keynote talk at the Tenth Brazilian Symposium on GeoInformatics (GeoINFO 2008), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2008
·   U. V. Helava Award, ISPRS 2008
·   Invitation to the workshop Representation, Analysis and Visualization of Moving Objects, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany. 2008
·   Best paper award, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 2007
·   Hanse Institute for Advanced Study Fellowship, Delmenhorst, Germany 2007
·   Invitation to the NSF Workshop on Agent-Based Modeling of Complex Spatial Systems, Santa Barbara, CA. 2007
·   Invitation to the workshop Spatial Data: Mining, Processing, and Communicating. Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany. 2006
·   Invited lecturer at the GI Fall School, University of Münster. 2005
·   Invitation to the workshop Spatial Cognition: Specialization and Integration, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany. 2005
·   Invitation to the 4th International Workshop on Computational Cartography and Spatial Modeling, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany. 2003
·   EURESCO travel grant for Conference on Modeling for Wayfinding Services in Bad Herrenalb, Germany 2003
·   Invited lecturer at the First EDUGI.NET Summer School, Münster. 2002
·   Invitation to the 3rd International Workshop on Computational Cartography and Spatial Modeling, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany. 2001
·   Scholarship for the ESF-GISDATA and NSF-NCGIA Second Summer Institute in Geographic Information, Berlin. 1996
Professional activities

Chair / Organizer:

·   Program Committee Chair, Tenth International Conference on GIScience, Melbourne, Australia 2018
·   Program Committee Co-Chair, Third IEEE International Workshop on Pervasive Context-Aware Smart Cities and Intelligent Transportation Systems (PerAwareCity), in conjunction with PerCom'18, Athens, Greece 2018
·   Co-Chair, International Workshop on Computational Transportation Science, in conjunction with ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2016
·   Co-Chair, ITS World Congress 2016 University Grand Challenge 2016
·   Co-Chair, AwareCities 2016, workshop in conjunction with IEEE PerCom’16 Conference 2016
·   Program Chair, Research@Locate'14, 7-9 April, Canberra, Australia 2014
·   Co-Chair of the Dagstuhl Seminar 13512, on Social Issues in Computational Transportation Science, 15-19 December, Dagstuhl, Germany 2013
·   Co-Organizer, SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Computational Models of Place, 5 November, in conjunction with ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS, Orlando, FL, USA 2013
·   Co-Chair of the COSIT Workshop on Spatio-temporal theories and research for environmental, urban an social sciences: where do we stand?, 2 September, Scarborough, UK 2013
·   Co-Organizer, Mathematics of Transportation Networks, Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute, 19-21 June, Melbourne, Australia 2013
·   Co-Chair of the NII Shonan Seminar on Social Issues in Computational Transportation Science, 16-20 December, Kanagawa, Japan 2012
·   Co-Chair of the Fifth International Workshop on Computational Transportation Science, in conjunction with ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS, 6 November, Redondo Beach, CA 2012
·   Co-Chair of the International Workshop on Place-Related Knowledge Acquisition Research, 31 August, in conjunction with Spatial Cognition, Bad Seeon, Germany 2012
·   General Chair of the Second ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Indoor Spatial Awareness, in conjunction with ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS, San Jose, CA 2010
·   Co-Chair of the Dagstuhl Seminar on Computational Transportation Science, 21-26 March 2010, Dagstuhl, Germany 2010
·   Co-Chair of the International Workshop on Presenting Spatial Information: Granularity, Relevance, and Integration, 21 September 2009, in conjunction with the Conference on Spatial Information Theory, Aber Wrac'h, France 2009
·   Co-Chair of the ISPRS WG II/1, Cognition and Modeling of Space and Time 2008-
·   Chair of the International Workshop on Computational Models of Place, PLACE'08, in conjunction with the International Conference on Geographic Information Science, 23 September, Park City, USA 2008
·   Chair of the Eighth International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT'07), Mount Eliza, Australia (proceedings) 2007
·   Chair of the International Workshop on Social Space and Geographic Space, in conjunction with COSIT'07, 19 September 2007, Mt Eliza, Australia 2007
·   Chair of the Workshop on Spatial Information Theory, The University of Melbourne, Australia, 4.11.2005 2005
·   Chair of the Workshop on Trust and Reputation in Ad-Hoc Local Communities, Melbourne, Australia 2005
·   Co-Chair of the ISPRS WG II/6, System Integration and Interoperability 2004-2008
·   Chair of theInteroperability Working Group in the Association of GI Laboratories in Europe (AGILE) 2002-2003
·   Chair of the Workshop Interoperability in Action, Lyon 2003
·   Chair of the EuroConference on Ontology and Epistemology for Spatial Data Standards, La Londe, France 2000
·   Co-Chair of the Working Group on Databases in the ISPRS (WG IV/I) 1996-2000
·   Local organizer of the OpenGIS Consortium TC/MC Meeting in Vienna 1998
·   Local organizer of the CHOROCHRONOS Intensive Workshop in Vienna 1997

Program Committees:

·   16th International Symposium on Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems 2018 2018
·   IEEE DSAA Special Session on Environmental and Geo-spatial Data Analytics, Tokyo, Japan 2017
·   11th Workshop on Geographic Information Retrieval, Heidelberg, Germany 2017
·   Workshop on Semantic Information in Geosocial Data for the Mobile Age, Zurich, Switzerland 2017
·   ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2017, Los Angeles, CA 2017
·   International Workshop on Computational Transportation Science, in conjunction with ACM SISGSPATIAL GIS 2017 2017
·   14th International Conference on Location-Based Services, Zurich 2018
·   ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Geospatial Humanities, Los Angeles 2017
·   International Science Committee (ISC) of the ISPRS Geospatial Week 2017 (GSW17) 2017
·   13th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT 2017), L’Aquila, Italy 2017
·   Indoor 3D -- ISPRS Workshop, Beijing 2017
·   GeoRich Workshop, Raleigh, NC 2017
·   International Symposium on Social Media Data and Tracking Data, Washington DC 2017
·   W2GIS Symposium, Shanghai 2017
·   2nd International Conference in 3D Indoor Modelling and Navigation (Indoor3D), Athens, Greece 2016
·   Spatial Cognition X: Selected extended contributions of Kogwis 2016 - Space for Cognition and Spatial Cognition 2016 2016
·   Geoinfo 2016, Campos de Jordao, Brazil 2016
·   ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2016, San Francisco, CA 2016
·   ISA Workshop, in conjunction with ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2016 2016
·   10th Workshop on Geographic Information Retrieval, in conjunction with ACM SISGSPATIAL GIS 2016 2016
·   13th International Conference on Location Based Services, Vienna 2016
·   GIScience 2016, Montreal 2016
·   19th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science (AGILE 2016), Helsinki 2016
·   Third International ACM SIGMOD Workshop on Managing and Mining Enriched Geo-Spatial Data, San Francisco, CA 2016
·   ITS World Congress Program Committee, Melbourne, Australia 2016
·   7th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Indoor Spatial Awareness, Seattle, WA 2015
·   8th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Computational Transportation Science, Seattle, WA 2015
·   ACM CIKM 2015 Workshop on Understanding the City with Urban Informatics, Melbourne 2015
·   ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2015, Seattle, WA 2015
·   IEEE 18th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Canary Islands, Spain 2015
·   Second International ACM Workshop on Managing and Mining Semantically Rich Geo-Spatial Data 2015
·   International Workshop on Events and Processes in Collectives (EPIC), in conjunction with COSIT'15 2015
·   LBS Conference, Augsburg, Germany 2015
·   Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT), Santa Fe, NM 2015
·   14th International Symposium on Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems, Grenoble, France 2015
·   18th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science (AGILE 2015), Lisbon, Portugal 2015
·   17th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Qingdao, China 2014
·   XV Brazilian Symposium on GeoInformatics - GeoInfo 2014, Campos do Jordão, Brazil 2014
·   7th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Computational Transportation Science, Dallas, TX 2014
·   8th ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Geographic Information Retrieval, Dallas, TX 2014
·   Eighth International Workshop on Semantic and Conceptual Issues in Geographic Information Systems  (SeCoGIS), Atlanta, GA 2014
·   First International Conference on GI Research, University of Tehran, Iran 2014
·   ISPRS/IGU Joint International Conference on Geospatial Theory, Processing, Modelling and Applications 2014
·   ACM SIGSPATIAL 2014, Dallas, TX
(Senior PC member)
2014
·   11th International Symposium on Location-based Services

