Prof. Dr. Martin Raubal

Martin Raubal is Professor for Geoinformation Engineering at the Institute of Cartography and Geoinformation, ETH Zurich.

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  • Habilitation (Venia legendi in Geoinformatics), University of Münster, 2006
  • Dr. techn. (Honors), Geoinformation, Vienna University of Technology, 2001
  • Dipl.-Ing., Surveying Engineering and Geoinformation, Vienna University of Technology, 1998
  • M.S., Spatial Information Science and Engineering, University of Maine, 1997
Research interests
  • Mobile GIS & Location Based Services
  • Cognitive Engineering for Geospatial Services
  • Mobile eye-tracking for the evaluation of people's mobile decision-making
  • GIS for renewable energy analysis and prospecting
  • Spatial cognition and wayfinding
  • Time geography

 Singapore-ETH Centre

(Jan 2024 - Feb 2024) 


My doctoral students Luis Lutnyk and Henry Martin both successfully defended their dissertations. Congratulations! [October 2023].    

New journal article on charging electric vehicles with photovoltaics at home published in Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews. ETH Zurich News  [February 2022].  

I am currently on a research stay at the Singapore-ETH Centre from August 2021 until February 2022, working within the Future Resilient Systems program and the Digital Underground project [November 2021].  

New project funded by Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation: The Expanded Flight Deck – Improving the Weather Situation Awareness of Pilot. Partners include Lufthansa Systems and SWISS [April 2021]  

My doctoral students Dominik Bucher (Spatio-Temporal Information and Communication Technologies Supporting Sustainable Personal Mobility) and Joram Schito (Realistic Modeling of Power Transmission Lines with Geographic Information Systems) both successfully defended their dissertations. Congratulations! [September 2020] 

My doctoral student Christian Sailer successfully defended his dissertation 'Enhancing Knowledge, Skills, and Spatial Reasoning through Location-based Mobile Learning'. Congratulations, Christian! [May 2020]

New project funded by ETH Mobility Initiative: Empirical use and Impact analysis of MaaS (EIM). Partners include SBB and ETH-IVT. [August 2019]

My doctoral student Rene Buffat successfully defended his dissertation 'Spatio-Temporal Modelling of a Biogenic Combined Heat and Power Plant Swarm for Switzerland'. Congratulations, Rene! [September 2018]