Christian Hofmann

M.Sc. Geoinformation and Visualization (Potsdam University)

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Christian Hofmann has been a researcher in the RLI Research Field Transformation of Energy Systems at RLI since August 2018. He contributes to the team's research by processing and displaying spatial data and developing custom GIS tools.

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". For his bachelor's thesis, at the Institute of Geographial Sciences at FU Berlin, he examined the influence of natural desasters on mapping activity in OpenStreetMap.

Apart from his work at RLI, Christian is a member of the OpenStreetMap project and a voluntary mapper since 2009.