2014

·   Workshop on Multi-Sensor Fusion for Outdoor Dynamic Scene Understanding (MSF 2014) in conjunction with CVPR 2014 2014
·   Spatial Cognition, Bremen, Germany 2014
·   GIScience Conference, Vienna, Austria 2014
·   17th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science, in Castellón, Spain 2014
·   Joint International Conference on Geospatial Theory, Processing, Modelling and Applications, together with IGU Commission on Geographical Information Science and Commission on Modelling Geographical Systems, Toronto, Canada. 2014
·   W2GIS, Seoul, South Korea 2014
·   GIS Ostrava 2014 - Geoinformatics for Intelligent Transportation, Ostrava, CZ 2014
·   Indoor 3D, Cape Town, SA 2013
·   International Symposium & Exhibition on Geoinformation (ISG2013), 24-25 September, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2013
·   Mobile Ghent 2013 2013
·   6th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Computational Transportation Science, November 5, Orlando, FL, USA 2013
·   ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS, 5-8 November, Orlando, FL, USA 2013
·   COSIT 2013, Scarborough, UK 2013
·   AfricaGIS 2013, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, November 4-8 2013
·   7th International Workshop on Semantic and Conceptual Issues in GIS (SeCoGIS) 2013, Hong Kong 2013
·   ICA Workshop on Street Networks and Transport, August 23-24, Dresden, Germany 2013
·   10th International Symposium on Location Based Services, Shanghai, China, November 21-22, 2013 2013
·   Geoinformatik 2013, Heidelberg, Germany 2013
·   16th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Leuven, Belgium 2013
·   4th International Workshop on Indoor Spatial Awareness, ISA 2012
·   GeoInfo 2012, Brazil 2012
·   SKALID Workshop on Spatial Knowledge Acquisition with Limited Information Displays, in conjunction with Spatial Cognition, Bad Seeon, Germany 2012
·   6th International Workshop on Semantic and Conceptual Issues in GIS, SeCoGIS, Brussels, Belgium 2012
·   ACM SIGSPATIAL 2012, Los Angeles, CA 2012
·   9th Symposium on Location Based Services 2012
·   Reviewer for ISPRS ICWG II/IV, Semantic Interoperability and Ontology for Geospatial Information, Melbourne 2012
·   GSDI 13, Quebec City, Canada 2012
·   15th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Avignon, France 2012
·   Geoinformatik 2012, Braunschweig, Germany 2012
·   Member of the Steering Committee of Spatial Data Handling 2012, Cologne, Germany 2012
·   W2GIS 2012, Naples, Italy 2012
·   ACM SIGSPATIAL 2011, Chicago, Illinois, USA 2011
·   GeoInfo 2011 (XII Brazilian Symposium on GeoInformatics), Brazil 2011
·   COSIT 2011 Workshop on Cognitive Engineering for Mobile GIS , Belfast, Maine, USA 2011
·   Third International Workshop on Indoor Spatial Awareness, Chicago, IL, USA 2011
·   COSIT Workshop in Identifying Objects, Processes and Events in Spatio-Temporally Distributed Data, in conjunction with COSIT'11, Belfast, Maine, USA 2011
·   8th International Symposium on Location Based Services, Vienna, Austria 2011
·   Fifth International Workshop on Semantic and Conceptual Issues in Geographic Information Systems (SeCoGis), Brussels, Belgium 2011
·   Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT'11), Belfast, Maine, USA 2011
·   14th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Utrecht, The Netherlands 2011
·   Member of the Program Committee of the 10th International Symposium on Web and Wireless GIS, Kyoto, Japan 2011
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Fourth International Conference on Geospatial Semantics (GeoS 2011), Brest, France 2011
·   Member of the Program Committee of theXI Brazilian Symposium on GeoInformatics - GeoINFO 2010Campos do Jordão, Brazil 2010
·   Member of the Program Committee of Geographic Information on Demand - 13th Workshop of the ICA Commission on Generalisation and Multiple Representation. 2010
·   Member of the Program Committee of the 7th International Symposium on LBS & TeleCartography, Guangzhou, China 2010
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Workshop on Movement Pattern Analysis, in conjunction with the GIScience 2010 Conference 2010
·   Member of the Program Committee of the 2nd Workshop on Spatial Awareness and Geographic Knowledge Acquisition with Small Mobile Devices, in conjunction with the International Conference on Spatial Cognition, Mt. Hood, Portland, Oregon, August 15-19, 2010 2010
·   Member of the Program Committee of the17th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM GIS) 2010
·   Member of the Program Committee 7th International Symposium on LBS & TeleCartography, Guangzhou, China 2010
·   Member of the Program Committee Geoinformatik 2010, Kiel, Germany 2010
·   Member of the Program Committee GIScience 2010, Zurich, Switzerland 2010
·   Member of the Program Committee 13th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Guimaraes, Portugal 2010
·   Member of the Program Committee of the ISPRS Commission II Symposium / SDH, Hong Kong 2010
·   Member of the Program Committee of the 3rd International Conference on Geospatial Semantics, Mexico City, Mexico 2009
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Second International Workshop on Computational Transportation Science, in conjunction with ACM GIS 2009
·   Member of the Program Committee of the17th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM GIS) 2009
·   Member of the Program Committee of the ISPRS Workshop on Quality, Scale and Analysis Aspects of Urban City Models, Lund, Sweden, 3-4 December 2009
·   Member of the Program Committee of the 6th International Symposium on LBS & TeleCartography, Nottingham, UK 2009
·   Member of the Program Committee of the German Artificial Intelligence Conference, KI 2009, Paderborn, Germany 2009
·   Member of the Program Committee of the International Workshop on Adaptation in Spatial Communication in conjunction with AGILE'09, Hannover, Germany 2009
·   Member of the Program Committee of the International Workshop on Theory and Applications Frontier of Location Based Services, Qingdao, China 2009
·   Member of the Program Committee of the 9th International Symposium on Web and Wireless GIS, Maynooth, Ireland 2009
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Third Workshop on Behavior Monitoring and Interpretation (BMI'09) 2009
·   Member of the Program Committee of the 12th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Hannover, Germany 2009
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Ninth International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT), France 2009
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Tenth Brazilian Symposium on GeoInformatics (GeoINFO 2008), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2008
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Workshop on Computational Transportation Science in conjunction with MobiQuitous 2008 2008
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Workshop on You-Are-Here Maps: Creating a Sense of Place through Map-like Representations in conjunction with Spatial Cognition '08, Freiburg, Germany 2008
·   Member of the Program Committee of the 5th International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Park City, USA 2008
·   Member of the Program Committee of the 8th International Symposium on Web and Wireless GIS, Shanghai, China 2008
·   Member of the Program Committee of the 16th ACM International Symposium on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, Los Angeles, USA 2008
·   Member of the Program Committee of the GI-Days 2008, Münster, Germany 2008
·   Member of the Program Committee of the 5th Symposium on Location Based Services & TeleCartography, Salzburg, Austria 2008
·   Member of the Program Committee of the First International Workshop on Location and the Web, Beijing, China (in conjunction with WWW2008) 2008
  Member of the Program Committee of the Workshop on Methodologies and Resources for Processing Spatial Language, Marrakech, Morrocco 2008
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Workshop on Behavior Monitoring and Interpretation, Bremen, Germany 2008
·   Member of the Program Committee of the 11th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Girona, Spain 2008
·   Member of the Program Committee of the EuroSDR & ISPRS Geosensor Networks Workshop 2008, Hannover, Germany 2008
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Conference on Photogrammetric Image Analysis 2007, Munich, Germany 2007
·   Member of the Program Committee of GeoInfo 2007, the IX Brazilian Symposium on Geoinformatics, Campos do Jordão, Brazil 2007
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Second Conference on Geospatial Semantics 2007, Mexico City, Mexico 2007
·   Member of the Program Committee of the ACM GIS 2007, Seattle, USA 2007
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Münsteraner GI-Tage, Münster, Germany 2007
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Seventh International Workshop on Web and Wireless GIS, Cardiff, UK 2007
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Workshop on Behaviour Monitoring and Interpretation, Germany 2007
·   Member of the Program Committee of the 10th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Aalborg, Denmark 2007
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Symposium on LBS and Telecartography, Hongkong, China 2007
·   Member of the Program Committee of the ACM SAC track "Advances in Spatial and Image-based Information Systems (ASIIS)", Seoul, Korea 2007
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Second Conference on Geosensor Networks, Boston, USA 2006
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Eighth Brazilian Symposium on Geoinformatics - GeoInfo 2006, Campos do Jordão, Brazil 2006
·   Member of the Program Committee of the 2nd International Workshop on Web Portal-based Solutions for Tourism, Münster, Germany 2006
·   Member of the Steering Committee of the ISPRS Workshop on Multiple Representation and Interoperability of Spatial Data, Hannover, Germany 2006
·   Member of the Program Committee of the International Conference Spatial Cognition 2006, Bremen, Germany 2006
·   Member of the Program Committee of the First International Workshop on Modern Decision Support in Geographical Domains, Thessaloniki, Greece 2006
·   Member of the Program Committee of theThird International on Spatio-Temporal Database Management (STDBM 2006), Seoul, Korea 2006
·   Member of the Program Committee of theThird International Workshop On Conceptual Modeling for Geographical Information Systems (CoMoGIS2006), Tucson, Arizona 2006
·   Member of the Program Committee of theSecond International Workshop on Semantic-based Geographical Information Systems (SeBGIS'06), Montpellier, France 2006
·   Member of the Program Committee of the ACM GIS 2006, Washington, DC 2006
·   Member of the Program Committee of the ISPRS Technical Commission II Symposium, Vienna, Austria 2006
·   Member of the Program Committee of the International Symposium on Web and Wireless GIS, Hongkong 2006
·   Member of the Program Committee of the International Conference on GIScience, Münster, Germany 2006
·   Member of the Program Committee of Advances in Spatial and Image-based Information Systems (ASIIS'06), Dijon, France 2006
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Geosensor Networks Workshop at MDM 2006, Tokyo, Japan 2006
·   Member of the Program Committee of the ISPRS Technical Commission II Symposium, Vienna, Austria 2006
·   Member of the Program Committee of the 7th Brazilian Symposium on Geoinformatics (Geoinfo 2005), Sao Paolo, Brazil 2005
·   Member of the Program Committee of the First International Workshop on Web Portal-based Solutions for Tourism (IWWPST’05), Finland 2005
·   Member of the Program Committee of the First International Workshop on Semantic-based Geographical Information Systems (SeBGIS'05), Cyprus 2005
·   Member of the Program Committee of the 5th International Workshop on Web and Wireless GIS, Lausanne 2005
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Second International Workshop on Conceptual Modeling for GIS 2005
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Third Symposium on LBS and Telecartography, Vienna 2005
·   Member of the Program Committee of the First Conference on Geospatial Semantics 2005  (GEOS 2005), Mexico City, Mexico 2005
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT) 2005, Ellicottville, NY. 2005
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Münsteraner GI-Tage, Münster, Germany 2005
·   Member of the Program Committee of the DEXA 2005 Second International Workshop on Geographic Information Management, Copenhagen  
·   Member of the Program Committee of the International Workshop on Geographic Hypermedia in conjunction with AAG 2005, Denver 2005
·   Member of the Program Committee of the First International Workshop on Conceptual Modeling for GIS, Shanghai 2004
·   Member of the Program Committee of the International Conference on Spatial Cognition, Frauenchiemsee 2004
·   Member of the Program Committee of the Third International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Maryland 2004
·   Member of the Program Committee of the DEXA 2004 First International Workshop on Geographic Information Management, Zaragoza 2004
·   Member of the Program Committee of the International Symposium on Spatial Data Quality, Vienna 2004
·   Member of the Program Committee of Münsteraner GI-Tage 2004, Münster 2004
·   Member of the Program Committee of the International Conference on Spatial Data Handling, Leicester 2004
·   Member of Program Committee of Münsteraner GI-Tage 2003, Münster 2003
·   Member of Program Committee of 6th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science, Lyon 2003
·   Member of Program Committee of 4th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science, Brno 2001

