Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Monika Sester

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Monika Sester
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Appelstraße 9A
30167 Hannover
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Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Monika Sester
Address
Appelstraße 9A
30167 Hannover
Building
Room
601

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


    Since 2016: 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 dfg-erdsystemforschung.de

  • 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


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


    Since 2018: Member of the Senate of the Helmholtz Association

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