Johannes Fürle
Office address:
Im Neuenheimer Feld 348 EG
Raum 012a

Postal address:
Geographisches Institut
Abt. Geoinformatik
z.Hd. Bettina Knorr
Im Neuenheimer Feld 348
69120 Heidelberg

Fax: +49 6221 54-4529

Johannes Fürle

Johannes Fürle is Research Associate at the Geoinformatics Research Group of the Institute of Geography at Heidelberg University with background in physics and geography.

Research Interests
  • Geoinformatics in context of interdisciplinary data analysis, physics and climate change adaptation
  • Volunteered geographic information (VGI) / crowd data
  • Machine learning
  • Big data analysis
  • Development & management of scientific software
  • IoT & smart cities
  • sensor networks
Research Projects (current + recent)
Talks, cooperations and workshops
  • 09/2022: „Measurement and data requirements in HEAL: A safe way through the heat” at GeoNet.MRN - A HyperMode Meetup with Johannes Fürle
  • 06/2022: “data handling and analysis of intra-urban features in Heidelberg in the domain of heat stress detection” together with Dr. Kathrin Foshag. Presentation at Forschungstag 2022 Baden-Württemberg Stiftung
  • 07/2022: “climate assessment of intra-urban features in Heidelberg with free and open source data and software” together with Dr. Kathrin Foshag. Presentation at Städtetag Baden-Württemberg
  • 04/2022: project management and efficient time planning in scientific projects. HCE Heidelberg
  • 06/2021-dato: cooperation on IoT and sensor implementation in the city environment with Digital-Agentur Heidelberg
  • 06/2021-dato: cooperation on intra-urban sensing, climate assessment and weather measurements with Environmental Agency Heidelberg
  • 09/2021: „Heatstress and climate adaption – a open data and sensing approach” together with Dr. Kathrin Foshag. Presentation at Baden-Württemberg Stiftung, Stuttgart
  • 10/2022-02/2023: lecture statistics, by Prof. Dr. S. Lautenbach and assistant Johannes Fürle
  • 04/2022-08/2022: Seminar about python programming and data handling, visualisation and analysis in geoinformatics and climate science: “Urban Climate and Heat Stress: Approaches from Geoinformatics and Transdisciplinary Research” (MA+BA)
  • 10/2021-02/2022: Seminar about data analysis, ethics, privacy concerns, project planning and scientific reporting in “Geographical Analysis of Social Media Data” (MA+BA)
Curriculum Vitae

Professional Occupation:

  • 2021: research associate at the Geoinformatics Research Group of Prof. Dr. Zipf, Heidelberg University
  • 2020: research assistant at the Geoinformatics Research Group of Prof. Dr. Zipf, Heidelberg University
  • 2016 –2019: IT quality management SAP Screen Personas for SAP GUI for Windows, Java and Web & software testing planner, working student at SAP SE, Germany

Prior internships:

  • BASF SE: robotics, lab automation and software development
  • Pepperl+Fuchs: QA sensing techniques and software development


  • 2013 – 2019: Studies of physics and of geography at Heidelberg University, Germany

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