Editorial Boards:

·   International book series of Geoinformatics PhD theses, AKA Press 2010
·   Journal of Spatial Information Science 2009
·   Spatial Cognition and Computation 2007
·   Journal of Location Based Services 2006
·   Journal of Spatial Science (GIS section editor) 2006
·   ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing -2016
·   International Journal of Cartography 2015

Referee for:

·   Physica A  
·   IEEE Transactions Intelligent Transportation Systems  
·   ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems  
·   Environment and Planning B  
·   International Journal of Geographical Information Science  
·   GeoInformatica  
·   Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing  
·   Transactions in GIS  
·   Geojournal  
·   Cartography and GIS  
·   Cartographica  
·   The Cartographic Journal  
·   Annals of American Geographers  
·   The Professional Geographer  
·   International Journal of Navigation and Observation  
·   IET Intelligent Transport Systems  
·   Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy
·   Sensors  
·   Discrete Optimization  
·   Computers & Geosciences  
·   Information Sciences  
·   Information Systems  
·   International Journal for Remote Sensing  
·   Journal of Data Semantics  
·   Environmental Modelling and Software  
·   International Journal of Digital Earth  
·   Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery  
·   Photogrammetrie – Fernerkundung – Geoinformation  

Expert Reviewer:

·   Member of the College of Experts for Engineering, Mathematics and Informatics, Australian Research Council (ARC) 2014-
·   U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)  
·   Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)  
·   Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)  
·   Australian Research Council (ARC)  
·   Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)  
·   Research Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering at the Academy of Finland  
·   Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)  
·   European Coordinated Research on Long-term Challenges in Information and Communication Sciences & Technologies ERA-Net (chistera.eu)  
·   Dutch Technology Foundation (STW)  

Representative

·   ISPRS International Scientific Advisory Committee (ISAC) 2012-2016
·   Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Victoria, Chair, Commission on Spatial Information and Cartography 2008-2011
·   Spatial Sciences Institute, Commission on Spatial Information and Cartography, National Representative 2007-2008
·   Member of the Steering Committee of the Conference on Spatial Information Theory 2007-
·   Representative of the University of Melbourne in the OpenGIS Consortium 2003-
·   Lead delegate of the Technical University Vienna in the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science 2001-2003

Member in Professional Societies:

·   Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE),
Member of IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society
2006-
·   Association for Computing Machinery (ACM),
Member of ACM SIGSPATIAL
2000-
·   Association of American Geographers (AAG) 2002-06
·   Surveying and Spatial Science Institute, Australia and New Zealand (SSSI) 2005-
·   ICA Commission on Maps and the Internet 2004-
·   IAG WG 4.1.2 Indoor and Pedestrian Navigation 2004-
     
