Curriculum Vitae

 

Florian Hillen

Post-Doc

Institute of Computer Science

- Geoinformatics Group -

University of Osnabrueck

 

mail [at] florianhillen.de

fhillen [at] uni-osnabrueck.de

 

Education

2011 - 2016

Dr. rer. nat. (PhD), University of Osnabrueck (final grade: excellent (summa cum laude))
Thesis: "Geo-Information Fusion for Time-Critical Geo-Applications"

2009 - 2011

University of Osnabrueck (Study of Geoinformatics, degree: Master of Science)
Masterthesis: "Optimization of LiDAR data line of sight analysis in service-oriented architectures using the OGC Web Processing Service"

2006 - 2009

University of Osnabrueck (Study of Geoinformatics, degree: Bachelor of Science)
Bachelorthesis: "Quantum GIS 1.2.0 Plugin zur Analyse und Reprojektion von Rasterdaten unter Verwendung der Geospatial Data Abstraction Library (GDAL)"

1998 - 2005

Graf-Stauffenberg-Gymnasium, Osnabrueck (Degree: Abitur)

 

Research & work experience

2016 - now

Post-Doc at the Institute of Computer Science (Geoinformatics Group), University of Osnabrueck (Germany)

2016

Post-Doc at the Institute for Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing, University of Osnabrueck (Germany)

2011 - 2016

Research Associate and PhD student at the Institute for Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing, University of Osnabrueck (Germany)

2011 - 2013

Responsible person for public relations and event management, GiN e.V.

2010 - 2011

Student research assistant in the project "Nutzung hyperspektraler Fernerkundung zur Bereitstellung landwirtschaftlicher Boden- und Pflanzenparameter für Precision Farming und Ertragsprognosen (HyLand)"

2007 - 2011

Tutor for diverse courses of the Institute for Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing

2009 - 2010

Participation on the realization of the conference „FOSSGIS Konferenz 2010“ in Osnabrueck

2009

Participation on the realization of the conference „Geoinformatik 2009“ in Osnabrueck

2007 - 2009

Student research assistant in the project "Presentation of zoo information"

 

Teaching

Lectures:

  • WebMapping and WebGIS (Master level)
    Summer terms 2014, 2015, 2016

Seminars:

  • WebMapping and WebGIS (Master level)
  • Summer terms 2013, 2016
  • Applications with GIS (Master level)
    Winter terms 2011/2012, 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015, 2015/2016
  • GIS-Customizing
    Winter term 2015/2016
  • Scientific Work (Bachelor & Master level)
    Winter term 2014/2015
  • Specialisation "Python in Geoinformatics" (Bachelor & Master level)
    Summer terms 2012, 2013

Projectseminars:

  • Master projects 2016:
  • "GI Fusion I - Algorithmik & Datenanalyse"
    "GI Fusion II - Server-seitige Programmierung"
    "GI Fusion III – Visualisierung & Server-Schnittstellen"
  • Master projects 2015: 
    "3D-Geo-reCAPTCHA"
    "Optimierung von Wegen für Wanderer hinsichtlich des metabolischen Energieaufwands"
  • Master projects 2013: 
    "Integration von Smartphone-Sensordaten in serviceorientierte Systeme"
  • Master projects 2012: 
    "Time series visualization on digital globes"
  • Bachelor projects 2013: 
    "LeeMee – mobiles Touristikspiel"

Courses:

  • "Introduction to GIS", Steinbeis GmbH & Co. für Technologietransfer (2009)

Supervised bachelor and master theses: 11

 

Research interests

  • Geo-Information Fusion
  • Geo-Information Sources (In-Situ & Smartphone Sensors, Crowdsourcing, 2D/3D Remote Sensing)
  • (3D)-Micro-Mapping (see project 3D-MAPP)
  • Web-Processing & Infrastructures
  • Real-Time Geo-Applications
  • Spatial Analyses and Methods
  • Data Privacy and Ethics

 

Programming and script languages

  • Java
  • PHP
  • SQL
  • Python
  • JavaScript / Ajax
  • (Visual) Basic
  • MatLab
  • C / C++
  • C#

 

Awards

  • "Landesstipendium Niedersachsen 2010" (Lower Saxony State Scholarship 2010)
  • "GiN Nachwuchsförderpreis 2011 - 1. Platz" (GiN award for young academics - 1st Place)

 

Memberships

 

Scientific talks

07/2016

"3D-MicroMapping: Crowdsourcing zur Klassifikation von 3D-Geodaten".

AGIT 2016, Salzburg, Österreich

06/2016

"Geo-Information Fusion: Mehrwert & Herausforderungen".

geoinfo.Potsdam 2016

05/2015

"Geo-Information Fusion: Gaining additional value for real-time Digital Earth applications".

Kolloquium Geoinformatik, Universität Heidelberg

07/2014

"Echtzeit-Informationen aus Big Geo Data".

GiN-Forum «Big Geo Data & INSPIRE», Bremen

07/2014

"Fast-Echtzeit vs. Echtzeit: Die Auswirkungen von Echtzeit-Datenintegration am Beispiel einer ABM im GIS".

AGIT 2014, Salzburg, Österreich

05/2014

"Real-Time Geodata Integration Using the Example of ABM".

GEO Business 2014, London, UK

03/2014

"Webbasierte Echtzeit-Informationsfusion von FE-Bildern und Smartphone Sensordaten".

Geoinformatik 2014, Hamburg

12/2013

"Real-Time Multi-Sensor Information Fusion for DE Applications".

Digital Earth Science Forum, Osnabrück

04/2013

"Real-Time Fusion of Remote Sensing and In-Situ Sensor Data".

35th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of the Environment, Peking, China

 

Volunteering

2015 - present

Reviewer for scientific journal "Sensors"

2015 - present

Member of the European Chapter of the International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE, www.digitalearth-isde.org)

2015 - present

Member of the Young Scientists Committee of the ISDE

2014 - present

Deputy member of faculty council (Faculty 6 - Mathematics / Computer Science, University of Osnabrueck)

2015 - 2016

Scientific mentor for foreign students at the University of Osnabrueck

2012 - 2015

Member of the Youth Commission of the ISDE

2009 - 2011

Administration of the working group „WebGIS“ (GiN e.V.)

2008 - 2011

Administration of the working group „GI studies“ (GfGI)

2009 - 2011

Student representative for Geoinformatics at the University of Osnabrueck: Founder and Chairman