Update:  12.06.2017

Holder of the Chair of Geoinformatics


Building 37/200, Room 0208a

Phone:  +49 / (0)89 / 6004-2450



University of the Bundeswehr Munich
AGIS/Institute for Applied Computer Science
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Reinhardt
D-85577 Neubiberg (letters)
D-85579 Neubiberg (parcels)





Short Biography

  • Study of Geodesy at the Technical University of Munich (1977-1982)
  • Practice as Development Engineer
  • Scientific Assistant at the Chair of Photogrammetry at the Technical University of Munich (6 years)
  • Conferral of a doctorate at the Technical University of Munich with a theme for connecting digital terrain models and analytical photogrammetry (1990)
  • Employee at Siemens Nixdorf in the area of geographic information systems in different positions (development, product management) from 1990 to 1997,
    last entrepreneurially responsible for the land/area information systems
  • Since 1997 Professor of Geoinformatics at the University of the Bundeswehr Munich,
    collaboration in various committees, among others Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geodesy from 2002 to 2004


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Main Activities

  • Teaching in different courses (computer sciene, information systems, civil engineering) at the University of the Bundeswehr Munich,
    since 2007 on-line courses at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa,
    since 2009 over an Erasmus exchange courses at the Czech University of Defense, Brno
  • Training, implementation of various seminars
  • Research priorities:
    • Data collection and data management
    • Data and process quality
    • Geo Web Services
    • Geoinformation and sensors
    • GIS applications


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Other Activities

  • Author of more than 180 scientific publications and as many lectures
  • Chair/Co-chair of various international conferences
    Member of program committee of various international conferences,
    Reviewer for several journals
  • Supervisor of many reserach projects / externally funded projects
  • Member of various associations and committees:
    • Member of AGILE,
      from 2003 to 2011 elected member of the Executive Board ('council') of AGILE, the association of European geoinformation institutes
    • Member of the working group GIS of the German Geodetic Commission
    • Member of the Open GIS Consortium
    • Member of the German Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (DGPF)
    • Member of the German Association of Surveying (DVW)
    • Member of the working group Risk, Crises, Disasters of the German Society of Cartography (DGfK)
    • Member of the steering committee DIN-Nabau-FB03 'Geodesy, Geoinformation'


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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Reinhardt



"Lebenslauf Prof. Reinhardt.pdf"
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