Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Monika Sester

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Monika Sester
Address
Appelstraße 9A
30167 Hannover
Building
Room
601
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Monika Sester
Address
Appelstraße 9A
30167 Hannover
Building
Room
601
Roles
Executive Director
Institute of Cartography and Geoinformatics
Executive Board
Institute of Cartography and Geoinformatics
Teaching Staff Representatives
Curriculum and Teaching Committee, Geodetic Science and Geoinformatics
Teaching Staff Representatives
Admissions and Examination Board for Geodetic Science and Geoinformatics
Teaching Staff Representatives
Admissions and Examination Board for Navigation and Environmental Robotics
Professors
Institute of Cartography and Geoinformatics
Professors
Research Training Group 2159: Integrity and collaboration in dynamic sensor networks

CURRICULUM VITAE

  • Career

    September 1961: Born in Gengenbach


    1981 - 1987: Study of Geodesy at the University of Karlsruhe, Degree: Diplom-Vermessungsingenieur (Dipl.-Ing.)


    1987 - 1988: Researcher at Institute of Photogrammetry und Remote Sensing of the University of Karlsruhe


    1988 - 1994: Researcher at the Institute for Photogrammetry of the University of Stuttgart in the Collaborative Research Center 228 'High-precision Navigation' with Prof. Dr.-Ing. F.Ackermann and Prof. Dr.-Ing. D. Fritsch


    1994 - 2000: Head of the Research Group 'Geo-Information Systems' at the Institute of Photogrammetry


    24.02.1995: Doctorate (Dr.-Ing.) at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Surveying of the University of Stuttgart; dissertation topic: Learning Structural Models for Image Analysis; Supervisors: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter Fritsch, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Förstner


    28.07.2000: Habilitation with the topic: 'Scale-dependent representations in digital spatial databases'. Supervisors: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter Fritsch, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Möhlenbrink, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lorenz Hurni.


    October 2000: Granting of the Venia Legendi for the subject 'Geo-Information Systems


    Since November 2000: Professor and Head of the Institute of Cartography and Geoinformatics at Leibniz University Hannover


    2015-2018: Vizepräsidentin für Internationales der Leibniz Universität Hannover

  • Leadership in national and international committees

    2001-2016: Speaker of the Centre for Geo-Information Systems for Spatial Decision-making Processes in Coastal Zone Management (GIS Centre) at the University of Hannover


    Since January 2002: Chair of the Hanover Section of the German Society of Cartography (DGfK)


    Since 2002: Chair of the annual AgA conference


    2002-2009: Head of the Working Group Geo-Information Systems of the German Geodetic Commission (DGK)


    2004-2008: Head of Working Group II/3 of ISPRS 'Data Generalization and Data Mining


    2008-2012: Head of the Working Group II/2 of the ISPRS Multiscale Representation of Spatial Data


    2012-2016: Head of the Working Group II/8 Mobility: Tracking, Analysis and Communication


    2016-2019: Vice President of the International Cartographic Association (ICA icaci.org)


    Since 2016: Speaker (with Prof. Francois Holtz) of the research initiative, now of the Research Center FZ:GEO, https://www.geo.uni-hannover.de/


    Since 2018: Chair of the DFG Senate Commission Earth System Research


    2017-2018: Member of the Helmholtz Senate Commission "Earth and Environment".


    Since 2018: Member of the Senate of the Helmholtz Association

  • Member in associations

    Since 2002: Member of the German Geodetic Commission (DGK)


    2003 - 2007: Member of the scientific advisory board of the GeoForschungszentrum Potsdam


    2004-2011: DFG Review Board Member for Geophysics and Geodesy


    Since 2004: Member of the Executive Board of the German Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing


    Since 2006: Member of the Braunschweig Scientific Society (BWG)


    Since 2008: Member of the DFG Senate Commission "Geokommission" (German Research Foundation)


    Since 2008: Member of the Geotechnologies Coordination Committee


    Since 2009: Member Acatech


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