Prof. dr. M.J. (Menno-Jan) Kraak  (1958) comes from The Netherlands.
He owns a Doctor’s (PhD) degree in Cartography of Delft Technical University (1988). In 1996 he started at ITC as a Professor in Geovisual Analytics and Cartography (as of 2010 University of Twente). In addition, he was appointed Professor in New Visualization Techniques in Cartography at Department of GeoSciences, Utrecht University between 1998 and 2010. Currently he is a head of ITC’s Geo-Information Processing Department.
He is a member of the editorial board of several international journals in the field of Cartography and GIScience (The Cartographic journal, Journal of Maps, Cartographica, Cartography and Geographical Information Sciences).
He has been active in the International Cartographic Association (ICA) as a Vice-President (since 2007), as a National Delegate, and also has been a (co-)chair of the Commission on Visualization and Virtual Environments (1995-2007).
He has written more than 200 publications on Cartography and GIS:

Prof. Dr. M. J. KRAAK

Prof. dr. M.J. (Menno-Jan) Kraak  (1958) comes from The Netherlands.

He owns a Doctoral (PhD) degree in Cartography of the Delft Technical University (1988). In 1996 he started working at the ITC as a Professor in Geovisual Analytics and Cartography (as of 2010 University of Twente).

He is currently a head of ITC’s Geo-Information Processing Department. He is a member of the editorial board of several international journals in the field of Cartography and GIScience (The Cartographic journal, Journal of Maps, Cartographica, Cartography and Geographical Information Sciences).

He has been active in the International Cartographic Association (ICA) as a Vice-President (since 2007), as a National Delegate, and also has been a (co-)chair of the Commission on Visualization and Virtual Environments (1995-2007). He has written more than 200 publications on Cartography and GIS.

 

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