DFG Project Proposal: 'HyperGrass - Multi-Sensor analysis of grassland types in the NamibRand and Pro-Namib nature reserves in Namibia including hyperspectral EnMAP data'. in cooperation with NUST, Namibia

Organisation and implementation of a two-week excursion through Namibia with Master students ‘Resource Management’ of GAU and NUST

Organisation and implementation of a two-week excursion through Namibia with Master students ‘Resource Management’ of GAU and NUST

SASSCAL Project application: Multi-Sensor and Multi-Scale techniques to monitor droughts and catchments behaviour over Southern Africa in Cooperation with Namibian University of Science and Technology (NUST), University of Botswana (UB) and Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST).

2012 - 2014
SASSCAL (Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management): Project coordinator for development and implementation of a collaborative Master in Earth Observation, GIS and Remote Sensing in cooperation with University of Botswana (UB), Cape Peninsula University of Technology CPUT, University of Zambia (UNZA), University of Trier, Germany and DLR (German Space Agency)

2011 - 2014
Guest lecturer at the Department of Electrical Engineering / F'SATI programme (French South African Institute of Technology): Delivery of Advanced RS courses in "Environmental Remote Sensing" and "Advanced Image Processing and Interpretation" for Master students in Satellite Engineering (CubeSats)

2010 - 2014
AMESD/MESA Cooperation (Monitoring of Environment and Security in Africa)

Inauguration of EOSA-RTC (Earth Observation and Satellite Applications - Research and Training Centre) at NUST Namibia

GTZ - IS / Polytechnic of Namibia - Support towards the joint GTZ IS / Polytechnic of Namibia "Communal Land Assessment (CLA) Project" - Sub activity of MCA (Millennium Change Account)

2004 - 2009
Bahir Dar University (BDU), Ethiopia -
Support towards establishment of a multi-disciplinary GIS and Remote Sensing centre in collaboration with the Departments of Land Administration, Water Resource Engineering, Disaster Risk Management and Geography

2001 - 2006
Online moderator for the InWEnt - Global Campus 21 (GC21) project. Support towards establishment of an E-Learning-Platform for African alumni

2001 - 2005
GTZ-Project - Sustainable Development of Natural Resources, Mongolia
Long-term research associate / GTZ-University cooperation

2001 - 2004
EU-Project "Gobi Desertificati" - Long-term research associate for the use of RS-data and GIS-based monitoring of natural resources for the quantification of land cover changes in the desert-steppe zone in Mongolia

Founding member of Geo3 (Institut for Georesearch) Beuth University of Applied Sciences, Berlin

1998 - 2005
Supervision and education of African alumni during long-term DSE (German Foundation for International Development) and InWEnt- supported GIS and Remote Sensing training courses: "Application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Environmental Analysis" and "Application of GIS in Local Agenda 21 Processes".