Funded projects
·   Academic Advisory Sensing Toolkit. City of Melbourne, Smart City Office, 2017 $20k
·   Making human place knowledge digestible by computers, ARC DP170100109 (lead, w. Baldwin, Renz, Tomko, Kuhn), 2017-2019 $400k
·   Self-Healing Maps: protecting maps through automatic updating processes, DP170100153 (lead, w. Tomko, Khoshelham, Kealy, Kalantari, Rajabifard), 2017-2019 $411k
·   Melbourne School of Engineering Research Grant Support Scheme, 2016 $34k
·   Melbourne School of Engineering Visiting Fellow grant for Werner Kuhn (UCSB), 2016 $3k
·   Social cars meet social travellers, UA-DAAD exchange project with the DFG Priority Programme "Social Cars", U Hannover, 2016-17 $22k
·   Urban Futures – Mobility Demand, Carlton Connect Initiative Fund, 2014-15 $280k
·   ISPRS Science Initiative: TIC – The Tracking and Imaging Challenge 2015 SNF 6k
  Dagstuhl Seminar on Computational Transportation Science 2013 (Co-organizer, subsidies) 40k€
·   COST ENERGIC: European Network Exploring Research into Geospatial Information Crowdsourcing: software and methodologies for harnessing geographic information from the crowd (invited member) (no Australian support)
·   Constructing and testing a multi-dimensional framework to assess and plan urban growth. MSSI seed funding schema (co-investigator) $16k
·   Building an evidence base to support planning for socially connected, equitable communities, Carlton Connect Initiatives Fund (co-investigator) $18k
·   Fork safely: improving safety of ordinary forklifts by automating task-specific operations, ARC LP, 2013-16 $195k
·   Visiting Fellowship, SNF (U Zurich) SNF 6k
·   Visiting Fellowship, AISRF (IIT Kanpur) $6k
·   Integrating Mobility on Demand in Urban Transport Infrastructures (iMoD)
ARC LP, 2012-14 (lead)
$495k + $590.5k in-kind
·   From environmental monitoring to management: extracting knowledge about environmental events from sensor data
ARC DP, 2012-14
(co-investigator)
$360k
·   Robust Environmental Sensing for Enhanced Bushfire Risk Modelling and Prediction
National Disaster Resilience Grant Scheme, 2012 (co-investigator)
188k€
·   Informing Decisions about Natural Disasters: Flood and Fire
MERIT Iconic Project, 2012
(team lead by Andrew Western, internal seed funding)
74k€
·   Melbourne Advanced Transportation Research Initiative
MERIT Iconic Project, 2012
(team lead by Chris Manzie, internal seed funding)
74k€
·   mSAFE: mobile Smart Applications for Evacuation
FP7-PEOPLE-2011-Marie Curie Actions—International Research Staff Exchange Scheme (IRSES)
(Australian lead)
45k€
·   Talking about Place: Tapping human knowledge to enrich national spatial data sets
Australian Research Council Linkage Project 2010-2013, with PSMA, ESTA and CGNA
(lead investigator, 50% acceptance rate)
357k€
·   A Geographic Flowering Calendar Using Dynamic Data from the WWW
RIRDC, 2010-12
(lead investigator, unknown acceptance rate)
67k€
·   Crowd-Sourcing Human Knowledge on Spatial Semantics of Placenames
Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society, project seed funding (lead)
29 k€
·   Dagstuhl Seminar on Computational Transportation Science 2010
(Co-organizer, 46% acceptance rate: subsidies)
40 k€
·   Cognitive Engineering for Navigation Assistance Go8/DAAD Australian – German Research Co-operation Scheme, 2008-09, 2010
(Australian lead investigator, 28% acceptance rate)
19+6 k€
·   Intelligent Self-Organising Transport
Australian Research Council Discovery Project, 2008-10
(sole investigator, 21.4% acceptance rate)
101 k€
·   Smart Location Sensors for Emergency Responders
Australian Research Council Linkage International Award, 2008-10
(co-investigator)
44 k€
·   COSIT'07
(including sponsoring from Google (USA), Shell (NL), PSMA (AU), Victorian Government (AU), CRCSI (AU))
(lead)
100 k€
·   International Workshop on Social Space and Geographic Space, in conjunction with COSIT'07
ARCRNSISS, 2007
(lead)
9 k€
·   Special Study Program 2007
Fellowship, HWK Delmenhorst, Germany
Faculty of Engineering, U Melbourne

4 k€
3 k€
·   Virtual Sensor Network Lab
A. E. Rowden White Foundation, 2007
 (co-applicant)
60 k€
·   Supplement to Access to Spatial Data
CRC-SI, 2006
(sole investigator)
31 k€
·   Earth Viewers for Australian Spatial Information
CRC-SI, 2005
(co-investigator)
26 k€
·   Research and Research Training in Telegeoinformatics
Faculty of Engineering, U Melbourne, 2005
(co-investigator)
6 k€
·   CEWAY
Australian Research Council Linkage Project, 2005-2008 (lead investigator, 37% acceptance rate)
283 k€
·  

Supplement to Access to Spatial Data
CRC-SI, 2005
(sole investigator)

16 k€

·   Trust and Reputation in Ad-Hoc Networks
Workshop grant, ARCNSISS, 2005
(lead)
3 k€

·  

Internal grant
Faculty of Engineering, U Melbourne, 2005
6 k€
·   ARC Research Network in Spatially Integrated Social Science
Australian Research Council
(co-applicant; lead of Robert Stimson)
 870 k€
·   Webmapping and mobile location
Faculty of Engineering, U Melbourne, 2004
3 k€
·   Moving objects for route planning in urban transportation networks
Travel grant, Australian Academy of the Sciences, 2004
4 k€
·   PhD tuition waiver
Faculty of Engineering, U Melbourne, 2004
46 k€
·   Access to Spatial Data
Cooperative Research Center for Spatial Information, 2004 (sole investigator)
329 k€
·   Early Career Researcher Grant
U Melbourne, 2004
23 k€
·   NAVIO
FWF Austria, 2003
(lead investigator, 35% acceptance rate)
195 k€
·   GEORAMA
European Commission IST 5FP, 2002
(WP sole investigator, 20% acceptance rate)
288 k€
·   Ontology and Epistemology for Spatial Data Standards
EuroConference (ESF and European Commission), 2000
(sole)
35 k€
Consulting
·   Landmarks in Route Directions. Sensis (Telstra Corp. Ltd.), Australia 2008
·   RoadsOne: Location Reference System Requirements Analysis. VicRoads, Victoria, Australia 2005
·   Intelligent Access Maps. Association of Australian and New Zealand Road Transport and Traffic Authorities (AUSTROADS) 2004
·   Member of the Technical Advisory Board of the Spatial Interoperability Demonstration Project, Australian Spatial Information Business Association 2004/05
Active project participation
·   ETeMII (EC)

2001-2002

·   preANVIL (EC) 2000

·  

GIPSIE (EC) 1998-2000
·   TOPGIS (EC) 1997
·   Interactions of Continental Geosystems and their Modeling (DFG) 1991-1997
·   Photogrammetric Scanner (Zeiss) 1990-1994
Teaching experience

