Werner Kuhn    (2HXX)

University of California, Santa Barbara (    (2HXY)

Werner Kuhn holds the Jack and Laura Dangermond Endowed Chair in Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). He is also the director of the Center for Spatial Studies at UCSB. His main research and teaching goal is to enable transdisciplinary research through spatial information and computing. Before joining UCSB in late 2013, Kuhn was a professor of Geoinformatics at the University of Munster, Germany, where he led MUSIL, an interdisciplinary semantic interoperability research lab (http://musil.uni-muenster.de). He holds a doctorate from ETH Zurich in Surveying Engineering and was a post-doctoral researcher with the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (1989–1991) as well as with the Vienna University of Technology (1991–1996). He is a co-founder of the COSIT Conference Series (since 1993) and of the Vespucci Initiative (http://vespucci.org, since 2003).    (45AN)