Waldo Tobler, Department of Geography, UC Santa Barbara

 Short Curriculum Vitae

Department of Geography
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4060

March 2014
Voice: (805) 964-0116
Fax: (805) 893-3146
Email: tobler@geog.ucsb.edu

Professor Emeritus, Geography, University of California, 1994–present.
Research Professor, Geography, University of California, 1994–1996
Professor of Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1977–1994
Professor of Statistics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1985–1994
Assistant Professor to Professor, University of Michigan, 1961–1977.
Visiting Professor, University of Minnesota, Spring 1969.
Visiting Professor, Technical University of Vienna, Spring 1993.
Research Scholar, Int. Inst. for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria 1975/76.
Invited Lecturer, Australia and Peoples Republic of China, Fall 1982.
Distinguished Lecturer, University of Alberta, Spring 1983.
Marschak Lecturer, UCLA: 1979, 1996
Ph.D., University of Washington at Seattle, 1961
Doctor, honoris causa, University of Zurich, 1988.

Member: National Academy of Sciences of the United States.
Association of American Geographers.
Western Regional Science Assn.
Assn. Pacific Coast geographers

Fellow, Royal Geographical Society, London.
Regional Science Association.
American Congress on Surveying and Mapping.
Association for Computing Machinery; SigGraph.
IGU Commission on Mathematical Models
Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers, Affiliate
Computer Society

Honorary Fellow, American Geographical Society;
O. M. Miller Cartographic Medal, Am. Geog. Soc. 1989;
Meritorious Contributor Medallion, Association of American Geographers, 1971;
Andrew McNally Award, 1986;
ESRI Lifetime Achievement Award, 1999.
AAG Microcomputer Specialty Award, 1993.
Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi. 1957
Fellow, University Consortium for Geographical Information science, 2012
Fellow, Western Regional Science Assn. 2014
Pomerance Award for scientific contributions to archaeology, 2014

Senior Scientist, Natl. Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, 1988–1994
Council of the Regional Science Assn., 1967–1969
Mathematical Social Science Board, 1971–1974; Chairman 1974
Committee on Behavioral and Social Sciences & Education, NRC, 1983–1986
Board on Earth Sciences, National Research Council, 1986–1987
Former Editorial Boards: International Journal of Geographic Information Systems;
The American Cartographer; Geographical Analysis; Mappemonde

Courses taught include:

Location Theory
Regional Analysis
Computer Graphics
Analytic Cartography
Computer Cartography
History of Cartography
Introductory Cartography
Cartographic Transformations
Geographic Information Systems
Mathematical Models in Human Geography