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Email : support@opengeohub.org
Tomislav Hengl
Technical support / Vice Chair

Tom Hengl is directly responsible for the Summer school courses, which since 2007 have provided leading edge training, directed primarily at postgraduate students and early career scientists, in the use of Open Source Software tools (R / OSGeo) for spatial statistics and spatial analysis. He also leads installation of server facilities, development of data sets and providing technical support.

Education
PhD, ITC / Wageningen University (Geoinformation science)
MSc, ITC Enschede (Soil Resource Management)

Tom has more than 20 years of experience as an environmental modeler, data scientist and spatial analyst. He is a passionate advocate for, and supporter of, open data, reproducible science and career development for young scientists. He is directly responsible for the GEOSTAT Summer school courses, which since 2007 have provided leading edge training, directed primarily at postgraduate students and early career scientists, in the use of Open Source Software tools (R / OSGeo) for spatial statistics and spatial analysis.

He is currently Technical Director and senior researcher at Envirometrix BV. 

At OpenGeoHub, Tom leads installation of server facilities, development of data sets and providing technical support.

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