Short CV/Education and training

  • 1978
    A-levels and university admissions examination, China

  • 1978 – 1985
    M. Sc., Institute for Surveying & Mapping, Military University of Information Engineering, China

  • 1988 – 1993
    Doctorate in engineering, Institute of Cartography, University of Hannover, Germany

  • 1998
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) in geodesy and geoinformatics, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden

  • 1985 – 1988
    Research associate, Institute for Surveying & Mapping, Military University of Information Engineering, China

  • 1988 – 1993
    PhD fellowship, Institute of Cartography, University of Hannover

  • 1993 – 1994
    Research associate, Institute of Cartography, University of Hannover

  • 1994 – 1996
    Senior lecturer, Högskolan Gävle, Sweden

  • 1996 – 1998
    Senior GIS consultant at SWECO AB, Stockholm; private lecturer at KTH, Stockholm

  • Since 1998
    Professor's chair, Department of Cartography, Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany

  • 2006 – 2008
    Vice dean, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Surveying, TUM

  • Since 2008
    Vice president for international alliances and alumni, TUM

Selected publications

  • Hake, G., Grünreich, D., Meng, L.: Kartographie – Visualisierung raum-zeitlicher Informationen. de Gruyter, Berlin, 8th edition 2002.

  • Reichenbacher, T., Meng, L. (eds.): Mobile Kartographie. Kartographische Nachrichten, Special Issue 53(1), 2003.

  • Meng, L.: Egocentric Design of Map-Based Mobile Services. In: The Cartographic Journal 42(1), 2005. pp. 5-13.

  • Meng, L., Zipf, A., Reichenbacher, T. (eds.): Map-based mobile services – Theories, Methods and Implementations. Springer 2005.

  • Meng, L., Forberg, A.: 3D building generalization. In: Ruas, A., Mackaness, W., Sarjakoski, T. (eds.): Generalization of Geographic Information: Cartographic Modelling and Applications. Elsevier 2007. Chapter 11, pp. 211-232.

  • Cartwright, W., Gartner, G., Meng, L., Peterson, M.P. (Series Editors since 2006): Lecture notes in Geoinformation and Cartography. Springer. ca. 10 books / year.

  • Meng, L. et al. (eds.): Interoperation of 3D Urban Geoinformation. In: Photogrammetrie – Fernerkundung – Geoinformation (PFG) 6, 2007. pp. 401-404.

  • Zhang, M., Meng, L.: An iterative road-matching approach for the integration of postal data. In: Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 31(5), 2007. pp. 597-615.

  • Meng, L.: Kartographie im Umfeld moderner Informations- und Medientechnologien. In: Kartographische Nachrichten 1/2008. pp. 3-10.

  • Meng, L.: Cartography and Visualization. In: Shekhar, S., Xiong, H. (eds.): Encyclopedia of GIS, Springer 2008.

  • Meng, L.: Affordance and Reflex Level of Geovisualization. In: Lin, H., Batty M. (eds.): Virtual Geographic environments. Science Press, Beijing 2009. Chapter 10, pp. 139-154.

  • Liu, L., Meng, L.: Algorithms of Multi-Modal Route Planning Based on the Concept of Switch Point. In: PFG 5/2009. pp. 431-444.

  • Jahnke, M., Meng, L.: Non-photorealistic Visualizations on Mobile Devices and Usability Concerns. In: Lin, H., Batty M. (eds.): Virtual Geographic environments. Science Press, Beijing 2009. Chapter 12, pp. 168-181.

  • Chen, J. et al.: Selective Omission of Road Features Based on Mesh Density for Automatic Map Generalization. In: IJGIS 23(8), 2009. pp. 1013-1032.

  • Meng, L.: Cartography. In: Freeden, W., Nashed, M.Z., Sonar, T. (eds.): Handbook of Geomathematics. Chapter 16. Springer 2010.

  • Zhang, M., Meng, L., Bobrich, J.: A road-network matching approach guided by "structure". In: Annals of GIS 16(3), 2010. pp. 165-176.



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Enrichment, quality assessment and visualisation of digital landscape models, German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), 2009 – 2010

  • Multimodal navigation algorithms & spatial data conflation (United Maps GmbH), 2008 – 2011

  • Rendering and usability of NPD environments for mobile devices (DFG, with the University of Potsdam, Germany), 2008 – 2009

  • Enrichment and multi-purpose visualisation of building models with emphasis on thermal infrared data (DFG), 2006 – 2009

  • "Interoperation of 3D Geoinformation", a DFG German–Chinese research cluster, 2006 – 2009

  • Explorative visualisation of high-resolution remote sensing data (Helmholtz Association), 2005 – 2008

  • Data integration and generalisation (German Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy), 2002 – 2011

  • Recognition of 3D settlements for generalisation (DFG), 2002 – 2005

  • Realtime data management for the city-centre expressway in Stockholm, Sweden, 1998

  • GPS-assisted mapping of the telecommunications network in Sweden (Telia, Sweden), 1997

  • Quality assurance for traffic databases (Armed Forces, National Land Survey, National Road Administration, National Geological Survey in Sweden), 1996 – 1997

  • Topographic data generalisation (Research Endowment and National Land Survey in Sweden), 1994 – 1998

Dissertations supervised as first reader:

  • Lu Liu: Data model and algorithms for multimodal route planning with transportation networks, TUM 2011

  • Hongbo Gong: Generalisation of road network for an embedded car navigation system, TUM 2011

  • Yimei Liu: Distributed geoservices based on wireless GIS – a case study for post-quake rescue system, TUM 2011

  • Holger Kumke: Cartographic enhancement of building facades with thermal image data. Dissertation, Department of Cartography, TUM 2011

  • Masria Mustafa: Driver behaviours on different presentation styles of traffic information, TUM 2010

  • Hongchao Fan: Integration of time-dependent features within 3D city model, TUM 2010

  • Meng Zhang: Methods and implementations of road–network matching, TUM 2009

  • Olivier Swienty: Attention-guiding geovisualisation: A cognitive approach of designing relevant geographic information, TUM 2008

  • Jagdish Lal Raheja: Recognition of 3D settlement structures for generalisation, TUM 2005

  • Tumasch Reichenbacher: Mobile cartography – adaptive visualisation of geographic information on mobile devices, TUM 2004

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, 2011

  • Climate protection fellowships from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, since 2010

  • University councillor of Tongji University, Shanghai, China, since 2010

  • Board of trustees, Institute of Biochemistry and Neurobiology, Max Planck Society, since 2009

  • Senate of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres, since 2009

  • Scientific advisory board of the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) Potsdam, Germany, 2008 – 2009

  • Scientific advisory board of the German Geodetic Commission, Bavarian Academy of Sciences, since 2002

  • Scientific advisory board of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1999 – 2004

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