Lecturer

·   Urban informatics (IT, 4th year -- urban connectedness component) 2014
·   eHealth and Biomedical Informatics Systems (IT, 4th year -- spatial information component) 2014
·   Integrated Design (Civil, 5th year -- surveying component) 2011-
·   Applications of GIS and RS (3rd year level) 2006
·   Distributed Spatial Computing (5th year level) 2006-2009
·   Integrated Spatial Systems I, II (4th year level) 2006-2009
·   Advanced Topics in GIScience (5th year level)

2005-

·   Investigative Project / Research Project (5th year level) 2005-
·   Web-Mapping and E-Commerce (2nd year level) 2004-2005
·   Spatial Analysis (3rd year and 5th year level) 2004-2011
·   Fundamentals of GIS (5th year level) 2004-
·   Introduction to GIS (1st year level) 2003
·   Environmental Mapping (2nd year level) 2003-2005
·   Applications and Development of GIS (3rd year level) 2003-2005
·   Navigation (at U Münster) 2003, 2005
·   Geographic Modeling and Spatial Analysis
(at U Redlands)
2003
·   Interoperability (at Carinthia Tech Institute, 3rd year level) 2002
·   Management of geometric data (3rd year level) 1998-2003
·   Geographic Information Systems for CS (3rd year level) 1998-2003
·   Seminar of Geosciences (4th year level) 1998-2003
·   Location Based Services (interdisciplinary project) 2001-2003
·   Selected chapters in GIS (4th year level):
Interoperability, Scheduled Route Planning, Partitions, Shortest Paths, Pedestrian Navigation Services, Geographic Information in XML, Mobile Navigation Services, Address Matching, Time in GIS
1997-2003
·   Surveying for Architects (undergraduate) 1997-2003
·   Surveying for Planners (undergraduate) 1997-2003

Teaching assistant

·  

Labs in digital image processing (undergraduate)

1991-1996
·   Labs in digital photogrammetry (undergraduate) 1991-1996
Teaching advancement
·   Course Coordinator, Master of Information Technology (Spatial) 2013-
·   Course Coordinator, Master of Spatial Information Science 2010-2014
·   Course Coordinator, Master of Geographic Information Technology 2010-2014
·   Course Standing Committee, Bachelor of Environments 2012-2014
·   Chair, Infrastructure Engineering Education Committee 2011-
·   School of Engineering Education Committee 2008-2010
·   Departmental postgraduate coordinator (coursework) 2006-2009
·   Participated in the 2006 Engineering Education Seminar 2006
·   Learning Management System pilot participant 2005
·   Coordinator of the GIS curriculum review in the Department of Geomatics 2005
·   Concept and coordination of Advanced Topics in GIScience 2004-
·   Development of Web-based Mapping and E-Commerce 2004
·   Convenor of the Research Seminar of the Department of Geomatics 2004-
·   Convenor of the Interdepartmental Seminar on Spatial Information Theory 2004-
·   Major revision of Spatial Analysis 2004
·   Major revision of Fundamentals of GIS 2004
·   Major revision of Applications and Development of GIS 2004
Present students

*: co-supervision
**: associate
  • **Johanna Stötzer, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany (cand. Dr.-Ing.)
  • Surabhi Gupta (PhD cand.)
  • * Yuan Tian (visiting PhD student from the Harbin Institute of Technology, China)
  • Hao Wang (PhD cand.)
  • Santa Maiti (PhD cand.)
  • Zahra Navidi (PhD cand.)
  • Yaoli Wang (PhD cand.)
  • Hao Chen (PhD cand.)
  • Haifeng Zhao (PhD cand.)
  • Rahul Deb Das: Towards urban mobility-based activity knowledge discovery - Interpreting motion trajectories. PhD thesis, Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Marie Truelove: Using spatial and temporal knowledge to contribute measures of quality for volunteered geographic information of events. PhD thesis, Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia.
Past students

*: co-supervision
**: associate
  • Junchul Kim (2017): Place in GIScience: From place descriptions to landmarks. PhD thesis, Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Shubham Jain (2016): Exploring Susceptibility to Use Demand Responsive Transport (DRT). MPhil thesis, Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • * Heinrich Löwen (2016): Talking about Space versus Sketching Space: An Investigation of the Differences in Conveying Spatial Information. Institute for Geoinformatics, WWU Münster, Germany.
  • Michael Rigby (2016): Enhancing mobility: Towards a hybrid communication structure for transportation. PhD thesis, Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Jonathan Arundel (2016): The Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Honey Bees and Floral Resources in Australia. PhD thesis, Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • ** Yuxiang He: Automated 3D Urban Modeling from Airborne LiDAR Data. PhD, Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Sha Zhou, visiting PhD student from China University of Geosciences, Wuhan
  • * Jorge Leon: Evacuation of cities in tsunami events. APB, The University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • **Andre Dittrich, visiting PhD student from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
  • Keith Chan: Leveraging Twitter to Observe Placename Changes Over Time (MPhil). Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • ** Arbaz Khan: Dialog-Based Wayfinding Using Intrinsic and Extrinsic Attributes of Landmarks. Master of Technology, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur.
  • ** Daniela Richter (2013): How people describe their place: Approaches to interpreting and formalizingplace descriptions. PhD thesis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
  • Shubham Jain (2013): Investigating SUMO's capacity to model demand-responsive transport. Internship at the Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Arbaz Khan (2013): Recombining parsed locative expressions to triplets of locatum-relation-relatum. Internship at the Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • * Lin-Jie Guan (2013): Topological Relationships Between Continuously Evolving Regions in Geosensor Networks. PhD thesis, Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • * Marcos Nino Ruiz (2012): Spatial Model Steering: An exploratory approach to land use allocation under future climate change projections. PhD thesis, Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • * Harry Gaitanis (2012): Towards a semantically and spatially richer address data model. Master thesis, Technical University Berlin, Germany.
  • Wu, Y. (2012):Interpreting destination descriptions for navigation services. Phd thesis, Department of Infrastructure Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • * Maphanyane, Joyce: Investigating Land Cover Changes and Trends by Traditional Ecological Knowledge. PhD thesis, Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Edward Webber (2011): Eucalypt leaf-flush detection from remotely sensed (MODIS) data. Master thesis.
  • ** Pultar, Edward (2011): Travel Behavior with Cost-Free Accommodation. University of California at Santa Barbara, USA
  • Shi, Mingzheng (2010): A Decentralized Information Fusion Approach to Global and Local Data Integration. PhD thesis, Department of Geomatics, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • * Scott Heckbert (2010): Calibration of agent-based models in natural resource management. PhD thesis, Department of Geomatics, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Sovann Prey (2010): A Mobile Campus Guide. Master of Applied Science, Department of Geomatics, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Wilfried Waters (2010): Commercial Route Planners with Landmarks. Master of Applied Science, Department of Geomatics, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Cong Hieu Nguyen (2010): Webmapping Flowering Patterns in Victoria. Master of Applied Science, Department of Geomatics, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Yusfir Ahmad (2010): Master of Applied Science, Department of Geomatics, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Kazerani, Aisan (2010): Characterization of the Urban Street Network and its Emerged Phenomena. Master of Applied Science by Research, Department of Geomatics, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Lohr, Ines (2009): Wayfinding by Gut Feeling. Master thesis, TU Berlin, Germany.
  • * Muhammad Jaffar Sadeq (2009). PhD thesis, Department of Geomatics, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Santosa, Sigit (2009): Indoor Centrality. Master of Applied Science Research Project, Department of Geomatics, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Leung, Marconi (2008/09): Tracking variables in a ride-sharing simulation. MERIT Summer Research Experience project, School of Engineering, The University of Melbourne.
  • Lee, Yen-Sen (2008): Determining the spatial characteristics for suitable Street Art locations. Final year project, Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne.
  • Moore, Daniel (2008): How to find Schelling Points in a Spatial Network. Final year project, Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne.
    Prize of the SSI for most innovative poster 2008
  • Faba, Michael (2008): Finding Schelling Points Amongst Lynchian Edges in Melbourne. Final year project, Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne.
  • Wan, Dean (2008): Exploring and Comparing Software for Space Syntax Analysis. Final year project, Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne.
  • Braun, Matthias (U Münster): Multiple Clients in Ad-Hoc Shared Ride Planning by Mobile Geosensor Networks. MSc thesis, Institute for Geoinformatics, University of Münster, Germany.
  • * Gaiser, Vincent (U Twente): Improving Spatial Awareness in an Indoor Environment with Wireless Positioning Technology. MSc thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Twente, NL.
  • Tomko, Martin: Destination Descriptions in Urban Environments. PhD thesis, Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne.
  • Almotairi, Abdulhameed (2007). Principal Requirements of Wayfinding in a Campus Environment. Investigative Project, Department of Geomatics, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • * Daniel Loiterton: Virtual Environments and Autonomous Agents for Urban Park and Garden Management. PhD thesis, Department of Geomatics, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • * Richter, Kai-Florian (2007): Context-Specific Route Directions. PhD thesis, Mathematics and Informatics, University of Bremen, Germany.
  • Dupke, Sören (2007): Tracking Rides in a Hybrid Peer-to-Peer Ride Sharing System. Research project, Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne.
  • Wu, Yun Hui (2007): Agent Behavior in Peer-to-Peer Shared Ride Trip Planning. Master thesis, Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne.
  • Guan, Lin Jie (2007): Trip Quality in Peer-to-Peer Shared Ride Systems. Master thesis, Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne.
  • * Chen, Xiaogang (2007): Multiple Representations for the Enhanced Comprehension of Changing Landscapes. PhD thesis, Department of Geomatics, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Leigh, Rupert (2006): Mobility Models of Agents in Transport Simulations. Final year project, Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne.
  • Wong, Chris (2006): Multi-Criteria Optimization for Shared-Ride Trip Planning. Final year project, Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne.
  • Gaisbauer, Christian (2006): Route Choice Strategies for Shared-Ride Trip Planning in Geosensor Networks. Diploma thesis, Institute for Geoinformation and Cartography, Technical University Vienna, Austria.
  • * Tessmann, Sven (2006): Time Geography for Efficient Shared-Ride Trip Planning in Transportation Networks. Diploma thesis, Institute for Geoinformatics, University of Münster, Germany.
  • * Elias, Birgit (2006): Extraction of Landmarks for Navigation. PhD thesis, Institute for Cartography, University of Hannover, Germany.
  • Cao, Trang (2005): Real-time Communication Strategies in a Shared-Ride System. Final year project, Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne.
  • Andrae, Stefanie (2005): Towards Travel Diaries. Diploma thesis, School of Geoinformation, Carinthia Tech Institute, Austria.
