PhD Candidate in GIScience
As a windsurfer, I am particularly interested in good spatial visualisations concerning wind including wind speeds and the wind direction. Wind barbs were invented to be the standard of visualising wind, but to my disappointment, leaflet offered no plugin to
StarBorn: Towards making in‐situ land cover data generation fun with a location‐based game.
Accepted and published paper exploring the advantages and limitations of using a location based game as a means of collecting land cover data
URPP Language and Space Funding Evaluation
Presentation of the planned future of the Spatial References Focus Group in the University Research Priority Programm Language and Space
PhD Concept Talk
Presentation of my PhD concept to the department and guests
Mapathon – Polygons Against Poverty
Scientific input presentation
Presentation of my accepted extended abstract at the GIScience 2018 conference in Melbourne
Participation in the workshop Coding’Geographic
Collaboration for publication
Research visit to the Institute of Geography at the University of Edinburgh to work on a publication
Who is behind your data? A conversation across geographic disciplines
Presentation of my work in crowdsourcing
Citizen Science in Linguistics
Presentation of my experiences in Citizen Science relevant for linguists.
2018 - Present
I am currently a PhD Candidate in the Geocomputation Group at the University of Zurich. My main focus is gamification of crowdsourcing in landscape perception and preference research.
2017 - 2018
I worked as a research assistant in the Geocomputation Unit of the University of Zurich. Tasks involved administrative work, aid in research and writing papers.
2015 - 2017
Freelance GIS Specialist
I completed various contract work projects as a self employed freelancer specialising in web-design and geographic information systems.
2013 - 2015
At GeoplanTeam AG I was employed as a part time geographic information system specialist and worked on a variety of projects. I used a multitude of tools including AutoCAD 3D, Spatial Databases, Leaflet, d3.js
MSc in GIScience University of Zurich
BSc Geography University of Bern
magna cum laude