Dr. Thomas Bartoschek

Institute for Geoinformatics, University of Münster

Thomas is a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute for Geoinformatics (ifgi), University of Münster (WWU), where he is head of the GI@School lab. He holds a PhD and a diploma in geoinformatics and currently works at the spatial intelligence lab (SIL) where he leads the senseBox project. His research interests are learning with geospatial technologies, citizen science and VGI. Thomas was a member of the semantic interoperability lab (MUSIL) at ifgi and worked for the Vespucci Initiative in the organization of the Vespucci Institutes for the Advancement of Geographic Information in Science. In 2013 he became a Vespucci fellow. His research, work and projects were awarded with several prizes, most recently with the CeBIT Innovation Award 2017 and the ACM Eugene Lawler Award 2013.