Andreas Koch - CV

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Date of birth:    October 9th, 1965

Place of birth:   Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Education

1988 – 1993     Study of Geography, Political Science and Spatial Planning at Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich

1993               Graduation: Diploma in Geography

Thesis: Kriterien und Motive der Suburbanisierung im Wandel – eine bevölkerungsgeographische Analyse im östlichen Umland von München (Change of criteria and motives of suburbanization – a population geographical analysis of the Eastern Munich suburban area).

1993 – 1996     Doctoral thesis at the Technical University of Aachen (RWTH).

Thesis: Electronic Banking im Privatkundengeschäft: Eine system- und chaostheoretisch orientierte Untersuchung zur Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeographie der Finanzdienstleistungen – Das Fallbeispiel "Euregio Maas-Rhein" (Private Electronic Banking: a system and chaos theoretically inspired investigation of the social and economic geography of financial services – a case study of the "Euregio Maas-Rhine")

1996                Graduation: Dr. phil.

1997 – 2004     Habilitation at the Technical University of Aachen (RWTH)

Title of the habilitation: Dynamische Kommunikationsräume. Ein systemtheoretischer Raumentwurf (Dynamic spaces of communications.
A system theoretical approach of space).

2004                Venia Docendi for Geography

Professional career

1993 – 2002     Faculty member: Institute of Geography at RWTH Aachen

2000 – 2001     Research assistant: Department of Economic Geography and Geoinformatics, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration

2002 – 2007     Professor for Applied Geography and Geoinformatics: Department of Geosciences, University of Munich

2007 –             Professor for Human Geography: University of Salzburg

2007               Guest Professor: Department of Geography and Regional Research, University of Klagenfurt, Austria

2009               Guest Professor: Department of Geography and Regional Research, University of Klagenfurt, Austria

2009               Lecturer, Department of Informatics, Royal Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria (CEEPUS)

Administrative activities

· Member of the PhD commission of the faculty of natural sciences, University of Salzburg

· Deputy member of the senate, University of Salzburg

· Member of appointments commissions (two as external, two as chair) in Salzburg, Klagenfurt and Augsburg

Memberships and scientific activities

· AAG Association of American Geographers

· ESSA European Social Simulation Association

· Executive board of Wissenschaftsagentur at University of Salzburg

· Executive board (co-opted) of SIR - Salzburger Institut für Raumordnung und Wohnen

· Steering Committee of Commission “Geography of the Global Information Society”

· Scientific committee of "Netcom"(IGU Commission Journal)

· Association of German Geographers (VGDH)

· Chair of the Scientific Board of Round Table GIS (Runder Tisch GIS e.V.) at Technical University of Munich

· Scientific committee of Round Table GIS for the geoinformatics award (“Förderpreis Geoinformatik”)

· Vice President of ifz – international research center for social and ethical issues (internationales forschungszentrum für soziale und ethische fragen) at
  University of Salzburg

· Deputy Chairmen of ZEA – Center for Ethics and Poverty Research (Zentrum für Ethik und Armutsforschung) at University of Salzburg

· Scientific committee of AGIT, Salzburg

· Reviewer for Erdkunde, International Geographical Information Science, Journal for Artificial Societies and Social Simulation (JASSS), Computers,
  Environment and Urban Systems

· German Work Group "Communications and Telecommunications"

· German Work Group "Theory and Quantitative Methods in Geography"

External Teaching

· Two days “Introduction into Spatial Statistics” (Round Table GIS, Munich), 2007-2010

· Two days “Introduction into Spatial Statistics” (Z_GIS), 2008-2009

· Two days “Introduction into Agent Based Spatial Modeling” (Round Table GIS, Munich), 2012

· Modul Supervision “Geostatistics” for UNI_GIS since 2008

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