Curriculum Vitae Stefan Lang

Stefan Lang, PhD, is Geographer, Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing expert by training, and currently Vice-Dean at the Faculty of Digital and Analytical Sciences (DAS). He is an Associate Professor at the Department of Geoinformatics (Z_GIS), heading the CD Laboratory GEOHUM and the  Z_GIS Division Earth Observation (together with Barbara Hofer-Schernthanner, substituted by Barbara Brunner-Maresch). Active in the field of advanced geo-spatial image analysis, EO-based monitoring and spatial indicator integration, he works on cutting-edge research fields on both conceptual and applied level. His research interests include: hybrid AI, object-based (image) analysis (OBIA), systemic and hierarchical scale concepts, multi-source data integration, multi-scale regionalization and generalisation, validation and accuracy.
Theses (quick previews): MSc thesis | PhD thesis | Habiliation
Barrierefreiheit: Kurzbeschreibung des Bildes
Dr Lang has initiated the long-lasting collaboration between Z_GIS and Médicins sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders) Austria. He coordinates and cooperates in EC-funded and national collaborative research projects, as well as bilateral R&D agreements with industry and NGOs. From 2007 to 2008 he held a 1-year substitute professorship at Technical University (TU) Berlin and participated (as an affiliate) from 2011 to 2012 in the Loeb Fellowship Program at GSD, Harvard University. He authored and co-authored numerous scientific articles, edited special issues in international journals and compiled an academic textbook on landscape analysis available in several languages.