Curriculum Vitae

Dr. David Loibl


Date of birthFebruary 22, 1980
Work addressHumboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Geography Department
Unter den Linden 6
D-10099 Berlin
Current positionPostdoctoral researcher (principal investigator)
Period of care-taking13 months parental leave, Dec 2015 -- Nov 2016

Research Interests

  • Global change adaptation of land systems
  • Big geodata and machine learning tools
  • Spatial and time series analysis
  • InSAR and optical remote sensing
  • Forcing-response systems and sensitivity analysis
  • Scientific programming and high-performance computing

Academic Education

Sep 2010 -- Jul 2015Dr. rer. nat. (summa cum laude); RWTH Aachen University
Oct 2004 -- Aug 2010M.A. Geography, Geology, Political science; RWTH Aachen University

Professional Career

Since Jan 2018Postdoctoral researcher (principal investigator of own project), Climate Georgraphy, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Dec 2016 -- Dec 2017Postdoctoral Fellow of the Geo.X Geo.DataScience Young Academy, Climate Georgraphy, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Nov 2014 -- Nov 2015Commissioner for ‘Blended Learning’ at the Devision of Geoscience and Geography, RWTH Aachen University
Oct 2010 -- Oct 2014Assistant researcher, Dept. of Geography, RWTH Aachen University
Aug 2006 -- Jul 2010Research assistant, Dept. of Geography, RWTH Aachen University

Professional Qualifications

2018Certified UAV pilot
2000 -- 2003Vocational training, digital media design and programming, Bauer & Kirch GmbH, Monschau and Aachen

Awards, Honors, important Functions

2018Winner of the Geo.X Geo.DataScience Hackathon 2018
2018IRI THESys Postdoc Network founding member
2017Founding member of community
2016Geo.X Geo.DataScience Young Academy Fellowship
2016Borchers Medal for excellent Ph.D. thesis

Reviewer for ...

  • Climate of the Past
  • Frontiers in Earth Sciences (Review Editor)
  • Geology
  • Geomorphology
  • Geosciences
  • Journal of Geophysics & Remote Sensing
  • Journal of Glaciology
  • Journal of Maps
  • Jounral of Quaternary Sciences
  • Quarternary International
  • Quaternary Science Reviews
  • Remote Sensing
  • The Cryosphere