Christian Hofmann

M.Sc. Geoinformation and Visualization (Potsdam University)

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Christian Hofmann has been a researcher in the RLI Research Unit Transformation of Energy Systems at RLI since August 2018. The focus of his scientific work is on research data management, ontology development, the visualisationed processing of spatial data, and the development of corresponding tools. He is one of the developers of the OpenEnergyPlatform.

Christian holds a Master's degree in Geoinformation and Visualization from Potsdam University and wrote his master's thesis on "Using Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) for Pedestrian Routing".

Currently, Christian is leading the LOD-GEOSS and SIROP projects, which are dedicated to the comprehensible and machine readable publication of research data in energy systems analysis.

Since 2009, Christian has been an active member of the OpenStreetMap project.