I am a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute for Geoinformatics (ifgi)University of Münster (WWU), where I lead the GI@School lab. I am associated to the spatial intelligence lab (SIL) and was member of the  semantic interoperability lab (MUSIL) at ifgi.

My research, work and projects were awarded with several prizes, most recently with the CeBIT Innovation Award 2017 and the ACM Eugene Lawler Award 2013.

Currently, I am mostly involved in

My research interests are in:

  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Digital Education
  • Citizen Science
  • Data Science
  • Spatial Learning
  • Mobile Learning
  • Volunteered Geographic Information
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • User Interface Design
  • Geoinformation in Education

Further I am interested in science communication and motivating kids to code, to think spatially and to engage in science.