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Wolfgang Reinhardt

Research & Development Germany

Prof. Dr. Ing. Wolfgang Reinhardt

Future Forces Forum

AGIS GI research group, Professorship of Geoinformatics, Depratment of Applied Computer Sciences
University of the Bundeswehr Munich


Sellected Challenges and Trends in the Field of Geoinformatics

The author has worked in Geographic Information Science, in research and development projects as well as in GIS applications for many years. Very often data management as well as dissemination of geographic data and information and quality issues are crucial for the success of the projects. In the presentation, the author will address some of these issues.

Curriculum Vitae


 Study of Geodetic Sciences, TU Muenchen (1977-82)

Work as Software Engineer (freelance)

Scientific Assistant, Chair of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, TU Muenchen (6 years)

Dissertation (PhD) at TU Muenchen (1990)

Employee of Siemens Nixdorf AG in the field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Various positions between 1990 and 1997, e.g. Software Development, Product Management,

Last position: Department Manager

Since 1997 Professor for Geoinformatics at the University of the Bundeswehr Muenchen (UniBw M)

  • Teaching in Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Information Management at UniBw M
  • Project leader of a large number of third party funded research projects (> 60)
  • Intensive Cooperation within research projects with private partners like utility companies and with the Geographic Information Service of the Bundeswehr for many years
  • Author of almost 200 scientific papers
  • Several positions in professional organisations, e.g.: Vice-Chairman of the Scientific Board of the Geographic Information Service of the Bundeswehr since 2009, Chairman since 2015
  • More Infos: http://www.unibw.de/inf4/professuren/geoinformatik//

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