  • Ragaas, Victorio (2005): Quality of Public Transport in Victoria. Master of Science Thesis, Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne.
  • Mock, Andrew (2004): ATM Site Selection: What role can GIS play? Final year project, Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne.
  • Lau, Wei Seng; Lin, John (2004): A Melbourne Public Transportation Route Planner. Final year project, Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne.
  • Dodkins, Julie (2004): Tracking Analyst for the Analysis of Mobile Behavior. Final year project, Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne.
  • Yabo, Huang; Jie, Liu (2004): Webmapping for Real Time Tracking. Investigative project, Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne.
  • Taylor, Sarah (2003): Identifying Green Voters with GIS. Final year project at the Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne.
  • Chua, Lynn (2003): Disabled Parking Bay Study in the City of Whitehorse. Final year project, Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne.
  • * Henzinger, Gerald (2003): Sensor Integration in Mobile Guides. Diploma thesis, Institute for Geoinformation, Technical University Vienna, Austria.
  • Graf, Margot (2003): Network Voronoi Diagrams. Diploma thesis, Institute for Geoinformation, Technical University Vienna, Austria.
  • Nothegger, Clemens (2003): Automatic Selection of Landmarks. Diploma thesis, Institute for Geoinformation, Technical University Vienna, Austria.
  • Gruber, Bernhard (2003): Location Based Services with Access to Distributed Data. Diploma thesis at the Institute for Geoinformation, Technical University Vienna, Austria.
  • Cziferszky, Andreas (2002): Route planning for hikers. Diploma thesis at the Institute for Geoinformation, Technical University Vienna, Austria.
  • * Höferl, Karl-Michael (2002): A Route Information and planning tool for mountain bikers in Krems / NÖ. Diploma thesis at the Institut für Stadt- und Regionalforschung, Technical University Vienna, Austria.
  • Wenzl, Peter (1999): A Technical Concept for Pay-per-Use in Geomarketing Services. Diploma thesis at the Institute for Geoinformation, Technical University Vienna, Austria.
  • Lang, Dieter (1999): Vector-Based GIS-Algorithm for Planning and Optimizing Cellular Telecommunication Networks. Diploma thesis at the Institute for Geoinformation, Technical University Vienna and University Vienna, Austria.
  • Sedlak, Michael (1998): Integration of Yellow Pages into Car Navigation Systems. Diploma thesis at the Institute for Geoinformation, Technical University Vienna, Austria.
  • Busch, Thomas (1997): Applicability of a CAD System to Manage and Visualize Building Data). Diploma thesis at the Institute for Photogrammetry, University of Bonn, Germany.
Other supervision
  • Dr Ronny Kutadinata, post-doctoral research fellow, 2015-2017. Moved to Australian Road Research Board (ARRB).
  • Alexander Martini, visiting student, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, 2015
  • Wang Jing, Visiting Researcher from Wuhan University of Technology, China, 2013-2014.
  • Daniel Langerenken, visiting researcher from University of Bremen, 2013/14
  • Dr Nicole Ronald, post-doctoral research fellow, 2013-2015. Moved to a lecturer position at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.
  • Dr Maria Vasardani. post-doctoral research fellow, 2011-2016. Moved on a lecturer position at The University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Dr Zhang-Cai Yin. Post-doctoral visiting researcher from the School of Resources and Environmental Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, China, 2009-2010.
  • Dr Carlos Vieira. Post-doctoral visiting researcher from the Universidade Federal de Vicosa, Brazil, 2005-2006
  • Dr Alexander Klippel, post-doctoral research fellow, 2004-2006, moved on to Penn State University, USA
PhD examiner
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
  • Aalto University, Finland
  • University of Maine, USA
  • University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • University of New South Wales, Australia
  • University of Hannover, Germany
  • University of Bremen, Germany
Research administration
·   Co-Chair, Melbourne Agents Group 2013-
·   IE Representative, MSE Academic Development Equity Committee 2012-
·   Chair, MSE Regional Strategy Group - India 2012-
·   University representative for the Open Geospatial Consortium 2003-
·   Member, Helava Award Jury, ISPRS 2008-2012
·   Reviewer, Swiss National Science Foundation (occasionally)  
·   Member of the Departmental Human Ethics Advisory Group 2003-06
·   Department representative for the Melbourne Research Agreement Module 2005-06
·   Chair of examination (continuing)  
Professional development
·   New Academic Leaders Program.  The University of Melbourne. 2010
·   Future Academic Leader Program. The University of Melbourne. 2009
·   EHS Roles and Responsibilities for Supervisors and Managers. The University of Melbourne. 5/2009
·   Outlook Advanced. IT Services. The University of Melbourne. 4/2008
·   Teaching and Learning Forum. Centre for the Study of Higher Education, The University of Melbourne. 6/2007
·   Performance Development: Performance Development and Diversity. The University of Melbourne. 9/2006
·   Performance Linked Communication PDF for Faculties and Divisions. Human Resources, The University of Melbourne. 9/2006
·   Leadership Inside Out. Human Resources, The University of Melbourne. 3-9/2006
·   Designing & Implementing a Broad, General Undergraduate Curriculum. Center for the Study of Higher Education, The University of Melbourne. 8/2006
·   Introduction to MERLIN. Student Administration, The University of Melbourne. 8/2006
·   Learning, Innovation and Diversity Committee Curriculum Perspectives Seminar. Faculty of Engineering, Melbourne. 2/2006
·   New Arrangements for Costing and Pricing of Research Grants and Contracts. Melbourne Research and Innovation Office. 2/2006
·   The PhD examination process. School of Graduate Studies, The University of Melbourne. 10/2005
·   Media training for Engineers. Faculty of Engineering and the Media office of the University of Melbourne. 8/2005
·   How to develop research partnerships with industry. Melbourne Research and Innovation Office. 6/2005
·   New Policy on the Management of Research Data and Records. Melbourne Research and Innovation Office. 6/2005
·   Managing the student experience in changing times. Center for the Study of Higher Education, The University of Melbourne. 5/2005
·   Introduction to the new Learning Management System. Center for the Study of Higher Education, The University of Melbourne. 4/2005
·   How to negotiate a research contract. Melbourne Research and Innovation Office, The University of Melbourne. 4/2005
·   Effective teaching for new academics. Faculty of Engineering, The University of Melbourne. 3/2005
·   Performance Development: The Performance Discussion. The University of Melbourne. 9/2004
·   CORDIS: Gateway to research partnerships with Europe. Forum for European-Australian Science and Technology Cooperation. 8/2004
·   Maximizing Research Performance. The University of Melbourne. 8/2004
·   How to Cost and Price Research Grants and Contracts. Melbourne Research and Innovation Office. 7/2004
·   Roles and Responsibilities of Supervisors and Managers. Staff Development Unit, The University of Melbourne. 6/2004
·   Recruitment and Selection of Academic Staff. Staff Development Unit, The University of Melbourne. 5/2004
·   Manual Handling and Ergonomics. EH&S, The University of Melbourne. 4/2004
·   How to negotiate research contracts with industry. Melbourne Research and Innovation Office. 4/2004
·   Core Skills for Effective Teaching. Center for the Studies of Higher Education, The University of Melbourne. 3/2004
·   Postgraduate Supervision Skills. School for Graduate Studies, The University of Melbourne. 2/2004
·   Foundations of Effective Teaching. Center for the Studies of Higher Education, The University of Melbourne. 2/2004
·   Reassessing Teaching and Learning in the Faculty of Economy and Commerce. Faculty of Engineering, The University of Melbourne. 12/2003
Industry experience
·   Carl Zeiss, Oberkochen (D)
Photogrammetric Development (internship)
1989
·   Bundesanstalt für Gewässerkunde, Koblenz (D)
Photogrammetric Department (internship)
1988

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