Alexander Brenning

Alexander Brenning

Alexander Brenning graduated in applied mathematics from the Technical University of Freiberg, Germany, and received his Ph.D. degree in geography from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He joined Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany in 2015 as a Full Professor of Geographic Information Science after previously holding a faculty position with the University of Waterloo, Canada, since 2007. He has visited the University of Heidelberg as a Humboldt Research Fellow, and the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile as a Distinguished Visiting Professor and is a member of the ELLIS Unit Jena. Alexander’s research interests include geospatial machine learning and geostatistics  for modeling of Earth surface processes, including landslide hazards, mountain permafrost, and environmental pollution.

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    Friedrich Schiller University Jena
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    Professor