Hochschule für nachhaltige Entwicklung Eberswalde

Prof. Dr. J.-P. Mund, Professor for GIS and Remote Sensing at Eberwalde University for Sustainable Development


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Short narrative Curriculum Vitae:

Prof. Dr. Jan-Peter Mund lectures at the University of Eberswalde GIS and Remote Sensing. Since 2010 he serves as a senior advisor to the UN-Water Programme at the United Nations University in Bonn. Until 2010 he was a senior researcher at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR). From 2003 to 2007 he established a University Program on Land Management and Land Administration at the Royal University of Agriculture in Phnom Penh in Cambodia supported by the German Technical Cooperation (giz). He holds a Ph.D. in physical geography and a German Diploma on Geography, Geomatics and Landscape Ecology with key competences in Remote Sensing, GIS, tropical soil science.

He has gained more than 15 years of international experience in academic work, capacity building and applied remote sensing in Africa, Middle East and South East Asia. Additionally he is a guest lecturer at two German Universities for Remote Sensing, GIS and Disaster Management.

PhD-Thesis:                 Paddy rice production on inland-valleys soils (Bas-Fonds) of the south-west Ivory Coast - Lowland soils and  agro-ecological conditions

Academic training:  University of Mainz (1998-2002)
Doctoral Degree:     PhD Geographer (Dr. rer. nat.)

Scholarship:                Post graduate scholarship on “Tropical resource management” Nordrhein-Westfalen-Stiftung, University of Bonn  

Diploma (M.Sc.)           University of Bonn (1987- 1994)

Degree:                        Geography Diploma (certified German Diplom-Geograph) in Jan. 1994
Diploma Thesis:           Landscape ecology in the Tai National Park, Ivory Coast

Abitur 1985:                  High School certificate qualifying for admission to university (aquivalent to  A-Level or Baccalaureat)

Languages:                  German, English, French

Born:                             November 21, 1965 in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany